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Wanna find killer stuff to do in Elwood? Here's an action packed itinerary for everyone. Elwood has numerous culturally significant historical surroundings for teachers and students to consider. U.S. Post Office, Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, as well as Rubens Rialto Square Theater, are within reach for the adventurous. Though you may love it your Farrah Fawcett poster is not art. So why not go a little upscale and see what's up at Little White School Museum. Going to the museum will make your wife's friends jealous cause none of her friends husbands are classy enough to take them, so maybe you should check the events schedule at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum, or possibly Gladys Fox Museum.

Try something more exciting. Going bowling is a blast. Get everyone together and destroy some pins while enjoying the ambiance at Galaxy Bowl. Or roll that 300 game at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Elwood has a fantastic selection of local county parks and recreational opportunities for families. Grab the Frisbee and head to Nowell Park or maybe stop by Joliet Public Library and check out a copy of Cinder by Marissa Meyer, or another good read and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Erickson Park. When you are in Elwood reviewers always suggest experiencing delightful at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.

Need to re-energize after all this The surrounding area has a ton of great places to get caffeinated. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Caramel Corn Flavored Coffee, or look for the perfect Cafe mocha. Try out , also closeby is . Time to unwind a little now. Locate places to chill while indulging in some pints, or rent a limo and get completely melted in Elwood. Down something classy like a All Night Long, or maybe a Raspberry Tart. While in Elwood check in on the folks at Fritz's Saloon, Bills Inn, or Watson's Diner & Pub. Don't like this itinerary, no problemo just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

Elwood, Illinois amusement parks

A panoply of fun adventures are withing reasonable distance of Elwood, Illinois. If you are looking for attractions or would like fun ideas the potential experiences are incalculable. It's up to you. Get up and have fun getting there! When you're in Elwood check out Autobahn Country Club or roll over to Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso for some good times.

ARTSY PLACES

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Find crafts and a plethora of artistic implements right under your nose in Elwood. Whether you are looking for lithographs or just want to find a place to wear your beret inconspicuously. Check out the scenery at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of artsy options in Elwood. Try Hobby Lobby Creative Centers or look into artsy stuff at Unique Boutique.

BARS

Elwood, Illinois bars

Like to bend an elbow and have a couple of glasses of beer or perhaps get undeniably brocked while visiting Elwood. Try something enticing like a Red Mist, Strawberry Margarita or perhaps a Fluffy Duck. While in Elwood get to Fritz's Saloon, Bills Inn or Watson's Diner & Pub. For more options cruise the Elwood, Illinois bar directory. Add your best bars in the citywide bar 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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Take some bros and kill some pins while enjoying the fun at Galaxy Bowl. Bowling is a fun social setting for everyone and we've got the best lanes in Elwood, right here. Chill at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Or to find other bowling options in the area click the Elwood, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real strike tell others, 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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Ice cream is great for everyone. First date, afternoon treat, or decadent dessert everyone likes ice cream. Feel like something sweet? We have a zillion ways for you to get an ice cream headache in Elwood. Looking for the most decadent Heath Bar Candy (Vanilla Ice Cream with Heath Bar Candy) or simply some fantastic chocolate we've got your back. When your in Elwood drop in at Rich & Creamy or cruise into Schwan Ice Cream CO. Have your own favorite place with superior frozen yogurt or the completely most awesome frozen delights? Let us know 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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Don't get your coffee at the gas station. It's not cool, and coffee is sorta cool 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 many fine choices for your gourmet coffee fix. Try some new specialty flavors like Pistachio Pudding Flavored Coffee or Chocolate Cookie Doodle Flavored Coffee. Stop at when you're in Elwood. Have a favorite place to get your Turkish coffee? Add it to our directory.

RESTAURANTS

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There are lots of great places to try in Elwood from tasty barbecue to five star dining there are diverse possibilities to indulge your culinary cravings. Explore the Elwood, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to consume mass quantities. While you're in town drive by Gyro Shack or drop by some of the other great local places like J & JS Pizza N More Inc or Lazy Dog.

FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you want to plan something this weekend the fairgrounds always have tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of pleasant things to do. From rides and attractions to agricultural events and car shows the local fairgrounds near Elwood are cool for finding stuff do do. Turn off the TV, get the kids in the car and get out to see what's up this weekend at Grundy County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? You're covered bro from pancakes and eggs to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Elwood. Hungry yet how about a good old White Castle Vanilla Shake or a nice Carl's Jr. Original Six Dollar Burger? Locate all the fast food choices surrounding Elwood here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. We recommend you check out Pizza Depot or get your mow on at Wilmington Super Valu. Buen provecho!

