Adventures in Nature
With so many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, central Illinois is rapidly becoming an ecotourism destination. A wealth of natural beauty and wildlife await!
The Competitive Tradition
Whether professional, collegiate or amateur, nearly every sport imaginable can be found in central Illinois—and our facilities our second to none.
A Creative Renaissance
The arts are vital to the health of any community. With exciting, new initiatives joining longstanding cultural institutions, Peoria’s arts scene has never been more vibrant.
A Booming Medical Community
Greater Peoria is the hub of downstate Illinois’ healthcare network, home to high-tech facilities, clinical research and state-of-the-art patient care.
Convenience & Connectivity
Whether biking locally, traveling the Midwest or connecting to destinations around the world, Greater Peoria offers a multitude of ways to get from here to there.
From Preschool to PhD
In Greater Peoria, there is no shortage of opportunities for learning and growth. From professional certificates to post-graduate programs, we have everything you need to launch your next career.
Shop Local, Dine Local
From mom-and-pop shops and farm-to-table restaurants to regional and national chains, central Illinois is full of unique options for shopping and dining local.
Rebirth & Renaissance
From new construction to small-scale development to historic preservation, an abundance of exciting projects are underway and in the works.
A Thriving Economy
From cutting-edge startups to Fortune 100 firms, a range of innovators and entrepreneurs are making waves in Greater Peoria.
Living the Good Life
Centrally located in the heart of the Midwest, Greater Peoria is a great place to put down roots, build your career and raise a family.