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Want some ideas about what to do in Watseka? Here's some ideas on how to get started. Cool as it may be your prized dogs playing poker painting is not art. So why not see something a little more cerebral at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum. Going to the museum is great fun, so maybe plan a trip to Iroqouis County Historical Museum, or Old Zion Museum. 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 you'll find it's a great way to be active as well. Check out Des Plaines State Conservation Area or try Tippecanoe Conservation Club.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Multiple great attractions surrounding Watseka. If you like karting or would like to find fun stuff to do, the options are endless. You know what to do now so go and enjoy! Thunder Valley Raceway is not too hard to get to, you might also want to get to Adventure Trails Family Entertainment & or Illini Skateland while you're in town. Watseka has a dozen or more interesting local state parks and great places to be outside for all. Get your fam in the car and visit Forest Park or maybe stop by Kankakee Public Library and check out a copy of Defiance by C.J. Redwine, or something easy to read and enjoy a great book under the trees at Kay Park. While you're in Watseka those in the know recommend experiencing lush greenery at Legion Park.

Need some energy after all this. Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? Go for late night gluttony and satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories at Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc, or drop by Dairy Queen for something quicker. Enjoy! After a day like this you deserve to relax a little. After a busy day you can just chill while indulging in some ale's, or perhaps get happily warm and happy while you're in Watseka. Sip something with allure maybe a Champoo, or possibly a Tangerine Dream. While in Watseka we reccomend Westside Lounge, The Triple R Bar and Grille, or On Da ROX. Don't like this itinerary, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

Watseka, Illinois amusement parks

A panoply of fun activities are within reach of Watseka, Illinois. If you are looking for attractions or just want to get some vitamin D the options are enormous. Start looking and get there! When you're in Watseka check out Thunder Valley Raceway or take the fam to Adventure Trails Family Entertainment & for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Locate framing and a variety of photographic art closeby Watseka. Whether you are looking for mixed media or would like to learn more about the art world. Take in the scene at some local galleries, you'll find a mixture of artsy possibilities in Watseka. Try Colonial Studio or get in touch with your artsy side at Frame World & Gallery.

Master's Touch
(815) 457-2468
328 East Garfield Avenue
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Frame World & Gallery
(815) 933-7263
259 South Schuyler Avenue
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Foto Quick
(815) 935-0101
931 West Broadway Street
Bradley, IL 60915

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Colonial Studio
(815) 933-3716
2293 West 3100N Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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BARS

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Identify the best places to hang and enjoy a sufficient number of Long Island Iced Teas or maybe just get pleasantly budweiserized in the city of Watseka. Try something exciting like a Blackberry Collins, Lemon Daisy or maybe a Kir Sp. While in Watseka make some new friends at Westside Lounge, The Triple R Bar and Grille or On Da ROX. For more options look at the Watseka, Illinois bar directory. Read reviews or add your favorite haunts in our directory.

The Triple R Bar and Grille
(815) 889-4373
407 E Mulberry St
Watseka, IL 60970

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On Da ROX
(815) 432-4300
217 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Westside Lounge
(815) 432-3644
119 W Oak St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Porky Barn
(815) 432-3828
522 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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BOWLING

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Take some bros and blow up some pins while enjoying yourself at Cissna Park Bowl. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food and we've identified all the best places in Watseka, at your fingertips. Visit 10 Pin Alleys. Or for additional listings click the Watseka, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete 300 game tell others, include it in our directory.

Concord Bowl
(815) 429-9088
PO Box 114
Iroquois, IL 60945

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Gilman Lanes
(815) 265-7711
Highway 45 & US Highway 24 East
Gilman, IL 60938

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Cissna Park Bowl
(815) 457-2840
110 West ENZ Avenue
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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St Anne Bowl
(815) 427-6748
Dixie Highway
St Anne, IL 60964

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BRAIN FREEZE

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With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Want to try some new flavors? We have dozens of ways for you to get an ice cream headache in Watseka. Looking for the most decadent Strawberry Cheesecake (Cheesecake Flavored Ice Cream with Strawberry Swirl) or maybe in the mood for some decadent vanilla we've got you covered. When you visit Watseka zip into Schwan Ice Cream CO or try Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop. You know a place with delightful banana splits or killer chilly diversions? Tell us about it or add it to our listings.

Hershey's Ice Cream Store
(815)933-3808
4 Meadowview Centre
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Dairy Queen
(815)932-6441
121 South Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Hershey's Ice Cream Store
(815)928-9250
1600 North State Route 50
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Schwan Ice Cream CO
(815)932-6666
511 Larry Power Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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COFFEE BARS

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Don't get your coffee at the gas station. It's not cool, and coffee is sorta cool 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. Watseka has a buttload of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like Jazzy Java Flavored Coffee or Icicle Creme Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out The Coffee Suite when you're in Watseka. Know of a place that serves the best Raspberry Mocha? Give em their props and write a review.

