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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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39th Annual Gallery of Trees
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Bradley Christmas Parade
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Dec
Annual Craft & Vendor Fair
Do it up Wright!
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth at the B. Harley Bradley House and other Wright-centered events throughout the year.

Activities

With 57 miles of winding river, rural and urban destinations, rich history and natural beauty, there is so much to enjoy! Have you ever wanted to fly a rocket into space? Play the villain in a mystery dinner? Get your adrenaline pumping at a stock car race? Explore the Native American Indian Caves in the Kankakee River State Park? You can on your trip to Kankakee County! 



Agri-tourism
The county is rich in farms, and the farmers are rich with stories.
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Arts & History
The arts and rich history abound in Kankakee County!
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Barn Quilts
The colorful Barn Quilts welcome visitors to explore Kankakee County’s scenic countryside.
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Festivals & Events
Experience the charm of Kankakee County at one of our many festivals and events.
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Kids & Family
From splash pad fun to discovering a world of make-believe to learning about our solar system, kids of all ages will have a blast!
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Outdoor Wonders
Hike, bike, ski or soar your way into the unspoiled beauty of Kankakee County.
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