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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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Autobahn Country Club

Autobahn Country Club is the 4th longest road course in the US. They have multiple public driving ev...Details


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Black Horizon Brewing Company

Here's what to expect: board games, video games (including an old Nintendo 64), foosball, TV's, air ...Details

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The brand-new Bowlero is a full-feature, family-friendly entertainment destination with something fo...Details

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Cathedral Area Preservation Association of Joliet (CAPA)

CAPA preserves, protects and promotes a well-preserved historic neighborhood. Check them out online ...Details


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Chicagoland Speedway

Located just three miles south of I-80 on historic Route 66 and only 40 minutes from downtown Chicag...Details

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Children's Museum in Oak Lawn

Our mission is to positively impact a child’s potential in life through play-based education. Come ...Details


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Corvettes Unlimited

41st Annual Indoor Corvette Show & G.M. Parts Swap, Sunday, April 30, 2017, 8am-2pm at Hawk Chevrole...Details

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Gemini Giant

The Gemini Giant is a picture-worthy landmark statue on U.S. Route 66 at the Eastern entrance to Wil...Details

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Harrah's Joliet Casino & Hotel

Featuring 1,100+ slot machines, the most Video Poker in town, over 30 table games and WSOP Poker roo...Details

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Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves

Haunted Trails has it all: 3 go kart tracks, 2 miniature golf courses, batting cages, laser tag, rid...Details

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Hollywood Casino Joliet

Experience exciting casino action at Hollywood Casino Joliet. Featuring over 1,100 of the most popul...Details

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Illinois Aviation Museum

The non-profit museum's primary goal is to bring air and space technology and museum collections tog...Details


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Illinois Rock & Roll Museum

Coming in 2018 the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 is an organization created to honor and c...Details


New Lenox
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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

The experiences you’ll find here are as unique, fun and memorable as the road is long. Route 66 defi...Details

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Joliet Area Historical Museum

Travel through time and space!  Walk through a replica of the I&M Canal, window shop on a turn-o...Details


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Joliet Iron Works Historic Site

Joliet Iron Works was once the biggest buisness in Joliet. Today, all that remains are the fragments...Details


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Lemont Area Historical Society

Historic museum in 1861 Civil War national registered church, offering exhibits, tours and old stone...Details


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National Heritage Corridor Visitors Center: Civic Center Authority

Before you explore, come by and we'll outfit you with free maps and brochures. Open Saturday 11:00 ...Details


Bedford Park
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Riverfront Lanes

Located off Water Street and Historic Route 66, Riverfront Lanes lanes is a locally owned bowling ce...Details


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Route 66 Raceway

Located just three miles south of I-80 on historic Route 66 and only 40 minutes from downtown Chicag...Details

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The Forge

Making its debut in April 2017, The Forge is Chicagoland’s newest concert venue, bar and eatery. Loc...Details

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The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate

Jacob Henry spared no expense in the construction of his elaborate 40 room mansion on Joliet's promi...Details


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