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Wanna find cool stuff to do on the cheap in Elwood? OK here goes... Try this itinerary. Elwood has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a huge selection of genres including Children's, Historical Fiction, and Y/A. Make some time to improve your vocabulary at Shorewood-Troy Public Library. Spend a little time at the library and you'll soon be impressing your mother in law with your huge brain while citing the great works of Carl Phillips at the dinner table. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured an enjoyable day, and with all the walking around it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Dont miss Wm W Powers Conservation Area or try Des Plaines State Conservation Area.

Try something more exciting. Going bowling is a great way to be active. Get out and kill some pins and enjoy some cocktails at Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Or roll that 300 game at Country Lanes Bowling Center. A number of things to with the kids are located in and around Elwood. If you want mini golf or are looking for local amusements, the potential experiences are boundless. Enjoy the attractions and have some fun, then blog about what a blast you had. Jules Raceway is not too hard to get to, also there's Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso or Joliet Memorial Stadium while you're in town.

Need some energy afterwards With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Like to try some gourmet ice cream? There's lots of ways for you to get your ice cream jonez in town. Hit up Lindy's-gertie's Inc, or fall by John's Coach's Corner Limited for killer strawberry or maybe some subllime gelato. In the evening you can unwind a little, after all the action of the day. Like to find a place to chillax and have too many brews, or meet some new people and get conspicuously polluted in Elwood. Discover something different like a Mint Splash, or maybe a Paradise. While in Elwood be sure to check out ME Lads, Bills Inn, or Watson's Diner & Pub. Wanna try a different itinerary, no problems bro just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Varied adventures for the kids can be found in Elwood, Illinois. If you want theme parks or would like something more extreme the possibilities are huge. Now you know what to do so jump in your car and make it a great day. When you're in Elwood try out Jules Raceway or roll over to Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

Elwood, Illinois art gallery travel

Learn about photography studios and a wide mixture of contemporary art around Elwood. Whether you are looking for Abstract Painting Style or just want an excuse to wear a black turtleneck. Check out the scene at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of fun artsy stuff in Elwood. Try Hobby Lobby Creative Centers or feel the artsy vibes at Primal Screens.

BARS

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Want to find a place to chill while indulging in a sufficient number of pints or meet some friends and get completely bent in the city of Elwood. Discover something unique perhaps an Apple Tini, Hoopla or perhaps a Fruity Treat. While in Elwood stop by ME Lads, Bills Inn or Watson's Diner & Pub. To review all of the options review the Elwood, Illinois bar directory. Write about your best bars 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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Get out and tear up the lanes while enjoying the fun at Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Bowling is a great way to burn calories and we've run down all the best places in Elwood, right here. Chill at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area visit the Elwood, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete strike tell everyone, add it to our directory.

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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Get out and get some gourmet ice cream. Looking for a way to cool off? We have dozens of ways for you to get an ice cream headache in Elwood. Locate the penultimate Teaberry (Teaberry Flavored Ice Cream) or some decadent pistachio we've got you taken care of. While you're in Elwood drop in at Lindy's-gertie's Inc or cruise over to John's Coach's Corner Limited. Have your own favorite place with delightful sorbets or the shreddin gourmet ice cream? Review 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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Don't get your coffee at the gas station. It's not cool, and coffee is sorta cool these days. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the right place makes the experience complete. Elwood has some great choices to satisfy your caffeine cravings. Discover new flavors like Dawn's Peppermint Flavored Coffee or Toasted Praline Cream Flavored Coffee. Be sure to check out when you're in Elwood. Know of a place with a perfect Green Eye? Write a review of your favorite place.

RESTAURANTS

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There are lots of great places to try in Elwood from BBQ to casual dining there are wide ranging options to satisfy your pallette. Peruse the Elwood, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your grub on. While you're in town be sure to check out Cussn Country Cookers or drop by some of the other local institutions like J & JS Pizza N More Inc or Bills Inn.

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 always lots of cool things to do. From rides and attractions to gun shows and great live music the local fairgrounds near Elwood are great for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Turn off the TV, get the kids in the car and get out to see what's up this weekend at Will County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Are you about to pass out cause you're so hungry? We've got you covered from bacon and eggs to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for something good in Elwood. Feeling hungry how about a good old Del Taco Shredded Beef Breakfast Burrito or maybe a tasty Burger King OREO Sundae Shake - Chocolate - Medium? Identify the best local fast food options close to Elwood here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Make sure to get to Gyro Shack or bounce to Lazy Dog. Bon appetit!

