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Things to Do This Weekend: August 29 – Sept. 1

This weekend comes with a bonus day!  Celebrate Labor Day Weekend with 3 full days of fun.  Looking for a parade or some fireworks? We got em!  Check out this weekend’s top fun events! Classic Car Cruise Night at Miller’s Dog N’ Suds Drive-in Saturday, August 30,6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Get up close to classic […]

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Top Hiking Trails in Lake County

Lake County is home to hundreds of miles of trails for you to explore!  Whether you’re looking for a quick hike or if you’re looking for a more challenging distance, there are trails for all fitness levels just waiting for you!  Illinois Beach State Park in Zion Enjoy scenic views of Lake Michigan’s stunning shoreline […]

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Things To Do This Weekend: August 22 – 24

 1.) Color Aloft Balloon Festival Saturday, August 23, 4 – 9 p.m.  Watch as colorful hot air balloons soar high into the the blue sky above!  But don’t worry, while they’re traveling, there will be plenty of balloon themed games and family activities.  Grab a bite of delicious food from local vendors, dance to some […]

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Top 5 Things To Do in Lake County: August 15-17, 2014

There’s always something to do in Lake County, and this upcoming weekend is no exception. Highlighted below are five of many fun events taking place this weekend. Find an entire listing of all upcoming Lake County events and things to do here. 1. Grayslake Summer Days Friday, August 15, 2014 - Saturday, August 16, 2014 Enjoy […]

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Beer Gardens in Lake County

With the mild temperatures we’ve had this summer, joining friends and family for a round of beers in the refreshing outdoor air is a great way to end any day. According to Wikipedia, a beer garden (derived from German Biergarten) is an “outdoor area in which beer, other drinks, and local food are served.” With […]

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Experience Lake Michigan at Illinois Beach State Park

Encompassing over six miles of Lake Michigan shoreline in Lake County, Illinois Beach State Park is a must-see attraction for any outdoor enthusiast. Plus, it’s the only remaining beach ridge shoreline left in the state. The park offers the best of Lake County’s beautiful landscape. You’ll see the expansive shoreline of Lake Michigan, pristine sandy beaches and groves […]

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