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Joliet, IL
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Joliet Union Station
50 E Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 727-9279

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The Joliet station serves the southwestern suburbs of Chicago. Metra commuter trains also serve Joliet and provide local service into downtown Chicago.

Note: In the tables below, links appear in color. Click any address link to get driving directions from station. All links open in a separate window. Listings appear only as a convenience, are subject to change without notice and do not constitute endorsement.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Silver Cross Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive - 1 blk E
(815) 726-2255
Home field of the minor-league Joliet JackHammers baseball team.
Rialto Square Theatre
15 E Van Buren St - 1 blk N
(815) 726-6600
Hosts movies, concerts and other public events. Tour 1:30p Tuesdays, $5.
Jacob Henry Mansion
20 S Eastern Ave - 0.4 mi SE
(815) 722-1420
Opulent 40-room residence of railroad baron Jacob A. Henry, built in 1873. Open only for special events.
Harrah's Joliet Casino and Hotel
151 N Joliet St - 0.6 mi NW
(815) 724-0104
2-boat complex: casinos, restaurants, buffet and 200-room hotel.
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W Jefferson St - 0.8 mi W
(815) 724-3760
Park includes theater and bandshell.
University of St. Francis
500 Wilcox St - 1.5 mi NW
(815) 740-3400
Franciscan university founded 1920.
Chicagoland Speedway
Chicagoland Speedway

500 Speedway Blvd - 4.6 mi SE
(815) 727-7223
1.5-mi tri-oval track
Route 66 Raceway
Route 66 Raceway

500 Speedway Blvd - 4.6 mi SE
(815) 722-5500
1/4 mi drag strip, 1/2 mi dirt oval track.
UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep 24 Univ. of St. Francis v. Robert Morris (Football)
Joliet Memorial Stadium
Oct 1 Univ. of St. Francis v. Concordia, Michigan (Football)
Joliet Memorial Stadium
Oct 8 Univ. of St. Francis v. St. Ambrose (Football)
Joliet Memorial Stadium
Oct 15 Univ. of St. Francis v. Davenport (Football)
Joliet Memorial Stadium
Nov 5 Univ. of St. Francis v. Marian (Football)
Joliet Memorial Stadium
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
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PARKING

Short term 8 spaces. In front of station. 25 cents/hr.

RENTAL CAR LOCATIONS

national 1705 W Jefferson St - 004.6 mi W
(815) 741-4609, 1-800-CAR-RENT
Premier Car Rental 2100 W Jefferson St - 005.0 mi W
(815) 729-3008
enterprise 2500 W Jefferson St - 005.5 mi W (at Wilderness Mall)
(815) 744-4900, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
Will pick up with advance notice.
HOTELS

harrahs 151 N Joliet - 000.5 mi NW
(815) 740-2249, 1-800-HARRAHS
comfort 135 S Larkin - 002.7 mi W
(815) 744-1770, 1-800-228-5150
holidayx 411 S Larkin Ave - 003.0 mi W
(815) 729-2000, 1-800-HOLIDAY
microtel 1806 McDonough St - 004.0 mi SW
(815) 730-8800, 1-888-771-7171
motel6 I-80 1850 McDonough St - 004.0 mi SW
(815) 729-2800, 1-800-4-MOTEL-6
super8 Super 8 Motel 1730 McDonough St - 004.0 mi SW
(815) 425-8855, 1-800-800-8000
redroof Red Roof Inn 1750 McDonough St - 004.1 mi SW
(815) 741-2304, 1-800-THE-ROOF
comfort 3235 Norman Ave - 006.2 mi NW
(815) 436-5141, 1-800-228-5150
fairfield I-55 3239 Norman Ave - 006.2 mi NW
(815) 436-6577, 1-800-228-2800
ramada Limited (I-55) 3231 Norman Ave - 006.2 mi NW
(815) 439-4200, 1-800-2-RAMADA
hampton I-55 3555 Mall Loop Dr - 006.5 mi NW
(815) 439-9500, 1-800-HAMPTON
motel6 I-55 3551 Mall Loop Rd - 006.5 mi NW
(815) 439-1332, 1-800-4-MOTEL-6
fairfield I-80 1501 Riverboat Center Drive - 006.8 mi SW
(815) 741-3499, 1-800-228-2800
hampton I-80 1521 Riverboat Center Drive - 006.8 mi SW
(815) 725-2424, 1-800-HAMPTON
ramada I-80 1520 Commerce Ln - 006.9 mi SW
(815) 730-1111, 1-800-2-RAMADA
LOCAL TRANSIT

Local Bus Pace
(815) 836-7000
Joliet Union Station is a Pace bus stop.

Commuter Rail Metra
(835) 836-7000
Service to Chicago and suburbs.

Rock Island Line: La Salle Street Station in downtown Chicago

Heritage Line: Chicago Union Station

Intercity Bus
324 S Larkin Ave. - 4.0 mi W
(815) 744-8892

Airport Chicago Midway - MDW
5700 S Cicero - 38.6 mi NE
(773) 838-0600
Regional and commuter carriers. Taxi transfers available.

Chicago O'Hare International - ORD
10000 W O`Hare Ave - 41.2 mi N
1-800-832-6352
Most domestic, international carriers. Taxi and train transfers available.

Taxi Telecab
Corner of Jefferson and Scott
(815) 744-8294

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

Joliet Herald-News  •  www.suburbanchicagonews.com/heraldnews
VISITOR INFORMATION

Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau 81 N Chicago St
Joliet, IL 60432-4368
1-800-926-CANAL

Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce 63 N Chicago St
Joliet, IL 60432-4334
(815) 727-5371

Sen. Richard J. Durbin
(D)

711 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2152

Sen. Mark Kirk
(R)

524 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2854

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