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Have questions about how to spend the day in Watseka? Here's an action packed itinerary for families. Watseka has a great selection of libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a great selection of genres including Comics, Horror, and Sports. Check out a book or video at Paxton Carnegie Library. Spend some time at the library and you'll soon be making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while musing upon the works of Jorie Graham at cocktail parties. The zoo is a great place for families, and with all the steps you'll get walking around it's a fun time and you'll get some exercise too. Dont miss Des Plaines State Conservation Area or try Linden Conservation Club.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Bowling is a hoot. Hook up with your buds and devastate some pins while enjoying the ambiance at Concord Bowl. Or bowl your perfect game at Gilman Lanes. Watseka has an interesting selection of local state parks and great places to be outside for families. Get your sunscreen on and head over to Forest Park or maybe stop by Milford District Library and borrow a copy of A Touch of Greek by Tina Folsom, or another good book and enjoy a great book and the scenery at Bonnies Prairie Nature Preserve. When you are staying in Watseka locals recommend taking in the beautiful scenery at Peters Park.

After all this take a moment to re-energize Get in the car and get some ice cream. Like to try some gourmet ice cream? There's a million ways to get a brain freeze in town. You would probably find your fix at Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop, or fall by Hershey's Ice Cream Store for totally killer vanilla or simply some traditional sorbets. Time to unwind a little now. After a busy day you can just chill and enjoy a few brews, or forget about caution and get slightly warped during your trip to Watseka. Sip something unique like a Katinka, or possibly a Strawberry Shortcake. While in Watseka get to Topper, The Triple R Bar and Grille, or On Da ROX. Wanna try a different itinerary, no problemo just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Multiple family activities are within reach of Watseka, Illinois. If you want mini golf or just want to get outside the opportunities are incalculable. It's on you now, get going and get the fam out to have some fun. When you're in Watseka stop by Adventure Trails Family Entertainment & or take the fam to Lake Village Motor Speedway for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Locate framing and a bunch of photographic art close to Watseka. Whether you are looking for a blank canvas or would like to learn more about the art world. Take in the vibe at some local galleries, you'll find a mixture of fun artsy stuff in Watseka. Try Frame World & Gallery or see something artful at Master's Touch.

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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Locate places to chill and enjoy a sufficient number of glasses of wine or like to find a place to get slightly bashed during your time in Watseka. Enjoy something delicious perhaps a B, Stiletto or possibly a Widow's Dream. While in Watseka make some new friends at Topper, The Triple R Bar and Grille or On Da ROX. To find other bars review the Watseka, Illinois bar directory. Include your favorite hangs 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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Get the family together and roll over some pins while enjoying some cocktails at Concord Bowl. Bowling is a great leisure activity and we've located the best lanes in Watseka, right here. Drop by Gilman Lanes. Or for more bowling alleys in the area click the Watseka, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real gutterball tell others, 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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Get in the car and get some ice cream. Want to try some new flavors? We have thousands of ways for you to get an ice cream headache in Watseka. Looking for the best Happy Happy Joy Joy (Coconut Flavored Ice Cream with Butter Roasted Almonds and Chocolate Chips) or some traditional vanilla we've got your back. While you're hanging out in Watseka check out Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop or chill (literally) at Hershey's Ice Cream Store. You got a favorite place with A-list hot fudge sundaes or awesome gourmet 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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Coffee is not as much a beverage choice as it is a lifestyle choice 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 offers a number of great places to get your caffeine energy going. Try some new specialty flavors like Banana Foster Flavored Coffee or Sinful Delight Flavored Coffee. Try out Coffee Cup when you're in Watseka. Know of a place that serves the best Eiskaffee? Tell your friends 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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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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There are lots of great places to try in Watseka from BBQ to five star dining there are diverse possibilities to satiate your culinary cravings. Explore the Watseka, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try while you're in town. While you're visiting locals reccommend Gordos Tacos or drop by some of the other local establishments like George's Pub or Gordo's Taco's.

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 family oriented things to do. From livestock auctions to agricultural events and concerts the local fairgrounds near Watseka are a great place to find a great way to spend the day. Now you know what to do get up and check out whats going on this week 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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Hungry? You're covered bro from pancakes and eggs to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something fried in Watseka. Hungry now how about a good old Taco Bell Fiesta Taco Salad or maybe a satisfying Hardee's Big Chicken Fillet Sandwich? Locate all the fast food choices around Watseka here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. When you're in town check out Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc or drop into Cissna Park Dairy Queen. Buon appetito!

