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Have questions about how to spend the day in Aurora? Here's some of the best things to do. Aurora has an unusually diverse array of historical places for the history lover in all of us to enjoy. Elizabeth Place, George, Ron, Round Barn, as well as Fabyan Villa, are certainly worth checking out. Let's be real here your Star Wars poster may be cool but it's not really art. So why not go a little upscale and see what's up at Gladys Fox Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to make your wife happy cause none of her friends husbands would take them, so maybe get a ticket to Little White School Museum, or Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

Take it to the next level. Grundy County Speedway is easily within reach and always has events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are pleasant things to do. From rides and attractions to agricultural events and live music the local fairgrounds near Aurora are cool for finding local entertainment options. Get the kids in the car and go and see whats going on this weekend, but first check the Aurora Fair and Events Directory. A plethora of things to with the kids are proximate to Aurora. Locate karting or are seeking something more extreme, the potential experiences are massive. It's up to you. Get up and brag to your friends what a great time you had. Raceway Kart Association is reccomended, you might also want to get to Smugglers Cove or Sports Zone while you're in town.

Need some energy after all this. Get in the car and get some ice cream. Want to try some new flavors? There are dozens of ways to get your ice cream fix in town. Check into Dairy Delight, or cruise over to Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins for the shreddin cherry or perhaps some traditional ice cream sundaes. OK let's decompress a little now. Like to find a nice place to hang while enjoying a sufficient number of shots, or get semi oiled while in Aurora. Taste something tasty maybe a Jubilant, or possibly a Normandy Fizz. While in Aurora stop in at Foundry LLC, O'Malley's Bar & Grill, or Alibi. This itinerary sucks, no problemo just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Various and sundry things for the kid in all of us are within reach of Aurora, Illinois. Locate Mini Putt or want ideas for stuff to do the opportunities are without end. Pull the car around and check out some fun stuff to do. When you're in Aurora try out Raceway Kart Association or bounce to Smugglers Cove for some good times.

Sports Zone
(630) 820-8624
100 Route 30
Aurora, IL 60503

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Smugglers Cove
(630) 820-0444
4400 Westbrook Dr
Aurora, IL 60504

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Hillcrest Park
Lemont, Illinois
Lemont, IL 60490

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Wilderness Falls
(630) 378-8888
145 S Clow International Pkwy # P
Bolingbrook, IL 60490


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ARTSY PLACES

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Find framing and a bunch of local art offerings around Aurora. Whether you are looking for Cubism or just want to take in the atmosphere at some local galleries, you'll find a variety of great experiences in Aurora. Try Colbert Custom Framing & Gallery or check out what's artsy at Fox Valley Blueprint.

BARS

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Like to find a place to chillax and enjoy a couple of Bud's or take a cab and get unabashedly swervy in the city of Aurora. Discover something less urbane perhaps a Limestone Breeze, Orange Sunrise or possibly an In The Springtime. While in Aurora try out Foundry LLC, O'Malley's Bar & Grill or Alibi. To review all of the options look at the Aurora, Illinois bar directory. Read reviews or add your fav's in our directory.

BOWLING

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Get out and roll over some pins while enjoying some fried food at Highway Lanes. Bowling is a great way to be active and we've located all the best places in Aurora, just a mouse click away. Cruise by Brunswick Gala West. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area visit the Aurora, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete strike tell others, write a review.

Parkside Lanes
(630) 898-5678
34W185 Montgomery Rd
Aurora, IL 60504

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St Pauls Lanes
(630) 851-1000
550 2nd Ave
Aurora, IL 60505

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Highway Lanes
(630) 898-8283
318 High St
Aurora, IL 60505

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Brunswick Gala West
(630) 355-7622
1515 Aurora Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Ice cream is not just an after meal treat. Want to get chill and hit that sweet tooth? We have thousands of ways for you to find your ice cream zen in Aurora. Looking for the best Monster Mash (Vanilla Ice Cream with Oreo Cookies and Caramel Swirl) or simply some fantastic pistachio we've got your back. While in Aurora get to Dairy Delight or cruise to Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins. You got a favorite place with superior sundaes or impeccable waffle cones? Tell us about it here or add it to our directory.

COFFEE BARS

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RESTAURANTS

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Restaurant choices abound in Aurora from tasty barbecue to four star dining there are wide ranging opportunities to fulfill your tastebuds. Peruse the Aurora, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try while you're in town. While you're visiting make a reservation at Hometown Cafe or sample some of the other local institutions like Premium Espresso A Lavazza Cafe or Thomas BBQ.

Chan's Gourmet
(630) 898-9360
2400 S Eola Rd
Aurora, IL 60503

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Premium Espresso A Lavazza Cafe
(630) 631-5830
2575 Ogden Ave
Aurora, IL 60504

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Thomas BBQ
(630) 375-9390
1649 Montgomery Rd
Aurora, IL 60504

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Hometown Cafe
(630) 499-0365
1002 Four Seasons Blvd
Aurora, IL 60504

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FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do while you're in town the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually alot of super fun things to do. From livestock auctions to tasty greasy fried treats and live music the local fairgrounds near Aurora are a great place to find family stuff to do. Get off the couch and check out whats going on at Grundy County Speedway.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Hungry? We've got you covered from bacon and eggs to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Aurora. Hungry now how about a good old Sonic Chicken Club Toaster Sandwich or perchance a nice Sonic FRITOS Chili Pie? Find all the fast food options in Aurora here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. We recommend you check out Dairy Queen or drop into Dairy Queen. Bon appetit!

