Nestled along the banks of the Illinois River and surrounded by river bluffs, rolling terrain and wooded areas, Pekin is less than ten miles south of Peoria and midway between Chicago and St. Louis. With over 2,000 acres of parkland, a scenic riverfront and a historic downtown, the city offers a long list of business and recreational options.
With a solid economic base built on industry, manufacturing, professional services and retail, Pekin is home to the corporate office for one of the largest ethanol facilities in the United States. Choose an apartment for rent in Pekin where you can easily access local jobs or commute to nearby Peoria for work.
If you enjoy locally grown produce and delicious fresh baked goods, browse for Pekin apartments for rent close to the open-air market. Residents enjoy sampling delicious food and can find flowers, herbs, crafts, organic items and art.