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Wanna find family stuff to do in Joliet? Here's an action packed itinerary that'll be fun for everyone. Joliet has a bunch of awesome historical places and buildings for local history buffs to enjoy. Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, Church, Benjamin, House, and Morgan, George E., House, are certainly worth checking out. Strictly speaking your coveted dogs playing poker tapestry is not art. So why not go a little upscale and see what's up at Little White School Museum. Going to the museum is something that rich people do and yet you can still afford it, so maybe you should check the events schedule at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum, or Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Joliet has a surprisingly interesting selection of local state parks and recreational areas for families with kids. Get your kite or Frisbee and bounce to Joliet Municipal Stadium or maybe stop by Homer Township Public Library and borrow a copy of Wake by Lisa McMann, or another good book and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Shorewood Park. While you're in Joliet those in the know suggest experiencing natural beauty and grounds at Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve. Bowling is a majestic sport of skill and precision. Call your friends and blow up some pins while enjoying the fun at Channahon Lanes. Or maybe get your BOWL ON at Pioneer Lanes.

Need to re-energize after all this Hungry? Go for after hours grindage and satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds at Dairy Queen, or drop into Dairy Queen for immediate gratification. Buon appetito! Time to decompress now. After a busy day you can just chill and have a few Bud's, or embarrass yourself and get unabashedly blitzed while visiting Joliet. Down something sophisticated perhaps a Americano (Dry), or perhaps a White Nile Martini. While in Joliet visit Butchs Union Bar & Grill, Glory Days Bar & Grill, or E & H Lounge. This itinerary sucks, no problemo just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A plethora of things to with the kids are found nearby Joliet, Illinois. Find aquariums or just want to get some vitamin D the options are massive. Get going and brag to your friends what a great time you had. When you're in Joliet get to Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso or take everyone out to Jules Raceway for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

Joliet, Illinois art gallery travel

Find photography studios and a plethora of contemporary art closeby Joliet. Whether you are looking for Street Art or just want to take in the offerings at some local galleries, you'll find a mixture of inspired ways to spend the day in in Joliet. Try Primal Screens or feel the artsy vibes at Ainsworth Photography.

BARS

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Identify the best places to hang and have a couple of superbly mixed drinks or perhaps get somewhat hammy in the city of Joliet. Try something sophisticated maybe a Green Eyes, Blue Sky or perhaps a Lemon Chiffon Pie. While in Joliet pull up a chair at Butchs Union Bar & Grill, Glory Days Bar & Grill or E & H Lounge. For more varied options peruse the Joliet, Illinois bar directory. Read reviews or add your favorites in our directory.

BOWLING

Joliet, Illinois Citywide bowling alley

Hook up with your buds and blow up some pins while enjoying yourself at Channahon Lanes. Bowling is a hoot and we've located the best lanes in Joliet, at your fingertips. Visit Pioneer Lanes. Or to find other bowling options in the area click on the Joliet, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real gutterball support our community and write a review.

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 fun for kids and families. Like to find something cool and tasty? We have lots of ways for you to get your brain frozen in Joliet. Looking for the most decadent Death By Chocolate (Chocolate Ice Cream with Chocolate Flakes, Fudge Pieces and Chocolate Swirl) or maybe some traditional chocolate we've got you covered. While you're in Joliet get to Poor Boy & Sweets or try Dunkin Donuts Baskin Robbins. You know of a great place with A-list hot fudge sundaes or awesome gourmet ice cream? Let us know here 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 a ton a places to get wired up on caffeine. Try some new specialty flavors like Brandy Alexander Flavored Coffee or Chocolate Avalanche Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in Joliet. Have a favorite place to get your Espressino? Tell your friends and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Joliet from tasty barbecue to diners and dives there are diverse opportunities to satiate your culinary cravings. Explore the Joliet, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for dinner. While you're in town make a reservation at Bellagio Pizzeria Bar & Grill or drop by some of the other great local places like Cracker Barrel Old Country Store or Bills Tavern.

FAIRGROUNDS

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The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you're looking for something to do for the family the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of super fun things to do. From rides and attractions to home shows and car shows the local fairgrounds near Joliet are a great place to find a great way to spend the day. Turn off the TV, get the kids in the car and get out to see what's up this weekend at Grundy County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed? We've got you covered from breakfast to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for something fried in Joliet. Hungry now how about a good old Del Taco Deluxe Chicken Salad or perchance a tasty Hardee's Double Bacon Cheese Thickburger? Find all the fast food options in Joliet here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. When you're in town check out Dairy Queen or cruise to Dairy Queen. Bon appetit!

