Welcome to Aurora
City of Lights.
37 miles west of Chicago. The 2nd largest city in Illinois. The Aurora Area stretches out to parts of Kane, Kendall, Will, and DuPage counties.
The City’s corporate offices and commercial growth on the City's east and west sides continue to expand the City's boundaries, now stretching from Route 59 on the east to portions beyond Orchard Road on the west.
What to Expect
Aurora is a diverse city with a close-knit community. In Aurora, everything you need is close especially when it comes to transportation. It’s conveniently located near Metra commuter rail stations. It’s accessible through 5 interchanges on the East/West Tollway Corridor. The city has a variety of bars and restaurants that cater to everyone. There is something to please every age group with various attractions, family fun, parks, and recreation. You will never get bored in Aurora!
You Will Fall in Love With
Downtown Aurora where you can eat, drink, and play all year long. Discover distinctive dining hot spots in Aurora, Broadway-style award-winning theater at Paramount Theater, majestic river views, and family-friendly museums. Aurora is home to several parks, zoos, and waterparks with fun for the whole family.
Aurora is a Shopper’s Paradise - The Far East Side of the City includes the regional Westfield Shopping Mall at Fox Valley and the Near Eastside includes the Internationally known Chicago Premium Outlets. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life with nature at your doorstep. Fox Valley Park District maintains 168 parks, each with its own distinct characteristics. The District also owns and maintains 22 miles of river shoreline, 25 lakes, 63 park shelters and more than 2,500 acres of open space.
Affordable housing showing increases in the price with the immense growth the area is experiencing. Plenty of apartments, condos, townhomes, single family homes to pick from. Unique housing options with agricultural possibilities as well.
School Districts which serve Aurora