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 fun than baseball or football? For starters golf doesn't change its rules to attract more fans. Now that's settled so get out your irons throw your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable links courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Elwood. Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club has some perplexing sandtraps which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or head to the pro shop at Braidwood Fairways, check out the latest gear from Ping or shave some points off your game with the new Ping i15 Better-Player Irons then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total double eagle? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

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While your in Elwood reviewers recommend U.S. Post Office, Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, or Rubens Rialto Square Theater. Elwood has a wide variety of historical landmarks for those who want to get in touch with history to enjoy. Look into the Elwood, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places easily reached from Elwood. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for comprehensive information on all of the historical stuff to do when you're in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Elwood, Illinois library listing

Why do I wanna go to the library? Books: Librarians are happy to make recommendations and most public libraries have a special section just for children's books. revisiting the great classics like King Lear to noteworhy somewhat new works such as Sisters of Misery by Megan Kelley Hall. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want Robert Louis Stevenson or Alison Lurie, the Elwood, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Whatever your interests are you'll discover a vast selection of genres including Comics, Y/A, Travel, and Y/A. impressing everyone with your huge brain while bloviating about poets like Mary Oliver at parties.

MUSEUMS

Elwood, Illinois museum gallery

Elwood offers many interesting museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Go back in time at Little White School Museum or get a ticket to Joliet Area Historical Society Museum. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date. Need another reason? Museums inspire Need yet another reason to go? How about unique contemporary art? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Bluntly your Dilbert poster is not art so go find out what art really is at at Gladys Fox Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Elwood, Illinois night spot find

You don't have anyone to explain it to so maybe let's get jiggy with it at some cool nightclubs in Elwood. The crowd will stare in befuddlement when you ask for your Angel's Delight and make the ladies crazy with your mad Tutting moves at Sahara Lounge. Later bounce to South Wilmington Sportsman Club or make the scene at Tuffy's Lounge Make sure you tip everyone and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Wilmington Super Valu to re-energize with some late night grub. Know a club that's solid? Show some love 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 a diverse array of local state parks and recreational areas for all. Pack a lunch and check out Nowell Park or maybe stop by Joliet Public Library and pick up a copy of The Lost Immortals: When Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh, or another enjoyable novel and enjoy some serenity at Erickson Park. While you're in Elwood reviewers advise experiencing birds and fauna at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.

SHOPPING

Elwood, Illinois shopping mall listing

You just lost a dress size and you're in the mood to take care of yourself you don't need a reason, we get it. Shopping is always the right decision! Whether you're looking for daring designers such as Zac Posen or want to tell everyone about the bomb designer Nicolas Andreas Taralis item you got shopping this weekend. Elwood has a number of choices 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, Luziah, Ramesh Dembla, and Mariam Al Mazro. When you're in Elwood check out Wal-Mart, or roll to Kmart for a more low key shopping fix.

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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Why is a better to be a girl than a guy, well it's just way cooler I mean you can easily rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you get couches in your public restrooms, and women can get drunk and not act like a*?holes. But all this comes at a cost, you need to look like a million, feel like a million, whether you need an exfoliating parrifen facial, calming massage treatments, a hot new look, or you want to take a catnap while your getting your nails done. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on your game. Don't worry girl. We've got all the stylists, salons, and coloring hook up's you need to stay beautiful in Elwood. Peruse all your options in the Elwood, Illinois Spas and Salons Listings.

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

Elwood, Illinois theater arts listing

Elwood has a wide spanning number of avant garde theatre offerings within minutes of the city center. Taking in the theatre is a great cultural opportunity and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O'Neill: Socialist and anarchist political ideologies come to light through the life experiences of down-on-their-luck barflies longing for their more prosperous pasts. Or find local performances of great musicals such as 42nd Street. Check out the Elwood, Illinois theatre and arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Joliet Drama Guild or Tinley Park World Music Theatre 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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Are you tired of getting your dinner from 7 eleven? No worries, Elwood has yummy places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. El Paso is always a choice mow or drive your hungry self to Dayton Tap Incorporated for more detailed eats or to find the best pastrami on rye around Elwood check out the Elwood, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got gnarly Tempura or tubular tamales make the world a teeny bit better off 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 you'll find it's a great way to burn some calories as well. Between running around searching for the Snowy Owl enclosure and the Llama attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's bizarre and interesting animal guests. While you're searching for some wild fun in Elwood check out the happenings Chicago Zoological Park, or for all the options clicky click on the Elwood, Illinois zoo 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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