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.
05/07/18 - Ongoing
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trail is a self-guided tour featuring 13 buildings designed by Wright himself throughout Illinois! Two Frank Lloyd Wright Trail itineraries have been created to highlight all 13 public sites. The first itinerary will guide visitors from Chicago & Oak Park to Rockford. The second itinerary begins in Chicago & Oak Park and continues to Springfield. You will find that each itinerary includes local restaurants and attractions that focus on Illinois architecture and history. Below you will find the itinerary for Chicago to Springfield.