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Lake County Illinois CVB

Lake County Family Fun Guide
Indoor waterparks, ice skating, tasty candy, basketball, mini golf and laser tag just to scratch the surface...

Zip down the thrilling warterslides at KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort. Experience Six Flags' new interactive ride JUSTICE LEAGUE, or take the GOLIATH challenge on the tallest, fastest and steepest wooden roller coaster in the world! Are your kids challenging you to a game of one-on-one? Head over to Libertyville Sports Complex for sports and exercise. Head to Volo Auto Museum to see cars from the cinemas like the Delorean from Back to the Future, the original Batmobile and other famous vehicles. Bring the family for a weekend in Lake County that you won’t forget.

There's no time to be bored with so much to do! Explore the many kid-friendly activities waiting for your family in Lake County!
Top Picks
There is so much to do in Lake County we've selected some of the most popular picks for family fun.
Lake County offers a rich past and a respectable collection of family-friendly museums and historical locations.
Hidden Gems
From sitting in Scooby Doo's Mystery Machine to building a robot, there are many "hidden gems" just waiting to be found.

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Lake County Family Events

01/21/17 - 01/21/17 Chicago Botanic Garden's Weekend Family Class Featuring Loco for Cocoa
01/21/17 - 01/21/17 Daughter Daddy Dance
01/21/17 - 01/21/17 Lincolnshire Skate Night
01/21/17 - 01/21/17 Owl Walk
01/21/17 - 01/22/17 Home Building & Remodeling Show
01/21/17 - 01/22/17 World's Fair 2017
01/22/17 - 01/22/17 Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour Coming to Gurnee
01/28/17 - 01/28/17 Fox Lake's 11th Annual Chili Cook Off
01/26/17 - 01/29/17 Park Shore & Chain O' Lakes Kennel Clubs Dog Shows
01/29/17 - 01/29/17 5th Annual The Sleds Are Coming!
01/29/17 - 01/29/17 Chicago Botanic Garden's Weekend Family Class Featuring Loco For Cocoa
01/29/17 - 01/29/17 Hoot and Howl Hike
02/04/17 - 02/04/17 Winter Engineering Design Challenge: Bobsled Racers
02/04/17 - 02/04/17 Nature Discovery Day
02/04/17 - 02/04/17 Smilin' Saturday Stories - Rumpelstiltskin
02/04/17 - 02/04/17 Island Lake Ice Fishing Derby
02/05/17 - 02/05/17 Profiles in Excellence
02/05/17 - 02/05/17 Mysteries in the Snow at the Middlefork Savanna
02/06/17 - 02/06/17 Pizza With a Queen at Bill's Pub North
02/09/17 - 02/09/17 Connecting Kids with Nature at the Greenbelt Cultural Center
02/10/17 - 02/10/17 Just the Two of Us Dance
02/10/17 - 02/10/17 Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson
02/10/17 - 02/10/17 Island Lake's Sweetheard Dance
02/11/17 - 02/11/17 Nature Open House and Campfire
02/11/17 - 02/11/17 Behind-the-Scenes Tour at The Tempel Lipizzans
02/11/17 - 02/11/17 Enchanted Evening With Gurnee Park Disctict
02/11/17 - 02/11/17 The Enchanted Princess Ball Dad & Daughter Dance
02/11/17 - 02/11/17 CLC's 33rd Annual Salute to Gospel
02/11/17 - 02/11/17 Lambs Farm's Sweets for Sweetie
02/11/17 - 02/12/17 57th Annual Chain O' Lakes Fishing Derby and Winter Festival
02/12/17 - 02/12/17 Weekend Family Class: Sweet Treats: Cold Eats
02/13/17 - 02/13/17 Pizza With a Queen at Bill's Pub
02/14/17 - 02/14/17 Hikin' Tykes - Cardinals
02/17/17 - 02/17/17 Waukegan Park District's Mother & Son Sweetheart Dance
02/18/17 - 02/18/17 Hawthorn Woods' Winter Carnival
02/18/17 - 02/18/17 Waukegan's Father and Daughter Date Night
02/19/17 - 02/19/17 Splash Into Spring
02/17/17 - 02/20/17 Jelly Belly's President's Day Caseload Sale
01/03/17 - 03/24/17 76th Annual Free Throw Challenge
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Monday's at Joe's
Ongoing All You Can Eat Snow Crab Wednesdays at Joe's
Ongoing Thursday $15 Lobster at Joe's
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Tuesdays at Uno
Ongoing $2 Twodays at Joe's Crab Shack
Ongoing Two Dollar TWOSDAY at Joe's
Ongoing The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing $2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing Jump N Jam Fridays
Ongoing Jump Fitness
Ongoing Chocolate Factory Tour
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Monday,Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Ongoing Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing Children's Museum at the Round Lake Area Park District

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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