Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois. The city is named after the Peoria tribe. Peoria has become famous as a representation of the average American city because of its demographics and its perceived Midwestern culture. Peoria is one of the oldest settlements in Illinois and it has become an eclectic city, where the old and the new intertwine and create an original place. There is also a wide range of accommodation, venues and attractions that are worth visiting, even if you are staying for a shorter or longer period of time.
Peoria Civic Centre is a easy place to get to in Peoria, with a reasonably priced parking area and a venue where many cultural events take place on a regular basis, such as plays, musicals and dance shows. New shows are always added, so every time you go there, you will have the chance to see a different show put on. Moreover, the Civic Centre has a vast selection of food and drink vendors as well.
Avanti's Peoria is a one of a kind restaurant, with a keen feel for all phases of food preparation. If you come here to try out all the unique dishes, you will surely have an authentic Italian experience. The place is just right for couples or families, because it has a friendly environment, the food is great and in large quantities, and you can also benefit from gift cards or all kinds of promotions.
Granite City Food and Brewery is a casual dining restaurant with an on-site brewery. Aside from the delicious food served here, the restaurant also offers signature beer, including Duke of Wellington, and Broad Ace Stout and entrees such as London Broil. There is also a broad menu of items that are prepared fresh daily and are served in generous portions at reasonable prices.