Tourism

Plan a road trip to check out the beautiful fall foliage using an online map.

Fall is Officially Here! Plan a Trip to View the Peak Fall Colors with Online Map

​Today is the first official day of fall and the leaves on area trees ...
The Kane County Board has approved additional funding for the Fabulous Fox! Water Trail project in hopes of enhancing tourism and interest in protecting the river.

Fox River Tourism in Kane County to Get $1.2 Million Boost

​The Kane County Board has approved additional funding for infrastruct...
Celebrate farming traditions and attend the 128th Big Rock Plowing Match and Festival.

128th Big Rock Plowing Match and Festival to be Held September 16-18

​The small agricultural community of Big Rock is the site of big famil...
Paddling down the Fox River is just one of many outdoor activities you can enjoy during the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Kane County Offers 'Staycation' Holiday Activities for All Ages

​ If Labor Day weekend plans call for a 'staycation', Kane County...
The RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora has been named 'Best Project' in Landscape & Urban Development.

RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora Named A 'Best Project'

​The RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora, Illinois has been na...
The Vaughan Tennis Center in Aurora is one of only five nationwide named a 2022 USTA Outstanding Facility.

Vaughan Tennis Center in Aurora Named Outstanding Facility

​The Vaughan Tennis Center in Aurora is one of only five nationwide in...
The Kane County Farm Bureau planted its first pollinator rain garden in 2020 at its location in St. Charles.

Illinois-Shaped Pollinator Garden in the Works in Kane County

​Did you know that one out of every three bites of food we eat depends...
Officials from Kane County, the City of Batavia and the Batavia Park District celebrate a major realigment project at its groundbreaking this week.

A Beautiful Day For a Groundbreaking in Kane County

​​The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT), along with the Co...
Photo credit:  City of Geneva

Concours D'Elegance Car Show Canceled

Concours d'Elegance organizers have informed the City of Geneva that t...
Geneva's annual Festival of the Wine moves to a new location for 2022.

2022 Festival of the Vine Moves to New Location

Geneva's Festival of the Vine returns next month, in a new location...
Author and Artist Joel Sheesley shares his artwork of the Fox River in the book, "A Fox River Testimony."

Artist and Author Presents "A Fox River Testimony"

Artist and Author Joel Sheesley is somewhat of an expert when it comes...
Randy Ratsnake

Good Natured Column: Randy the Ratsnake

Are there any animals more misunderstood than snakes...