Kankakee Apartments for Rent
If you are looking for a small, Midwestern city filled with charm, Kankakee delivers in a big way. The Kankakee River flows through the center of town, providing a scenic area for outdoor recreation, such as fishing and boating. Kankakee is the county seat of Kankakee County and is about 60 miles south of Chicago – perfectly located for a weekend in the city.
Incorporated in 1865, Kankakee has several historic locations, including the beautiful Riverview Historic District, located along the Kankakee River. This is the location of Kankakee’s most popular riverfront park, Cobb Park. It is also home to the B. Harley Bradley House, built by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902 as one of his first Prairie Style designs. Riverview is the site of many city events, including a summer Street Party, a Haunted Riverview Tour, and the Holidays in Historic Riverview Christmas House Walk.
Rent a Kankakee apartment and enjoy 28 beautiful parks covering 600 acres. These parks contain a wide range of amenities, including a vita course, field houses, a marina, ball fields, tennis courts, boat landings, playgrounds, and a band shell. Nearby Kankakee River State Park contains 4,000 acres along the Kankakee River and features cross-country skiing, snowmobile trails, picnic areas, hiking and biking trails, boat launches, canoeing, fishing, and camping.