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Not certain what you should do in Joliet? Here's some ideas about how to experience the area. Joliet has a number of great library offerings closeby. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a great selection of genres including Chick Lit, Music, and Spirituality. Learn something new and interesting at Plainfield Public Library. Spend enough time at the library and you'll soon be discussing the merits of pricey first editions and musing upon the works of Maxine Kumin at really hip parties. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful time, and with all the walking you'll find it's a great way to be active as well. Stop by Chicago Zoological Park or try Wm W Powers Conservation Area.

Try something more exciting. Grundy County Fairground is easy to get to and has tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of pleasant things to do. From livestock auctions to home shows and auto shows the local fairgrounds near Joliet are great for finding family stuff to do. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week in the Joliet Fair and Events Directory. Joliet has many interesting local city parks and recreational offerings for everyone. Get the dog's leash and bounce to Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve or maybe stop by Romeoville Branch Fountaindale Public Li and borrow a copy of Forged in Fire by Trish McCallan, or another good read and get some peace and quiet at Joliet Municipal Stadium. When you want to get outside in Joliet locals always suggest experiencing pleasant surroundings at Inwood Park.

Need some energy afterwards Need to feed the beast? Go for after hours grindage and satisfy your cravings for something good at Larry's Meat Market, or bounce to Dairy Queen for something quicker. Buen provecho! Time to wind down a little now. Like to bend an elbow while indulging in a sufficient number of adult beverages, or rent a limo and get completely swervy right here in Joliet. Try something different maybe a B L G, or perhaps a Wild Strawberry Punch. While in Joliet hang out at Butchs Union Bar & Grill, E & H Lounge, or Legend The. Wanna try a different itinerary, no problems bro just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

Joliet, Illinois amusement parks

A dizzying number of fun adventures surrounding Joliet, Illinois. If you like theme parks or would like to find fun stuff to do the opportunities are without end. Plan a trip now and get everyone together and have some fun. When you're in Joliet try out Autobahn Country Club or take the fam to Joliet Memorial Stadium for some good times.

ARTSY PLACES

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Look for framing and a grip of artistic offerings closeby Joliet. Whether you are looking for original works or would rather enjoy the surroundings at some area galleries, you'll find a mixture of fun artsy stuff in Joliet. Try Ainsworth Photography or check out what's artsy at Hobby Lobby Creative Centers.

BARS

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Looking for a place to relax while indulging in some glasses of beer or maybe get happily sh*t faced while visiting Joliet. Sample something somewhat interesting like a Deep Blue Sea, Mocha Amarula Caf or possibly a Dragonfly. While in Joliet visit Butchs Union Bar & Grill, E & H Lounge or Legend The. For other bars peruse the Joliet, Illinois bar directory. Read reviews or add your favorites in our directory.

BOWLING

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Call some friends and blow up some pins while enjoying some brews at Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Bowling is a great way to be active while drinking and eating fried foods and we've got the best lanes in Joliet, right here. Go to Downtown Lockport Lanes. Or to locate other bowling alleys nearby visit the Joliet, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real gutterball tell others, include it in our listings.

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

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

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Pioneer Lanes
(815) 254-2695
150 S Joliet Rd
Plainfield, IL 60544

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Downtown Lockport Lanes
(815) 838-6364
923 S State St
Lockport, IL 60441

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BRAIN FREEZE

Joliet, Illinois frozen yogurt location ice cream find

Going out for ice cream is great fun. Feel like something sweet? We have dozens of ways for you to get your brain frozen in Joliet. Locate the tastiest Peanut Butter Marshmallow (Peanut Butter Flavored Ice Cream with Marshmallow Swirl) or perhaps some decadent vanilla we've got your back. While you're hanging out in Joliet go to Poor Boy & Sweets or cruise into Cool Creations. Know of a place with superior gelato or killer chilly diversions? Let us know here or add it to our listings.

Wendy's
(815)467-6002
105 North Ridge Road
Minooka, IL 60447

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Cool Creations
(815)838-4700
937 South Hamilton Street
Lockport, IL 60441

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Poor Boy & Sweets
(815)838-7040
701 South State Street
Lockport, IL 60441

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Mary D'S Ice Cream Parlor
(815)609-2560
608 North Fox River Street
Plainfield, IL 60544

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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. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the best place always makes it a better experience. Joliet has a multitude of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like Toasted Praline Cream Flavored Coffee or Holiday Stredel Cake Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in Joliet. Have a favorite place to get your Red Tie? Tell your friends and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Joliet from Mexican to fine cuisine there are many choices to fulfill your tastebuds. Peruse the Joliet, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for dinner. While you're visiting drive by Bills Tavern or try out some of the other local institutions like Cracker Barrel Old Country Store or Bellagio Pizzeria Bar & Grill.

