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Thinking about what there is to do in Elwood? Here's a great plan for the day. Strictly speaking your prized dogs playing poker painting is not art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Gladys Fox Museum. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date, so maybe plan a trip to Old Zion Museum, or possibly Joliet Area Historical Society Museum. Elwood has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a great selection of genres like Classics, Mystery, and Science Fiction. Take a few moments and broaden your horizons at Plainfield Public Library. Spend enough time at the library and you'll soon be making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while citing the works of Adrienne Rich at the office water cooler.

Take it to the next level. Grundy County Speedway is easily within reach and has a consistent roster of fun events. If the fair is not in town don't worry there's always family oriented things to do. From livestock auctions to swap meets and cultural exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Elwood are a great place to find a great way to spend the day. Get the kids in the car and go and see whats going on this weekend, but first check the Elwood Fair and Events Directory. Going bowling is a fun social setting for everyone. Get out and kill some pins while enjoying some brews at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Or maybe bowl your perfect game at Galaxy Bowl.

Need some energy after all this. Need to feed ? Go for late nite munchies and satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds at Pizza Depot, or bounce to Wilmington Super Valu for something quicker. Enjoy! Time to decompress now. Like to bend an elbow while enjoying a sufficient number of Martini's, or check out the scenery and get somewhat blind drunk while you're in Elwood. Discover something tasty like a Gimlet, or perhaps a Yellow Bird. While in Elwood cruise by Gallagher's Pub, Bills Inn, or Watson's Diner & Pub. Don't like this itinerary, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Lots of fun activities surrounding Elwood, Illinois. If you want theme parks or just want to get outside the potential experiences are never ending. Get in the car and conquer the day. When you're in Elwood we recommend Jules Raceway or take the fam to Joliet Memorial Stadium for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Look for photography studios and a bunch of local art offerings right by Elwood. Whether you are looking for lithographs or just want to enjoy the surroundings at some area galleries, you'll find a mixture of great artsy places in Elwood. Try Primal Screens or get in touch with your artsy side at Heaven Bound Productions.

BARS

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Like to find a place to chillax and have numerous Corona's or meet someone nice get undeniably sloppy when you're in Elwood. Sip something interesting like an After Dinner Cocktail, Pomegranate Ice or possibly a Jacuzzi. While in Elwood drop by Gallagher's Pub, Bills Inn or Watson's Diner & Pub. To look at all the options cruise the Elwood, Illinois bar directory. Scan reviews about your fav's in our directory.

Bills Inn
124 W Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Watson's Diner & Pub
(815) 423-5125
115 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Fritz's Saloon
(815) 478-3665
225 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Gallagher's Pub
(815) 478-9803
160 E North St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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BOWLING

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Tell everyone to get out and crush some pins while enjoying some fried food at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Bowling is awesome fun and we've located all the best places in Elwood, at your fingertips. Be sure to check out Galaxy Bowl. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area visit the Elwood, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real turkey tell everyone, write a review.

Channahon Lanes
(815) 467-2026
Route 6 & North
Channahon, IL 60410

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Joliet Town & Country Bowling
(815) 725-1231
2231 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60435

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Galaxy Bowl
(815) 723-3588
905 Theodore Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Country Lanes Bowling Center
(815) 485-3916
1009 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451

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BRAIN FREEZE

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The continual proliferation of new flavors as well as the more tested ones make getting out for ice cream a pleasure for young and old alike. Feel like something sweet? We have a million ways to get a brain freeze in Elwood. Looking for the tastiest Teaberry (Teaberry Flavored Ice Cream) or maybe some rich pistachio we've got your back. While you're hanging out in Elwood drop by Rich & Creamy or cruise to Schwan Ice Cream CO. Have your own favorite place with perfect hot fudge sundaes or impeccable fresh made ice cream? Tell us about it here or add it to our listings.

