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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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What's Happening This Week

The Venue for Venues: Livestream for Reggie's
The Venue Aurora
Jan 24, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Venue For Venues series that will take place the fourth Sunday of every month. This series seeks to raise aware...
Bull: A Love Story by Nancy Garcia Loza
Paramount Theatre
Jan 28, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bull, a young Mexican American man, dealt drugs, got caught, and served his time. Ten years time. Everyday for a de...
Winter Exterior Tours
Farnsworth House
Jan 29, 2021 - Jan 30, 2021
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Now through March 27, 2021 Farnsworth House will offer EXTERIOR ONLY (until further notice), guided tours on Friday...
Frosty Fest
Red Oak Nature Center
Jan 30, 2021
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate winter! Families are welcome to join us at Red ...

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