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Wanna find killer stuff to do in Joliet? Maybe you should add some of these places to your itinerary. No offense but your Dilbert poster is not art. So why not see something a little more cerebral at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum is great fun, so maybe plan a trip to Gladys Fox Museum, or Old Zion Museum. Plan a day at the zoo and all will be assured a interesting day, and with all the walking it's a great way for everyone to get some exercise. Stop by Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield or try Cosley Zoo.

Take it to the next level. A plethora of family activities can be found in Joliet. Find aquariums or want to plan a day with the kids, the opportunities are huge. Start planning and have some fun and tell everyone how cool this website is. Jules Raceway is reccomended, you can also look into Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso or Haunted Trails Family Amusement while you're in town. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food. Get the family together and destroy some pins and enjoy some munchies at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Or burn up the lanes at Channahon Lanes.

Need to re-energize afterwards Ice cream is great fun for kids and families. Looking for a way to cool off? There are dozens of ways to get your ice cream fix in town. You would probably find your fix at Wendy's, or drive by Poor Boy & Sweets for totally killer pistachio or some delightful frozen yogurt. After a day like this you deserve to relax a little. Locate places to chill and enjoy numerous Heinekin's, or meet some new people and get slightly hammy while in Joliet. Sample something somewhat interesting maybe a Cherry Blossom, or possibly a Wild Strawberry Fizz. While in Joliet pull up a chair at R JS Tavern, Glory Days Bar & Grill, or Legend The. Don't like this itinerary, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Varied fun activities are a short ride away from Joliet, Illinois. If you like theme parks or just thinking about getting out the possibilities are extensive. You know what to do now so go and get everyone together and have some fun. When you're in Joliet check out Jules Raceway or take the fam to Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Discover framing and a wide mixture of contemporary art within Joliet. Whether you are looking for Street Art or just want to find a place to wear your beret inconspicuously. Check out the vibe at some area galleries, you'll find a variety of artsy places in Joliet. Try Primal Screens or get in touch with your artsy side at Lasting Images Inc.

BARS

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Tons of places to hang and have some brewski's or forget about caution and get way sh*t faced in Joliet. Enjoy something enticing like an Apricot Dream, Angel's Delight or possibly a Black Shadow. While in Joliet be sure to check out R JS Tavern, Glory Days Bar & Grill or Legend The. To look at all the options read the Joliet, Illinois bar directory. Facebook your favorites in the citywide bar directory.

BOWLING

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Get everyone together and roll over some pins while enjoying some cocktails at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Bowling is a great way to burn calories and we've run down the best lanes in Joliet, at your fingertips. Visit Channahon Lanes. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area visit the Joliet, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real 300 game support our community and include it in our directory.

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

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Ice cream is great for everyone. First date, afternoon treat, or decadent dessert everyone likes ice cream. Want to get chill and hit that sweet tooth? We have a million ways for you to get your brain frozen in Joliet. Locate the best Arboretum Breeze (Mint Flavored Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips and Raspberry Swirl) or maybe in the mood for some flavorful vanilla we've got you taken care of. While you're in Joliet stop in at Wendy's or cruise over to Poor Boy & Sweets. Have your own favorite place with A-list frozen yogurt or the most awesome birthday cake ice cream? Tell us about it here and include it in the directory.

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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It's not cool to get your coffee at Circle K and coffee is all about cool these days. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the right place makes the experience complete. Joliet has a buttload of great places to get caffeinated. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Swiss Chocolate Flavored Coffee or Jazzy Java Flavored Coffee. Be sure to check out when you're in Joliet. Know of a place with a perfect Cafe mocha? Tell your friends and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Joliet from Italian to diners and dives there are wide ranging opportunities to satiate your culinary cravings. Explore the Joliet, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try while you're in town. While you're visiting make a reservation at Cafe Casablanca or sample some of the other local eateries like Cracker Barrel Old Country Store or Bellagio Pizzeria Bar & Grill.

FAIRGROUNDS

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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 usually alot of super fun things to do. From rides and attractions to collectible events and great live music the local fairgrounds near Joliet are a great place to find a nice way to get out of the house. Get your face out of the chicken bucket and find out what's going on at Grundy County Speedway.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Are you about to pass out cause you're so hungry? You're covered bro from bacon and eggs to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Joliet. Are you hungry yet how about a good old Sonic Java Chiller, Chocolate/Caramel (20oz) or perhaps a satisfying Burger King DOUBLE WHOPPER Sandwich? Find all the local fast food options close to Joliet here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Make sure to get to Dairy Queen or drop by Dairy Queen. Enjoy!

