Where is the Heritage Corridor?
The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Chicago Portage Area | Bolingbrook Area | Joliet Area
Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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Nov. 28, 2015
Christmas in the Square & Festival of Trees
Everyone is welcome to co...

Nov. 28, 2015
Light Up the Holidays - Joliet Area Historical Museum - 2015 Free Days!
The Heritage Corridor Con...

Nov. 28, 2015
Lighted Christmas Parade
Holiday Market with over ...

Nov. 28, 2015
Santa Express
Children will hear Christ...

Nov. 28, 2015
Santa Run 5K/Santa Stroll 1 Mile Walk
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Apr. 4, 2015 - Nov. 29, 2015
Take a Hike & a Lunch
: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Satu...

Jun. 20, 2015 - Nov. 29, 2015
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Welcome to Heritage Corridor

Welcome to Illinois' historic I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. Situated between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, the region is an outdoor recreational dream, beginning with miles of trails and waterways stretching from suburban Chicago all the way to Starved Rock State Park. Stay at four star hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, explore Route 66, shop big-names and boutiques, dine on hearty home cooking or haute cuisine, and play at the area's exciting attractions and gaming venues.

The I&M Canal Heritage Corridor has everything you are looking for in a weekend getaway or your next tour or meeting.

Featured Attractions

The Great Outdoors
Heritage Corridor Outdoors
Thousands of acres of parks, waterways, trails and outdoor resources...READ MORE

Heritage Corridor Videos
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I & M Canal
I & M Canal
Experience recreation up and down the historic I & M Canal...READ MORE

Route 66
Route 66
Joliet, Illinois Kicks on Route 66 with dining, shopping, ad...READ MORE

Special Lodging Packages
Loding and Special Packages
The latest packages from the Heritage Corridor region...READ MORE

Starved Rock State Park
Starved Rock State Park
Starved Rock, one of the most beautiful places in Illinois...READ MORE

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