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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

What's Happening This Week

Disney's Beauty and the Beast @ Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre
Nov 13, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Be our guest this holiday season, as we step inside this classic storybook fairytale and discover that beauty isn’t...
Aurora Cup 2020 Table Tennis Tournament
Vaughan Athletic Center
Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
12:00 PM
Watch some of the most intense and skilled table tennis players from around the world compete in one of America's l...
Trio Gaspard
Jan 19, 2020
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Making their US Tour debut, this piano trio (violin, cello & piano) is winners of three major international competi...
2020 MLK Day Aurora
Waubonsie Valley High School
Jan 20, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The City of Aurora honors the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. annually on his observed birthday....

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Feel the power and energy of STOMP! The international sensation hits Paramount Theatre April 10-12, 2020.
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New Restaurants

Try these new Aurora Area dining destinations, perfect for pairing with a night out on the town.
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The Secret of My Success

This world premiere musical follows an ambitious Midwesterner trying to make it in the big city, secrets and all.
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