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Kankakee overview

Kankakee is a romantic getaway distinct for its gardens and museums, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Visitors can explore the campus and neighborhood around Kankakee Community College and Olivet Nazarene University. While you're here, stop by Kankakee Railroad Museum and Kankakee County Museum. Kankakee is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Kankakee

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Kankakee is the place to go.
  • • 15 2-star hotels with an average price of $52 per night
  • • 8 3-star hotels with an average price of $70 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 1543 user reviews of Kankakee hotels: Hilton Garden Inn Kankakee (Kankakee)

How to get to Kankakee

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 46.6 mi (75 km) from downtown Kankakee. Kankakee Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Kankakee

Known for its gardens, the area's family-friendly sights include:
  • • Hidden Cove
  • • Legends Sportsplex
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Kankakee Railroad Museum
  • • Kankakee County Museum
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Kankakee Community College
  • • Olivet Nazarene University
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Northfield Square Mall
  • • Kankakee River State Park

When to visit Kankakee

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 55°F day, 16°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 17°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 6.4 inches
  • • April-June: 12.4 inches
  • • July-September: 11.1 inches
  • • October-December: 9.2 inches