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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

Bluegrass Sundays at Sidecar
Sidecar Supper Club & Beer Garden
Jun 4, 2023
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Enjoy bluegrass and folk musicians round the fireplace for our weekly installment of Bluegrass Sunday! Family Frien...
Studio 54 on Stolp
Downtown Aurora
Jun 8, 2023
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join the City of Aurora as we celebrate all-things Andy Warhol and the 1970's at the city's newest event se...
Corks & Caps
The Homestead 1854
Jun 8, 2023
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Toast to wonderful evenings at The Homestead 1854's Corks & Caps 2023 Season! Step into a charming world wh...
Batavia Farmers' Market
Downtown Batavia
Jun 10, 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...

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