FAIRGROUNDS

Joliet, Illinois fairground fun

Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do while you're in town the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually tons of family oriented things to do. From rides and attractions to boat shows and great live music the local fairgrounds near Joliet are cool for finding local entertainment options. Get off the couch and check out whats going on 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 totally covered from early morning to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Joliet. Feeling hungry how about a good old Hardee's Vanilla Malt (Hand-Dipped) or possibly a satisfying Sonic Banana Cream Pie Shake? Identify the best local fast food options in Joliet here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Reviewers recommend you get to Larry's Meat Market or drop by Dairy Queen. Enjoy!

Wendy's International
(815)254-4852
940 Brook Forest Ave
Shorewood, IL 60404

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Dairy Queen
(815)729-0400
707 W Jefferson St Ste Q
Shorewood, IL 60404

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Quiznos Sub
(815)521-2922
23830 W Eames St
Channahon, IL 60410

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Larry's Meat Market
(815)467-2255
23841 W Eames St
Channahon, IL 60410

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GOLF COURSES

Joliet, Illinois golf

Why is golf better than baseball or football? Perhaps because pro golfers don't try to renegotiate their earnings. Now that's settled so clean off your putters put your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable private courses and driving ranges close by Joliet. Old Oak Country Club has some difficult links complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or drop by the pro shop at Woodbine Golf Course, check out the newest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Odyssey Black Series Tour Design #6 Blade Putters when your done bounce to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total birdie? Add it to our directory.

HISTORIC PLACES

Joliet, Illinois Citywide historical locations

For an interesting day in Joliet locals recommend Hatch, Seneca W. & Bertha, House, Morgan, George E., House, or Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr. Joliet has an unusually diverse array of historical settings for families with teens to enjoy. Look into the Joliet, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places nearby Joliet. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings to plan your outing and find information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Workshops: Many libraries offer workshops that can help enrich your life as an adult and support you as a parent. At many libraries, it is possible to learn to knit, prepare your taxes, update your resume, gain computer skills, or improve your parenting skills. mastering the classics such as The Time Machine to worthy and somewhat new reads like The King's Spy by Andrew Swanston. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Henry James or Paul Auster, the Joliet, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Whatever your interests are you'll discover an assortment of genres including Business, Classics, Thrillers, and Humor. impressing your mother in law with your huge brain while citing the works of Carolyn Kizer at trendy parties.

MUSEUMS

Joliet, Illinois Citywide museum visit

Joliet offers a surprisingly interesting selection of museums and galleries to students and teachers who are interested in the arts. Check out Joliet Area Historical Society Museum or make time to visit Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to kill an afternoon. Need another reason? See the latest blockbuster exhibition Need yet another reason to go? How about unique sculptures? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. No offense but your Star Wars poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Gladys Fox Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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It's time to party so maybe let's go all Michael Jackson at da club at the raging night places in Joliet. Watch the bartender as he looks at you in confusion as you purchase your third Angel's Delight and demonstrate your mad Stepping skills at Shep's Tavern. If you get thrown out hit up Heroes & Legend Sports Bar & Grill or get the party going at Club BC Make sure you tip everyone and get to Dairy Queen to re-energize for tomorrow night. Know a nightspot that's solid? Tell the party people and add it to theThe Joliet, Illinois nightlife directory.

Academic Achievement
(815)744-2989
215 Street Jude Avenue
Joliet, IL 60436

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Club BC
(815)725-2409
4220 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60431

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Heroes & Legend Sports Bar & Grill
(815)741-9207
2400 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60435

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Shep's Tavern
(815)725-9882
1500 Belleview Ave
Rockdale, IL 60436

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PARKS

Joliet, Illinois parks

Joliet has some really fascinating local city parks and recreational offerings for all. Take some wine, a blanket, and someone special and head over to Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve or maybe stop by Romeoville Branch Fountaindale Public Li and check out a copy of Sentinel: A Spycatcher Novel by Matthew Dunn, or another good read and enjoy a great book in the lush surroundings at Joliet Municipal Stadium. When you are in Joliet locals suggest experiencing delightful at Inwood Park.

