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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Kankakee Quiltmakers Autumn Splendor Quilt Show
Kankakee Farmers' Market
Fall Festival
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.
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Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

Summer Adventure
What do you get when you pack in paddling, music, scuba diving, and state park camping into one weekend? A whole lot of adventure.
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Hobby Destinations
When you clock out of the office, it’s fun to spend time on a hobby, right? We have many destinations in Kankakee County to help you hone your skills!
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Scenic Trails
June 3rd is #nationaltrailsday, so we've compiled a list of 6 trails for you to enjoy when you visit Kankakee County!
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Group Tours
Did you know Kankakee County is the perfect place to plan your next day trip, overnight stay or long weekend group trip?
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Let’s Go Girls!
Check out our list of 6 Kankakee County activities that would make great experiences for your gal pals.
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Full Steam Ahead
There are new projects on the horizon in Kankakee County. We are about to roll out the second round of our Community Tourism Action Plan (CTAP) Grant.
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Farms & Markets
Kankakee County is home to a growing agritourism community that thrives on interactive farms and growing farmers' markets for visitors and locals to enjoy.
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Before School Starts
If your kids are heading back to school soon, we've compiled a list of 6 just for you! Make a trip to Kankakee County to squeeze in some summer fun before the school bell rings.
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