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Not sure what to do in Joliet? Here's some of the best things to do. Joliet has a unique assortment of historical places and buildings for all to consider. Morgan, George E., House, Hatch, Seneca W. & Bertha, House, and also Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, are a pretty easy drive. Joliet has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a variety of genres including Contemporary, History, and Religion. Spend some time relaxing at Plainfield Public Library. Spend some time at the library and you'll soon be discussing the merits of pricey first editions and quoting the works of Mark Jarman at the office Christmas party.

Try something more exciting. A plethora of family friendly amusements are proximate to Joliet. If you want rides or want to plan a family day, the opportunities are never ending. Now you know what to do so jump in your car and brag to your friends what a great time you had. Jules Raceway is widely enjoyed by many, you might also want to get to Joliet Memorial Stadium or Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso while you're in town. Bowling is a blast. Hook up with your buds and tear up the lanes and enjoy the atmosphere at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Or maybe dominate the lanes at Downtown Lockport Lanes.

After all this take a moment to re-energize Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? Go for some much needed sustinance and satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds at Wendy's International, or cruise to Quiznos Sub for something quicker. Buon appetito! In the evening you can relax a little. Like to bend an elbow and enjoy some Corona's, or embarrass yourself and get conspicuously pist while in Joliet. Try something subtle like a Lady Luck, or perhaps a Razmopolitan. While in Joliet go to Bills 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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Various and sundry amusements and activities are located in and around Joliet, Illinois. If you want aquariums or want to plan a day with the kids the possibilities are boundless. It's up to you. Get up and get the fam out to have some fun. When you're in Joliet check out Jules Raceway or bounce to Joliet Memorial Stadium for some good times.

ARTSY PLACES

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Discover crafts and a wide mixture of art objects around Joliet. Whether you are looking for acrylic on canvas or just want an excuse to wear a black turtleneck. Check out the offerings at some local galleries, you'll find a mixture of pleasant artsy diversions in Joliet. Try Heaven Bound Productions or check out what's artsy at Hobby Lobby Creative Centers.

BARS

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Locate places to chill and have too many ale's or throw caution to the wind and get way lit around Joliet. Down something delicious like a Deauville, Sunburn or possibly a Cranberry & Butterscotch Tini. While in Joliet go to Bills Tavern, Glory Days Bar & Grill or Legend The. To find other bars look at the Joliet, Illinois bar directory. Scan reviews about your favorite haunts in the citywide bar directory.

BOWLING

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Tell everyone to get out and roll over some pins while enjoying some fried food at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Bowling is a majestic sport of skill and precision and we've got the best lanes in Joliet, at your fingertips. Be sure to check out Downtown Lockport Lanes. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area visit the Joliet, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete gutterball tell others, 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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Get out and get some gourmet ice cream. Want to try some new flavors? We have a million ways for you to find your ice cream zen in Joliet. Looking for the tastiest Toasted Almond Fudge (Butter Almond Flavored Ice Cream with Butter Roasted Almonds and Chocolate Swirl) or some decadent strawberry we've got your hookup If you're in Joliet drop by Mary D'S Ice Cream Parlor or cruise by Poor Boy & Sweets. You know a place with delightful hot fudge sundaes or the totally awsimo premium ice cream? Tell us about it or add it to our 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. The choices for flavors and blends change and evolve all the time. Finding the right place with the right vibe and the right grinds makes it so much better. Joliet has some great choices to satisfy your caffeine cravings. Discover new flavors like Holiday Creme Brulee Flavored Coffee or Carrot Cake Flavored Coffee. Stop at when you're in Joliet. Know of a place with a perfect Cafe Medici? Give em their props and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Many restaurant choices abound in Joliet from Cantonese to fine dining there are many opportunities to satisfy your culinary cravings. Explore the Joliet, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to grind. While you're in town take your friends over to Cafe Casablanca or sample some of the other local eateries like Bellagio Pizzeria Bar & Grill or Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

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 cool things to do. From midway attractions to speedway racing and livestock exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Joliet are great for finding family stuff to do. Get off the couch and check out whats going on at Grundy County Fair.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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In a hurry and need to feed the beast? We've got you covered from breakfast to late nite munchies satisfy your cravings for something good in Joliet. Hungry yet how about a good old Jack In The Box Strawberry Ice Cream Shake or indulge in a satisfying Burger King Strawberry Milk Shake - Large? Find all the local fast food options nearby Joliet here in our directory. We recommend you check out Wendy's International or drop by Quiznos Sub. Buen provecho!

