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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Recent News

1/23/2015 Merichka's Restaurant Honored with "Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination" Award
12/18/2014 Nick's Tavern Honored with "Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination" Award
6/3/2014 Players and Visitors Make Way to Morris for Gus Macker Tourney this Weekend
6/2/2014 Heritage Corridor CVB Announces Summer Hours for Joliet Visitors Center
5/28/2014 Chicago Sun-Times 'Star Wars Days' returns to Joliet Public Library
5/20/2014 The Times Weekly 5th Annual Star Wars Day
5/18/2014 The Herald News Star Wars Day returns June 7 to Joliet
5/15/2014 5th Annual Star Wars Day Planned for Downtown Joliet
2/4/2014 Billie Limacher awarded State of Illinois Office of Tourism's "Lincoln Award"
11/19/2013 Tourism Bureau Announces Marathon to Promote Starved Rock Country
10/10/2013 Utica's Cajun Connection To Be Featured On Check, Please!
9/7/2013 Family Fun Weekend at "A River Thru History" event in Willow Springs
7/12/2013 Heritage Corridor CVB Hosts State Tourism Road Show at Chicagoland Speedway
7/11/2013 Starved Rock Hosts State Tourism Office for 2012 Economic Impact Presentation
7/7/2013 Take a Mule-Drawn Canal Boat Ride in Ottawa, Illinois
6/3/2013 Starved Rock park nominated as '8th Wonder of the World'
5/31/2013 Vintage Tractors Set to Roll into Town for 12th Annual Heritage Tractor Adventure
4/22/2013 Joliet's Star Wars Day Featured at C2E2 Pop Culture Expo
4/8/2013 Morris Daily Herald "Tractors will chug farther south"
4/2/2013 "More on 34" Highway Yard Sale
3/21/2013 12th Annual Heritage Tractor Adventure
3/19/2013 Joint Chamber Event Held at Historic Fitzpatrick House
2/25/2013 New Schedule and Educational Opportunities Highlight 2013 Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
2/20/2013 Economic Development Workshop Informs and Inspires Downtown Planners
11/30/2012 Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau Promotes December Destinations for History Lovers and Hikers

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