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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Due to the order from Governor JB Pritzker about reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, organizations may have varied hours and reduced capabilities.  Events may also have been rescheduled or cancelled.  Please contact the organizations directly to verify the status of events and hours of operation for organizations during this unprecedented time.

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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Upcoming Events
May. 7, 2020 - May. 28, 2020
CANCELLED Starved Rock Walkers Club Thursdays
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May. 28, 2020
Plant Your Own Patch of Prairie at Home
Learn new planting and de...

May. 30, 2020
CANCELLED Longhouse Living
Drop by to learn about Na...

Apr. 1, 2020 - May. 31, 2020
CANCELLED Pollinators: Little Helpers, Big Results
There's a lot of buzz aro...

May. 2, 2020 - May. 31, 2020
CANCELLED Historic Trolley Tours
Learn about the rich hist...

May. 2, 2020 - May. 31, 2020
CANCELLED Take a Hike and Lunch
Discover Starved Rock's c...

Jun. 4, 2020
Midewin by Tram-Auto
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