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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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Createur Conference and Pitch Competition, hosted
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KVTA’s Seussical
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The Woman Who Would Not Be Silenced
FARM TO FARM TABLE
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.

Places to Watch the Eclipse

List of 6: Places to Watch the Eclipse in Kankakee County

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America! Kankakee County has lots of open areas where you can experience it. (Remember: safety first!) We've compiled a list of 6 below!

  1. Island Park Bridge, Momence
  2. Kankakee Community College, Kankakee
  3. Legacy Park, Manteno
  4. Perry Farm Park, Bourbonnais
  5. Riverfront Park, Bourbonnais
  6. Willowhaven Park, Kankakee

Stop by the Visit Kankakee County office (275 E. Court Street, Suite 102, Kankakee) during office hours to get your official eclipse viewing glasses while supplies last!

For official details and safety tips, check out Nasa's article here.


Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!


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