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Not certain what to do in Joliet? Maybe you should add some of these stops to your travel plan. Joliet has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find an assortment of genres including Biography, History, and Poetry. Chill out and get your read ON at Joliet Public Library. Spend enough time at the library and you'll soon be making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while musing upon the works of Elizabeth Spires at the office water cooler. Joliet has tons of unique historical markers and structures for the history lover in all of us to experience. Joliet Municipal Airport, Hatch, Seneca W. & Bertha, House, and Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, are pretty easy to get to.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Numerous things to do with the family are a short ride away from Joliet. Locate mini golf or would like to find fun stuff to do, the opportunities are massive. Enjoy the attractions and have some fun! Haunted Trails Family Amusement is worth the relatively short drive, you can also look into Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso or Jules Raceway while you're in town. Going bowling is a hoot. Get the family together and roll over some pins and enjoy some cocktails at Pioneer Lanes. Or maybe bowl your perfect game at Channahon Lanes.

After all this take a moment to re-energize The surrounding area has a number of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like Crafty Caramel Flavored Coffee, or a tasty Espresso Romano. Be sure to check out , or . Time to unwind a little now. After a busy day you can just chill and enjoy a sufficient number of Martini's, or take a cab and get semi warped in and around Joliet. Taste something delicious perhaps a Gin and Sin, or maybe a Pulp Fiction. While in Joliet be sure to check out Butchs Union Bar & Grill, Sahara Lounge Inc, or Sheps Tavern Inc. This itinerary sucks, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A wide spanning number of great attractions are proximate to Joliet, Illinois. If you want karting or want to plan a family day the opportunities are extensive. Get going and enjoy the local attractions. When you're in Joliet get to Haunted Trails Family Amusement or bounce to Grundy County Karting & Motorsports Asso for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Locate galleries and a plethora of modern art within Joliet. Whether you are looking for lithographs or just want to take in the scene at the area's galleries, you'll find a mixture of pleasant artsy diversions in Joliet. Try Ainsworth Photography or look into artsy stuff at Hobby Lobby Creative Centers.

BARS

Joliet, Illinois bars

Want to find a place to chill and enjoy numerous pints or forget about caution and get slightly lit while you're in Joliet. Down something new perhaps a Pina Colada, Tangerine or perhaps a Harvey Wallbanger. While in Joliet check out Butchs Union Bar & Grill, Sahara Lounge Inc or Sheps Tavern Inc. To review all of the options cruise the Joliet, Illinois bar directory. Include your home away from home in the city's bar listings.

BOWLING

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Get out and tear up the lanes while enjoying yourself at Pioneer Lanes. Bowling is a blast and we've located all the best places in Joliet, right here. Visit Channahon Lanes. Or for additional listings click the Joliet, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real turkey 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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Get up and get your ice cream fix. Like to find something cool and tasty? We have a million ways to get your ice cream fix in Joliet. Locate the ultimate Peppermint Stick (Peppermint Flavored Ice Cream with Red and Green Peppermint Candies) or simply some subllime chocolate we've got it handled. When your in Joliet drop in at Poor Boy & Sweets or cruise into Wendy's. Been to a place with gourmet malts and shakes or the super super best birthday cake ice cream? Tell us about it 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. The proliferation of flavor choices are best enjoyed when prepared by real professionals. Hooking up with the right barista ensures a quality experience. Joliet has a buttload of great places to get caffeinated. Discover new flavors like Cinnamon Almond Macaroon Flavored Coffee or Apricot Almond Flavored Coffee. Be sure to check out when you're in Joliet. Know of a place that serves the best Chocolate Dalmatian? Add it to our directory.

RESTAURANTS

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Many restaurant choices abound in Joliet from Mexican to diners and dives there are many options to fulfill your culinary cravings. Explore the Joliet, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for lunch. While you're in town drive by Bellagio Inc or drop by some of the other local establishments like Cracker Barrel Old Country Store or Cafe Casablanca.

FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do with the kids the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are economical family things to do. From midway attractions to home shows and livestock exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Joliet are great for finding family stuff to do. Get the kids in the car and go and see whats going on this weekend at Grundy County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed the beast? You're totally covered from greasy early morning eye openers to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something fried in Joliet. Hungry now how about a good old Jack In The Box Bacon Ultimate Cheeseburger or perchance a tasty Arby's Ultimate BLT Sandwich? Find all the local fast food options surrounding Joliet here in our directory. Make sure to get to Quiznos Sub or cruise to Dairy Queen. Buon appetito!

