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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Olivet Nazarene University

Olivet Nazarene University

One University Ave. | Bourbonnais, IL 60914 | 815-939-5011

An accredited, Christian liberal arts university, Olivet offers numerous opportunities for education, culture, faith and fun for the community. Located in Bourbonnais, Kankakee County’s newest concert and worship venue — Centennial Chapel — seats 3,000-plus, features one of the country’s largest Ruffatti pipe organs and is home to the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra. Strickler Planetarium hosts public and private shows for astronomy lovers of all ages. Tiger athletes compete in 20 intercollegiate sports. Chicago Bears RC Cola Training Camp welcomes thousands of families each summer. Beautiful campus grounds, including art and landscaping, make any tour special. Campus tours are available by appointment.

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