Rich & Creamy
(815)740-2899
920 North Broadway Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Frosty Tips
(815)744-4840
700 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Lindy's-gertie's Inc
(815)730-4855
3000 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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John's Coach's Corner Limited
(815)722-4251
718 Theodore Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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COFFEE BARS

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Coffee is not as much a beverage choice as it is a lifestyle choice these days. The proliferation of flavor choices are best enjoyed when prepared by real professionals. Finding the best place always makes it a better experience. Elwood has some great choices to satisfy your caffeine cravings. Try some new specialty flavors like Peaches and Cream Flavored Coffee or Chocolate Seduction flavored coffee. Stop at when you're in Elwood. Know of a place that serves the best Cappuccino? Add it to our directory.

RESTAURANTS

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Restaurant choices abound in Elwood from meat and potatoes to casual dining there are diverse choices to fulfill your tastebuds. Peruse the Elwood, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to take in some calories. While you're in town take your friends over to Lazy Dog or sample some of the other local eateries like J & JS Pizza N More Inc or Gyro Shack.

FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you want to plan something with the kids the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually tons of super fun things to do. From rides and attractions to home shows and livestock exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Elwood are cool for finding stuff to do on the weekend. Hop in the car and experience a little slice of americana and the events at Grundy County Speedway.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed the beast? You're covered bro from Mc Muffins to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for something fried in Elwood. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old White Castle Chocolate Shake or a satisfying Nathan's ONION RINGS? Find all the fast food options surrounding Elwood here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Reviewers recommend you get to Pizza Depot or bounce to Wilmington Super Valu. Buon appetito!

Lazy Dog
(815)424-0160
108 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Subway Subs
(815)476-2410
204 E Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Wilmington Super Valu
(815)476-7144
700 W Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Pizza Depot
(815)478-7080
230 Market Pl
Manhattan, IL 60442

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Well for starters pro golfers can answer a question without having to wait till they see the videotape. Now that's settled so get out your drivers get your clubs in the car and check out the amazing public courses and driving ranges around Elwood. Inwood Golf Course has some stimulating links and beautiful grounds. Or drop by the pro shop at Braidwood Fairways, check out the newest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Ping G15 Game-Improvement Irons end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a double eagle? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

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While you are staying in Elwood get to U.S. Post Office, Briscoe Mounds, or Rubens Rialto Square Theater. Elwood has a dozen or more interesting historical places and building for those interested in matters of historical import to enjoy. Look into the Elwood, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places nearby Elwood. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for current information on all of the historical stuff to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Movies: Your public library is a great source for free access to the latest blockbusters, family movie classics, documentaries, or favorite TV shows. the classics like The Tempest to superb newly emerged novels such as The Reluctant Detective by Sinclair MacLeod. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Herman Melville or Maxine Swann, the Elwood, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a vast selection of genres including Ethnic, Chick, Science, and Fiction. impressing the ladies with your new found intellect while discussing poets like Franz Wright at really hip parties.

MUSEUMS

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Elwood offers multiple museums and galleries to families and children interested in the arts. While in town get to Gladys Fox Museum or stop at Old Zion Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to make your wife happy cause none of her friends husbands would take them. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Still need more? How about stunning wild surrealistic art? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Strictly speaking your March 1991 Playmate of the month centerfold is not art so go find out what art really is at at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You have zero chance of scoring at home so get ready to go all Michael Jackson at da club at some cool clubs nearby Elwood. Your friends will stare in bewilderment as you smoothly purchase your Amarula Frappé and make the ladies crazy with your mad Dougie techniques at Tuffy's Lounge. If you're still up for it get a cab and head to South Wilmington Sportsman Club or continue the party at Fritz's Saloon Be sure to tip the bartender and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Wilmington Super Valu to sober up with some late night munchies. Know a cool nightplace that's solid? Be cool and add it to theThe Elwood, Illinois nightlife directory.

Watson's Diner & Pub
(815)423-5125
115 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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South Wilmington Sportsman Club
(815)458-3568
24628 County Line Road
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Tuffy's Lounge
(815)476-2700
Winchester Green Sho
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Fritz's Saloon
(815)478-3665
225 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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PARKS

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Elwood has diverse local city parks and great places to be outside for everyone. Get your kite or Frisbee and check out Erickson Park or maybe stop by Joliet Public Library and pick up a copy of Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock, or some more casual reads and spend the day reading at Nowell Park. When you are in Elwood those in the know recommend experiencing sights at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.

