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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

Mid-American Kayak & Canoe Race
McCullough Park
Jun 3, 2023
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The running of the Mid-Am will be held Saturday, June 3, on the beautiful Fox River. Two race lengths are offered -...
Saw Wee Kee Summer Trail Run
Saw Wee Kee Park
Jun 3, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The soft path, with its twists and turns, ups and downs, makes for a great all natural run whether the weather make...
Batavia Farmers' Market
Downtown Batavia
Jun 3, 2023
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come enjoy a variety of vendors each week. Enjoy an assortment of fresh greens, gourmet mushrooms, meats, eggs, soa...
Lost Pyramids in the Beer Garden
Sidecar Supper Club & Beer Garden
Jun 3, 2023
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Lost Pyramids Band is an improvisational, psychedelic jam band that keeps it fresh on stage with dynamic grooves an...

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