Peoria-Bloomington Moving and Storage
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Peoria, IL 61604
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Peoria - Bloomington Moving Solutions
Peoria - Bloomington Storage Solutions
Moving to Peoria - Bloomington
With a combined population of just under 200,000 people, the Peoria-Bloomington economy is based on farming, ranching, light industry, and manufacturing. The heavy equipment company, Caterpillar, Inc. has its headquarters in Peoria and is a major employer.
Neighborhoods vary in these two areas. In general, Peoria is a quiet city while Bloomington has younger people moving there and offers a more vibrant nightlife. Bloomington is the headquarters for State Farm Insurance and is attractive to people in the IT industry.
The Dunlap area of Northern Peoria offers newer condos and housing and is a good choice for families. Grandview and Peoria Heights afford views of the river and are considered very desirable locations to settle.
With many IT workers employed in Bloomington, housing tends to be a bit more upscale with a slighter higher median price. For an urban feel, the neighborhood of Bloomington City Center offers access to restaurants, coffee shops, and music venues. The neighborhood around Airport Road and General Electric Road is home to college students, professors, young urban professionals, and young families. Wherever you choose to live in the Peoria-Bloomington area, PODS can help you get there.
Things to Do and See in Peoria - Bloomington
Now that you’ve moved to your new home, it’s time to explore this beautiful Midwestern area. For sweeping vistas of the Illinois River, take a spin on Grand View Drive, which Teddy Roosevelt called “The World's Most Beautiful Drive."
If you’re interested in the history of heavy equipment, then a visit to the Caterpillar Museum is a worthwhile stop. You can ride in the bed of a massive mining truck, test your skills as a heavy-equipment operator on a simulator, or climb inside a giant track-type tractor. The museum is fun and educational for all ages.
Stop by the grandiose and stunning David Davis Mansion in Bloomington to visit the elaborate 19th-century, lovingly restored Victorian mansion. Learn how the original owner, Judge David Davis, was instrumental in shaping the political career of President Abraham Lincoln. On a warm fall day, stroll down the Constitution Trail and view the autumn leaves as they change color.
Wherever you decide to live when you move to Peoria-Bloomington, we know that you’ll want to start exploring right away. Worry less about logistics and more about getting settled in your new home with moving and storage solutions from PODS.