Coffee Cup
(217) 283-6500

Hoopeston, IL 60942

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Coffee Cup
(217) 283-6500
401-499 E Lincoln St
Hoopeston, IL 60942

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The Coffee Suite
(815) 939-0100

Kankakee, IL 60901

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Dunkin Donuts
(312) 226-8807
2925 Riverstone Ct
Kankakee, IL 60901

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RESTAURANTS

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Lots of restaurant choices abound in Watseka from Italian to fine cuisine there are diverse opportunities to satiate your culinary cravings. Explore the Watseka, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to grind. While you're visiting take your friends over to George's Pub or try out some of the other local eateries like Gordo's Taco's or Gordos Tacos.

FAIRGROUNDS

Watseka, Illinois fairground visit

The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you want to plan something this weekend the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of economical family things to do. From rides and attractions to flea markets and cultural exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Watseka are cool for finding stuff to do on the weekend. Turn off the TV, get the kids in the car and get out to see what's up this weekend at Fairbury Fair.

Jasper Co Fairgrounds
(219) 866-9971
2671 W Clark St
Rensselaer, IN 47978

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Will County Fairground
27924 S Harlem Ave
Peotone, IL 60468

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Fairbury Fair
(815) 692-3222
600 S 3rd St
Fairbury, IL 61739

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Lake County Fairgrounds
(219) 661-3071
889 S Court St
Crown Point, IN 46307

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FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed? You're totally covered from breakfast to late nite munchies satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Watseka. Are you hungry now how about a good old White Castle Chocolate Shake or possibly a nice Hardee's Strawberry Malt (Hand-Dipped)? Locate all the fast food choices in Watseka here in our directory. We recommend you check out Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc or drop by Dairy Queen. Enjoy!

Dairy Queen East
(815)432-2037
802 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Cissna Park Dairy Queen
(815)457-2368
500 N 2nd St
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Dairy Queen
(815)932-4441
1045 W Station St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc
(815)933-4211
1700 E Maple St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Perhaps because golf lessons don't include tips on how to break the rules and get away with it. Now that's settled so clean off your wedges throw your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable links courses and driving ranges in Watseka. Oak Springs Golf Course has some stimulating bunkers which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or visit the pro shop at Hubbard Trail Country Club, check out the newest gear from Ping or maybe pick up the new Cobra ZL Game-Improvement Driver end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a albatross? Write a review in our listings.

Shewami Country Club
(815) 429-3769
Golf Rd
Sheldon, IL 60966

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Shagbark Golf Course
(815) 268-7308
1262 N 640 East Rd
Onarga, IL 60955

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Oak Springs Golf Course
(815) 937-1648
6740 S 3500 E Rd
Saint Anne, IL 60964

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Shamrock Golf Club
(815) 937-9355
Route 17E
Saint Anne, IL 60964

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HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Watseka reviewers recommend Watseka Union Depot, St. George Reef Light Station, or stop by Point St. George Site. Watseka has a fantastic selection of historical settings for history buffs to enjoy. Look into the Watseka, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a hop, skip, and a jump from Watseka. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for important 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? Computers: Most public libraries offer free Internet access, computers with educational games for kids, and valuable online resources for teenagers. enjoying the classics like Middlemarch to upright newer novels such as Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King . It's all at the library for free! Whether you want H.G. Wells or E. Annie Proulx, the Watseka, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a variety of genres including Christian, Horror, Psychology, and Y/A. making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while bloviating about poets like Robert Bly at the office water cooler.

MUSEUMS

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Watseka offers multiple museums and galleries to students and teachers who are interested in the arts. Take in the exquisite works at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum or get a ticket to Iroqouis County Historical Museum. Many museums have special exhibits and activities for kids and offer reduced rates during certain times. Need another reason? Museums help bring change and development to communities. Still need more? How about inspiring medieval artifacts? Still uncertain if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Let's be real here your prized collection of velvet clown paintings is not art so go find out what art really is at at Old Zion Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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There's not much up tonight so let's get jiggy with it at the best nightclubs in Watseka. Watch the bartender as he looks at you in befuddlement while you purchase your Toothless Shark and bust your best Waacking techniques at Iroquois Cafe. If you haven't had enough yet hit up Porky Barn or continue the party at On Da ROX Be sure to tip the bartender and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Dairy Queen for some late night gluttony. Know a place that's insanely fun? Add it to theThe Watseka, Illinois nightlife directory.

