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Kankakee County has established itself as one of the Midwest's affordable small meeting & event destinations. Located just an hour south of Chicago off of Interstate 57, the Kankakee River Valley offers a peaceful setting for meetings, retreats, and special events.
Find the perfect location for your event from a conference center to a sportsplex, auditoriums, classrooms, theaters, and ballrooms. For a truly unique event consider one of Kankakee County's historic landmarks or outdoor facilities.
- 900 guest rooms
- 8 golf courses
- 160+ restaurants
- 57 miles of the Kankakee River
- Unique team-building activities
Distances to Kankakee County from surrounding metropolitan areas:
Bloomington-Normal IL- 88 miles, 2 hours 15 min.
Chicago, IL- 50 miles, 1 hour.
Indianapolis, IN-152 miles, 2 hours 45 min
Joliet, IL- 31 miles, 45 min
Milwaukee, WI- 150 miles, 3 hours
Peoria, IL-120 miles, 2 hours 15 min
Rockford, IL- 136 miles, 2 hours 45 min
St. Louis, MO-250 miles, 4 hours
Springfield, IL-1 56 miles, 2 hours 30 min