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Joliet

Joliet is 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Chicago. It is the county seat of Will County.

Counties

Will & Kendall

Population

147,806

Area Size

62.77

Established

1852

Joliet is good for business.

Joliet brings tourists and business with its high influence in cars, racing, and transportation to different parts of the country and its proximity along Historic Route 66.

Barolo Ristorante

Italian cucina serving traditional fare, steaks & flavored martinis in an elegant, old-school space.

The Reserve

White-tablecloth restaurant serving steak, seafood & New American mains at Harrah's Joliet.

Tin Roof

Stylish outpost serving farm-to-table New American dishes & craft cocktails, with patio seating.

Truth Restaurant

Neighborhood restaurant featuring seasonal New American cuisine & occasional live music

Juliet's

Italian comfort food & cocktails are served in this 19th-century building with a cozy atmosphere.

Flavors the Buffet

Unfussy buffet in the Harrah's casino offering all-you-can-eat grub such as BBQ, stir-fries & pizza.

Chicken-N-Spice

Fast-food institution serving fried chicken & seafood, breakfast, daily soups & sandwiches.

Al's Steakhouse

Upscale, enduring eatery/banquet hall featuring steak & seafood dishes, plus a bar & brunch buffet

La Mex

Festive Mexican cantina with traditional dishes, margaritas & mariachi music in colorful digs.

Rialto Square Theatre

Performing arts center

Want to learn more about this community?

Click here to visit the City of Joliet website.

Joliet Iron Works Historic Site

Previously an iron manufacturing facility in the 1800s to 1900s, now the Joliet Iron Works Historic Site offers great educational programs for all ages about its history.

Pilcher Park Nature Center

The Nature Center offers wildlife information, biking, hiking, and cross country skiing in the winter season.

Hollywood Casino and Hotel

A famous casino and hotel overlooking the Des Plaines River.

Harrah's

Part of the Harrah's chain of casinos and hotel, Harrah's Joliet is located in downtown Joliet offering great walking distance to restaurants and shops.

Chicago Street Pinball Arcade

Deemed as Chicagoland's largest arcade, it offers all you can play, all night for kids and adults.

Old Joliet Prison

Since its renovation in 2009, Old Joliet Prison attracts tourists from all over the country and the main site from films like "Blues Brothers" and shows like "Prison Break."

Billie Limacher Centennial Park

The park offers indoor and outdoor theatre and bandshell experience by the I&M Canal.

Chicagoland Speedway

Famous for NASCAR, the Speedway's location close to Route 66 attracts tourists from around the country!

Silver Cross Field

Home of the Joliet Slammers, a professional baseball group playing in the Frontier League.

Route 66 Raceway

Location is across the Chicagoland Speedway, a race track that offers a wide variety of races and in various types of vehicles.

Louis Joliet Mall

A shopping center in Joliet.

Statesville Haunted Prison

A seasonal favorite, Statesville offers haunted house tours nearing the Halloween season every year!

Team Stradale

A featured driving school in the Autobahn Raceway.

Rusty Wallace Driving Experience

Seasonal racecar driving experience.

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