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.

Kankakee Quiltmakers Autumn Splendor Quilt Show
Kankakee Farmers' Market
Fall Festival
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.

Let’s Go Girls!

List of 6: Girls Trip in Kankakee County

We gave you a great guys trip itinerary last week so this one is for the girls! Check out our list of 6 Kankakee County activities that would make great experiences for your gal pals.

  1. Treat them to a day of creativity as you paint pottery at Top Notch Knots & Pots.
  2. Schedule a kayak trip with Reeds Canoe Trips so you can enjoy the beautiful Kankakee River together.
  3. Book a B. Harley Bradley House tour and get immersed in historical architecture and design.
  4. Shop ‘til you drop all around the county! Too many great shops to list, so pick your faves here!
  5. Buy your seats at Locavore Farm for their Thursday night dinners.
  6. Take them out for dinner and wine at Flight 102 Wine Bar.

This is just a sample of all of the great destinations in KaCo! For more information, check out our Visitor's Guide here!

Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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