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Wanna find cool stuff to do on the cheap in Watseka? Here's some ideas for you to get your groove on in town. Watseka has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a multitude of genres like Classics, Graphic Novels, and Spirituality. Check out a book or video at Peotone Public Library. Spend some time at the library and soon you'll be showing off your massive intellect and discussing poets like Carl Phillips at the office water cooler. Watseka has some really fascinating historical places for the history lover in all of us to experience. Old Iroquois County Courthouse, Watseka Union Depot, and also Crescent City Historic District, are certainly worth checking out.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Bowling is awesome fun. Get everyone together and tear up the lanes and enjoy some munchies at 10 Pin Alleys. Or maybe burn up the lanes at St Anne Bowl. Lake County Fairgrounds is easy to get to and always has tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of pleasant things to do. From rides and attractions to collectible events and trade shows the local fairgrounds near Watseka are great for finding kid friendly entertainment options. Get off the couch and check out whats going on but first check the Watseka Fair and Events Directory.

Need to re-energize after all this Late night, low blood sugar? Go for late nite munchies and satisfy your cravings for something fried at Dairy Queen, or bounce to Dairy Queen for something quicker. Buon appetito! OK let's decompress a little now. Want to find a place to chill while indulging in a couple of vodka's, or take a cab and get conspicuously Newcastled while in Watseka. Down something less urbane perhaps a Blue Dream, or perhaps a Sunburn. While in Watseka we reccomend Topper, Porky Barn, or The Triple R Bar and Grille. This itinerary sucks, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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An array of family activities are found nearby Watseka, Illinois. If you like theme parks or just want to get some vitamin D the options are unlimited. Plan a trip now and have a blast! When you're in Watseka get to Jules Raceway or bounce to Thunder Valley Raceway for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Find photography studios and wide range of local art offerings within Watseka. Whether you are looking for framing options or would like to learn more about the art world. Take in the surroundings at some area galleries, you'll find a variety of fun artsy stuff in Watseka. Try Colonial Studio or check out what's artsy 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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Like to bend an elbow while enjoying a couple of Bud's or maybe get totally galvanized around Watseka. Try something special maybe a B L G, Cranberry Surprise or maybe a Cherry Martini. While in Watseka go to Topper, Porky Barn or The Triple R Bar and Grille. To review all of the possibilities cruise the Watseka, Illinois bar directory. Tell everyone about your fav's 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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Get everyone together and tear up the lanes while enjoying some cocktails at 10 Pin Alleys. Bowling is a fun social setting for everyone and we've got all the best places in Watseka, right here. Try out St Anne Bowl. Or for additional listings click the Watseka, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real seven ten split support our community and 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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Everyone loves ice cream. Want to get chill and hit that sweet tooth? We have a zillion ways for you to get your ice cream jonez in Watseka. Looking for the ultimate Chocolate Marble (Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Swirl) or perhaps some fantastic pistachio we've got you covered. While in Watseka zip into Hershey's Ice Cream Store or cruise to Dairy Queen. Know of a place with A-list ice cream sundaes or the super super best fresh made ice cream? Tell us about it here 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. Finding the best place always makes it a better experience. Watseka has many fine choices for your gourmet coffee fix. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Cherry Vanilla Flavored Coffee or Toasted Praline Cream Flavored Coffee. Try out The Coffee Suite when you're in Watseka. Have a favorite place to get your Red Tie? 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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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 meat and potatoes to fine cuisine there are many choices to fulfill your pallette. Peruse the Watseka, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to relax and enjoy a great meal. While you're in town make a reservation at Gordos Tacos or sample some of the other great local places like Gordo's Taco's or George's Pub.

FAIRGROUNDS

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The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. 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 usually tons of cool things to do. From midway attractions to speedway racing and live music the local fairgrounds near Watseka are a great place to find family stuff to do. Get your face out of the chicken bucket and find out what's going on at Lake County Fairgrounds.

