The City of Joliet, IL
Joliet is a popular city in the state of Illinois with a total of 147,648 residents living there. Joliet is ranked as the fourth most populated city in Illinois and the 146th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Will County. The largest nearby city to Joliet is Chicago, approximately 39 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Joliet, including Ace Drive-In, Comet Lanes Field House Sports Bar & Grill, AL & Bob's Pizza, China House Restaurant #1 and Crest Hill Cafe. For a larger selection of Joliet restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Joliet Golf Courses, Casinos and/or Museums, including the Broken Arrow Golf Club(East/North Course at Broken Arrow Golf Club ), Inwood Golf Course, Big Run Golf Club, Woodruff Golf Course and Harrah's Joliet. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Joliet please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Joliet:
- Aurora Municipal Airport (AUZ)
- Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Greater Kankakee Airport (IKK)
- Joliet Park District Airport (JOT)
Joliet, Illinois Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Joliet experiences an average high temperature of 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 13 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.58 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Joliet with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 33 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Joliet to receive an average of 1.89 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.77 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -26 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Joliet should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.
Joliet, Illinois Attractions
1ABA Museum of Law - Chicago,
The ABA Museum of Law, opened in November 1996 in Chicago, Illinois by the American Bar Association, is the only national museum that focuses on the role of law and the legal profession in America and throughout the world. Its goal is to engage the public in the legal system and make it relevant in their lives. In an effort to increase understanding of lawyers and the work they do, the museum highlights lawyers who were well-known for other work as well as well-known trials.
2Addison Golf Course - Addison,
The Addison Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1958, this Addison course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-628-9713. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 19W250 Army Trl Blvd, Addison, IL 60101
3Allstate Arena - , Rosemont,
Allstate Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
4Alumni Hall - DePaul University - Chicago,
Alumni Hall was a 5,308-seat multi-purpose arena in Chicago, Illinois. The arena opened in 1956 to replace DePaul Auditorium, the school's prior on-campus gym. It was home to all the DePaul University Blue Demons men's basketball team from 1956 until they moved to the Rosemont Horizon. The women's team played all their home games at Alumni Hall from 1974 to 2000, while the men's team played occasional games there.
5Apple Orchard Golf Course - Bartlett,
The Apple Orchard Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1960, this Bartlett course designed by David Gill is open apr 1 to oct 30. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-540-4807. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 696 W Stearns Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103
6Arrowhead Golf Club(South / East Course at Arrowhead Golf Club ) - Wheaton,
The Arrowhead Golf Club(South / East Course at Arrowhead Golf Club ) is a 27 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1920, this Wheaton course designed by Stanley Pelchar is open apr 1 to dec 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 630-653-5800. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 26W151 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187
7Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago,
The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic fine art museum that is situated in Chicago, Illinois's Grant Park. The Art Institute has one of the world's most notable collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection. Its diverse holdings also include significant American art, Old Master's, European and American decorative arts, Asian art and modern and contemporary art.
8Arts Club of Chicago - Chicago,
Arts Club of Chicago is a private club located in the Near North Side community area of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, a block east of the Magnificent Mile, that exhibits international contemporary art. It was founded in 1916, inspired by the success of the Art Institute of Chicago's handling of the Armory Show. Its founding was viewed as a statement that art had become an important component of civilized urban life.
9Aurora City Golf Course - Aurora,
The Aurora City Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Kane County Illinois. Built in 1930, this Aurora course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 630-499-0670. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Ray Moses Dr, Aurora, IL 60505
10Aurora Regional Fire Museum - Aurora,
The Aurora Regional Fire Museum is a non-profit, tax exempt, educational institution located in Aurora, Illinois in the US. Its purpose is to preserve and exhibit the artifacts and history of Aurora and surrounding area fire departments, as well as teach and promote fire safety and prevention.
Joliet, Illinois Hotels
9Towneplace Suites By Marriott Joliet South
1515 Riverboat Center Dr
Joliet, IL 60431
Joliet, Illinois Restaurants
This is a list of Joliet Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Bar & Grill Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants, Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants and Seafood. Happy Dining!
Published August 30, 2012
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Published August 22, 2011
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Published December 13, 2010
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Published December 9, 2010
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