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

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Why is golf better than baseball or football? Perhaps because the PGA Tour raises more money for charity in one year than the National Football League does in two. Now that's settled so get out your irons throw your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured public courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Joliet. Woodbine Golf Course has some stimulating water hazards that are complemented by beautiful grounds. Or drop by the pro shop at Woodruff Golf Course, check out the cool gear from Taylormade or impress your buddies with the new Heavy Putter Mid-Weight D1-M High-MOI Mallet Putters when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a course that's a eagle? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Joliet try to find time for Morgan, George E., House, Hatch, Seneca W. & Bertha, House, or stop by Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr. Joliet has many interesting historical places for local history buffs to enjoy. Look into the Joliet, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places close to Joliet. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for statewide information on all of the historical stuff to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Free programs: There are plenty of fun programs and events going on at your local library so be sure to check them out for some budget-friendly entertainment. For example, at the San Francisco Public Library, there is a sing-along family concert coming up, a health workshop, and even a bilingual Chinese and English story time for children. enjoying the classics like Lorna Doone to superb new titles such as Sentinel: A Spycatcher Novel by Matthew Dunn. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want Joseph Conrad or Charles Baxter, the Joliet, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Whatever your interests are you'll discover a great selection of genres like Ethnic, Travel, Fantasy, and Art. waxing philosophical and discussing poets like Paul Hoover at the dinner table.

MUSEUMS

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Joliet offers numerous museums and galleries to patrons of the arts. Take in the many exhibits at Little White School Museum or get a ticket to Gladys Fox 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? Museums help bring change and development to communities. Still need more? How about unique medieval artifacts? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your Nascar poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Joliet, Illinois night spot directory

Your girlfriend is out of town and she's probably gonna break up with you anyway so get ready to chill on the dancefloor at some hot nightclubs in the nightlife capitol Joliet. The crowd will stare in bewilderment while you ask for your third Mambo 5 and bust your best Fruggin techniques at Heroes & Legend Sports Bar & Grill. When you bale designate a driver and hit up Club BC or check the vibe at Shep's Tavern Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and hit up Quiznos Sub to re-energize for tomorrow night. Know a club that's off the chain? Be cool 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 unique assortment of local state parks and recreational offerings for those who love the outdoors. Get your fam in the car and bounce to Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve or maybe stop by Romeoville Branch Fountaindale Public Li and borrow a copy of Monophonic by Andrew Peters, or another good book and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at College Park. While you're in Joliet locals always suggest experiencing scenic paths at Inwood Park.

SHOPPING

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You have an interview next week and you need to indulge yourself you don't need a reason, we got you. I was shopping while I wrote this stuff! Whether you're looking for the well known fashion houses such as Max Mara or want to tell your girlfriends about the cool designer Gianfranco Ferre item you got this weekend. Joliet is closeby lots of fun places to satisfy your shopping needs peruse The Joliet, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Saher Dia, Ruffian, and Camilla And Marc. When you're in Joliet check out Carson Pirie Scott, or rollover to Wal-Mart or get your retail therapy.

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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Why is a better to be a girl than a guy, well it's just way cooler I mean you never have to fix the sprinklers, you're never asked to open jars, and strange guys in bars will buy you drinks. But all this comes at a price, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you're needing waxing treatments, soothing spa treatments, some hot extensions, or you wanna just chill and get your pedicure on. If you don't want your girlfriend to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. Don't worry honey. We've got your personal appearance hook up to stay hot and fabulous in Joliet. Peruse all your options in the Joliet, Illinois Spas and Salons Listings.

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

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Joliet has a vibrant selection of avant garde theatre productions within reach. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic cultural opportunity and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like Lysistrata by Aristophenes: Even today, the eponymous heroine's attempts to end war by uniting every Greek woman and declaring a moratorium on sex makes for hilarious reading. Or find local performances of entertaining musicals like The Wizard of Oz. Check out the Joliet, Illinois theatre and live performance directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Morris Theatre Guild Playhouse or Philip Lynch 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 problem, Joliet Has lots of gnarly places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. J Q Foxes' Restaurant totally is a tasty possibility or plan some additional exercise in the morning and check out Keller's Food & Spirits for more detailed information or to find the best Dim Sum around Joliet look into the Joliet, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got shreddin Thai or tubular fajitas support them 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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Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful time, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a great way to get some exercise. Between running around searching for the Honey Pot Ant exhibit and the Tortoise attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's many picturesque backdrops. When you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Joliet take in the scenery Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield , or for more great zoos and gardens browse the Joliet, Illinois zoo and botanical 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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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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