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.

List of Six

One idea is never enough, so we’ve created Lists of 6 to give you options!

Flower Shops
Grab a bouquet when you're in town for a special event, or send a surprise to a friend who lives in KaCo!
Take your pick!
Mexican Restaurants
Kankakee County is the proud home of so many delicious, authentic Mexican restaurants!
Take your pick!
March Madness Restaurants
Grab your bracket and head out to watch March Madness in Kankakee County!
Take your pick!
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Raise your hand if you have a sweet tooth! We've compiled a list of 6 destinations to satisfy your sweet tooth while you're in Kankakee County.
Take your pick!
Unplugged Activities
Sometimes you just need an unplugged day! We’ve created a list of 6 ways you can step away from those screens and enjoy KaCo.
Take your pick!
I-57 Exit Restaurants
Can you relate to this? You're on the road with your family, and everyone is STARVING! You're in the mood for local flavor but have no idea what to choose.
Take your pick!
Pizza Spots
February 9th is #nationalpizzaday, and we just couldn't narrow down ALL of the amazing pizza places in Kankakee County to only 6.
Take your pick!
River Activities
The Kankakee River is one of Kankakee County's most beautiful destinations.
Take your pick!
Indoor Activities for Kids
We've compiled a list of 6 activities to keep your minis active inside in Kankakee County!
Take your pick!
Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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