Kankakee County, Illinois VISIT KANKAKEE COUNTY ILLINOIS
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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Kris Kringle Market
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Christmas Parade
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KVTA’s Plaid Tidings
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.

Arts & History

The river and railroad brought business and trade to Kankakee County. The Paramount Theatre and the iconic homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are a testament to a rich Midwestern history.



Architecture
Explore the diverse architecture found on campuses and on streetscapes throughout Kankakee County.
Take your pick!
Art Galleries
Kankakee County is home to many art galleries that showcase the talents of artists from across the county.
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Museums
Let our abundant museums guide you through Kankakee County’s rich culture and history.
Take your pick!
Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!


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