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Wanna find the top attractions in and around Essex? OK here goes... Try this itinerary. The zoo is a great way to get out and learn about the environment, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a great way to get some exercise. Check out Iroquois County State Conservation Area or try Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield . Though you may love it your dogs playing poker tapestry is not art. So why not go a little upscale and see what's up at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum promotes creativity and intellectual curiosity, so plan a visit to Joliet Area Historical Society Museum, or Illinois Route 66 Museum.

Try something more exciting. Bowling is a great way to burn calories . Hook up with your buds and destroy some pins and enjoy some cocktails at Lake Street Bowl. Or dominate the lanes at Off Broadway Lanes. Fairbury Fair is easily within reach and always has tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually tons of interesting things to do. From livestock auctions to swap meets and trade shows the local fairgrounds near Essex are great for finding a nice way to get out of the house. Now stop looking at this page and find out about the scheduled events in the Essex Fair and Events Directory.

Need to re-energize afterwards Hungry? Go for some much needed sustinance and satisfy your cravings for something fried at Kroger - Retail Store, or cruise to Dairy Queen for something quicker. Bon appetit! Time to wind down a little now. After a long and rewarding day you can chill and have a few tequila's, or take your girlfriend out and get super swervy during your time in Essex. Discover something less urbane like a Cranberry Surprise, or maybe a Seabreeze. While in Essex try going to Essex Inn, Albie's & Friends Bar & Grill, or Essex Inn. Wanna try a different itinerary, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

Essex, Illinois amusement park directory

Numerous fun activities can be found in Essex, Illinois. If you want rides or are seeking something more extreme the opportunities are never ending. Get going and have some fun, then blog about what a blast you had. When you're in Essex check out Thunder Valley Raceway or take everyone out to Autobahn Country Club for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

Essex, Illinois art gallery online directory

Look for photography studios and a plethora of artistic implements closeby Essex. Whether you are looking for a velvet Elvis or would rather enjoy the atmosphere at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of artsy possibilities in Essex. Try Broderick Photography or check out what's artsy at Foto Quick.

Main Street Company
(815) 584-1100
140 East Main Street
Dwight, IL 60420


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Frame World & Gallery
(815) 933-7263
259 South Schuyler Avenue
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Broderick Photography
(815) 468-6047
1052 Lincoln Drive
Manteno, IL 60950


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Colonial Studio
(815) 933-3716
2293 West 3100N Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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BARS

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Like to bend an elbow and have some ale's or check out the scenery and get pleasantly bagged when you're in Essex. Down something fancy maybe a White Lady, French Martini or possibly an Emerald Heaven. While in Essex drop by Essex Inn, Albie's & Friends Bar & Grill or Essex Inn. To look at all the options visit the Essex, Illinois bar directory. Read reviews or add your home away from home in the city's bar listings.

BOWLING

Essex, Illinois bowling

Get everyone together and blow up some pins while enjoying some cocktails at Lake Street Bowl. Bowling is a great way to be active while drinking and eating fried foods and we've got all the best places in Essex, just a mouse click away. Chill at Off Broadway Lanes. Or to check out the other bowling alleys in the area visit the Essex, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete strike tell others, include it in our listings.

Lake Street Bowl
(815) 237-2756
365 Lake Street
South Wilmington, IL 60474

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Wilmington Bowling Center Inc
(815) 476-2600
402 S Water St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Off Broadway Lanes
(815) 634-2181
65 E Division St
Coal City, IL 60416

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17-47 Bowl
(815) 584-2724
410 E Mazon Ave
Dwight, IL 60420

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BRAIN FREEZE

Essex, Illinois ice cream locate frozen yogurt listing

Ice cream is great for everyone. First date, afternoon treat, or decadent dessert everyone likes ice cream. Want to try some new flavors? We have thousands of ways to get a brain freeze in Essex. Locate the penultimate LionS'more (Vanilla ice cream with graham cracker, chocolate pieces and marshmallow swirl) or maybe some subllime chocolate we've got it handled. While you're hanging out in Essex zip into Schwan Ice Cream CO or cruise into Hershey's Ice Cream Store. Been to a place with perfect sorbets or the awesomest waffle cones? Let us know here or add it to our directory.