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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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 more pleasureable than baseball or football? Maybe because golf doesn't have a 3-stroke shot. Now that's settled so get out your irons throw your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed municipal courses and driving ranges in Joliet. Woodruff Golf Course has some stimulating water hazards complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or drop by the pro shop at Old Oak Country Club, check out the latest gear from Callaway or maybe pick up the new Mizuno MP-630 Max Game-Improvement Driver then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total albatross? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

Joliet, Illinois Citywide historic listings

Check out some history while you're in Joliet definitely check out Joliet Municipal Airport, Hatch, Seneca W. & Bertha, House, or stop by Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr. Joliet has an interesting selection of historical markers and structures for history buffs to enjoy. Look into the Joliet, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places closely accessible to Joliet. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for comprehensive information on all of the historical stuff to visit while you're in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Great excursion for kids: Many of the free programs are kid- and family-friendly, and the library is a great place for a field trip. Spark the love of reading early on by getting your kid a library card, and he'll be excited to be able to choose any book to bring home. Borrowing and returning books also creates and teaches kids a sense of responsibility. revisiting the great classics like Tales of Mystery & Imagination to worthy newly emerging titles such as Monophonic by Andrew Peters. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Stephen Crane or Marilynne Robinson, the Joliet, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll find an assortment of genres including Young, Manga, Graphic, and Ethnic. getting all existential and quoting the works of Paul Hoover at the office water cooler.

MUSEUMS

Joliet, Illinois museum travel

Joliet offers a bunch of awesome museums and galleries to students and teachers who are interested in the arts. Go back in time at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum or plan a visit to Old Zion Museum. Going to museums makes you smarter. Need another reason? Museums inspire Still not convinced? How about brilliant sculptures? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it 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 5 pm somewhere so why not get jiggy wid it at some great clubs in the sweet, sweet city of Joliet. Watch the bartender as he regards you in befuddlement as you smoothly purchase your third Lemon and Cassis Fizz and exhibit your Strobing moves at Heroes & Legend Sports Bar & Grill. If you get thrown out designate a driver and hit up Shep's Tavern or check the vibe at Club BC Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Dairy Queen to re-energize with some late night grub. Know a club that's insanely fun? 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 an interesting selection of local county parks and recreational offerings for all. Take some wine, a blanket, and someone special and visit Inwood Park or maybe stop by Romeoville Branch Fountaindale Public Li and pick up a copy of Sisters of Misery by Megan Kelley Hall, or some other good books and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve. When you are in Joliet locals suggest taking in the birds and fauna at College Park.

SHOPPING

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It's Wednesay and you gotta spoil yourself a little you don't need a reason, we understand. I'd shop on Christmas if the stores weren't closed. Whether you're looking for main stream designers like Peter Jensen or want to tell everyone about the neat designer Tony Cohen item you found shopping. Joliet has lots of smart choices to get your shop on look into The Joliet, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Lisa Taranto, Fernando Frisoni, and Stefan Eckert. When you're in Joliet check out J C Penneys, or get to Wal-Mart or load up on all the 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 Spc 2
Joliet, IL 60431

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SPAS / SALONS

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Its way better to be a woman it's just way cooler C'mon you never have to fix the sprinklers, you get to be in ads for the best brands of beer, and women can get drunk and not act like a*?holes. It's all good but, you gotta look good out there you cant get caught trippin whether you need an anti-oxidant and pollution-fighting facial, soothing spa treatments, a flirty new hairstyle, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy shade of red. The focus is on you. You need to look good so you can feel good and keep your game strong. Don't worry girl. We've got the details you need to stay hot and fabulous in Joliet. Check out all the options in the Joliet, Illinois Personal Care 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

Joliet, Illinois theater arts listing

Joliet has a vibrant selection of local theatre offerings within minutes of the city center. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic way to expand your horizons 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 A Midsummer Night's Dream: Love's myriad absurdities receive a thorough, occasionally bawdy, dissection in Shakespeare's beloved comedy. Or find local performances of entertaining musicals like Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. 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 Lean Cuisines? No sweat, Joliet has an abundance of tasty places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Dayton Tap Incorporated totally is a tasty possibility or take your spicy cravings to El Paso for all the details or to find the greatest chicken parm surrounding Joliet look into the Joliet, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got shreddin Tempura or tubular broccoli beef be cool to 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 great way to get out and learn about nature, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a fun way to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Turtles enclosure and the Musk Ox attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's many animal guests. While you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Joliet take in the scenery Cosley Zoo, or for more wild times clicky 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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