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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

Corks & Caps
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Jun
The Homestead 1854
Jun 17, 2021
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Raise Glasses and Make Toasts! Discover a place where the past meets the present. Nestled within a historic neighb...
Jason Eady / Kayla Ray
17
Jun
Law Office Pub and Music Hall
Jun 17, 2021
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Since making his auspicious debut with 2005’s From Underneath the Old, Jason Eady has achieved a rare balance of un...
PrairieFest Carnival
17
Jun
Prairie Point Community Park
Jun 17, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021
12:00 PM
PrairieFest might need until Labor Day to get our full-scale fun together – but the Oswegoland Park District has a ...
Corks & Caps
24
Jun
The Homestead 1854
Jun 24, 2021
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Raise Glasses and Make Toasts! Discover a place where the past meets the present. Nestled within a historic neighb...

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