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Like to plan a day taking in Elwood? Here's some ideas about how to experience the local vibe. Let's be real here your Farrah Fawcett poster is not art. So why not see something a little more cerebral at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum will totally surprise your family cause they didn't think you were that classy, so you might want to stop at Gladys Fox Museum, or possibly Little White School Museum. Elwood has a diverse array of historical places and buildings for everyone to enjoy. Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, Briscoe Mounds, and also Henry, Jacob H., House, are pretty easy to get to.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Elwood has numerous local city parks and recreational offerings for you. Get the kids in the car and visit Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie or maybe stop by Plainfield Public Library and borrow a copy of Forged in Fire by Trish McCallan, or some more casual reads and enjoy a great book under the trees at Sugar Creek County Forest Preserve. When you are staying in Elwood those in the know suggest taking in the scenic paths at Oak Valley Park. Going bowling is a fun social setting for everyone. Call some friends and tear up the lanes and enjoy some cocktails at Channahon Lanes. Or maybe pick up a seven ten split at Wilmington Bowling Center Inc.

Need to re-energize after all this The surrounding area offers a bunch of great places to get your eyes opened, and your day started off right. Discover new flavors like Streusel Cake Flavored Coffee, or slip into the perfect Dirty Chai. Stop at , also closeby is . In the evening you can relax a little. Like to bend an elbow while indulging in a couple of Tecate's, or maybe you should get a cab and get happily polluted while in Elwood. Discover something fancy like a Lynchburg Lemonade, or perhaps a Passo. While in Elwood try going to Bills Inn, Watson's Diner & Pub, or Gallagher's Pub. 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 number of kid friendly attractions are a short ride away from Elwood, Illinois. If you like Mini Putt or would like something more extreme the potential experiences are enormous. Start planning and enjoy the local attractions. When you're in Elwood stop by Autobahn Country Club or roll over to Haunted Trails Family Amusement for some good times.

ARTSY PLACES

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Learn about galleries and a wide mixture of fine art right under your nose in Elwood. Whether you are looking for Illustration Art or just want to find a place to wear your beret inconspicuously. Check out the offerings at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of inspired ways to spend the day in in Elwood. Try Hobby Lobby Creative Centers or see something artful at Primal Screens.

BARS

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Like to find a nice place to hang and have a couple of Martini's or rent a limo and get semi melted in Elwood. Down something off the beaten path like a Mexican Sunset, Cranberry Kiss or maybe a Margarita. While in Elwood pull up a chair at Bills Inn, Watson's Diner & Pub or Gallagher's Pub. For additional options read the Elwood, Illinois bar directory. Find out what others think about your favorite bartender in the city's bar listings.

Bills Inn
124 W Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Watson's Diner & Pub
(815) 423-5125
115 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Fritz's Saloon
(815) 478-3665
225 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Gallagher's Pub
(815) 478-9803
160 E North St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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BOWLING

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Hook up with your buds and crush some pins while enjoying some fried food at Channahon Lanes. Bowling is awesome fun and we've identified the best lanes in Elwood, just a mouse click away. Chill at Wilmington Bowling Center Inc. Or for more bowling alleys in the area visit the Elwood, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real strike tell everyone, include it in our listings.

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

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

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Galaxy Bowl
(815) 723-3588
905 Theodore Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Country Lanes Bowling Center
(815) 485-3916
1009 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Get in the car and get some ice cream. Looking for a way to cool off? We have a million ways to get a brain freeze in Elwood. Looking for the best Chocolate Chocolate Nut (Chocolate Ice Cream with Chocolate Coated Almond Clusters) or perhaps some flavorful pistachio we've got it handled. While visiting Elwood get to Schwan Ice Cream CO or fall by Frosty Tips. Know of a place with superior sorbets or the best gourmet ice cream? Let us know here or add it to our listings.

Rich & Creamy
(815)740-2899
920 North Broadway Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Frosty Tips
(815)744-4840
700 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Lindy's-gertie's Inc
(815)730-4855
3000 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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John's Coach's Corner Limited
(815)722-4251
718 Theodore Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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COFFEE BARS

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RESTAURANTS

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Lots of restaurant choices abound in Elwood from meat and potatoes to four star dining there are diverse possibilities to indulge your tastebuds. Peruse the Elwood, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to relax and enjoy a great meal. While you're in town we recommend you stop by Gyro Shack or drop by some of the other local eateries like J & JS Pizza N More Inc or Bills Inn.

FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you want to plan something for the family the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of family oriented things to do. From livestock auctions to agricultural events and great live music the local fairgrounds near Elwood are cool for finding a nice way to get out of the house. Get off the couch and check out whats going on at Grundy County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed the beast? You're covered bro from breakfast to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds in Elwood. Hungry now how about a good old Del Taco Macho Chicken Burrito or possibly a nice Arby's Sausage Gravy Biscuit? Find the best reviewed fast food options surrounding Elwood here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. Reviewers recommend you get to Wilmington Super Valu or get your mow on at Lazy Dog. Bon appetit!

Lazy Dog
(815)424-0160
108 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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Subway Subs
(815)476-2410
204 E Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Wilmington Super Valu
(815)476-7144
700 W Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Pizza Depot
(815)478-7080
230 Market Pl
Manhattan, IL 60442

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Perhaps because when pro golfers make a mistake, there is nobody there to cover for them or back them up. Now that's settled so dust off your woods put your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed private courses and driving ranges around Elwood. Woodruff Golf Course has some challenging bunkers which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or drop by the pro shop at Inwood Golf Course, check out the cool gear from Ping or maybe pick up the new Nike Machspeed when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete albatross? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Elwood try to find time for Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, Briscoe Mounds, or stop by Henry, Jacob H., House. Elwood has tons of unique historical settings for teachers and students to enjoy. Look into the Elwood, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places right near Elwood. 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 should I go to the library? Free programs and activities: From author visits to puppet shows to family films, libraries offer programs with kid appeal after school, on the weekends, and during the summer. Ask your librarian for the schedule of upcoming events. enjoying the classics like The Scarlet Letter to wonderful newer reads such as Tithe by Holly Black. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Anthony Hope or Grace Paley, the Elwood, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a multitude of genres that include Comics, Religion, Business, and Classics. impressing your mother in law with your huge brain while quoting the works of James Tate at really hip parties.

