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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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.

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Aug. 3, 2020
A Summer Journey in the West - Virtual Book Discussion
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Aug. 4, 2020
Forest Fitness: Hiking Messenger Marsh (Zoom webinar)
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Aug. 4, 2020
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Aug. 4, 2020
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Aug. 4, 2020
Pond Explorers Live!
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Aug. 4, 2020
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Aug. 4, 2020
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