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Kankakee Tourism & Sightseeing

Kankakee Tourism and Sightseeing
Welcome to Kankakee County! With 57 miles of winding river, rural and urban destinations, rich history, and natural beauty, there is so much to discover. Our county hosts more than 60 festivals and events throughout the year, each offering its own unique blend of heritage and fun.

Top Kankakee Attractions


If golf is your game, challenge yourself with some of the best courses south of Chicago. Or if you're fond of trains, be sure to visit our historic railroad museum where you can step back in time aboard our 1947 Pullman Coach. Whatever your preference may be, our intriguing history, antique shopping, local art, monthly festivals, farmers markets, barn quilt tour and more are yours to discover in Kankakee County. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Splash Valley Aquatic Park
Frank Lloyd Wright's B. Harley Bradley House
Exploration Station...A Children's Museum
Strickler Planetarium
Kankakee Railroad Museum

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Top Things To Do In Kankakee




Kankakee River State Park
Legends Sportsplex
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Haigh's Scuba Diving Quarry
Barn Quilt Tour

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Top Places to Stay in Kankakee


Stay at the best rated hotels in Kankakee. We only send customers a survey once they have completed their stay at a specific hotel. This ensures that our Kankakee customer reviews are accurate! The below places to stay in Kankakee, IL are scored the highest by our customers View the hotel to see the comments and scores. With over 61,000 reviews of hotel rooms in Illinois alone, you can't go wrong!

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Kankakee Bourbonnais
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Bradley/Kankakee
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hilton Garden Inn Kankakee
Guest Score:
From $127 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bourbonnais
Guest Score:
From $115 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Howard Johnson Inn Manteno
Guest Score:
From $60 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.

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Best Time to Visit Kankakee


The best time to visit Kankakee is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Kankakee


Month Low Avg High
January 12.2 21.7 31.1
February 17.0 26.9 36.8
March 27.5 37.9 48.3
April 37.8 49.3 60.7
May 48.7 60.8 72.8
June 58.8 70.7 82.6
July 63.1 74.4 85.7
August 60.7 72.1 83.5
September 52.0 64.8 77.6
October 39.9 52.5 65.1
November 30.0 39.8 49.5
December 19.4 27.9 36.4

Kankakee Weather


More Information


Find more information about Kankakee by visiting the local visitor bureau (Kankakee County Convention and Visitors Bureau) or request a visitor guide to be mailed to you!


Kankakee Visitor Bureau


Kankakee County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Kankakee County Convention and Visitors Bureau


Free Kankakee Visitor Guide


Visitor Guide

Visitor Guide


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