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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One World, One Sky Big Bird's Adventure
Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
Letourneau Home Open House
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Margarita Spots
February 22nd is #nationalmargaritaday, but we think margaritas should be celebrated year round! We've compiled a list of 6 margarita spots in Kankakee County!
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Craft Beverage Trail
Join our epic beverage journey and discover a treasure trove of local mind-blowing cocktails, innovative coffee concoctions, irresistible smoothies, and craft beers.
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Sweet Tooth Destinations
We know Valentine’s Day is all about lovey dovey heart-shaped candy, but we're sharing 6 destinations with ALL kinds of sweets!
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Game Day Spots
Whether you're tuning in for football, baseball, basketball or hockey, Kankakee County has some great seats for all the games.
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Tattoo Shops
Kankakee County is home to so many amazing tattoo shops, and we’ve compiled a list of 6 to get you started in your search.
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Feel the Love
Valentine's Day, Galentine's Day, or even Palentine's Day - no matter how you plan to celebrate, Kankakee County has an array of fantastic experiences waiting for you.
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