Peoria, IL Vacation Rentals

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Peoria Travel Guide

Tucked snuggly into the banks of the Illinois River, Peoria is a city that boasts a great location for both leisure and business. It offers an array of exciting things to do, fun annual events, and plenty of opportunities for business networking and educational experiences.

Things to Do in Peoria

Guests who visit Peoria can start their vacation off with a trip to the Luthy Botanical Garden where they can take a relaxing walk through the various flower gardens. Then, they can continue with the outdoors fun by taking a walk on the trails of Forest Park or catch a live baseball game at Dozer Park. Visitors with a passion for history and a thirst for knowledge will take delight in touring the city’s various museums and historical sites, which include the Peoria Riverfront Museum, Pettengill Morron House Museum, and the Peoria Holocaust Memorial. Guests can also watch a live dirt bike race at the Peoria Speedway, catch a concert at the Limelight Eventplex, or enjoy an afternoon of reading at the Peoria Public Library.

Best Places to Stay in Peoria

Guest staying in Peoria for a short amount of time can book a hotel room or a suite at an inn, or stay with one of the friendly locals through a service such as Airbnb. Those wanting to stay for a longer vacation can rent a cottage, cabin, condo, or full house to use as their home away from home.

Best Time to Visit Peoria

The best time to visit Peoria is May to October for optimal, warm weather and the opportunity to meet other friendly tourists.

Best Events in Peoria

A few of Peoria’s most popular annual events include the Central Illinois Pet Palooza, the Christkindlmarkt, Santa Claus 5K, WinterFest, and Howl-Zoo-Ween at Peoria Zoo, which is a family-friendly Halloween celebration that features costume contests, magic shows, and trick or treating. 20 minutes away, in Metamora, visitors can attend the Jeepers Creepers Fall Festival, where they can go on hay rack rides, go trick or treating, do spooky crafts, relax around a bonfire, play games, and try tasty treats.

Things to Do for Families in Peoria

Families visiting the city can spend a day with the animals at the Peoria Zoo where they can feed friendly giraffes or cheerful parakeets, learn about the animals, and admire more than 20 animal exhibits. They could also head over to the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum which features a variety of fun interactive exhibits, creativity stations, a water play area, and various themed rooms for learning and having fun. Or, they can spend their evening counting stars and naming planets at the Northmoor Observatory.

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Peoria tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Peoria tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Peoria is in July, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Peoria is in the high season in September. Peoria has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Peoria

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Peoria. The hottest month in Peoria is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -20 ˚F. The wettest month in Peoria is August with 8.26 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.87 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Peoria

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 418 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Peoria ranging from inexpensive options to extravagant places to stay. A trip to Peoria can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $10 a night. A typical accommodation in Peoria costs on average $88 per night.

If you want an internet connection during your time in Peoria, then you can choose from over 136 accommodations that have WiFi internet. We have 42 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Choose from 36 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Peoria by car, be sure to choose from 134 accommodations that provide parking. 29 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 26 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Peoria accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 112 places to stay from Airbnb, 21 accommodations from Priceline and 10 places to stay from Agoda.

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