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.
04/30/19 - 04/30/19 6:30PM A discussion will be held on Michael Beschloss' "Presidents of War." Panelists include Pat Brady, political analyst and former Illinois Republican Party chair; Clifton Truman Daniel, author, activist, and eldest grandson of former President Harry S. Truman; and Mike Frey, KCC alumnus and managing editor of The Daily Journal.