On Da ROX
(815)432-4300
217 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Westside Lounge
(815)432-3644
119 W Oak St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Porky Barn
(815)432-3828
522 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Topper
(815)432-9893
1898 N State Route 1
Watseka, IL 60970

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PARKS

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Watseka has many interesting local city parks and great places to be outside for all. Take some wine, a blanket, and someone special and bounce to Forest Park or maybe stop by Kankakee Public Library and check out a copy of Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan, or another good read and enjoy a great book in the lush surroundings at Kay Park. When you are in Watseka those in the know advise taking in the pleasant surroundings at Legion Park.

SHOPPING

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It's Monday and you're in the mood to take care of yourself 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 Verrier or want to tell your girlfriends about the exclusive designer Dimitri stuff you got shopping this weekend. Watseka is closeby lots of fun places to get your shop on peruse The Watseka, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Dawid Tomaszewski, John Rocha, and Starstyling. When you're in Watseka check out Ben Franklin, or rollover to Wal-Mart or load up on all the sale stuff.

Wal-Mart
(815) 432-2200
1200 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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J C Penneys
(815) 432-5436
1120 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Ben Franklin
(815) 265-4590
102 N Central St
Gilman, IL 60938

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Big Lots
(815) 932-4426
43 Meadowview Ctr
Kankakee, IL 60901

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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 way cooler I mean you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you never have to put your other arm in an uncomfortable position all night when spooning (since you are always on the inside), and no one ever knows when you break wind. But all this comes at a cost, you gotta look good out there you cant get caught trippin whether you're needing reinvigorating facial treatments, soothing spa treatments, a little color change, or your feet look like you just escaped from prison. If you don't want your boyfriend to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. Don't worry girl. We've got all the stylists, salons, and beauty hook up's you need to stay on top and be beautiful in Watseka. Peruse all your options in the Watseka, Illinois Salon Services Listings.

Riverside Health & Fitness Center
(815) 929-1200
350 N Wall St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Curves
(815) 472-0964
128 E Washington St
Momence, IL 60954


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Color ME Tan
(815) 744-8826
573 William R Latham Sr Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Riverside Fitness Center
(815) 929-1200
100 Fitness Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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THEATRE / ARTS

Watseka, Illinois theater arts listing

Watseka has a variety of theatre productions within minutes of the city center. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic 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. Find local productions of the classics like The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht: Bertolt Brecht was a master of epic theatre, and the musical The Threepenny Opera is one of his most recognizable works. Here, capitalism receives a thorough parodying at the hands of Marxist philosophy. Or find local performances of entertaining musicals such as 42nd Street. Check out the Watseka, Illinois theatre directory for details. We recommend you check out Young Peoples Theatre or Lorraine Theatre when you're in town.

Country Theatre Workshop
(815)457-2784
1280 East 770 N Road
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Lorraine Theatre
(217)283-5311
324 E Main St
Hoopeston, IL 60942

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Young Peoples Theatre
(815)935-8620
90 S 3000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Ace Entertainment
(888)317-2388
1973 E Pine St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of Lean Cuisines? No worries, Watseka has killer places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Dayton Tap Incorporated totally is a choice mow or drive your hungry self to Papa John's Pizza for all the details or to find the tastiest Chow Mein around Watseka check out the Watseka, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Mongolian beef or tubular carne asada be cool and write a review.

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

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Papa John's Pizza
(765)364-9000
187 E South Blvd
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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

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Pegasus Pizza
(309)263-7700
151 W Bradley St
Morton, IL 61550

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ZOOS

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Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured a wonderful time, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit you'll find it's a great way to get some fresh air as well. Between running around looking for the Kestrel exhibit and the Wolf attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's many picturesque backdrops. While you're searching for some wild fun in Watseka check out the vibe Des Plaines State Conservation Area, or for all the options visit the Watseka, Illinois zoo directory.


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About Watseka


Watseka is a city in and the county seat of Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. It is located approximately west of the Illinois-Indiana state line on U.S. Route 24. The population of Watseka was 5,670 in 2000, and 5,375 in 2009.
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Watseka, Illinois History

Incorporated in 1865, the name "Watseka" derives from the Potawatomi name "Watch-e-kee", "Daughter of the Evening Star", the wife of early eastern Illinois settler Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard.The Old Iroquois County Courthouse was constructed in 1866, with two additions built in 1881 and 1927. In the early 1960s, an Iroquois County resident, Mrs. Katherine Clifton, bequeathed to the county in her will a large sum of money and a site upon which to build a new courthouse. It is the only courthouse in the United States built entirely with private funds.The old courthouse was advertised for sale and fell into disuse. In 1967, during the Centennial Celebration of Watseka, the …Read More
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Watseka, Illinois Geography

Watseka is located near the center of Iroquois County, at the intersection of U.S. Route 24 and Illinois Route 1. The Iroquois River winds along the north side of the town and is joined by Sugar Creek on the west side of town. The south half of the town is in Belmont Township; the north half is in Middleport Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, all of it land.

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