Wendy's International
(630)862-2763
4423 Fox Valley Center Dr
Aurora, IL 60504

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Jimmy Johns Gourmet
(630)236-9990
549 S Route 59
Aurora, IL 60504

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Dairy Queen
(630)851-8444
2966 Ogden Ave
Aurora, IL 60504

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Quizno's Classic Subs
(630)922-3600
2879 W 95th St
Naperville, IL 60564

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? For starters golfers don't spit and scratch their privates on national television. Now that's settled so dust off your woods throw your clubs in the car and check out the amazing private courses and driving ranges around Aurora. Tamarack Golf Club has some stimulating links that are complemented by beautiful grounds. Or head to the pro shop at White Eagle Golf Club(Red/White Course a, check out the cool gear from Taylormade or shave some strokes off your game with the new Cobra ZL Game-Improvement Driver when your done bounce to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete hole in one? Write a review in our listings.

White Eagle Golf Club(Red/White Course a
(630) 983-6836
3400 Club Dr
Naperville, IL 60564

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Springbrook Golf Course
(630) 848-5060
2220 W 3rd St
Naperville, IL 60564

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Tamarack Golf Club
(630) 904-4000
24032 Royal Worlington Dr
Naperville, IL 60564

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Aurora City Golf Course
(630) 499-0670
Ray Moses Dr
Aurora, IL 60505

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HISTORIC PLACES

Aurora, Illinois Citywide historical locations

When visiting Aurora get to Elizabeth Place, George, Ron, Round Barn, or Fabyan Villa. Aurora has some really fascinating historical surroundings for those curious about history to enjoy. Look into the Aurora, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places a short drive from Aurora. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory for detailed information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Free programs: There are plenty of fun programs and events going on at your local library so be sure to check them out for some budget-friendly entertainment. For example, at the San Francisco Public Library, there is a sing-along family concert coming up, a health workshop, and even a bilingual Chinese and English story time for children. revisiting the classics such as The Secret Garden to superb and relatively new reads like Black Site: A Delta Force Novel by Dalton Fury. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in Washington Irving or Maxine Swann, the Aurora, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a multitude of genres like Paranormal, Science, Fantasy, and Young. waxing philosophical and quoting the works of Carl Phillips at social gatherings.

MUSEUMS

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Aurora offers a unique assortment of museums and galleries to those interested in the arts. Stroll through the offerings at Gladys Fox Museum or make time to visit Little White School Museum. Going to the museum is great fun. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Need yet another reason to go? How about unique renaissance paintings? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Let's be real here that painting you found by the dumpster is not art so go find out what art really is at at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Aurora, Illinois night life directory

Another night with your X Box and the bros is gonna be a sausage fest so get ready to get jiggy wid it at the A-List nightspots in world famous Aurora. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in quizzical admiration as you drink your second Scarlet Pimpernel and impress the crowd with your crazy Detroit Jit skills at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar. If the bouncer asks you to leave get a cab and head to Sunshine DJ Productions or downshift to cruise mode at Rudy's Place Make sure to delete all incriminating cell phone pictures and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Dairy Queen for some late night munchies. Know a cool nighclub or after hours place that's off the chain? Tell the party people and add it to theThe Aurora, Illinois nightlife directory.

PARKS

Aurora, Illinois park playground

Aurora has a robust selection of local city parks and recreational areas for those who love the outdoors. Pack a lunch and head to Wheatland Park or maybe stop by Aurora Public Library and pick up a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James, or some more casual reads and enjoy a great book in the lush surroundings at Andover Park. When you are in Aurora reviewers advise taking in the sights at Ridge Park.

SHOPPING

Aurora, Illinois shopping mall find

You just lost a dress size and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, we understand. Everyday should be a shopping day! Whether you're looking for huge designers such as Max Jenny or want to tell your girlfriends about the cool designer Karen Walker stuff you got shopping this weekend. Aurora has wide ranging choices to satisfy your shopping needs peruse The Aurora, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium shops and merchandise from Aativijay Gupta, Mumbai Al Se Presents Ekta Singh, Designskolen Kolding, and Lara Spiteri. When you're in Aurora check out Kohl's, or rollover to Carson Pirie Scott for a more relaxed shopping jonez.

SPAS / SALONS

Aurora, Illinois spa salon location

Why is a better to be a girl than a guy, well it's just way cooler C'mon you never have to fix the sprinklers, you can walk through the lingerie section of a store and not feel awkward, and fifty dates equals fifty free dinners and/or movies. Oh the benefits of being a woman but, you gotta look good there's a lot of competetion out there whether you need waxing treatments, calming massage treatments, a totally new hair color, or your feet look like you just left the set of Lost. If you don't want your boyfriend to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. Don't worry girl. We've got your personal appearance hook up to stay ahead of the game and be beautiful in Aurora. Check out all the options in the Aurora, Illinois Salon Services Directory.

