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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

Saw Wee Kee Showdown
Saw Wee Kee Park
May 21, 2022
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Test your skills on the park you know best. Bikers will compete in one division to see who will have the fastest ti...
Sunday Jazz Brunch, Bloody Mary Bar & Bottomless Mimosas
Stolp Island Social
May 22, 2022
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Stolp Island Social in Aurora kicks off lunch & Sunday Jazz Brunch with bloody bar with bottomless mimosas! &nb...
Yoga & Tea Mindful Monday
The Homestead 1854
May 23, 2022
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga can help us live happier in many ways--beyond the bending and breathing that goes on in the typical yoga class...
Yoga and Beer Retreat
The Homestead 1854
May 24, 2022 - May 25, 2022
11:00 AM
The Homestead 1854, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a historic gem located less than 60 mile...

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