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Peoria Travel Guide

Peoria, Illinois is an interesting place. Though it is located in the heart of Illinois, it possesses a distinct exotic European charm. Founded by French explorers, some of the architecture here is striking. If stopping by for a day or two, you will find plenty of fun things to do in Peoria to pass the time.

Things to Do in Peoria

If you are an animal lover, Peoria is the perfect place for you. The nearby Wildlife Prairie Park is a 2,000-acre zone that includes a zoo housing over 150 animals, as well as pleasant hiking trails, biking routes, and fishing opportunities. Peoria’s Grandview Drive is a scenic route through the city’s park areas and offers beautiful views and photo opps of the Illinois river and the Peoria valley in the distance.

Best Places to Stay in Peoria

For the optimum location for visiting the Wildlife Prairie Park and Grandview Drive, consider the quiet residential area of Averyville. Downtown Peoria is also a good call and puts you in the heart of the action in terms of places to eat, drink, and have fun.

Best Time to Visit Peoria

The summer months of June through to August, or the fall months of September and October are the best times to visit Peoria.

Price and Availability Index in Peoria

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Peoria is in March, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Peoria is in the high season in March. Peoria has its low season in August, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Peoria tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Peoria tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Peoria

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Peoria. The warmest months in Peoria are July and May, when temperatures reach 119 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 34 ˚F. The wettest month in Peoria is August with 2.32 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Peoria

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 832 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Peoria ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Peoria comes in at $16 per night. On average, a place to stay in Peoria will cost you $273 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Peoria can pick from 389 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 51 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 98 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Peoria, you'll want to pick from 373 places to stay that provide parking. 179 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 106 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Peoria accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 6 providers, including 254 places to stay from Airbnb, 113 accommodations from VRBO and 32 places to stay from Homeaway.

430 accommodations in Peoria have been reviewed: 48% are rated excellent or good. 242 accommodations allow instant booking.

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