If you have visiting family or friends in town this holiday season and are looking for ways to get out of the house, look no further! In this article, we'll guide you through some fantastic places to visit when you have family in town - with suggestions from our Craftenders! Click the images for more info.
Luthy Botanical Garden: A Nature Lover's Paradise
Start your journey by immersing yourself in the beauty of nature at the Luthy Botanical Garden. This 4.5-acre oasis is a hidden gem in Peoria, offering a stunning array of plants and flowers. It's a place where visitors of all ages can appreciate the wonders of the natural world. The garden features themed gardens, including a tropical conservatory (perfect for chillier days), herb garden, and rose garden. They've got mums in fall and poinsettias for December so it's the perfect holiday destination!
Escape 60: Family Bonding Through Brain Teasers
If your family enjoys a challenge, Escape 60 is the perfect choice. This escape room adventure offers a series of immersive and mind-boggling scenarios that will test your group's problem-solving skills and teamwork. You'll need to work together to decipher clues, solve puzzles, and ultimately escape the room within the allotted time. It's a thrilling and engaging experience that's sure to create lasting memories and plenty of laughter.
Peoria Riverfront Museum: Where Art, Science, and History Collide
The Peoria Riverfront Museum is an educational and entertaining destination that fuses art, science, and history under one roof. The museum's diverse exhibits include an art gallery, a planetarium, and an interactive science center. This makes it an ideal place to keep the whole family engaged, from young children to adults. Explore captivating art exhibitions, gaze at the stars in the planetarium, and participate in hands-on experiments. With ever-changing exhibits and events, there's always something new to discover at the museum.
Elevate Trampoline Park: Bouncing Fun for All Ages
For an action-packed family adventure, head to Elevate Trampoline Park. This high-energy venue features an array of trampolines, foam pits, and even a ninja course. It's an excellent spot for letting off some steam and enjoying some active family fun. From slam-dunking basketballs to testing your agility on the ninja course, there's no shortage of activities to choose from. Elevate Trampoline Park provides a safe and exciting environment for kids and adults alike to bounce, flip, and have a blast.
Crafted DIY Studio and Bar: Unleash Your Creative Side
One of our favorite comments from guests who come again and again is that Crafted is a great activity for all their visitors! We truly offer something for everyone. Every skill level and decor style - and no one at your table has to make the same project! Our friendly Craftenders can guide you through all of our projects so it's a great place to make handmade gifts and gain new skills. Our craft cocktail bar offers cocktails, mocktails, beer and wine so everyone is sure to find a fun beverage they love too. On warm nights we have bonfire pits for those who wish to relax with a drink in our Craftyard, and on blustery evenings we are always warm and welcoming!