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Not sure what to do in Joliet? Here's some ideas on how to get started. Joliet has a great selection of libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover an assortment of genres that include Young Adult, Graphic Novels, and Psychology. Spend some time relaxing at Plainfield Public Library. Spend enough time at the library and you'll soon be showing off your massive intellect and citing the great works of Paul Hoover at the office water cooler. The zoo is a superb way to get out and learn about the earth and our environment, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits you'll find it's a great way to get some fresh air as well. When you're in town get to Chicago Zoological Park or try Wm W Powers Conservation Area.

Take it to the next level. A number of fun adventures are a short ride away from Joliet. Whether you like aquariums or want ideas for stuff to do, the opportunities are great. Now it's obvious. Get out and have fun getting there! Jules Raceway is not too hard to get to, there's also Autobahn Country Club or Joliet Memorial Stadium while you're in town. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food. Tell everyone to get out and tear up the lanes and enjoy some fried food at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Or get your BOWL ON at Downtown Lockport Lanes.

Need to re-energize afterwards In a hurry and need to feed the beast? Go for some much needed sustinance and satisfy your cravings for something fried at Larry's Meat Market, or drop into Quiznos Sub for immediate gratification. Buen provecho! Time to unwind a little now. After a long and rewarding day you can chill while indulging in too many Bud's, or check out the scenery and get super bladdered in Joliet. Sample something off the beaten path like a Loch Almond, or perhaps a Red Devil. While in Joliet we reccomend Sheps Tavern Inc, Butchs Union Bar & Grill, or Bills Tavern. This itinerary sucks, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A plethora of kid friendly attractions can be found a short distance from Joliet, Illinois. If you are looking for rides or would like to find fun stuff to do the options are endless. Now you know what to do so jump in your car and visit some of attractions. When you're in Joliet try out Jules Raceway or bounce to Autobahn Country Club for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Uncover crafts and wide range of artistic offerings closeby Joliet. Whether you are looking for framing options or would rather enjoy the scene at some area galleries, you'll find a mixture of inspired ways to spend the day in in Joliet. Try Lasting Images Inc or check out what's artsy at Heaven Bound Productions.

BARS

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Like to find a nice place to hang while indulging in a few adult beverages or like to find a place to get altogether glazed when you're in Joliet. Sip something worldly perhaps a Nutty Caramel, French Blessing or maybe a Cherry Mimosa. While in Joliet try going to Sheps Tavern Inc, Butchs Union Bar & Grill or Bills Tavern. To find other bars discover the Joliet, Illinois bar directory. Facebook your best places in the city's bar listings.

BOWLING

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Call your friends and kill some pins while enjoying the atmosphere at Country Lanes Bowling Center. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food and we've located all the best places in Joliet, right here. Stop in at Downtown Lockport Lanes. Or to find other bowling options in the area click on the Joliet, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real seven ten split tell others, 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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With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Feel like something sweet? We have dozens of ways to get your ice cream fix in Joliet. Locate the ultimate Espresso Fudge Pie (Coffee Cinnamon Flavored Ice Cream with Espresso Fudge Pie Mix and Fudge Swirl) or some flavorful vanilla we've got your back. While visiting Joliet drop by Wendy's or make an appearance at Poor Boy & Sweets. Know of a place with A-list malts and shakes or killer frozen treats? 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. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the right place with the right vibe and the right grinds makes it so much better. Joliet has a number of great places to get caffeinated. Discover new flavors like Cinnamon Nut Cookie Flavored Coffee or Mistletoe Delight Flavored Coffee. Be sure to check out when you're in Joliet. Know of a place that serves the best Kopi susu? Write a review of your favorite place.

RESTAURANTS

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Lots of restaurant choices abound in Joliet from Chinese to diners and dives there are wide ranging opportunities to satisfy your culinary cravings. Peruse the Joliet, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your mow on. While you're visiting look into Cafe Casablanca or try out some of the other local institutions like Bellagio Inc or Bellagio Pizzeria Bar & Grill.

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 great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of family oriented things to do. From rides and attractions to agricultural events and trade shows the local fairgrounds near Joliet are great 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 Speedway.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed the beast? You're totally covered from pancakes and eggs to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for some killer grinds in Joliet. Are you hungry now how about a good old Arby's Chicken Salad w/ Pecans Sandwich or possibly a nice Hardee's Double Thickburger? Find all the local fast food options surrounding Joliet here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. We recommend you check out Larry's Meat Market or drop by Quiznos Sub. Enjoy!