MUSEUMS

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Elwood offers a diverse array of museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Take in the many exhibits at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum or make time to visit Gladys Fox Museum. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date. Need another reason? Museums help bring change and development to communities. Need yet another reason to go? How about amazing impressionist paintings? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your Dilbert poster is not art so go find out what art really is at at Little White School Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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Don't feel like renting a video tonight so maybe let's bounce to the club and get some numbers at the many nightclubs close to Elwood. Your friends will stare in amusement while you drink your Apple Mojito and impress the ladies with your Krumping moves at Tuffy's Lounge. If you're still up for it cruise to Fritz's Saloon or wind down at Sahara Lounge Make sure to delete all incriminating cell phone pictures and go to Lazy Dog for some late night munchies. Know a cool nighclub or after hours place that's just crazy fun? Give em their props and add it theThe Elwood, Illinois nightlife directory.

Watson's Diner & Pub
(815)423-5125
115 E Mississippi St
Elwood, IL 60421

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South Wilmington Sportsman Club
(815)458-3568
24628 County Line Road
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Tuffy's Lounge
(815)476-2700
Winchester Green Sho
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Fritz's Saloon
(815)478-3665
225 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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PARKS

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Elwood has a bunch of awesome local state parks and recreational areas for families with kids. Grab the Frisbee and bounce to Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie or maybe stop by Plainfield Public Library and borrow a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James, or some more casual stuff and get some peace and quiet at Sugar Creek County Forest Preserve. While you're in Elwood reviewers suggest experiencing beautiful scenery at Oak Valley Park.

SHOPPING

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Feeling the need to shop and you deserve to indulge yourself a little you don't need a reason, it's all good girl. Shopping is the bomb. Whether you're looking for huge designers such as Valentino or want to tell your girlfriends about the bomb designer Sass And Bide stuff you got shopping this weekend. Elwood has wide ranging possibilities to get your shop on peruse The Elwood, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium shops and merchandise from Aativijay Gupta, Mayla, Odeeh, and Miranda Konstantinidou. When you're in Elwood find something nice at Kmart, or roll to Wal-Mart for a more relaxed shopping jonez.

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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Kmart
1500 W Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL 60451

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SPAS / SALONS

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Why is a better to be a woman than a man, well it's just easier C'mon you can easily rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you don't have to mow the lawn, and male store clerks rush to your assistance. But all this comes with at a cost, and with some strings attached, you gotta take care of yourself whether you're needing a lavender infused facial detox mask treatment, a serene stress massage, professional salon services, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy red. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay focused on the long game. Don't worry girl. We've got everything you need to stay beautiful in Elwood. Check out all the options in the Elwood, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care Listings.

Impressions Hair & Tanning
(815) 476-7415
605 W Baltimore St
Wilmington, IL 60481

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Hair Quarters
(815) 478-4571
140 Market Pl
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Beauty Tech Incorporated
(815) 478-5857
106 S State St
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Hair Cuttery
(815) 485-9705
410 Nelson Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451


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THEATRE / ARTS

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Elwood has various and sundry of theatre offerings within reach. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic date night 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 As You Like It: As You Like It is the quintessential pastoral comedy, love, politics and cross-dressing intertwine to create a twisty, entertaining and funny tale as only Shakespeare can deliver. Or find local interpretations of feel good musicals like The Sound of Music. Check out the Elwood, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Rialto Square Theatre & Office Complex - 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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Joliet Drama Guild
(815)722-1001
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

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Philip Lynch Theatre
University Drive North
Illinois and Michigan Canal, Le Unive

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WORLD FLAVORS

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Are your tired of getting your food from the microwave? No worries, Elwood has an abundance of tasty places to get your tastebuds to far away places. El Paso is a total boss mow or get to Wells BROS Restaurant for more detailed information or to find the greatest pastrami on rye within Elwood look into the Elwood, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got the best Mongolian beef or grindable tamales be cool to them and write them a tasty review.

El Paso
(219)374-8666
10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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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 healthy way to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Sea Lion exhibit and the Dingo attractions find a moment to take some pictures with the zoo's many animal friends. While you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Elwood check out the haps Wm W Powers Conservation Area, or for other wild times look into the Elwood, Illinois zoo and gardens directory.


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Elwood is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,300 at the 2006 population estimation.
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Elwood, Illinois History

Elwood was founded in 1854, and incorporated as a village in 1869. The completion of the Joliet-Bloomington railroad played a major role in the founding of Elwood. By 1900, Elwood was a small farming community with a population of about 400. In the late 1930s, the federal government acquired nearby land for troop training and weapons production, on which site the Joliet Arsenal was built and commenced operation in 1940. Arsenal construction played an important role in the development of Elwood and brought about 175 people into the area. In 1942, a massive explosion at the arsenal killed 42 workers and caused widespread damage. In 1954, the village celebrated its centennial, …Read More
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Elwood, Illinois Geography

Elwood is located at (41.413615, -88.110438). The nearest major highways are Interstate 80 to the north and Interstate 55 to the west. The former Route 66 highway passes through the village on the east side. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), all of it land.
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