SHOPPING

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You have an interview next week and you don't have anything to do you don't need a reason, it's all good. Shopping is my therapy too. Whether you're looking for huge fashion houses such as Badgley Mischka or want to tell your girlfriends about the bomb designer Svago Italia item you got shopping this weekend. Joliet has lots of options to satisfy your shopping needs peruse The Joliet, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Jeanine Haute Couture By Remaz Jeanine, Kuwaii Kristy, and Farah Khan. When you're in Joliet find something nice at Wal-Mart, or roll 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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Carson Pirie Scott
(815) 439-2000
3340 Mall Loop Dr # 4
Joliet, IL 60431

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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's just way cooler C'mon you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you never have to fix anything around the house, and you are never challenged with making a guy have an orgasm. But all this comes with at a cost, and with some strings attached, you need to look like money, act like money, and be money whether you need waxing treatments, calming massage treatments, a little color change, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy red. If you don't want your man to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. Don't worry honey. We've got your health and beauty hook up to be beautiful in Joliet. Peruse all your options in the Joliet, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care Directory.

Get Fast Joliet
(815) 741-2225
1116 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431

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J J Sun
(815) 744-7412
1114 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431

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Psychological Fitness Center
(815) 729-2591
3077 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60435

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Rife's Martial Arts
(815) 730-8733
92 Barney Dr
Joliet, IL 60435

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THEATRE / ARTS

Joliet, Illinois theater arts directory

Joliet has lots of community theatre productions closeby. Taking in the theatre is a great way to expand your horizons and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like Romeo and Juliet: Somehow, a pair of whiny teenagers unable to see past their own myopia continues to be a "romantic" pop culture sensation. Or find local interpretations of great musicals like On the Town. Check out the Joliet, Illinois theatre directory for details. We recommend you check out Philip Lynch Theatre or Rialto 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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Philip Lynch Theatre
University Drive North
Illinois and Michigan Canal, Le Unive

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

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WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of eating Kraft macaroni and cheese? No probs, Joliet has massive numbers of gnarly places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. J Q Foxes' Restaurant is always a tasty possibility or plan some additional exercise in the morning and check out Wells BROS Restaurant for all the details or to find the greatest pizza within Joliet look into the Joliet, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Thai or grindable broccoli beef show some love and write them a tasty review.

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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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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You haven't been to the zoo since you were a kid right? So time to get back, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Between running around searching for the Hyena enclosure and the Honey Pot Ant attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's bizarre and interesting animal guests. When you're looking for wild wild fun (literally) in Joliet take in the schedule Chicago Zoological Park, or for more zoos and wild places click on the Joliet, Illinois zoo directory.


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About Joliet


Joliet (,) is a city in Will and Kendall Counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, located southwest of Chicago. It is the county seat of Will County. As of the 2010 census, the city was the fourth-most populated in Illinois, with a population of 147,433. It continues to be Illinois' fastest growing city and one of the fastest growing in the United States. When Joliet was first planned in the early 1830s, it was still in Cook County. In 1836, it became the county seat of the new Will County.
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Joliet, Illinois History

In 1833, following the Black Hawk War, Charles Reed built a cabin along the west side of the Des Plaines River. Across the river in 1834, James B. Campbell, treasurer of the canal commissioners, laid out the village of "Juliet", named after his daughter. Just before the depression of 1837, Juliet incorporated as a village, but to cut tax expenses, Juliet residents soon petitioned the state to rescind that incorporation. In 1845, local residents changed the community's name from "Juliet" to "Joliet". Joliet was reincorporated as a city in 1852. The origin of the name was most likely a corruption of the name of French Canadian explorer Louis Jolliet, who in 1673, along …Read More
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Joliet, Illinois Geography

Joliet is located at (41.5224597, -88.1406140).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (0.76%) is water. It has a sprawling, irregular shape that extends into nine different townships, more than any other Illinois city. They are: Joliet, Plainfield, Troy, New Lenox, Jackson, Channahon, and Lockport in Will County, and Na-Au-Say and Seward in Kendall County. Joliet is a Des Plaines River town, with the downtown located in the river valley. This is especially evident on Interstate 80 if one is coming from the east or the west where it has been flat for many miles and suddenly the land drops as you approach …Read More



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Joliet, Illinois Convention and Banquet Centers:

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Joliet, Illinois Schools, Colleges and Learning Facilities:

Red Brick School (historical) - Troy Heritage Trail Elementary School - Schweizer School (historical) - Rock Run School (historical) - Saint Jude School - Marycrest Elementary School - Offerman School (historical) - Center School (historical) - Rockdale Elementary School - Troy-Shorewood School - Thomas Jefferson Elementary School - Dirksen Elementary School - Reedswood School - Joliet West High School - Saint Paul School - Troutman Grove School (historical) - Troy Craughwell School - Pershing Elementary School - Link School (historical) - Sheridan School - Laraway Elementary School - Saint Patrick School - McKinley Park School - Troy Junior High School - Wilhelmi School (historical) - Carl Sandburg School -
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