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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Heritage Corridor CVB

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
Oct. 18, 2018
Dinner & A Little History: Wau-Bun the Early Days: A Travelogue with Juliette Kinzie
Join the Canal Corridor A...

Oct. 18, 2018
Witches Night Out
This is a costume fundrai...

Oct. 19, 2018
Illinois River Cruise for 185th Anniversary
Color viewing along the I...

Oct. 19, 2018
Oh Freedom
In a show created to cele...

Oct. 19, 2018
Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement
Billboard Award-winning a...

Oct. 19, 2018 - Oct. 20, 2018
Haunted Canal Hayride
*Fundraiser benefiting Ho...

Oct. 20, 2018
Downtown Lemont Walking Tour
1 hr., 3/4 mile walking t...

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