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.

Our Regions
Chicago Portage Area | Bolingbrook Area | Joliet Area
Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

Get Google Map
 
Home          Visitors          Planners          Members          Media          Contact Us          Jobs         
Upcoming Events Heritage Corridor Social Media Facebook Twiter Instagram YouTube Pintrest
Upcoming Events
Heritage Corridor Videos
Our Area Videos
As seen on YouTube, check out our area videos...MORE INFO

E-News Subscribe to receive our monthly specials, events and more! Enter your e-mail address today!

Subscribe Today!

Publications To Go!

Events

Printer Friendly Format

I&M Canal National Heritage Area Anniversary Boat Ride

Dates: Now - Aug. 25, 2019
Times: 11:00am & 2:00pm
Category: Education/History
Location: I&M Canal Boat, 754 First Street, LaSalle, Il 61301
Phone: 815-220-1848
Visit Our Website

Join is as the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America's FIRST National Heritage Area, celebrates it's 35th Anniversary! In August 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill establishing the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America's first National Heritage Area. This "new kind of national park" was the first explicit marriage of preservation, conservation, recreation, and economic development. Join us as the I&M Canal National Heritage Area celebrates the anniversary with a I&M Canal Boat Tour aboard the replica canal boat "The Volunteer". Climb aboard & learn about why the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage area is so important in America's history & how the I&M Canal created Chicago!


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

Back to Previous Page

Related Articles: