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.

Rock the Farm
Kankakee Quiltmakers Autumn Splendor Quilt Show
NOT YET back @ Good Vibrations
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.

Easily Accessible

Illinois Map showing cities and proximity to Kankakee County.

Kankakee County's proximity to Chicagoland has made it an ideal destination for small meetings & events. Located along I-57 just an hour south of Chicago and nestled in the heart of the Kankakee River Valley, we are easily accessible by train, plane and automobile with more than 900 hotel rooms to accommodate your guests. 

Please contact our sales team today to assist with your planning needs at [email protected] or call us toll free at 815-935-7390.

Kankakee County is closer than you think!

Bloomington-Normal, IL - 88 miles, 2 hours 15 min

Chicago, IL - 50 miles, 1 hour

Indianapolis, IN -152 miles, 2 hours 45 min

Joliet, IL - 31 miles, 45 min

Milwaukee, WI - 150 miles, 3 hours

Peoria, IL -120 miles, 2 hours 15 min

Rockford, IL - 136 miles, 2 hours 45 min

St. Louis, MO -250 miles, 4 hours

Springfield, IL -156 miles, 2 hours 30 min

Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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