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DeKalb overview

DeKalb is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and sports, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. Sports fans will enjoy football and baseball, and everyone will enjoy ample beer and chocolate options. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Huskie Stadium and Chicagoland Skydiving Center. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like DEKALB Ag Memories and River Heights Golf Course. DeKalb is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in DeKalb

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around DeKalb has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in DeKalb with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all DeKalb hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best DeKalb hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to DeKalb

Fly in to Rockford, IL (RFD-Greater Rockford), 27.1 mi (43.7 km) from downtown DeKalb. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 44 mi (70.8 km) away.

What to see around DeKalb

Fun activities like baseball and biking are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Huskie Stadium
  • • Chicagoland Skydiving Center
  • • Vaughan Aquatic Center
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Otter Cove Aquatic Park
  • • Splash Country Waterpark
  • • Raging Waves Waterpark
  • • Kane County Fairgrounds
Art, live music, and theaters are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • DEKALB Ag Memories
  • • Ellwood House Museum
  • • Durant House Museum
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • River Heights Golf Course
  • • Northern Illinois University
  • • Buena Vista Golf Course
  • • Shabbona Lake State Park
  • • Rochelle Railroad Park

When to visit DeKalb

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 52°F day, 13°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 33°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 68°F day, 14°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 5.39 inches
  • April-June: 11.97 inches
  • July-September: 12.01 inches
  • October-December: 7.76 inches