Rauner calls it the "Shake Up Express".
It will begin in Jacksonville on Monday and stop in at least 30 communities.
Rauner says he looks forward to personally sharing his views with the people of Illinois.
Among the stops on the tour will be Chicago, Elmhurst, Lake Forest and Gurnee.
Rauner will face Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard and Dan Rutherford in the Republican primary.