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Want some ideas about what to do in Elwood? Maybe you should add some of these places to your travel plan. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured an enjoyable day, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's an interesting way to get some exercise. Dont miss Cosley Zoo or try Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield . Let's be real here your Playmate of the year poster from 1997 is not art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Gladys Fox Museum. Going to museums makes you smarter, so plan a trip to Old Zion Museum, or Joliet Area Historical Society Museum.

Try something more exciting. A veritable cornucopia of family activities are found in and around Elwood. If your looking for karting or would like something more extreme, the opportunities are boundless. You know what to do now so go and visit the area amusements, and attractions. Autobahn Country Club is widely enjoyed by many, also there's Haunted Trails Family Amusement or Jules Raceway while you're in town. Going bowling is a fun social setting for everyone. Take some bros and blow up some pins while enjoying some brews at Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Or maybe pick up a seven ten split at Channahon Lanes.

Need to re-energize after all this With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Want to try some new flavors? There's thousands of ways for you to find your ice cream zen in town. You can find your ice cream fix at Schwan Ice Cream CO, or cruise over to Rich & Creamy for the best chocolate or maybe some sublime sorbets. After a day like this you deserve to relax a little. Like to bend an elbow and enjoy some drinks, or find a fun place to get totally pist right here in Elwood. Sip something classy like a DOM Cocktail, or perhaps a Zombie. While in Elwood chill at Watson's Diner & Pub, Bills Inn, or Fritz's Saloon. Don't like this itinerary, no problemo just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A dizzying number of things for the kid in us are withing reasonable distance of Elwood, Illinois. Find mini golf or just want to get some vitamin D the potential experiences are unlimited. Get in the car and have a blast! When you're in Elwood get to Autobahn Country Club or take everyone out to Haunted Trails Family Amusement for some good times.

ARTSY PLACES

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Uncover framing and a plethora of modern art around Elwood. Whether you are looking for a cheesy velvet clown painting or just want to find a place to wear your beret inconspicuously. Check out the vibe at some local galleries, you'll find a variety of inspired ways to spend the day in in Elwood. Try Heaven Bound Productions or look into artsy stuff at Primal Screens.

BARS

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Like to bend an elbow and have some brews or embarrass yourself and get semi tanked while visiting Elwood. Enjoy something classy maybe a Heaven Sent, Negroni or possibly a Disaronno Sour. While in Elwood check in on the folks at Watson's Diner & Pub, Bills Inn or Fritz's Saloon. To find other bars read the Elwood, Illinois bar directory. Promote your favorites 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 roll over some pins while enjoying yourself at Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Bowling is a blast and we've identified the best lanes in Elwood, just a mouse click away. Stop in at Channahon Lanes. Or to find other bowling options in the area visit the Elwood, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real 300 game tell others, write a review.

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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Ice cream is not just an after meal treat. Want to get chill and hit that sweet tooth? We have dozens of ways for you to get an ice cream headache in Elwood. Looking for the ultimate Chocolate Marshmallow or some rich pistachio we've got it handled. When you visit Elwood go to Schwan Ice Cream CO or drive by Rich & Creamy. You got a favorite place with perfect sundaes or awesome pecan praline? Tell us about it here or add it to our directory.

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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Restaurant choices abound in Elwood from Italian to casual dining there are diverse options to satiate your culinary cravings. Explore the Elwood, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try while you're in town. While you're visiting we recommend you stop by Lazy Dog or sample some of the other local institutions like Gyro Shack or Cussn Country Cookers.

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 tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are pleasant things to do. From livestock auctions to agricultural events and car shows the local fairgrounds near Elwood are cool for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week 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 greasy early morning eye openers to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for something good in Elwood. Hungry yet how about a good old Sonic Java Chiller, Chocolate/Caramel (20oz) or indulge in a tasty Sonic Hot Fudge Shake? Find all the fast food options around Elwood here in our directory. Make sure to get to Subway Subs or consume mass quantities at Lazy Dog. Buon appetito!

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 fun than baseball or football? Perhaps because golfers call their own plays. Now that's settled so clean off your irons put your clubs in the car and check out the well manicured links courses and driving ranges around Elwood. Braidwood Fairways has some intimidating bunkers that are complemented by beautiful grounds. Or head to the pro shop at Joliet Country Club, check out the latest gear from Ping or impress your buddies with the new Ping Tour-W TS Wedges when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a course that's a double eagle? Add it to our directory.

