Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Peru

Enjoy the churches and other features of Peru. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the hiking, parks and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Peru

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Peru a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spring Creek Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Dickinson House (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Deer Park Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Starved Rock State Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Tri-County Fairgrounds (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Mendota Golf Club (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Peru

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Peru is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Baker Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Starved Rock State Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Buffalo Rock State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Washington Square Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Peru

The nearest airport is in Peoria, IL (PIA-Greater Peoria Regional), located 54.3 mi (87.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Peru?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Peru. From 4 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Peru for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Peru?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Peru. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Peru Mall: 51 vacation rentals
  • Starved Rock State Park: 57 vacation rentals
  • Hegeler Carus Mansion: 51 vacation rentals
  • Buffalo Rock State Park: 57 vacation rentals
  • Deer Park Country Club: 51 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Peru listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Peru?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Peru. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Peru include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Villas: 19 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Peru?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Peru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.