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Not sure what to do in Joliet? Here's some ideas about how to best take it the town in like a local. Joliet has a number of widely recognized historical settings for families to consider. Meyer, Henry A., House, Gideon, Peter, Farmhouse, in addition to Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr, are certainly worth checking out. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful day of fun, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit you'll find it's a great way to burn some calories as well. When you're in town get to Des Plaines State Conservation Area or try Chicago Zoological Park.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. DuPage County Fairgrounds is easily within reach and always has a consistent roster of fun events. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of interesting things to do. From midway attractions to agricultural events and car shows the local fairgrounds near Joliet are a great place to find kid friendly entertainment options. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week in the Joliet Fair and Events Directory. Joliet has a diverse array of local county parks and great places to be outside for all. Dig your frisbee out of that old box in the attic and head to Joliet Municipal Stadium or maybe stop by Joliet Public Library and pick up a copy of Forged in Fire by Trish McCallan, or something else good to read and enjoy a great book under the trees at Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve. When you want to get outside in Joliet those in the know suggest experiencing beautiful scenery at Shorewood Park.

Need to re-energize afterwards Late night, low blood sugar? Go for late nite munchies and satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds at Quiznos Sub, or bounce to Wendy's International for something quicker. Buen provecho! OK it's time to decompress now. Like to find a place to chillax and have a sufficient number of Bud's, or just get totally glazed while in Joliet. Discover something subtle like a Caribbean Queen, or maybe a Peach Fizz. While in Joliet try out R JS Tavern, Sheps Tavern Inc, or Sahara Lounge Inc. Wanna try a different itinerary, no problems bro just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Varied adventures for the kids can be reached easily from Joliet, Illinois. If you are looking for attractions or are seeking something more extreme the options are huge. Pull the car around and get the fam out to have some fun. When you're in Joliet get to Joliet Memorial Stadium or bounce to Haunted Trails Family Amusement for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Discover galleries and a variety of modern art within Joliet. Whether you are looking for a blank canvas or just want to enjoy the atmosphere at some area galleries, you'll find a mixture of artsy options in Joliet. Try Lasting Images Inc or look into artsy stuff at Ainsworth Photography.

BARS

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Like to bend an elbow while enjoying a sufficient number of drinks or people watch and get slightly oiled around Joliet. Discover something classy maybe a Beach Blonde, Fine and Dandy or possibly an Angels Hip Shot. While in Joliet be sure to check out R JS Tavern, Sheps Tavern Inc or Sahara Lounge Inc. For more options discover the Joliet, Illinois bar directory. Blog about your best bars in the citywide bar directory.

BOWLING

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Hook up with your buds and crush some pins while enjoying some brews at Channahon Lanes. Bowling is a majestic sport of skill and precision and we've got the best lanes in Joliet, right here. Try going to Joliet Town & Country Bowling. Or for other bowling alleys in the area click on the Joliet, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real perfect game support our community and 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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With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Like to try some gourmet ice cream? We have lots of ways for you to get your brain freeze on in Joliet. Looking for the tastiest WPSU Coffee Break (Coffee Flavored Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips) or maybe in the mood for some decadent strawberry we've got your back. While visiting Joliet stop in at Oberweis Dairy or cruise by Mary D'S Ice Cream Parlor. You know of a great place with A-list banana splits or impeccable waffle cones? 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 a dozen of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like Chocolate Seduction flavored coffee or Morning Buzz Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in Joliet. Have a favorite place to get your Guillermo? Give em their props and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Many restaurant choices abound in Joliet from Cantonese to four star dining there are wide ranging opportunities to satiate your tastebuds. Peruse the Joliet, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your grub on. While you're visiting be sure to check out Cracker Barrel Old Country Store or drop by some of the other great local places like Bills Tavern or Bellagio Inc.

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 always lots of pleasant things to do. From midway attractions to agricultural events and concerts the local fairgrounds near Joliet are a great place to find stuff do do. Get your face out of the chicken bucket and find out what's going on at DuPage County Fairgrounds.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed? You're covered bro from greasy early morning eye openers to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something good in Joliet. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old White Castle Chocolate Shake or indulge in a tasty Hardee's Double Thickburger? Identify the best local fast food options around Joliet here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Reviewers recommend you get to Quiznos Sub or get your mow on at Wendy's International. Buon appetito!

