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Wanna find cool stuff to do on the cheap in Watseka? Maybe you should add a few of these stops to your travel plan. Watseka has numerous historical places and buildings for local history buffs to explore. Endert's Beach Archeological Sites, St. George Reef Light Station, and also Cresent City Lighthouse, are within reach for the adventurous. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured a wonderful time, and with all the walking you'll find it's a great way to stretch your legs as well. When you're in town get to Iroquois County State Conservation Area or try Linden Conservation Club.

Try something more exciting. Going bowling is a great way to be active while drinking and eating fried foods. Tell everyone to get out and roll over some pins while enjoying some munchies at Concord Bowl. Or roll that 300 game at St Anne Bowl. Grundy County Fairground is easily within reach and always has a consistent roster of fun events. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of family oriented things to do. From rides and attractions to flea markets and festivals the local fairgrounds near Watseka are a great place to find stuff do do. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week in the Watseka Fair and Events Directory.

Need to re-energize after all this Going out for ice cream is a blast. Looking for a way to cool off? There's a million ways for you to get your brain frozen in town. Hit up Hershey's Ice Cream Store, or make an appearance at Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop for the awesomest strawberry or perhaps some sublime frozen yogurt. Now it's time to relax a little. Like to bend an elbow and have some brewski's, or rent a limo and get conspicuously sh*t faced when you're in Watseka. Enjoy something new maybe a Mocha Amarula Caf, or perhaps a Red Bubbles. While in Watseka check in on the folks at The Triple R Bar and Grille, Westside Lounge, or Topper. Wanna try a different itinerary, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A dizzying number of family friendly amusements are withing reasonable distance of Watseka, Illinois. Find Mini Putt or would like fun ideas the opportunities are boundless. Try some new stuff and enjoy! When you're in Watseka check out Jules Raceway or roll over to Thunder Valley Raceway for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Learn about galleries and a wide mixture of fine art close to Watseka. Whether you are looking for fresco's or just looking for inspiration while taking in the scene at some area galleries, you'll find a mixture of inspired ways to spend the day in in Watseka. Try Master's Touch or look into artsy stuff at Foto Quick.

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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Like to find a place to chillax and have a sufficient number of drinks or like to find a place to get pleasantly liquored up in Watseka. Enjoy something worldly perhaps a Mambo 5, Alabama Slammer or maybe a Strawberry Martini. While in Watseka check out The Triple R Bar and Grille, Westside Lounge or Topper. For other bars visit the Watseka, Illinois bar directory. Find out what others think about your best places in the citywide bar 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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Hook up with your buds and tear up the lanes while enjoying some cocktails at Concord Bowl. Bowling is a majestic sport of skill and precision and we've got the best lanes in Watseka, right here. Stop by St Anne Bowl. Or to locate other bowling alleys nearby click the Watseka, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real 300 game tell everyone, write a review.

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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Ice cream is not just for dessert anymore. Want to try some new flavors? We have thousands of ways to get your ice cream fix in Watseka. Looking for the most decadent Pina Colada Frozen Yogurt or simply some fantastic strawberry we've got you taken care of. If you're in Watseka zip into Hershey's Ice Cream Store or try Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop. You know a place with delightful frozen yogurt or killer fresh made ice cream? Let us know here or add it to our directory.

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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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. Watseka has a ton of great places to get caffeinated. Discover new flavors like Pomegranate Crumble Flavored Coffee or Leprechauns Gold Flavored Coffee. Be sure to check out Coffee Cup when you're in Watseka. Have a favorite place to get your Espressino? Add it to our directory.

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

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The Coffee Suite
(815) 939-0100

Kankakee, IL 60901

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RESTAURANTS

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Lots of restaurant choices abound in Watseka from fast food to five star dining there are wide ranging possibilities to indulge your pallette. Explore the Watseka, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to grind. While you're in town we recommend you stop by Fiesta Restaurant or drop by some of the other local institutions like Gordo's Taco's or Fiesta Restaurant.

FAIRGROUNDS

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The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you want to plan something with the kids the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually tons of pleasant things to do. From midway attractions to home shows and cultural exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Watseka are great for finding stuff to do on the weekend. Get your face out of the chicken bucket and find out what's going on at Grundy County Fairground.

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 the beast? You're covered bro from Mc Muffins to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for something good in Watseka. Are you hungry yet how about a good old Hardee's Big Country Breakfast Platter or possibly a nice Dairy Queen Chicken Strip Basket? Identify the best local fast food options nearby Watseka here in our directory. When you're in town check out Dairy Queen or get your mow on at Dairy Queen. Buen provecho!

