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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

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Kinky Boots @ Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre
Aug 18, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021
12:00 PM
A REGIONAL PREMIERE! This flashy, sassy, sexy story of big heels invading a small town shook Broadway and was unive...
Pumpkin Weekends
Blackberry Farm
Oct 16, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Enjoy family-friendly fall festivities at Blackberry Farm! Weekends in October, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Admission includ...
Still Not Friday Comedy
Two Brothers Roundhouse
Oct 21, 2021
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Still Not Friday is the best free comedy showcase in the suburbs, and it's BACK at Two Brothers Roundhouse with...
Saw Wee Kee Trail Run Series
Saw Wee Kee Park
Oct 23, 2021
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join the Oswegoland Park District in this new fun and challenging trail run series at the beautiful Saw Wee Kee Par...

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