Aurora is the home of many fun and exciting places to visit.

Hampton Inn and Suites

Hampton Inn and Suites is a newly-built, strategically-located hotel only minutes away from the Airport and Aurora. 2423 Bushwood Drive, Aurora www.hamptoninnandsuitesaurora.com

Hollywood Casino

Riverboat gaming with slots, blackjack, Caribbean stud poker, craps and Grand Baccarat. Buffet, casual and fine dining. Hollywood memorabilia and Studio Store. One New York Street Bridge, Aurora

Blackberry Historical Farm-Village

Family Fun. Miniature train rides, turn-of-the-century museum, horse-drawn carriages, carousel and animals to pet. Barnes Rd. and W. Galena Blvd., Aurora.

Paramount Arts Center

Live entertainment, plays, musicals, dance, family performances. 23 E. Galena Boulevard, Aurora. (1 block south of the Hollywood Casino)

Prestbury Golf Club

18 holes, par 69. Golfview Drive and Hankes Road, Sugar Grove

Walter Payton's Roundhouse Complex

Microbrewery, America's Brewpub restaurant, outdoor courtyard, year-round entertainment, cigar bar, Walter Payton Museum, banquet facilities. 205 N. Broadway, Aurora

Kane County Cougars

Minor League Baseball Team. Special events and promotions, parties and picnics. 34W002 Cherry Lane, Geneva.

SciTech

SciTech is an interactive science and technology center with over 200 hands-on exhibits on weather, light and color, heat, mathematics, sound and music, and magnets and electricity. Operational solar telescope. 18 W. Benton Street, Aurora.

Westfield Shopping Center

More than 180 retail shops, anchored by Macy's, Carson Pirie Scott, JCPenny and Sears, theaters, food court. Many surrounding discounts stores. Route 59 & New York Street, Aurora.

Route 66 Raceway

Located just 30 miles southwest of downtown Chicago on Old Historic Route 66, the 240 acre multi-purpose facility features a state-of-the-art drag strip with stadium-style seating and a 1/2-mile clay oval.

 

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For more information on the Aurora area call the Aurora Area Convention and Tourism Council at 800-477-4369 or www.enjoyaurora.com