This is the place to play, stay and engage. In Pekin you have your pick:
For hunting & fishing: A bevy of campgrounds, trails, game lands, rivers, lakes and streams make us the hub for outdoor action. For outdoor recreation: The state’s fifth largest park district takes parks to the extreme with 2,500 acres in 13 locales of ice skating, trails, canoeing, horseback riding, golf, skateboarding, boating and more.
For lazy days: With exploration of a different kind in mind, hidden treasures await in the Marigold City’s myriad boutiques, markets and shopping districts. The banks of the Illinois River set the stage, showcasing waves of fun in music, theater, dining, sports, shopping, the great outdoors and more. Take your pick in Pekin!
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- The Pekin Academy of Fine Arts is a non profit…
- The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is pleased to announce…
One of Golf Digest’s 75 best in the nation and the star of Central Illinois’ links.
The puck stops here for hockey, figure skating, dance, rentals and private parties.
Bullseye for Outdoor Adventure
The center of your target is none other than Pekin, central Illinois’ outdoor playground. Ideally situated at the center of some of the state’s best outdoor action, you’ll have the easiest access to lakes, streams, rivers and rugged timber and terrain for fantastic fishing and hunting. Plus your choice of cabins, hotels, motels and rustic lodging to crash. From crappie to muskie, bucks to waterfowl, troll Powerton Lake, bowhunt in Banner Marsh or find your adventure beyond. Stay in Pekin during your outdoor adventure.