THEATRE / ARTS

Aurora, Illinois theatres performing arts

Aurora has a variety of great local theatre productions nearby. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic cultural opportunity and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams: The iconic Blanche DuBois unexpectedly bursts into the life of her sister and brother-in-law, serving as a symbol of fading southern glory. Or find local productions of feel good musicals such as Moulin Rouge. Check out the Aurora, Illinois theatre and performing arts directory to find all the theatre options. We recommend you check out Paramount Arts Centre or Historical Perspectives for Children when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

Aurora, Illinois thai food locate

Tired of frozen dinners? No probs, Aurora Has lots of killer places to get your tastebuds to far away places. J Q Foxes' Restaurant usually is a choice mow or hit up Keller's Food & Spirits for all the details or to find the tastiest submarine sandwiches around Aurora look into the Aurora, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got the best Thai or grindable tofu burgers make the world a teeny bit better off and write a review.

Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Keller's Food & Spirits
(262)279-9966
614 Walworth Street
Genoa City, WI 53128

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J Q Foxes' Restaurant
(262)884-9424
2835 Wisconsin Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177

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ZOOS

Aurora, Illinois zoos

Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is sure to have a wonderful time, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Between running around searching for the Wood Louse exhibit and the Crocodiles attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. While you're looking for something a little on the wild side in Aurora take in the haps Cosley Zoo, or for other wild things look at the Aurora, Illinois zoo directory.


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About Aurora


Aurora is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the 112th largest city in the United States. Part of the Chicago metropolitan area, its population in 2010 was 197,899. Aurora is located within Kane, DuPage, Kendall, and Will counties. The city is located 35 miles (57┬ákm) west of Chicago. Aurora officially adopted the nickname "The City of Lights" in 1908, because it was one of the first cities in the United States to implement an all-electric street lighting system in 1881. Aurora's downtown is located on the Fox River. As of 2011 the city is undergoing large-scale renovation of its underdeveloped business district Stolp Island. There are …Read More
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Aurora, Illinois History

Before white settlers arrived, there was a Native American village in what is today downtown Aurora, on the banks of the Fox River. In 1834, following the Black Hawk War, the McCarty brothers arrived and initially owned land on both sides of the river, but sold their lands on the west side. The Lake Brothers opened a mill on the opposite side of the river. The McCartys lived and operated their mill on the east side. Aurora was originally two villages: one on the East Side of the Fox River, founded by the McCarty brothers and one on the West Side, founded by the Lake brothers. A post office was established in 1837, officially creating Aurora. In 1857, Aurora (then what is …Read More
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Aurora, Illinois Geography

Aurora is located at (41.7634594 -88.2900680).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, of which, is land and or 2.26% is water.While the city has traditionally been regarded as being in Kane County, Illinois, Aurora is one of only three cities in Illinois whose city limits actually include parts of four counties (the others are Barrington Hills and Centralia, Illinois): Kane, DuPage, Kendall, and Will. Aurora is the largest city in Kane County, and about 100,000 of the city's residents reside in Kane (and in fact its downtown is still entirely in that county). The DuPage portion of Aurora contains about 60,000 residents. Will and Kendall …Read More
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Aurora, Illinois Attractions

Aurora's downtown is full of architectural landmarks and historic places. A non-profit organization, Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple of Greater Chicago, is a major Hindu temple. Aurora also has its own zoo, Phillips Park Zoo, located in Phillips Park (Aurora, IL).



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Aurora, Illinois Airports and Heliports:

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Aurora, Illinois Convention and Banquet Centers:

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Aurora, Illinois Hospital and Clinics:

Rush Copley Medical Center - Copley Hospital (historical) -

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Aurora, Illinois Schools, Colleges and Learning Facilities:

Lombard School (historical) - Waubansee School (historical) - Willow Hill School - Waubonsie Valley High School - Georgetown Elementary School - Allen Elementary School - Harvey School (historical) - Johnson School (historical) - Copenhagen School (historical) - Aurora East High School - John Gates Elementary School - W S Beaupre Elementary School - Waubonsie School (historical) - Wheatland School - G N Dieterich Elementary School - Saint Theresa School - Lantz School (historical) - C I Johnson Elementary School - Squires School (historical) - Henry W Cowherd Middle School - Our Lady of Good Counsel School - Roncalli High School (historical) - Sacred Heart School - Emmanuel School - Granger School (historical) - Oak Park Elementary School - K D Waldo Middle School - Young School - L D Brady Elementary School - Madonna High School (historical) - Collins School (historical) - Aurora Central High School - Rose E Krug Elementary School - C M Bardwell Elementary School - Saint Marys School - Scotch School - Saint Nicholas School - Archbishop Romer School - Long Beach Elementary School -
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