Why Choose Pekin?

This thriving community is a great place to visit — or to call home.


Want to catch a game? The Greater Peoria area offers a range of sports for the most enthusiastic fans. From minor league teams to college sports, there’s Peoria Chiefs baseball, Bradley basketball, Peoria Rivermen hockey and more! Want to play? Leagues for child, teens and adults are available for a variety of sports throughout all […]


Thinking about education? Greater Peoria has a range of options for K-12 schools, as well as three local colleges, including Bradley University, Eureka College and Illinois Central College. Whether you’re considering public or private schooling, religious or Montessori-based education, you’ll find the right fit for your family.