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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

Oswego Brewing Co. Prost!
Oswego Brewing Co.
Sep 25, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
We know this year's a little different, but we still have reasons to raise our steins. There's the Oktoberfest Marz...
Oswego Country Market
Downtown Oswego
Sep 27, 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...
Kids Eat Free Sundays
Gillerson's Grubbery
Sep 27, 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...
SciTech 3rd Annual Birthday Bash
SciTech Hands-On Museum
Sep 27, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
On Sunday, September 27, 2020, the 3rd annual SciTech Birthday Bash will be a combination at home and virtual style...

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Aurora Area Highlights

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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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Hot & New in Dining

Three new delicious destinations for authentic, upscale Mexican cuisine
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