Welcome to Peoria, Il, known for booming Technology and Health care industry. Peoria is ranked as one of the best places for business and careers by Forbes Magazine. Peoria has several major employers such as OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Unity Point Health Methodist, and Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Peoria is home to the headquarters of Caterpillar, which offers numerous employment opportunities. Bradley University is also located in the heart of Peoria, which offers over 90 degree choices to students in a variety of fields. In addition, Peoria offers nationally, top ranked K-12 Dunlap school system, making Peoria the best place to call home for any age. Peoria is set on the Illinois River, which offers beautiful views. The Riverfront District is home to many local shops, museums, local Zoo and fine dining restaurants to enjoy. The Peoria Riverfront Museum offers numerous activities to enjoy such as the Dom Planetarium, giant screen theatre and various exhibits and collections.
The summers in Peoria are filled with fun activities for all ages. If you love outdoor festivals, Peoria is the place for you. Whether it is the Annual Cherry Festival, Annual East Peoria Festival of Lights, Rib Fest, or the Sports Festival, there are activities for all to enjoy while taking in all the beautiful views of the Illinois River.
If you love shopping Peoria is the place for you! The Shoppes at Grand Prairie are located less than one mile from Bradwood Woods Apartment Homes! The Shoppes at Grand Prairie have everything you could want including many well-known stores such as Bergner’s, Charming Charlie, Banana Republic, H&M, Chicos, Dressbarn, DSW, Home Goods, Dick’s Sporting Goods and more! The area also has many fabulous restaurants to offer including Olive Garden, Long Horn, Osaka, Steak and Shake, Buffalo Wild Wings, Jimmy Johns and more! There are multiple coffee shops and local grocery stores for everyone convenience. And if that was not enough, Northwoods Mall is also located very close to the community as well for more shopping.