HISTORIC PLACES

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Check out some history while you're in Elwood we recommend you get to Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, Rubens Rialto Square Theater, or Henry, Jacob H., House. Elwood has a plethora of significant historical landmarks for history enthusiasts to enjoy. Look into the Elwood, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places within minutes of Elwood. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for important information on all of the historical places to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Computers: Most public libraries offer free Internet access, computers with educational games for kids, and valuable online resources for teenagers. rediscovering the classics like Oliver Twist to upright and relatively new reads such as A Cutthroat Business by Jenna Bennett. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Charles Dickens or Mark Helprin, the Elwood, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Whatever your interests are you'll discover a multitude of genres like Spirituality, Y/A, Art, and Classics. getting all existential and citing the works of Yusef Komunyakaa at the dinner table.

MUSEUMS

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Elwood offers an eclectic selection of museums and galleries for all to enjoy. While in town get to Gladys Fox Museum or stop at Old Zion Museum. Many museums have special exhibits and activities for kids and offer reduced rates during certain times. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Need yet another reason to go? How about though provoking works from the Dutch Masters? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Cool as it may be that painting you found by the dumpster is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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There's not much up tonight so maybe let's go all Chris Brown on the dancefloor at the ragin nightclubs inside Elwood. Watch the bartender as he looks at you in admiration as you smoothly ask for your third Road Runner and bust your dope Macarena moves at South Wilmington Sportsman Club. If you have time before last call check out Tuffy's Lounge or try your best late night pick up lines at Fritz's Saloon Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and get to Lazy Dog for your post party munch. Know a nightclub that's insanely 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 fantastic selection of local city parks and great places to be outside for families with kids. Pack a lunch and check out Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie or maybe stop by Mokena Community Public Library and borrow a copy of Firelight by Kristen Callihan, or another good book and enjoy a great book and the scenery at Nowell Park. When you are staying in Elwood locals always suggest taking in the lush greenery at Sugar Creek County Forest Preserve.

SHOPPING

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It's Saturday and you deserve to indulge yourself a little you don't need a reason, we get it. Everyday should be a shopping day! Whether you're looking for decidedly tested designers such as Calvin Klein or want to tell everyone about the cool designer Julien Macdonald stuff you found shopping. Elwood has diverse choices to get your shop on peruse The Elwood, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium offerings from Aartivijay Gupta And Parul Chopra, Suno, Mackage, and Jordi Dalmau. When you're in Elwood visit Sam's Club, or roll to Kmart 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 totally easier I mean you don't feel guilty about spending a weeks pay on a purse, you don't have to mow the lawn, and if you go to the bathroom in pairs or groups, no one thinks you're gay. It's all good but, you wanna look good, feel good, and be good whether you need reinvigorating facial treatments, fitness instruction, a totally new hair color, or you want to take a catnap while your getting your nails done. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on your game. Not to worry. We've got all the stylists, salons, and beauty hook up's you need to be beautiful in Elwood. Review all your options in the Elwood, Illinois Personal Care Directory.

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 a panoply of local theatre productions nearby. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic way to be classy on that first date and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet: When the opportunity to land some exclusive real estate leads crop up, an office full of shady salesmen do (almost) whatever they have to do to take them from the competition. Or find local productions of entertaining musicals like The King and I. Check out the Elwood, Illinois theatre and entertainment directory for details. We recommend you check out Philip Lynch Theatre or Tinley Park World Music 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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Tired of meat and potatoes? No probs, Elwood has massive numbers of gnarly places to get your world flavors groove on. Dayton Tap Incorporated is always a boss mow or plan some additional exercise in the morning and consume mass quantities at Wells BROS Restaurant for more detailed eats or to find the best pizza close to Elwood look into the Elwood, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Won Tons or tubular vegan food give em their props and write them a killer 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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The zoo is a great way to get out and learn about the environment, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a great way to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Turtles exhibit and the Deer attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's many animal guests. While you're looking for something a little on the wild side in Elwood take in the schedule Cosley Zoo, or for other wild options click on the Elwood, Illinois zoo directory.


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About Elwood


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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