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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-Summer Yoga and Cut Flower Garden Tour Retreat
The Homestead 1854
Aug 9, 2022 - Aug 10, 2022
4:00 PM
The Homestead 1854, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a historic gem located less than 60 mile...
Aurora Farmers Market Wednesdays at Luigi's
Luigi's Pizza & Fun Center
Aug 10, 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
As the Aurora Farmers Market expands for its 110th season, patrons can now pick up fresh produce and more...
1976 (70's Cover Band)
Venue 1012
Aug 11, 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
If rock music matured in the 1960’s, it reached its apex during the 1970’s. Sizzling guitar riffs, dist...
Aurora Farmers Market Thursdays at Ollie's
Aug 11, 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
As the Aurora Farmers Market expands for its 110th season, patrons can now pick up fresh produce and more...

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