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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

Fox Valley Orchestra Summer Pops Series
Paramount Theatre
Jun 28, 2020 - Aug 9, 2020
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fox Valley Orchestra’s got 4 shows to make your summer POP! From jazz pop and calypso to Broadway show tunes and fa...
Kids Eat Free Sundays
Gillerson's Grubbery
Aug 9, 2020
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
We're bringing back our "Kids Eat Free" deal on Sundays starting this weekend. To receive the “Kids Eat Free” di...
Oswego Country Market
Downtown Oswego
Aug 9, 2020
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Every Sunday, June through September, downtown Oswego opens up for the Oswego Country Market. This fresh air market...
Missy & Heine Andersen
The Venue
Sep 11, 2020 - Aug 11, 2020
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Doors open at 6. Show starts at 7! Advance tickets are $15 for premium seating ($20 at the door), $10 for general a...

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Aurora Area Highlights

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Architecture in Aurora

Your guide to the notable architecture of the Fox River Valley and beyond.
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The Venue Aurora

Aurora's hottest new spot for live music features a 200-seat listening room and nationally-recognized talent.
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Craft Beer Guide

Find the perfect beer to match your palate at the craft breweries of the Aurora Area
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