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 golfers don't kick dirt on other people. Now that's settled so clean off your wedges get your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable private courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Joliet. Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club has some difficult obstacles and beautiful grounds. Or drop by the pro shop at Woodbine Golf Course, check out the latest gear from Taylormade or shave some points off your game with the new Srixon Hybrid Better-Player Hybrids then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a birdie? Tell others add it to our directory.

HISTORIC PLACES

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While your in Joliet try to find time for Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, Church, Benjamin, House, or stop by Morgan, George E., House. Joliet has a wide variety of historical markers and structures for teachers and students to enjoy. Look into the Joliet, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a hop, skip, and a jump from Joliet. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for complete statewide information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Like-minded people: It's a comfort to be around like-minded bookworms, and you might be more motivated just from looking at people hard at work. It's also a nice way to feel like you're part of the neighborhood. mastering the classics such as Little Lord Fauntleroy to brilliant newly emerging novels like Miserere: An Autumn Tale by Teresa Frohock . It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Edgar Allan Poe or Richard Ford, the Joliet, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Whatever your interests are you'll discover a huge selection of genres like Graphic, Spirituality, Crime, and Fiction. impressing the ladies with your new found intellect while expounding on the works of June Jordan at parties.

MUSEUMS

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Joliet offers a robust selection of museums and galleries for all to enjoy. Stroll through the offerings at Little White School Museum or plan a trip to Joliet Area Historical Society Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to kill an afternoon. Need another reason? Museums make you feel good. Still not convinced? How about brilliant works from the Dutch Masters? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Don't take this the wrong way but your March 1991 Playmate of the month centerfold is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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It's five o' clock somewhere so let's grind on the dancefloor at the ragin night places in the party capitol of Joliet. Watch the bartender as he regards you in amazement while you order your Palme d Or and bust your best Litefeet techniques at Academic Achievement. If security escorts you outside then check Heroes & Legend Sports Bar & Grill or shift into hyperspeed at Club BC Make sure you tip everyone and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Dairy Queen for some late night gluttony. Know a cool nightplace that's just crazy fun? 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

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Joliet has some really fascinating local city parks and recreational opportunities for families. Get your sunscreen on and head over to Joliet Municipal Stadium or maybe stop by Homer Township Public Library and check out a copy of A Touch of Greek by Tina Folsom, or some more casual reads and enjoy a great book and the scenery at Shorewood Park. When you want to get outside in Joliet those in the know suggest taking in the natural beauty and grounds at Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve.

SHOPPING

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It's Wednesay and you deserve to indulge yourself a little you don't need a reason, we got you. Shopping is the bomb. Whether you're looking for the well known fashion houses like Calvin Klein or want to tell your girlfriends about the bomb designer Alice Mccall item you got this weekend. Joliet has lots of smart choices to satisfy your shopping needs look into The Joliet, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium shops and merchandise from Aativijay Gupta, Slouchyz, Stella Mccartney, and Slouchyz. When you're in Joliet find something nice at Wal-Mart, or get to Carson Pirie Scott for a more low key shopping fix.

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 totally easier C'mon you can easily explain why a a mani/pedi budget is a neccesary thing, you don't have to ogleā?¦a quick glance will suffice for you, and you never have to paint the house of other rotten stuff that men have to do. But all this comes with at a cost, and with some strings attached, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you're needing a lavender infused facial detox mask treatment, fitness instruction, just a cut and color, or your feet look like you just left a remote uncivilized island. If you don't want your man to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. Not to worry. We've got the details you need to stay hot and fabulous in Joliet. Review all your options in the Joliet, Illinois Personal 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

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Joliet has a veritable cornucopia of great local theatre offerings with a short drive. Taking in the theatre is a great way to expand your horizons and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like Our Town by Thornton Wilder: Thornton Wilder's enduring drama explores the everyday lives of average small-town Americans in the first three decades of the 20th Century. Or find local interpretations of entertaining musicals like On the Town. Check out the Joliet, Illinois theatre and arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Joliet Drama Guild 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 those little frozen chicken pot pies? No sweat, Joliet Has lots of gnarly places to get your world flavors groove on. Dayton Tap Incorporated usually is a tasty possibility or head to Keller's Food & Spirits for all the details or to find the greatest subs while your visiting Joliet check out the Joliet, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got shreddin Won Tons or tubular thick pepperoni pies support them 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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The zoo is a phenominal wayto get out and learn about the earth and our place in it, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit you'll find it's a great way to take in some exercise as well. Between running around searching for the Bullet Ant exhibit and the Rhinoceros attractions find a moment for a family photo op with the zoo's many picturesque surroundings. While you're searching for some wild fun in Joliet look into the scenery Chicago Zoological Park, or for more fabulous zoos and gardens visit 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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J & M Food Mart - Cub Foods - Chicago Boxed Beef Distributors Inc - Jewel-Osco - Stores- Shorewood - International Tobacco and Liquor - Dominick's Finer Foods -