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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

Batavia Farmer's Market
River Street Woonerf
Oct 31, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Batavia Farmers’ Market moves back out on to River Street! This year will mark the 25th year of the market, whi...
Pumpkin Daze at Abbey Farms
Abbey Farms
Sep 19, 2020 - Nov 1, 2020
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Welcome to your authentic farm adventure! Step out and away from modern life and make new memories together with yo...
Rage Cage & Pumpkin Smash
Prairie Point Community Park
Nov 1, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
It's hammer time! Have a blast as you let loose at different smash stations including a pumpkin toss, car bash, & B...
The Heather Newman Band
The Venue Aurora
Nov 6, 2020
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Doors open at 7. Show starts at 8! Advance tickets are $15 for premium seating, $10 for general admission. ($5 sur...

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Aurora Area Highlights

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Fall family fun

Apple orchards and pumpkin patches in the Aurora Area of Illinois
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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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Hot & New in Dining

Three new delicious destinations for authentic, upscale Mexican cuisine
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