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Peru overview

Peru is a friendly locale distinct for its gardens and parks, and known for its skyscrapers and churches. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and dining options. Spend a relaxing day at Baker Park and Starved Rock State Park when the weather is nice. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail and Peru Mall. Peru is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Peru

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Peru has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Peru with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Peru hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Peru hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Peru

Fly in to Peoria, IL (PIA-Greater Peoria Regional), 54.3 mi (87.3 km) from downtown Peru. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 77.5 mi (124.7 km) away.

What to see around Peru

Known for its gardens, the area's family-friendly sights include:
  • • Dickinson House
  • • Grand Bear Falls Indoor Water Park
  • • Tri-County Fairgrounds
Its parks, waterfalls, and hiking trails are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Baker Park
  • • Starved Rock State Park
  • • Buffalo Rock State Park
  • • Washington Square Park
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail
  • • Peru Mall
  • • Lock 16 Visitor Center & LaSalle Canal Boat
  • • Hegeler Carus Mansion
  • • Illinois Valley Community College

When to visit Peru

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 13°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 33°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 15°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 5.87 inches
  • April-June: 11.65 inches
  • July-September: 12.01 inches
  • October-December: 8.50 inches