Peru and LaSalle are adjacent towns in Northern Illinois.
Peru is the more prominent of the two cities with a stronger economy, more modern businesses and the Peru Mall. LaSalle (often called La Salle) has lots of historic sites such as a replica canal boat, the Hegeler-Carus Mansion and the Hotel Kaskaskia. The towns have a combined population of 19,896 and a combined area of more than 20 square miles.
Interstate 39, Interstate 80, U.S. Highway 6
Chicago- 80 East to 55 North. About 1½-3 hours away. Make sure to allow lots of time during peak hours!
Bloomington- 39 South. About 1½-2 hours away.
|Routes through LaSalle-Peru|
|Rockford ← Rochelle ←||N S||→ El Paso → Normal|
|Davenport ← Le Claire ← Jct N S ←||W E||→ Utica → Chicago|
|Davenport ← Moline ←||W E||→ Utica → Joliet|