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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Are you about to pass out cause you're so hungry? You're covered bro from Mc Muffins to late nite munchies satisfy your cravings for something fried in Watseka. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old Arby's Roast Turkey Ranch & Bacon Sandwich or possibly a satisfying Hardee's Loaded Breakfast Burrito? Locate all the fast food choices close to Watseka here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. We recommend you check out Dairy Queen or consume mass quantities 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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Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc
(815)933-4211
1700 E Maple St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf better than baseball or football? Maybe because golfers never say "I just want some respect. Now that's settled so clean off your irons get your clubs in the car and check out the amazing public courses and driving ranges in Watseka. Shamrock Golf Club has some stimulating bunkers complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or head to the pro shop at Shagbark Golf Course, check out the latest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Wilson Staff FG Tour Better-Player Irons when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total hole in one? 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 you're in Watseka reviewers recommend Old Iroquois County Courthouse, Watseka Union Depot, or stop by Crescent City Historic District. Watseka has a robust selection of historical markers and structures for history seekers 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 directory for statewide information on all of the historical stuff to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Great excursion for kids: Many of the free programs are kid- and family-friendly, and the library is a great place for a field trip. Spark the love of reading early on by getting your kid a library card, and he'll be excited to be able to choose any book to bring home. Borrowing and returning books also creates and teaches kids a sense of responsibility. revisiting the classics like The Princess and the Goblin to upright and somewhat new works like Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Charlotte Brontë or Ishmael Reed, the Watseka, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a great selection of genres like Poetry, Art, Romance, and Fiction. making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while bloviating about poets like John Ashbery at the office water cooler.

MUSEUMS

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Watseka offers a diverse array of museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Check out Joliet Area Historical Society Museum or stop at Krannert Art Museum. Going to the museum is a great opportunity to experience priceless works of art for very little money. Need another reason? Cool mummies Still need more? How about amazing sculptures? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. No offense but your Alfred E. Newman poster is not art so go find out what art really is at at Old Zion Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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You and your bro's have zero chance of scoring at home so let's bounce to the club and get some numbers at the A-List nightspots within Watseka. Your friends will stare in encouragement when you purchase your Cactus Jack and demonstrate your mad Cabbage Patching techniques at Westside Lounge. If you can still handle it get a cab and head to Iroquois Cafe or try some lame pick up lines at Porky Barn Make sure you tip everyone and go to Dairy Queen for some after hours grindage. Know a place that's off the chain? Show some love 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 robust selection of local city parks and great recreational areas for those who love the outdoors. Plan some time this weekend and check out Peters Park or maybe stop by Watseka Public Library and pick up a copy of Love Thy Neighbor by Mark Gilleo, or some more casual reads and get some peace and quiet at Forest Park. When you want to get outside in Watseka those in the know suggest taking in the birds and fauna at Bonnies Prairie Nature Preserve.

SHOPPING

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You're feeling good and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, we got you. I was shopping while I wrote this stuff! Whether you're looking for decidedly tested designers like Versace or want to tell everyone about the neat designer Bunker Z item you got this weekend. Watseka is close to tons of places to get your shop on peruse The Watseka, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Sam Frenzel, Teko, and Cph Vision/terminal-2. When you're in Watseka check out J C Penneys, or roll to Wal-Mart for a more low key shopping fix.

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

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Wal-Mart
(815) 432-2200
1200 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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Its way better to be a woman it's just way cooler I mean you don't feel guilty about spending a weeks pay on a purse, you're allowed to carry a bag with all the stuff you may need for an outing, and it's okay to have a blinged out license plate frame. It's all good but, you need to look like a million, feel like a million, whether you need an exfoliating parrifen facial, a serene stress massage, professional salon services, or your feet look like you just left Gilligans Island. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on on top of things. Don't worry honey. We've got all the stylists, salons, and beauty hook up's you need to stay beautiful in Watseka. Check all the details in the Watseka, Illinois Spas and Salons Directory.

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 wide spanning number of local theatre productions closeby. Taking in the theatre is a great way to expand your horizons 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 Birthday Party by Harold Pinter: Pianist Stanley Webber attends a birthday party thrown by his landlords, which attracts a couple of attendees with less-than-friendly motives. Or find local performances of feel good musicals like Beauty and the Beast. Check out the Watseka, Illinois theatre directory for details. We recommend you check out Kankakee Valley 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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Ace Entertainment
(888)317-2388
1973 E Pine St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Kankakee Valley Theatre
(815)935-8510
90 S 3000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901

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WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of meat and potatoes? No sweat, Watseka has an abundance of tasty places to get your world flavors groove on. Mozzi's Pizza is a total tasty possibility or take your spicy cravings to Pegasus Pizza for all the details or to find the greatest Chow Mein inside Watseka check out the Watseka, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Tempura or tubular fried rice consider of all the good karma you'll get 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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You haven't been to the zoo in a long time right? So time to get back, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a fun time and you'll get some exercise too. Between running around looking for the Hedgehog exhibit and the Ape attractions find a moment to take some pictures with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. While you're searching for some wild fun in Watseka look into the happenings Des Plaines State Conservation Area, or for more great zoos and gardens peruse the Watseka, Illinois zoo and 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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