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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

Still Not Friday Comedy @ Two Brothers Roundhouse
Two Brothers Roundhouse
Feb 27, 2020
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Still Not Friday is a free stand-up comedy showcase happening every Thursday night at Two Brothers Roundhouse. Feat...
4th Point / Seventh Sons Band
The Venue Aurora
Feb 28, 2020
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
With honest lyrics and heartfelt performances, 4th Point is a Chicago-area, high-energy band made up of best friend...
Studying the Beginning of the Universe from the Bottom of the World
Feb 28, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Dr. Bradford Benson is senior member of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) and an Assistant Profes...
February 15: One Year Later
David L. Pierce Art & History Center
Feb 7, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
A commemoration of the tragedy on February 15, 2019, at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora. The exhibit will featur...

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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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