We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Find antique treasures at Indian Oaks Antique Mall and Olde Barn Antiques. Shop till you drop at the Northfield Mall. The whole family will enjoy Exploration Station...a children’s museum or the Strickler Planetarium where you can see and learn about the stars and planets. Located on 170 beautiful acres, Perry Farm Park is complete with a petting zoo, apple orchard, bike trails and Native American Indian caves. Nearby you’ll find spectacular biking and hiking trails along the scenic meandering Kankakee River. Minutes from Olivet Nazarene University. Located in close proximity to CSL Behring, Bunge Foods, Cigna Health Care, Peddinghaus, Nucor Steel and Valspar Corporation.