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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Super Market Shuffle
The Dark Matter Mystery
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Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.
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Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

Escape Cabin Fever
When the middle-of-winter cabin fever strikes, it’s time to get out and discover or rediscover the local experiences that Kankakee Counrty has to offer.
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River Activities
The Kankakee River is one of Kankakee County's most beautiful destinations.
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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.
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Feel the Love
The season of love is right around the corner and what better way to spend your Valentine’s Day than enjoying some of the great experiences in Kankakee County?!
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