About Peoria


Let's have a look around into background of Peoria
  • County: Peoria County
  • State: Illinois
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 40.6936111
  • Longitude: -89.5888889
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Peoria

  • Climate: Hot Summer Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to December

Location

It is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States. It had a population of 115,007 in 2010.

Distance from Peoria center to Airport

The nearest major airport is General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA / KPIA).

  • Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km
  • Driving Time: 17 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
  • Rail: Union Pacific Railroad
  • Road: Bus: Greater Peoria Mass Transit District

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • East Peoria,
  • Morton,
  • Pekin

Emergency Contact Numbers in Peoria city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 800-477-2798
  • Airport: +1 309-697-8272 ( General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 309-655-2000 (OSF Saint Francis Medical Center)

Events

  • Oktoberfest
  • Peoria Blues and Heritage Festival
  • Rhubarb Festivals

Tourist Attractions

  • Peoria Zoo
  • Wildlife Prairie Park
  • Jubilee College State Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Corn Stock Theatre
  • Peoria Players Theatre
  • Apollo Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Peoria

  • The Fish House
  • Jim's Steakhouse
  • Edge

Top Shopping Centers in Peoria

  • Northwoods Mall
  • The Shoppes at Grand Prairie
  • Junction City Shopping Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Peoria Riverfront Museum
  • George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden
  • John C. Flanagan House Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Baklava – Jerusalem Restaurant
  • Burgers – Burger Barge
  • Lasagna – Avantis Ristorante

Sports Club

  • Peoria Rivermen – Ice Hockey
  • Bradley Braves men's basketball – Basketball
  • Timber Lake Club of Peoria – Golf

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 4.33
  • Taxi: $ 5.40 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,133.33
  • Cheap meal: $ 11.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.60 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 47.50

Information about Santa Maria

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Porto Alegre
  • Canoas
  • Sao Leopoldo

Modes of transport

 

  • Airport: Santa Maria Airport
  • Train Station: Estação de Trem Arroio do Só
  • River Terminal: Cachoeira do Sul which allows ship transport

Airport

  • Santa Maria Airport
  • Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
  • Driving Time: 12 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese followed by Spanish and English

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5
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