Discover Peoria

Find All the Best Things to do in Peoria IL

The Mark Twain Hotel is located on the corner of Adams and Fayette streets in downtown Peoria, Illinois. Two25: Polished Casual Dining is located on the main floor and The Packard Catering and Events venue is next door.  We are two blocks from the Peoria Riverfront, three blocks from the Peoria Convention Center and across the street from Caterpillar Headquarters and the Peoria County Courthouse. Our location is within walking distance to many area businesses, restaurants, bars, the Warehouse District and attractions, including the new Caterpillar Visitor’s Center and Peoria Riverfront Museum.

Peoria Civic Center

1/4 mile from hotel (walking distance)
Concert and convention center.

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Caterpillar, Inc. World Headquarters

1/8 mile from hotel (walking distance)
Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. 

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Peoria Riverfront

1/8 mile from hotel (walking distance)
The Peoria RiverFront District is an area graced with attractions and venues for people of all ages and all walks of life, including cultural, entertainment, dining, shopping, residential, historical and recreational activities. 

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Spirit of Peoria paddlewheel cruises

Take a trip back in time and enjoy a Mississppi riverboat cruise on the Spirit of Peoria! Travelling up and down the Illinois River—and also the Mississippi River, this authentic paddlewheeler will delight you and your whole family. 

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RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center

1/4 mile from hotel (walk or shuttle)
This joint project between the Peoria Park District and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is an 118,000 square-foot facility.

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Bradley University

3 miles from hotel (shuttle or taxi transfer)
Bradley University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs.

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OSF St. Francis Hospital

1 mile (shuttle or taxi transfer)
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is one of the largest Catholic hospitals in the United States. 

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Methodist Medical Center

1 mile (shuttle or taxi transfer)
Home of the recognized Methodist Heart Care Center…pioneering cancer treatment…health and wellness programs…individualized attention to women's health…and innovative diagnostic services. 

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WeaverRidge Golf Course

7.2 miles (taxi transfer)
Perhaps Illinois' most spectacular Championship golf course is set in rolling hills and forested valleys, surrounded by the beautiful homes of WeaverRidge.

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Wildlife Prairie Park

15 miles (taxi transfer)
Wildlife Prairie State Park, a not-for-profit, living heritage experience, which provides guests with rare recreational and educational opportunities.

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The Shoppes At Grand Prairie

10 miles (taxi transfer)
The Shoppes at Grand Prairie is an open-air shopping and lifestyle center.

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Northwoods Mall

7 miles (taxi transfer)
Northwoods Mall is a 2-level mall anchored by Macy’s, JCPenney and Sears.

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Peoria Zoo

3 miles (shuttle or taxi transfer)
The Peoria Zoo is home to nearly 100 species of animals from around the globe. 

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Dozer Park

1 mile (shuttle or taxi)
Home of the Peoria Chiefs, Class A Midwest League Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.

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