Explore the best things to do in and around Manteno

Located about an hour south of downtown Chicago in Kankakee County, the Country Inn & Suites, Manteno, IL provides pet-friendly rooms and suites close to the area’s top things to do. Experience high-octane thrills watching the races at the Kankakee County Speedway, or plan a tour of B. Harley Bradley House for a leisurely afternoon. Families enjoy the educational fun found at the interactive Exploration Station and events in the Bourbonnais Township Park District. For fun outdoors, you can take the kids to explore the popular Indian Caves or fish, hike, and canoe in nearby Kankakee River State Park. Rather stay indoors? Spend the day shopping for bargains at Northfield Square Mall.

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B. Harley Bradley House

9.3 mi / 14.97 km from the hotel
Built in 1900 and restored in 2008, the B. Harley Bradley House is a stunning example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural vision and skill.

Bourbonnais Township Park District

7.52 mi / 12.09 km from the hotel
The park district in the town of Bourbonnais offers an array of family-friendly activities both outdoors and in. Be sure to check the schedule for upcoming events from holiday celebrations to the summer concert series.

Haigh Quarry

7.45 mi / 11.99 km from the hotel
Challenge your sense of adventure with a scuba diving excursion in this local quarry that contains a myriad of sunken artifacts.

Kankakee County Speedway

12.52 mi / 20.15 km from the hotel
With a full slate of high-octane excitement from spring until fall, the Kankakee County Speedway is a gathering spot for racing fans from all over the Chicago area.

Kankakee River State Park

7 mi / 11.27 km from the hotel
Find phenomenal fishing, canoeing, camping, and hiking in this 4,000-acre park that surrounds the crystal-clear waters of the Kankakee River.

Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra

8.65 mi / 13.92 km from the hotel
Founded in 1967, the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra offers world-class entertainment for all ages.

Northfield Square Mall

4.98 mi / 8.01 km from the hotel
With popular stores like Bath & Body Works and Hibbett Sports, this indoor shopping mall provides hours of retail enjoyment.

Reed's Canoe Trips

8.05 mi / 12.95 km from the hotel
Reed's helps visitors of all ages make lasting memories by providing the necessary equipment and instruction for a peaceful canoe trip on the sparkling waters of the Kankakee River.

Exploration Station

7.1 mi / 11.43 km from the hotel
This fun museum channels kids’ energy and creativity through interactive stations like the Shop-A-Lot Market, the Wreck Resort Car Care Center, the Invention Center, and the Medieval Castle Room.

Perry Farm Park

7.11 mi / 11.45 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic and head to this 170-acre park which offers nature trails, sports facilities, playgrounds, and picnic shelters. You can tour the historic Perry Farm and its outbuildings and enjoy a quiet stroll through an orchard and several gardens.

Indian Caves

7.22 mi / 11.62 km from the hotel
Wear your hiking shoes to explore these popular rock formations and small caves worn by the stream that still runs through them to the Kankakee River.