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Discover the Aurora Area in Illinois

Welcome to the Aurora Area, an outstanding travel destination in Illinois. Here you can experience award winning Broadway musical theater, the largest waterpark in Illinois, Chicagoland's largest outlet shopping center, a masterpiece of modern architecture, and unparalleled outdoor adventure on and along the Fox River. Whether you're traveling with family or friends, be sure to check out all that Aurora, Batavia, Big Rock, Hinckley, Montgomery, North Aurora, OswegoPlano, Sugar Grove and Yorkville have to offer.

Only 37 miles west of Chicago, the Aurora Area stretches out to parts of Kane, Kendall, Will and DuPage counties and offers destination dining, distinctive architecture, fun attractions, exclusive designer shopping, a great variety of family fun and waterparks, and hundreds of other options for a truly unique experience. Book your stay at friendly and affordable hotels or find a venue to suit your next group tour

Visitors and locals alike can enjoy exclusive deals on shopping, dining, and activities in the Aurora Area.
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What's Happening This Week

History Happy Hour @ OBC
Oswego Brewing Co.
Jan 20, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Ever hear the story about Al Capone’s doctor here in Oswego? Or how about the Oswego connection to the John D...
The Kernal
Law Office Pub and Music Hall
Jan 21, 2022
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
With a storyteller's eye and sly sense of humor, The Kernal (Joe Garner) delves deep into everything from famil...
Quiet Season Tours
Edith Farnsworth House
Jan 21, 2022 - Jan 22, 2022
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Celebrate the start of our winter season with our Quiet Season Tour! Experience Edith Farnsworth House in...
Bluegrass Sundays
Sidecar Supper Club & Beer Garden
Jan 23, 2022
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us on River Street for our favorite day of the week. Bluegrass Sunday! We’ve moved the fun indoors for t...

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