Discover the Aurora Area in Illinois
Open your arms to the Aurora Area-ten cities and towns unique in their own charms, yet unified by the flowing Fox River that rolls throughout our valley. Check out all that Aurora, Batavia, Big Rock, Hinckley, Montgomery, North Aurora, Oswego, Plano, 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 savory dining, unique architecture, the coolest attractions, extreme shopping, a great variety of family fun and waterparks, and hundreds of other options for a truly unique visitor experience.
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Be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush, a never-before-seen musical based on the original motion picture.
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Your guide to the notable architecture of the Fox River Valley and beyond.
Take an architecture tour of the Aurora Area!