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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45th Annual Gallery of Trees
Christmas In Manteno
Handel's Messiah
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.
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Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

Leaf Peepin'
The leaves are a changin’! We’ve created a cozy itinerary for some leaf peepin’ throughout Kankakee County.
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Farm to Farm Table
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.
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No Booze November
Kankakee County is jumping on the sober travel trend! So, if you're up for some alcohol-free fun, come on down and let's see where this wild ride takes us!
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Fast Food Restaurants
We’ve compiled a list of 6 fast-food restaurants to fulfill that craving while you’re in Kankakee County.
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A Locavore’s Weekend
To travel well means to slow down and indulge in a place with a locavore’s mindset. Kankakee County is an idyllic weekend escape from the city.
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A Weekend Tour
About 60 miles south of Chicago, the surrounding area along the Kankakee and Iroquois Rivers boasts a French-Canadian heritage.
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Coffee Destinations
Coffee is a big part of your daily routine, and when you’re away from home, one thing you’ll most likely miss is your go-to coffee place. Not to worry!
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