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 more enjoyable than baseball or football? Well for starters golfers don't get in fights in bars. Now that's settled so clean off your woods put your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed public courses and driving ranges close by Watseka. Shewami Country Club has some intimidating links and beautiful grounds. Or visit the pro shop at Hubbard Trail Country Club, check out the newest gear from Ping or shave some points off your game with the new SeeMore DB4 Blade Putters when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total eagle? 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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While your in Watseka try to find time for Old Iroquois County Courthouse, Watseka Union Depot, or St. George Reef Light Station. Watseka has multiple historical markers and places for families with teens to enjoy. Look into the Watseka, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places closely accessible to Watseka. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for current information on all of the historical places to see in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? You can bring back other items for free: It's not just books you can access for free. Many libraries offer a great selection of DVDs, CDs, magazines, audio books, and more. the classics like Waverley to wonderful newly emerged titles such as Witch Song by Amber Argyle. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Niccolò Machiavelli or John L' Heureux, the Watseka, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a huge selection of genres like Science, Graphic, Fiction, and Ethnic. showing off your huge brain and musing upon the works of Charles Simic at trendy parties.

MUSEUMS

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Watseka offers numerous museums and galleries to students and teachers who are interested in the arts. Stroll through the offerings at Old Zion Museum or get a ticket to Krannert Art Museum. Going to the museum will make your wife's friends jealous cause none of her friends husbands are classy enough to take them. Need another reason? Museums help bring change and development to communities. Still not convinced? How about though provoking wild surrealistic art? Still uncertain if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Don't take this the wrong way but your Dilbert poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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Okay we got a babysitter so why not get jiggy with it at the ragin night places with all the party people of Watseka. Your friends will stare in confusion as you purchase your French Passion and impress the ladies with your Floating moves at Iroquois Cafe. Still looking for more action designate a driver and hit up Porky Barn or check out the party people at Topper Be sure to tip the bartender and go to Cissna Park Dairy Queen to re-energize for tomorrow night. Know a nightclub that's off the hook? 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 dozen or more interesting local city parks and recreational areas for everyone. Get yourself off the couch and head to Forest Park or maybe stop by Milford District Library and borrow a copy of Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead, or something else engaging and enjoy some serenity at Bonnies Prairie Nature Preserve. When you are staying in Watseka locals always suggest experiencing beautiful scenery at Peters Park.

SHOPPING

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It's Tuesday and you deserve to indulge yourself a little you don't need a reason, it's all good girl. I'd shop on Christmas if the stores weren't closed. Whether you're looking for huge fashion houses like Zac Posen or want to brag to your friends about the cool designer Richard Nicoll stuff you got shopping this weekend. Watseka has diverse choices to get your shop on peruse The Watseka, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Stefan Eckert, Christian Lacroix, and Anna Sui. When you're in Watseka visit Kmart Supercenter, or rollover to Big Lots 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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Kmart Supercenter
(815) 937-0203

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 totally easier C'mon you can easily justify spending a weeks pay on a purse, your friends won't boast about how great their relationships are, especially their sexual relationships, when you're single, and guys will pay for everything. But all this comes with some strings attached, you need to come correct whether you gotta get an anti-oxidant and pollution-fighting facial, calming massage treatments, professional color treatments, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy shade of red. Looking good means feeling good, and you have to stay on your game. No worries. We've got all the salon, spa, 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

Watseka, Illinois theater arts listing

Watseka has an assortment of local theatre productions nearby. 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 A Free Man of Color by John Guare: The wealthiest African-American man in New Orleans has to completely reconsider his beloved city when the Louisiana Purchase means the encroach of racism and segregation. Or find local performances of entertaining musicals such as 42nd Street. Check out the Watseka, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Lorraine Theatre or Young Peoples 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 those little frozen chicken pot pies? No sweat, Watseka has tasty places to get your tastebuds to far away places. El Paso is always a choice mow or drive your hungry self to Pegasus Pizza for all the details or to find the tastiest meatball sandwiches inside Watseka look into the Watseka, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got gnarly Thai or tubular fajitas show some love and write them a nice 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 all will be assured a interesting day, and with all the walking it's a fun time and you'll get some exercise too. Between running around looking for the Emu exhibit and the King Cobra attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. When you're looking for wild wild fun (literally) in Watseka look into the happenings Des Plaines State Conservation Area, or for other wild times click on 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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