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

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

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

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

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more fun than baseball or football? Maybe because pro golfers can answer a question without having to wait till they see the videotape. Now that's settled so get out your putters throw your clubs in the car and check out the amazing links courses and driving ranges close by Joliet. Woodruff Golf Course has some perplexing bunkers complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or head to the pro shop at Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club, check out the newest gear from Taylormade or shave some strokes off your game with the new SeeMore SB1 High-MOI Mallet Putters then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a hole in one? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

Joliet, Illinois Citywide historic places

While your in Joliet definitely check out Joliet Municipal Airport, Church, Benjamin, House, or Hatch, Seneca W. & Bertha, House. Joliet has diverse historical surroundings for history buffs to enjoy. Look into the Joliet, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places within minutes of Joliet. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for up to date information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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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. mastering the classics such as A Tale of Two Cities to masterful somewhat new works such as Sentinel: A Spycatcher Novel by Matthew Dunn. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Kate Chopin or Thom Jones, the Joliet, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Whatever your interests are you'll find an assortment of genres including Romance, Business, Y/A, and Fiction. getting all existential and musing upon the works of John Ashbery at social gatherings.

MUSEUMS

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Joliet offers a fantastic selection of museums and galleries to families and children interested in the arts. Stroll through the offerings at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum or plan a trip to Gladys Fox Museum. Going to museums makes you smarter. Need another reason? Museums help bring change and development to communities. Still not convinced? How about unique sculptures? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Let's be real here your March 1991 Playmate of the month centerfold is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Old Zion Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You don't have anyone to explain it to so let's get our dance on at some hot night spots in world famous Joliet. The crowd will stare in amusement as you smoothly purchase your fourth Liquid Art and exhibit your Safety Dance techniques at Academic Achievement. If you have time before last call bounce to Heroes & Legend Sports Bar & Grill or wrap it up at Ruby's Lounge Be sure to tip the bartender and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Dairy Queen to sober up with some late night munchies. Know a nightclub that's solid? Show some love 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

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Joliet has a robust selection of local state parks and great recreational areas for families with kids. Pack a lunch and visit Inwood Park or maybe stop by Joliet Public Library and borrow a copy of Wake by Amanda Hocking, or another enjoyable novel and spend the day reading at Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve. While you're in Joliet those in the know recommend taking in the sights at Joliet Municipal Stadium.

SHOPPING

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Gotta get your shopping on and you don't have anything to do you don't need a reason, it's all good. Shopping is always the right decision! Whether you're looking for decidedly tested designers like Dkny or want to tell everyone about the bomb designer Bianca Spender stuff you found shopping. Joliet has lots of choices to get your shop on peruse The Joliet, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Leonid Alexeev, Karl Lagerfeld, and Guishem. When you're in Joliet find something nice at Carson Pirie Scott, or rollover to Sam's Club or get your retail therapy.

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


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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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Carson Pirie Scott
(815) 439-2000
3340 Mall Loop Dr # 4
Joliet, IL 60431

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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 feel guiltless over a clothing allowance, you can wear boxers, a sweater, and a cap to an early morning college class and still look damn good, and strangers will stop to help you change a flat. But all this comes at a price, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you gotta get eyebrow threading, fitness instruction, a totally new hair color, or your feet look like you just left a remote uncivilized island. Looking good means feeling good, and you always have to come correct and stay on your game. No worries. We've got all the stylists, salons, and skin care hook up's you need to stay beautiful in Joliet. Check all the details in the Joliet, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care Directory.

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(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

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Joliet has a wide spanning number of community theatre productions that are closely accessible. Taking in the theatre is a great way to make your wife happy 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 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 performances of entertaining musicals like Cabaret. Check out the Joliet, Illinois theatre and arts directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Philip Lynch 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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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 Top Ramen? No worries, Joliet has an abundance of tasty places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Dayton Tap Incorporated for sure is a tasty possibility or take your spicy cravings to El Paso for all the details or to find the best spaghetti and meatballs around Joliet look into the Joliet, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got gnarly Mongolian beef or grindable vegan food think of all the good karma you'll get and write a 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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The zoo is great fun for kids and adults, and with all the steps you'll get walking around you'll find it's a great way to take in some exercise as well. Between running around searching for the Lizards enclosure and the Crocodile attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's many picturesque surroundings. When you're looking for wild wild fun (literally) in Joliet take in the schedule Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield , or for more zoos and gardens look at the Joliet, Illinois zoo and gardens 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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