Dairy Queen Brazier
(815)584-1118
324 West Mazon Avenue
Dwight, IL 60420

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Hershey's Ice Cream Store
(815)928-9250
1600 North State Route 50
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Schwan Ice Cream CO
(815)932-6666
511 Larry Power Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Dairy Queen
(815)932-6441
121 South Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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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 best place always makes it a better experience. Essex has a multitude of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like Pistachio Pudding Flavored Coffee or Chocolate Creme Flavored Coffee. Stop at when you're in Essex. Have a favorite place to get your Espressino? Give em their props and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Essex from barbecue to five star dining there are many choices to indulge your culinary cravings. Peruse the Essex, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for dinner. While you're in town make time to get to Essex Inn or drop by some of the other great local places like Blackie's Bar & Grill or Katie's Kitchen.

FAIRGROUNDS

Essex, Illinois fairground directory

Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of economical family things to do. From rides and attractions to speedway racing and cultural exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Essex are a great place to find local entertainment options. Get the kids in the car and go and see whats going on this weekend at Fairbury Fair.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Late night, low blood sugar? We've got you covered from bacon and eggs to late nite munchies satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds in Essex. Are you hungry now how about a good old Carl's Jr. Vanilla Shake or maybe a satisfying Arby's Mozzarella Sticks? Find the best local fast food options close to Essex here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Make sure to get to Kroger - Retail Store or drop by Dairy Queen. Buen provecho!

Weber's Dairy Queen
(815)458-2140
236 Comet Dr
Braidwood, IL 60408

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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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Kroger - Retail Store
(815)935-1650
Kroger Shopping Centre
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more pleasureable than baseball or football? Well for starters golf doesn't change its rules to attract more fans. Now that's settled so get out your woods put your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable public courses and driving ranges close by Essex. Cinder Ridge Golf Course has some difficult water hazards complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or drop by the pro shop at Braidwood Fairways, check out the cool gear from Taylormade or shave some strokes off your game with the new Cleveland HiBore HB3 MAX Game-Improvement Irons when your done bounce to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete hole in one? Add it to our directory.

High Point Golf Club
(815) 365-4000
309 Highpoint Dr
Essex, IL 60935

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Silver Oaks Golf Course
(815) 458-2068
Route 53
Braidwood, IL 60408

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Cinder Ridge Golf Course
(815) 476-4000
24801 Lakepoint Dr
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Braidwood Fairways
(815) 458-2965
Essex Rd
Wilmington, IL 60481

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HISTORIC PLACES

Essex, Illinois Citywide historic listings

Check out some history while you're in Essex don Windrose Site, Mason, John Wesley, Gothic Cottage, or stop by Milk, Lemuel, Carriage House. Essex has a unique assortment of historical markers and places for you to enjoy. Look into the Essex, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places nearby Essex. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for ideas and detailed information on all of the historical stuff to visit while you're in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Essex, Illinois library listing

Why go to the library? Magazines and newspapers: Introduce your child to some of the magazines designed just for children. With bold photographs, poems and a joke or two, magazines are another reading choice for beginning readers. Or catch up on the news in your community and share a smile over the comics. revisiting the classics like The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders to fantastic and fairly new works such as Heat Wave by Richard Castle. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Joseph Conrad or Guy Davenport, the Essex, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a huge selection of genres like Psychology, Fantasy, Chick, and Cookbooks. discussing the merits of pricey first editions and citing the works of Michael Ryan at cocktail parties.

MUSEUMS

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Essex offers an interesting selection of museums and galleries for all to enjoy. Take in the exquisite works at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum or get a ticket to Joliet Area Historical Society 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? See the latest blockbuster exhibition Still need more? How about amazing medieval artifacts? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. No offense but your March 1991 Playmate of the month centerfold is not art so go find out what art really is at at Illinois Route 66 Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Essex, Illinois night spot find

It's five o' clock somewhere let's get freaky on the dance floor at some hot night places in the party capitol of Essex. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in admiration while you purchase your third Mai Tai and bust your mac daddy Robot dance moves at Reco's Tap & Grill. If you have time before last call check Everybuddies Pub & Grub Inc or wind down at Custer's Keg Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Dairy Queen for some much needed sustinance. Know a place that's insanely fun? Be cool and add it to theThe Essex, Illinois nightlife directory.

