Accommodations

AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton IL
2120 Claude Bailey Pkwy, Princeton, IL, US
815-872-5000
This hotel is about a 15 minute drive and is the closest to the venue. Unfortunately, they do not allow room blocks so please book early!
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Peru
4385 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354, USA
815-223-7458

This hotel is about 30 minutes from the venue.

Hampton Inn & Suites Peru
4421 North Peoria St, Peru, IL 61354, USA
815-220-8400
This hotel is about 30 minutes from the venue.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Morris
222 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450, USA
815-941-8700
Travel and Transportation

Directions

Directions from I-80 at Princeton, exit 56: Follow Rte 26 as it winds through Princeton, and continue south on Rte 26 from the east edge of town. About a mile or so south of town, watch for a blue "Tourist Activities" sign for Hornbaker Gardens. Turn right at the blue sign (2155 E St), and go about a half mile. Take the first left (at a Y intersection), and then go 2 miles until you see the Hornbaker Gardens sign on the left.

Directions from I-80 at exit 61: go south on I-180 about 1 mile, and exit at Rte 6. Go west about 3 miles to the stop sign on the east edge of Princeton. Turn left, or south, on Rt. 26 and go about 1 mile south of town. Watch for a blue “Tourist Activities” sign for Hornbaker Gardens. Turn right at the blue sign (2155 E St), and go about a half mile. Take the first left (at a Y intersection), and then go 2 miles until you see the Hornbaker Gardens sign on the left.

Directions from Peoria: Take Rte 29 North. It turns into I-180. Continue north to the Rte 26 Princeton exit. Turn left** and go about 3 miles past the subdivisions and take a left on 2155 E St. Go about a half mile. Take the first left (at a Y intersection), and then go 2 miles until you see the Hornbaker Gardens sign on the left. **Important: ignore the billboard sign for Hornbaker Gardens just after exiting I-180. This is a narrow, curvy, country road not suitable for night time driving or inclement weather.

Directions from Bloomington: Take Rte 39 North. Take exit #51 for IL 71. Turn left (west) onto IL 71 toward Hennepin. IL 71 turns into I-180. Continue west and then north on I-180. Take the Rte 26 Princeton exit. IMPORTANT: do not exit until you see the large green exit sign that says Princeton. Ignore all the other exits for Rte 26. At the end of the ramp, turn left** and go about 3 miles past the subdivisions and take a left on 2155 E St. Go about a half mile. Take the first left (at a Y intersection), and then go 2 miles until you see the Hornbaker Gardens sign on the left. **Important: ignore the billboard sign for Hornbaker Gardens just after exiting I-180. This is a narrow, curvy, country road not suitable for night time driving or inclement weather.