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.

Sandwiches with a side of JAM
B-25 Bomber Aircraft Rides at Greater Kankakee Air
Jazz Times Big Band
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.

Indoor Activities for Kids

List of 6: Indoor Activities for Kids in Kankakee County

Christmas break is right around the corner, so we've compiled a list of 6 activities to keep your minis active inside in Kankakee County!

Tag a friend with kiddos who needs to see this list!

  1. Grab a bite and play arcade games at Beef 'O' Brady's Bourbonnais.
  2. Get that popcorn with extra butter while you watch a movie at Cinemark Movies 10.
  3. Put on your skates and enjoy the day at Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena.
  4. Enjoy a drop-in art class at Little Me Studio.
  5. Let little imaginations grow big in the world of discovery and make-believe at Exploration Station...a children's museum.
  6. Rent a court, turf, or batting cage at Adventure Commons.


Be sure to check each destination's social media page or website for more information. For a full directory of KaCo destinations, check out our Visitors' Guide here.


Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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