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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LIVE Tour of Starved Rock State Park


Starved Rock State Park has been voted numerous times as Illinois' top tourist destination. The glorious views of the Illinois River, the bird watching, the awe-inspiring canyons - Starved Rock State Park is a must-do stop in the State of Illinois. For more information, visit starvedrockstatepark.com

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Live at The Pink Chihuahua in LaSalle, IL


The Art of Food is on display, as we tour LaSalle's The Pink Chihuahua. Meet Abel and Rae, the two faces behind this popular restaurant located only a few minutes away from Starved Rock State Park. More info at thepinkchihuahua.co.

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LIVE Tour of Raging Waves Waterpark


Take a look at Illinois' Largest Waterpark, including their newest sensation - WONAMBI. Located just a short drive away, you'll have a blast cooling off at Raging Waves. Filmed 6/23/2016. Find out more information at ragingwaves.com.

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LIVE Tour of Joliet Area Historical Museum


Many paths lead to Joliet, including the Illinois & Michigan Canal, Route 66 and the Lincoln Highway. All are on display at the Joliet Area Historical Museum. As well, learn about John Houbolt - NASA Aerospace Engineer and Joliet Native. Filmed 5/31/2016. Find out more information at jolietmuseum.org.

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LIVE Tour of Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center


Take a tour of the rustic and beautiful Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center, located right inside Starved Rock State Park. From the scenery to the pool, the Great Hall to the Back Door Lounge ... you'll definitely want to visit the Lodge on your next trip to Starved Rock. For more information, visit starvedrocklodge.com.

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Hegeler Carus Mansion


Come inside the seven story mansion to learn over 140 years of living history, architecture and family stories in the Hegeler Carus Mansion in LaSalle.

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Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park


Mini Abe meets Lincoln Award recipient Billie Limacher of Bicentennial Park in Joliet to learn about the Festival of Gnomes and all the events of the park.

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Village of Utica


Experience the beauty of Utica in LaSalle County. Visit the dining, shopping, and lodging treasures in Utica, along with viewing the outdoor splendor of Starved Rock State Park.

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Starved Rock State Park


Bring your hiking boots and camera as you trek through the walkways and canyons to behold the magnificence of nature in the Starved Rock State Park in LaSalle County!

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Heritage Corridor CVB UK Visitors


Cruise along the legendary Route 66 to explore the historical landmarks and wonders in the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor!

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Heritage Corridor CVB Canadian Visitors


Cruise along the legendary Route 66 to explore the historical landmarks and wonders in the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor!

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Heritage Corridor CVB German Visitors


Cruise along the legendary Route 66 to explore the historical landmarks and wonders in the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor!

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Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest


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Heritage Corridor Outdoor


Hunting, fishing and more in the Illinois Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor region.

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Village of Bolingbrook


Visit Bolingbrook and experience championship golf, a performing arts center, an aviation museum and so much more.

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Seneca Celebrates 150 Years!


The Village of Seneca is celebrating its Sesquicentennial. From the oldest hardware store in Illinois to the LST Museum take a look at what Marseilles has to offer.

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Downtown Morris


Downtown Morris with history, shopping, events offers a hometown feeling as you visit.

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Outdoor Adventure in Heritage Corridor


Sky diving, ziplining, kayaking...it's all hear in the great outdoors of the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor.

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Bolingbrook Shopping


The Promenade Bolingbrook has a variety of stores that will delight the entire family. Nearby Bass Pro Shop and IKEA will enhance your shopping experience in Bolingbrook.

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Village of Lemont


A number of outdoor recreational activities are available in the Village of Lemont. As well as boutique shops and independently owned restaurants.

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Book Mouse


Whatever type of books you like to read you will find at the Book Mouse in Ottawa. And if they don't have it, they will order it for you.

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