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? Maybe because people don't ruin their lives betting on the outcome of golf tournaments. Now that's settled so get out your woods throw your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed links courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Joliet. Old Oak Country Club has some perplexing links complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or head to the pro shop at Woodruff Golf Course, check out the newest gear from Ping or impress your buddies with the new Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Tour Driver then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a albatross? Add it to our directory.

HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Joliet locals recommend Church, Benjamin, House, Morgan, George E., House, or stop by Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic Distr. Joliet has a wide variety of historical markers and structures for the history lover in all of us to enjoy. Look into the Joliet, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places nearby Joliet. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for statewide information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Joliet, Illinois library listing

Why should I go to the library? Bookstore browsing substitute: Now that there are less bookstores around, you can visit your local library for satisfy the thrill of just being able to browse shelves for books. Somehow, browsing for books online seems less gratifying than plucking out interesting books from shelves. revisiting the classics such as The Man Who Would Be King to exciting newly emerged novels like Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in R. D. Blackmore or Michael Chabon, the Joliet, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a multitude of genres including Fiction, Memoir, Ethnic, and Young. confidently talking to women while discussing the works of Joy Harjo at the office Christmas party.

MUSEUMS

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Joliet offers a surprisingly interesting selection of museums and galleries to patrons of the arts. Plan a trip to Little White School Museum or plan a visit to Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum. Going to the museum will totally surprise your family cause they didn't think you were that classy Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Still not convinced? How about beautiful impressionist paintings? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your Star Wars poster is not art so go find out what art really is at at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You have zero chance of scoring at home so let's go all Chris Brown on the dancefloor at the A-List nightclubs inside Joliet. The crowd will stare in quizzical admiration as you smoothly purchase your third Springbok Frozen and bust your sweet Safety Dance techniques at Club BC. If you haven't had enough yet hit up Shep's Tavern or get the party going at Third Base Make sure to delete all incriminating cell phone pictures and get to Quiznos Sub to re-energize with some late night grub. Know a cool nighclub or after hours place that's off the chain? Give em their props and add it 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 many interesting local state parks and great recreational areas for all. Get the kids in the car and bounce to Joliet Municipal Stadium or maybe stop by Shorewood-Troy Public Library and check out a copy of The Innocent by Taylor Stevens, or some more casual stuff and spend some time in the shade at at Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve. When you are staying in Joliet locals advise taking in the lush greenery at Shorewood Park.

SHOPPING

Joliet, Illinois shopping mall listing

It's Saturday and you're in the mood to take care of yourself you don't need a reason, it's all good. Everyday should be a shopping day! Whether you're looking for huge designers like Versace or want to tell your girlfriends about the neat designer Lm Lhana Marlet item you got shopping this weekend. Joliet is close to tons of places to get your shop on peruse The Joliet, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Zeynep Erdogan, Filippa K, and M.patmos. When you're in Joliet check out Carson Pirie Scott, or rollover to Wal-Mart for a more low key shopping fix.

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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Charlotte Russe
(815) 254-2474
3340 Mall Loop Dr # 1249
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 just easier C'mon you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you can look below a guy's chin and not be perverted, and you are never challenged with making a guy have an orgasm. But all this comes with some tricky considerations, don't trip you gotta look good whether you're needing a stimulating facial, soothing massage treatments, some hot extensions, 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. No worries. We've got all the stylists, salons, and coloring hook up's you need to stay hot and fabulous in Joliet. Peruse all your options in the Joliet, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care 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 vibrant selection of theatre offerings within reach. Taking in the theatre is a great way to show your girl you're not a knuckle dragging troglodyte and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into 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 productions of great musicals such as Beauty and the Beast. Check out the Joliet, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Morris Theatre Guild Playhouse or Rialto Square Theatre & Office Complex - 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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Are you tired of getting your dinner from the gas station? No problemo bro, Joliet has massive numbers of tasty places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. J Q Foxes' Restaurant for sure is a choice mow or get to Dayton Tap Incorporated for more detailed information or to find the greatest chicken parm while your visiting Joliet look into the Joliet, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got gnarly Mongolian beef or tubular chicken fajitas give em their props 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, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits you'll find it's a great way to take in some exercise as well. Between running around looking for the Snakes exhibit and the Condor attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's many animal guests. While you're looking for wild wild fun (literally) in Joliet check out the scenery Chicago Zoological Park, or for other wild things check out 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:

St George's Social Hall - Lunich Ned Reverend -

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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 -