25 Best Things to Do in Peoria (IL)

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As the largest city on the Illinois River, Peoria, Illinois makes the perfect launching point for exploring the Midwest’s river heritage.  The city welcomes travelers with plentiful parks, fishing, and cultural activities.  Caterpillar, the global industrial equipment powerhouse, maintains its headquarters here.  […]

25 Best Things to Do in Springfield (IL)

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Springfield, Illinois is the Springfield displayed in the famous show The Simpsons. Although being only the state’s sixth most populous city, it is the capital of Illinois. It’s also home to the magnificent Lake Springfield, which attracts many visitors looking for ultimate recreation. 

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