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Events in Peoria
Peoria Arizona is an amazing place to visit. It is a suburb of Phoenix, and has a population of about 142,000. When you are visiting Peoria, you'll never run out of things to do. The Rio Vista Recreation Center is a nice place where you can enjoy indoor racquetball courts, and a climbing wall. Or you can check out the Peoria Sports Complex, which is the training center for the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres. It's a "must see" while you are in Peoria. For outdoor recreation, the Lake Pleasant Regional Park is the place to go. It is a 10,000 acre lake, which offers lots of water sports for some amazing recreational fun. The city also offers golf courses, tennis, hiking trails, and even day trips when you want to see more of the area. Another popular and educational activity for you and the family is the Challenger Space Center of Arizona where you can learn about space and science. Or, if you are looking for the cultural side of Peoria, check out the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. For dining, take a trip down "restaurant row" as it is known in Peoria. The 5+ Diner-Arrowhead is the most popular restaurant in the area, and its American cuisine is favorited by the locals. But, you can also find Italian, Mexican, Chinese, and whatever else you please in Peoria. Peoria is full of surprises, and definitely worth putting on your list for a visit. So, be sure to check it out the next time you're in Arizona.