- TripBuzz found 27 things to do with kids in or near Peoria, Illinois, including 8 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pekin.
- From Peoria Zoo to Riverfront Museum, the Peoria area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Bowling, Amusement Parks (All Ages) and Zoos.
- Peoria, IL has a population of over 115,000 people, making it the largest city on the Illinois River. Arts and culture are prominent in the Peoria area with attractions such as the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Peoria Municipal Band, Peoria Area Civic Chorale, Central Illinois Youth Symphony, and the Peoria Ballet.
With over 100 animals species and family friendly exhibits, the Peoria Zoo has been surprising visitors for decades. Featured exhibits include, Africa, Australia, Asia, and educational tours and events for kids of all ages.
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A 50-lane facility, Landmark Recreation Bowling Center provides open and league bowling as well as private event hosting. The center features automatic scoring, synthetic lanes, pop-up bumpers and a pro shop along with a bar and grill.
Peoria Riverfront Museum maintains a wide range of exhibits and collections to satisfy any museum enthusiast. Experience the solar system in the Dome Planetarium or enjoy 3-D movies in the five-story tall Giant Screen Theatre.