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Peoria, Illinois (Photo: Katherine Welles/Shutterstock)
Peoria, Illinois (Photo: Katherine Welles/Shutterstock)

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Cruise Critic Contributor

Port of Peoria

Peoria is an American city in Illinois -- situated right on the Illinois River -- where visitors can enjoy the facilities offered by a mid-sized city along with plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature. With its beautiful riverfront area and diverse population, Peoria is an interesting and dynamic destination where visitors can do anything from hike trails in Peoria Forest Park Reserve to peruse fine art and natural history at the Peoria Riverfront Museum, which also features a domed planetarium.

Peoria also has a thriving arts community and nightlife scene, so you might even be able to catch a live show while you're in town -- whether you're more into cabaret or glass blowing, there are lots of options.

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About Peoria


Pro

Peoria offers visitors a great combination of nature, culture and the arts.

Con

Depending on how long your port stop is, you may not have time to see all the sights on your list.

Bottom Line

Peoria is an interesting and unique Midwestern city with plenty of attractions to choose from.


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