Paramount Theatre in Kankakee, IL

Arts and Cultural Offerings in Kankakee County Keep Residents Entertained

Art galleries, big names in entertainment, theaters and a rich history make Kankakee County a great place to broaden your artistic mind.

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Drinks at the City Tavern in Kankakee, IL

City Tavern Is Most Beautiful Bar South of Chicago

The 142-year-old City Tavern in Kankakee is the most beautiful bar south of Chicago.

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Kankakee River Valley Recreation Includes Fishing, Golf and Family Fun

Residents will find a wide variety of recreation options in the Kankakee River Valley, ranging from biking, hiking and horseback riding to just relaxing as they watch the NFL's Chicago Bears train each summer at Olivet Nazarene University.

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Best Places to Eat in Kankakee, IL

Three favorite Southern-style restaurants in Kankakee County are Savannah’s Southern Bistro, Jimmy Jo’s BBQ, and Bulls Pit BBQ & 5 Star Wings.

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Frank Lloyd Wright Homes Side-by-Side in Kankakee, IL

For years the pair of Frank Lloyd Wright homes in Kankakee have been off limits to tourist. Not anymore. One of the homes, the Harley Bradley House, will become a museum. Both houses are on South Harrison Avenue in Kankakee. They are the only pair of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes sitting side-by-side in any city, anywhere.

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The Bradley House in Kankakee, IL

Frank Lloyd Wright's Kankakee House Now Owned by Not-for-Profit Group

Both Frank Lloyd Wright houses in Kankakee are on the National Register of Historic Places, but Bradley House has arguably the more interesting history.

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Biking at Kankakee River State Park in Bourbonnais, IL

Bike the Kankakee River Trail in Kankakee, IL

Kankakee is one of the Top 10 places to bike.

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Splash Valley Aquatic Park

Water Park, Ice Arena, Kids Museum Equal Family Fun in Kankakee

Whether stepping on the ice at the OAK Orthopedic Sports Arena or swimming at Splash Valley Aquatic Park‚ playing ball at a Kankakee Valley Parks' ball field or checking out Exploration Station children's museum, families find plenty of action in the Valley.
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Horseback Riding at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See

Kankakee Provides Natural Retreat Close to Chicago

Looking for a good reason to settle down in Kankakee County? The people who live here can give you a hundred.

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Shopping in Kankakee, IL

Kankakee has a variety of shopping destinations to choose from. Below is a listing of some of the stores available here.

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Abe Is Art in the Kankakee County Historical Museum

There are plenty of busts of President Abraham Lincoln, but the ones created by master artist George Grey Barnard are considered among the best. See them at the Kankakee County Historical Museum.

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Kankakee County Historical Museum in Illinois

Fun Things To Do in Kankakee, IL

There's plenty to do in the Kankakee area. Check out these options to get you started.

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Kankakee County Home to Fine Golf Courses

Golfers delight in Kankakee County's variety of venues.
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Tacos del Norte in Bradley, IL

Kankakee's Mexican Restaurants Sizzle

Kankakee's Mexican restaurants sizzle.

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