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? Perhaps because golf doesn't have a 3-stroke shot. Now that's settled so clean off your wedges put your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured championship courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Elwood. Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club has some stimulating sandtraps and beautiful grounds. Or visit the pro shop at Braidwood Fairways, check out the newest gear from Ping or impress your buddies with the new Wilson Tw9 Tour Milled Wedges when your done bounce to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total double eagle? Tell others add it to our directory.

HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Elwood get to Rubens Rialto Square Theater, U.S. Post Office, or stop by Briscoe Mounds. Elwood has a robust selection of historical markers and structures for teachers and students to enjoy. Look into the Elwood, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places close to Elwood. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for up to date information on all of the historical places to visit in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Elwood, Illinois library listing

Why go to the library? Audiobooks: Listened to a good book lately? Most libraries have a collection of popular adult and children's titles available for checkout on tape or CD. revisiting the classics like The Man Who Would Be King to fantastic new works such as Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want Richard Francis Burton or Kaye Gibbons, the Elwood, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Whatever your interests are you'll find a huge selection of genres like Spirituality, Historical, Psychology, and Romance. showing off your huge brain and expounding on the poetry of Galway Kinnell at the dinner table.

MUSEUMS

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Elwood offers some really fascinating museums and galleries for all to enjoy. Check out Gladys Fox Museum or plan a visit to Old Zion Museum. Going to the museum promotes creativity and intellectual curiosity. Need another reason? Museums are a great way to spend time with friends and family. Still need more? How about inspiring sculptures? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Don't take this the wrong way but your Dilbert poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Little White School Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Elwood, Illinois night life listing

Okay we got a babysitter so get ready to bust a move on the floor at the many night places with the nightlife people in Elwood. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in befuddlement when you order your Emma Peel Cocktail and bust your crazy Bounce moves at Tuffy's Lounge. When you bale get a cab and head to Fritz's Saloon or shift into hyperspeed at Watson's Diner & Pub Make sure you tip everyone and hit up Lazy Dog for some late night gluttony. Know a nightspot that's insanely fun? Tell the party people 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 an interesting selection of local county parks and recreational offerings for families with kids. Pick up some picnic items and bounce to Sugar Creek County Forest Preserve or maybe stop by Mokena Community Public Library and check out a copy of Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock, or something else good to read and spend the day reading at Erickson Park. When you want to get outside in Elwood locals advise taking in the birds and fauna at Oak Valley Park.

SHOPPING

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Need to relieve some stress and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, we understand. Everyday should be a shopping day! Whether you're looking for main stream designers such as Anna Sui or want to brag to your friends about the neat designer Elm Design stuff you got this weekend. 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, Monica Lavandera, Milly By Michelle Smith, and Ecco. When you're in Elwood find something nice at Wal-Mart, or roll to Sam's Club for a more relaxed shopping jonez.

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 totally easier I mean you can easily explain why a a mani/pedi budget is a neccesary thing, you don't have to keep track of your boyfriend's haircut, and fifty dates equals fifty free dinners and/or movies. But all this comes with some strings attached, you gotta come correct whether you gotta get a lavender infused facial detox mask treatment, a serene stress massage, a flirty new hairstyle, or you want to take a catnap while your getting your nails done. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay focused on the long game. Don't worry honey. We've got your personal appearance hook up to be fabulous in Elwood. Check out all the options in the Elwood, Illinois Personal Care 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 a plethora of community theatre offerings nearby. Taking in the theatre is a great way to be classy on that first date 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 Macbeth: At the urging of his sinister wife, Macbeth schemes to usurp the throne of Scotland by any means necessary. Or find local interpretations of great musicals like Grease. Check out the Elwood, Illinois theatre 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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Tired of Top Ramen? No worries bro, Elwood Has lots of gnarly places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Keller's Food & Spirits totally is a choice mow or plan some additional exercise in the morning and check out Dayton Tap Incorporated for all the details or to find the greatest Egg Foo Yung surrounding Elwood check out the Elwood, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Tempura or grindable chicken fajitas be cool to them and write them a tasty 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

Elwood, Illinois zoos

You haven't been to the zoo in a long time right? So time to get back, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's an interesting way to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Siberian Tiger exhibit and the Rabbit attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's many picturesque settings. While you're looking for something a little on the wild side in Elwood take in the vibe Wm W Powers Conservation Area, or for other wild things browse the Elwood, Illinois zoo and botanical 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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