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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Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.
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Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

Watching the Eclipse
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America! Kankakee County has lots of open areas where you can experience it.
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Family-Friendly Dining
We've compiled a list of 6 family-friendly dining spots for you and your crew when you visit Kankakee County!
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Spring Break for Kids
If you have "spring break" on your family calendar but you don't have plans yet - we have activities for you and your kiddos!
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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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