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.

Hobby Destinations

List of 6: Hobby Destinations in Kankakee County

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!

  1. Book a guided trip with Big River Fly Fishing.
  2. Rack ‘em up at Bradley Billiard Club.
  3. Take the plunge and go scuba diving at Haigh Quarry.
  4. Lace up your skates at Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena.
  5. Get in tune at King Music.
  6. Cater to your green thumb at Tholens' Landscape & Garden Center.

For a full directory of places to explore, taste, shop and stay in Kankakee County, check out our Visitor's Guide here!

Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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