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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Larry's Meat Market
(815)467-2255
23841 W Eames St
Channahon, IL 60410

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Quiznos Sub
(815)521-2922
23830 W Eames St
Channahon, IL 60410

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? For starters pro golfers don't try to renegotiate their earnings. Now that's settled so clean off your wedges put your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable public courses and driving ranges around Joliet. Joliet Country Club has some stimulating sandtraps which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or visit the pro shop at Woodruff Golf Course, check out the newest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Titleist Scotty Cameron Studio Select Squareback 2 Midsize Mallet Putters when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a course that's a hole in one? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

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Check out some history while you're in Joliet make time to get to Meyer, Henry A., House, Gideon, Peter, Farmhouse, or stop by Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr. Joliet has tons of important historical places for teachers and students to enjoy. Look into the Joliet, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places nearby Joliet. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for the latest information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Books are free: Of course, the most compelling reason to go to the library are the free books! With paperbacks costing an average of about $6, and new hardcovers costing double or triple the price, visit your local library to go easy on your wallet. If you're looking for books in foreign languages, it's good to check out the branches in the ethnic neighborhoods -- they will have a wider selection. enjoying the classics like Ivanhoe to good newly emerging reads such as Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in G.K. Chesterton or Leslie Marmon Silko, the Joliet, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a huge selection of genres that include Poetry, Spirituality, Fantasy, and Psychology. making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while expounding on the works of Richard Wilbur at parties.

MUSEUMS

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Joliet offers a wide variety of museums and galleries for all to enjoy. Take in the many exhibits at Little White School Museum or check the events schedule at Gladys Fox Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to kill an afternoon. Need another reason? Museums help bring change and development to communities. Still not convinced? How about unique works from the Dutch Masters? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Cool as it may be your dogs playing poker tapestry is not art so go find out what art really is at at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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Your girlfriend is out of town and she's probably gonna break up with you anyway so maybe let's bust a move on the floor at the best nightclubs within Joliet. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in awkwardness as you smoothly ask for your first Strawberry Kiss and bust your best Waacking techniques at Academic Achievement. If you can still handle it bounce to Heroes & Legend Sports Bar & Grill or wind down at Shep's Tavern Be sure to tip the bartender and go to Wendy's International to sober up with some late night munchies. Know a nightspot that's totally pumpin? 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 county parks and recreational opportunities for families. Get yourself off the couch and head to Joliet Municipal Stadium or maybe stop by Joliet Public Library and check out a copy of The City's Son by Tom Pollock, or another good read and spend some time in the shade at at Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve. When you are staying in Joliet locals suggest taking in the birds and fauna at Shorewood Park.

SHOPPING

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Gotta get your shopping on and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, we understand. Shopping is my therapy too. Whether you're looking for recognized designers like Badgley Mischka or want to tell your girlfriends about the cool designer Camilla And Marc stuff you got this weekend. Joliet has lots of choices to get your shop on look into The Joliet, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium shops and merchandise from Aativijay Gupta, Sobia Nazir, Markus Lupfer, and Miu Miu. When you're in Joliet visit Sam's Club, or get to J C Penneys for something more casual find great sale stuff.

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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Wal-Mart
(815) 744-7575
305 S Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL 60436


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J C Penneys
(815) 439-1444
3340 Mall Loop Dr # 1249
Joliet, IL 60431

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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's just easier C'mon you can easily explain why a a mani/pedi budget is a neccesary thing, you never have to worry if the people in your gym locker room are checking you out, and artists will cut off their left ear for you. But all this comes with some tricky considerations, you gotta take care of yourself whether you're needing an anti-oxidant and pollution-fighting facial, a serene stress massage, professional salon services, or you want to take a catnap while your getting your nails done. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay focused on the long game. Not to worry. We've got everything you need to be your blinged out fabulous self in Joliet. Check all the details in the Joliet, Illinois Spas and Salons Listings.

J J Sun
(815) 744-7412
1114 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431

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Get Fast Joliet
(815) 741-2225
1116 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 plethora of great local theatre offerings within minutes of the city center. Taking in the theatre is a great way to expand your horizons and the best part is its already in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like The Tracking Satyrs by Sophocles: Only fragments of this famous satyr play exists, but its central plot -- the god Hermes as he begins inventing music -- is easily discernible. Or find local interpretations of feel good musicals like Yankee Doodle Dandy. Check out the Joliet, Illinois theatre and arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Rialto Square Theatre & Office Complex - 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 sweat, Joliet Has lots of bodacious places to get your world flavors groove on. Dayton Tap Incorporated usually is a choice 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 tastiest pizza within Joliet check out the Joliet, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got the best Won Tons or tubular chili verde make the world a teeny bit better off and write them a boss 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 day of fun, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits it's a great way for the fam to get some exercise. Between running around searching for the Musk Ox enclosure and the Hyena attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's many picturesque backdrops. When you're searching for some wild fun in Joliet check out the happenings Des Plaines State Conservation Area, or for more zoos and wild places visit 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:

St George's Social Hall - Lunich Ned Reverend -

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Post Office-Joliet - Post Office-Station #183 -

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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