See the City

Get a glimpse of Kankakee, IL by clicking on the arrows in the photo rotator, then take a deeper look by exploring the galleries below.

Fireworks Over Kankakee, IL


Darlene Gardner at the City Tavern in Kankakee, IL

City Tavern offers 60 types of beer and about 40 varieties of wine.

Splash Valley Aquatic Park in Kankakee, IL

Splash Valley Aquatic Park lets swimmers dive into three water slides, a four-lane lap pool, two zero-depth entry pools, as well as picnic pavilions and a sand play area.

Exploration Station in Bourbonnais Township in Illinois

Kids can shop in a mini grocery store, play doctor at a mini dentist’s office or climb aboard a fire engine at Exploration Station in Bourbonnais Township. Exploration Station, a children’s museum, hosts many school field trips.

America's Bistro in Kankakee, IL

Chef Rigo Salgado prepares a meal at America's Bistro in Kankakee, Ill.

Col. Jim Kasler in Momence, IL

A bronze statue honoring Kankakee-native Colonel James Kasler, the only person in history to be awarded three Air Force Crosses and the author of Tempered Steel.

Horseback Riding at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See in Manteno, IL

Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See has been providing fun-packed opportunities for YMCA‚ 4-H‚ Scouts and other groups for more than 60 years.

Jaycees Little League Park in Kankakee, IL

No small-town tradition is quite as sacred as summer Little League, like this game between Watseka and Kankakee at the Jaycees Little League Park.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie School in Illinois

The sweeping roof lines of the Harley Bradley House reflect architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie School design.

French Heritage Museum in Kankakee, IL

The French Heritage Museum, one of the oldest historical structures in Kankakee, was built by pioneer farmer Lemuel Milk in 1860.

Kankakee County Courthouse in Illinois

The Kankakee County Courthouse stands in the center of downtown Kankakee, Illinois.


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