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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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"Into the Woods" musical at Olivet Nazarene University
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Polar Plunge
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Gun & Sporting Expo
Do it up Wright!
Explore the B. Harley Bradley House, Frank Lloyd Wright's first Prairie Style home set on the tranquil Kankakee River.
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Wikstrom Manor

Wikstrom Manor

304 W. 2nd St. | Momence, IL 60954-1403 | 815-472-3156

Designed and built by E. Axel Wikstrom in 1892 to accomodate dignitaries from his homeland of Sweden. Known as the Villa Swea, it was used as a gathering place for visiting diplomats and local socialites. After the death of the Wikstrom's, the home was operated by the Sisters Servants of the Hold Heart of Mary and known as the "Villa Maria" boarding school for preschool children.





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