Get the door, it's the liquor store
Joliet, Illinois. Originally named Juliet until 1833, Joliet, Illinois, also went by the name "Stone City" because of its abundance... of limestone. The city earned its name from Louis Jolliet, a French-Canadian explorer. Joliet also has the nickname "City of Champions" due to the numerous wins by Joliet Catholic Academy of state football titles. It’s home to musical legends like Lionel Richie, Doug Pinnick and Da Brat. Some well-known comedians like Melissa McCarthy, Andy Dick and Nick Offerman are also from here. While in Joliet, enjoy a tour of the Joliet Area Historical Museum to learn more about the city or spend the day at Chicagoland and Route 66 speedways to enjoy the races. If you're feeling lucky, take your chances at Harrah's Joliet Hotel & Casino, where you can play slots, poker and table games, grab a nice meal, enjoy a drink and have a terrific place to stay. Its beautiful Rialto Square Theater showcases different performances like Broadway shows, musical concerts and dance recitals. Drizly ensures the party doesn't stop while you're in Joliet by delivering beer, spirits and nonalcoholic drinks to you within 60 minutes of placing your order.