SHOPPING

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Boyfriend broke up with you and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, we understand. Shopping is my therapy too. Whether you're looking for established designers such as Anne Klein or want to brag to your friends about the exclusive designer Extinct item you found shopping. Elwood has wide ranging possibilities to satisfy your shopping needs look into The Elwood, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium offerings from Aartivijay Gupta And Parul Chopra, Maryme- Jimmypaul, Herve Leger By Max Azria, and Moi Anan. When you're in Elwood visit Wal-Mart, or get to Sam's Club for something more casual find great sale stuff.

Wal-Mart
(815) 744-7575
305 S Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL 60436


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Wal-Mart
(815) 730-1219
500 Oak Leaf Ct
Joliet, IL 60436

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Sam's Club
(815) 744-2525
321 S Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL 60436


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Kmart
1500 W Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL 60451

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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's just easier C'mon you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, your handwriting doesn't suck, and men open doors for you. But all this with some conditions, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you're needing an exfoliating parrifen facial, soothing spa treatments, just a cut and color, or you just wanna talk on the cell phone in the chair at the nail shop. Looking good means feeling good, and you always have to come correct and stay on your game. It's no problem. We've got your personal appearance hook up to stay on top and be beautiful in Elwood. Review all your options in the Elwood, Illinois Spas and Salons Directory.

Impressions Hair & Tanning
(815) 476-7415
605 W Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Hair Quarters
(815) 478-4571
140 Market Pl
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Beauty Tech Incorporated
(815) 478-5857
106 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Hair Cuttery
(815) 485-9705
410 Nelson Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451


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THEATRE / ARTS

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Elwood has varied of community theatre offerings with a short drive. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic cultural opportunity and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like The Tempest: Deposed Milanese duke Prospero dramatically dabbles in the magical arts with the hope of transporting his daughter Miranda to her place at the throne. Or find local productions of entertaining musicals like 42nd Street. Check out the Elwood, Illinois theatre directory for details. We recommend you check out Tinley Park World Music Theatre or Rialto Square Theatre & Office Complex - when you're in town.

Rialto Theatre
2-34 East Van Buren Street
Illinois and Michigan Canal, Jo

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Rialto Square Theatre & Office Complex -
(815)726-6600
102 N Chicago St
Joliet, IL 60432

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Joliet Drama Guild
(815)722-1001
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Philip Lynch Theatre
University Drive North
Illinois and Michigan Canal, Le Unive

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WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of Lean Cuisines? No worries bro, Elwood has massive numbers of yummy places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. El Paso for sure is a boss mow or plan some additional exercise in the morning and check out Keller's Food & Spirits for more detailed eats or to find the tastiest spaghetti and meatballs within Elwood look into the Elwood, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Thai or tubular pepperoni pies support them and write a review.

El Paso
(219)374-8666
10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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Keller's Food & Spirits
(262)279-9966
614 Walworth Street
Genoa City, WI 53128

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J Q Foxes' Restaurant
(262)884-9424
2835 Wisconsin Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177

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ZOOS

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Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured a wonderful learning opportunity, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a healthy way to get some exercise. Between running around searching for the Polar Bear exhibit and the Rabbit attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's many animal friends. While you're looking for wild wild fun (literally) in Elwood check out the vibe Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield , or for more zoos and gardens look into the Elwood, Illinois zoo and gardens directory.


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About Elwood


Elwood is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,300 at the 2006 population estimation.
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Elwood, Illinois History

Elwood was founded in 1854, and incorporated as a village in 1869. The completion of the Joliet-Bloomington railroad played a major role in the founding of Elwood. By 1900, Elwood was a small farming community with a population of about 400. In the late 1930s, the federal government acquired nearby land for troop training and weapons production, on which site the Joliet Arsenal was built and commenced operation in 1940. Arsenal construction played an important role in the development of Elwood and brought about 175 people into the area. In 1942, a massive explosion at the arsenal killed 42 workers and caused widespread damage. In 1954, the village celebrated its centennial, …Read More
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Elwood, Illinois Geography

Elwood is located at (41.413615, -88.110438). The nearest major highways are Interstate 80 to the north and Interstate 55 to the west. The former Route 66 highway passes through the village on the east side. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), all of it land.



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