Peru is in Northern Indiana.
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By car edit
- Business US 24 runs east-west through downtown, and US 24 goes near the north side of the city.
- Indiana 124 ends in Peru.
- US 31 goes north-south a bit outside of the western part of the city
By bike edit
The Nickle Plate trail connects to Kokomo in the south, and Rochester to the north.
Get around edit
Peru unfortunately does not have any public transportation options, however the grid style road layout makes driving quite easy, and almost all roads have a sidewalk making the town very pedestrian friendly, and many roads are bike friendly as well with a dedicated bike lane.
- 1 Circus Hall of Fame, 3076 E. Circus Ln, ☏ , toll-free: . Every year someone new is inducted, and Peru is the amateur circus city. Visit the museum - covering circus history from the start to present, and check out a performance of the Peru Circus - which features young people from all over the country, performing acts ranging from magic to trapeze to animal husbandry. Check out memorabilia and antiquities from the history of the circus.
- 2 Circus City Festival Museum and Peru Amateur Circus, 154 N Broadway. See life and memorabilia under the big top.
- 3 Miami County Courthouse.
- 4 Miami County Museum, 51 N Broadway, ☏ . Little buggies, two-headed rabbits, circus stuff, etc.
- 5 Cole Porter Grave. The music star was born in Peru and is buried here.
Harveys Hinklemeyer's is a local diner that is a necessity to visit while in town.
Mr. Weenie's is a local hot dog drive in that locals and visitors alike love. They sell standard hotdog stand food like hotdogs, fries, root beer floats and more.
Peru's most popular place for visitors to stay is the Cole Porter Inn, named after the town's most famous resident, Cole Porter.
- Peru Public Library, 102 E Main St, ☏ .
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|Routes through Peru|
|Jct N S ← Logansport ←||W E||→ Huntington → Fort Wayne|
|South Bend ← Rochester ←||N S||→ Kokomo → Indianapolis|