Reco's Tap & Grill
(815)237-8050
530 Rice
South Wilmington, IL 60474

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Stumble Inn Inc
(815)458-0538
201 S Kankakee St
Godley, IL 60407

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Custer's Keg
(815)458-0696
21060 Highway 113
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Everybuddies Pub & Grub Inc
(815)237-8888
120 Depot St
Gardner, IL 60424

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PARKS

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Essex has a robust selection of local city parks and great places to be outside for everyone. Grab the Frisbee and bounce to Braidwood City Park or maybe stop by Joliet Public Library and check out a copy of Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King , or another good read and spend the day reading at Sand Ridge Savanna Nature Preserve. While you're in Essex those in the know always suggest experiencing scenic paths at Braidwood Dunes and Savanna Nature Prese.

SHOPPING

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You have an interview next week and you deserve to spoil yourself a little you don't need a reason, we get it. Shopping is always the right decision! Whether you're looking for decidedly tested designers like Alexandra Kiesel or want to brag to your friends about the exclusive designer Kate Sylvester item you got this weekend. Essex is near to lots of great places to satisfy your shopping needs peruse The Essex, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Suzanne Somersall, Calvin Klein, and Kristar Design. When you're in Essex visit Target, or rollover to Kmart or load up on all the sale stuff.

Ben Franklin
(815) 476-9091
706 W Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Kmart Supercenter
(815) 937-0203

Kankakee, IL 60901

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Big Lots
(815) 932-4426
43 Meadowview Ctr
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Target
1615 N State Rte 50
Bradley, IL 60915

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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 easier C'mon you can easily justify spending a weeks pay on a purse, you can make as many close friends with the opposite sex as you want, and a woman can never be sent to jail for slapping her husband. But all this comes at a cost, you wanna look good, feel good, and be good whether you're needing a relaxing facial, soothing spa treatments, just a cut and color, or you just wanna relax and get your mani pedi on. Looking good means feeling good, and you have to stay on your game. It's no problem. We've got all the salon and beauty hook up's you need to be beautiful in Essex. Peruse all your options in the Essex, Illinois Personal Care Directory.

Body Tantalizing
(815) 476-9566
213 N Water St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Curves
(815) 476-7797
205 N Water St
Wilmington, IL 60481


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Jackie's Prime Cut Hair Design
(815) 476-7364
207 N Main St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Fitness Advantage
(815) 476-2790
315 N Water St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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THEATRE / ARTS

Essex, Illinois Citywide theater arts audience

Essex has numerous of local theatre productions within reach. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic way to make your wife happy 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 Tartuffe by Moliere: Moliere's essential comedy satirized the political and religious climate of 17th Century France and stirred up a fair amount of controversy. Or find local productions of entertaining musicals such as On the Town. Check out the Essex, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Kankakee Valley Theatre or Ace Entertainment when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Are you tired of getting your dinner from 7 eleven? No problemo bro, Essex has massive numbers of gnarly places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Pegasus Pizza usually is a tasty possibility or plan some additional exercise in the morning and check out Papa John's Pizza for all the details or to find the greatest spaghetti and meatballs within Essex look into the Essex, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got the best Won Tons or tubular teriyaki shrimp improve the planet through niceness and add them to our directory.

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

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

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Pegasus Pizza
(309)263-7700
151 W Bradley St
Morton, IL 61550

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

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ZOOS

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Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured a wonderful day of fun, and with all the walking it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Between running around looking for the Scorpions exhibit and the Arctic Fox attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. While you're searching for some wild fun in Essex take in the haps Iroquois County State Conservation Area, or for more great zoos and gardens clicky click on the Essex, Illinois zoo and botanical gardens directory.


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About Essex


Essex is a village in Kankakee County, Illinois, United States. The population was 554 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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Essex, Illinois Geography

Essex is located at (41.177620, -88.191338).According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.98%) is water.



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