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 fun than baseball or football? For starters pro golfers throw things to fans, not at them. Now that's settled so get out your wedges get your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed public courses and driving ranges in Watseka. Oak Springs Golf Course has some difficult links that are complemented by beautiful grounds. Or drop by the pro shop at Shamrock Golf Club, check out the latest gear from Callaway or shave some points off your game with the new Mizuno MX-1000 MAX Game-Improvement Irons then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total eagle? Tell others add it to our directory.

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 visiting Watseka definitely check out Endert's Beach Archeological Sites, St. George Reef Light Station, or Cresent City Lighthouse. Watseka has a number of significant historical settings for families with kids to enjoy. Look into the Watseka, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places within reach of Watseka. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for statewide information on all of the historical stuff to do when you're in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Movies: Your public library is a great source for free access to the latest blockbusters, family movie classics, documentaries, or favorite TV shows. mastering the classics such as The Princess and the Goblin to good newer works like Ironskin by Tina Connolly. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in William Makepeace Thackeray or Raymond Carver, the Watseka, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Whatever your interests are you'll discover a great selection of genres like Cookbooks, Children's, Mystery, and Non. discussing the merits of pricey first editions and citing the works of Stephen Dunn at the dinner table.

MUSEUMS

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Watseka offers a diverse array of museums and galleries to those interested in the arts. Check out Old Zion Museum or plan a trip to Illinois Route 66 Museum. Going to the museum promotes creativity and intellectual curiosity. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Need yet another reason to go? How about brilliant renaissance paintings? Still uncertain if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your Playmate of the year poster from 97 is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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It's five o' clock somewhere so get ready to get jiggy wid it at the A-List night spots in the nightlife capitol Watseka. Watch the bartender as he looks at you in encouragement when you order your third Old Fashioned and show off your Breaking skills at Iroquois Cafe. Still looking for more action hit up Topper or try some lame pick up lines at Porky Barn Make sure you tip everyone and go to Dairy Queen to re-energize for tomorrow night. Know a cool nightplace that's off the hook? Be cool and 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 a surprisingly interesting selection of local state parks and recreational offerings for those who love the outdoors. Get your sunscreen on and check out Forest Park or maybe stop by Kankakee Public Library and check out a copy of Broken by A.E. Rought, or something else good to read and enjoy some serenity at Peters Park. When you are staying in Watseka those in the know suggest taking in the delightful at Kay Park.

SHOPPING

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You just lost 5 pounds and you deserve to spoil yourself a little you don't need a reason, we get it. I was shopping while I wrote this stuff! Whether you're looking for huge fashion houses like Peter Jensen or want to tell your girlfriends about the cool designer Max Azria item you got shopping this weekend. Watseka has diverse choices to satisfy your shopping needs peruse The Watseka, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium shops and merchandise from Aativijay Gupta, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Alexi Freeman, and Ameera Aamer. When you're in Watseka check out Wal-Mart, or roll to J C Penneys for a more low key shopping fix.

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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Kmart Supercenter
(815) 937-0203

Kankakee, IL 60901

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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's just way cooler I mean you can feel guiltless over a clothing allowance, you're allowed to cry, and guys will perform dog tricks just to get your numbers Oh it's great to be a woman but, you need to look like money, act like money, and be money whether you're needing an aromatherapy facial, a serene stress massage, professional color treatments, or you just wanna get your nails done. Taking care of yourself is rewarding in oh so many ways, and you need to stay on top. No worries. We've got all the stylists, salons, and beauty hook up's you need to stay fabulous 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

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Watseka has a variety of local theatre productions that are closely accessible. Taking in the theatre is a great way to be classy on that first date 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 Equus by Peter Shaffer: Alienation and society's collective emotional suppression drive a mentally disturbed young man to the point he commits horrendous act of animal cruelty. Or find local performances of entertaining musicals such as All That Jazz. Check out the Watseka, Illinois theatre and arts directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Country Theatre Workshop 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 those little frozen chicken pot pies? No probs, Watseka has an abundance of killer places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. Dayton Tap Incorporated totally is a choice mow or take your spicy cravings to El Paso for more detailed eats or to find the best subs around Watseka look into the Watseka, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Thai or grindable pasta pay it forward and write them a killer 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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The zoo is a superb way to get out and learn about the earth and our environment, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Between running around looking for the Bald Eagle enclosure and the Bobcat attractions find a moment for a family photo op with the zoo's many picturesque settings. While you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Watseka check out the grounds Iroquois County State Conservation Area, or for all the options clicky click on the Watseka, Illinois zoo and botanical gardens 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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