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Lake County Illinois CVB

Welcome to Lake County, Illinois
Perfectly located just North of Chicago on beautiful Lake Michigan!

Visit Lake County is the official tourism bureau for Lake County, Illinois. No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun. Discover great dining, plentiful shopping, relaxing hotels and exciting attractions along your journey. Whether you're looking for a weekend getaway, fun-filled day trip or family vacation, there is so much to experience in Lake County beyond the expected. So jump in the car, grab your bike, hop on the train. No matter how you choose to get here, you're sure to enjoy fun and adventure along the way in Lake County. Let's go next weekend!

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BMW Championship

BMW Championship

How to Spend the Perfect Summer Weekend in Lake County, Illinois

Sunset at Diamond Lake in Mundelein

Summer is finally here! The flowers start showing their true colors, the beaches are open for a swim, there are over 75 lakes for a boating excursion, Lake County's festivals and farmers markets are open, there are thrills and splashes at Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor and the list goes on. With average summer temperatures in the low 80s, you couldn't pick a better time to spend a weekend in Lake County, Illinois. Located just north of Chicago on the gorgeous shores of Lake Michigan, Lake County is known locally as a weekend getaway spot just outside of the city. Next Weekend: Plan for fun. Read more...

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LOCASH at the Lake County Fair
LOCASH at the Lake County Fair
July 28 
Bristol Renaissance Faire 2017
Bristol Renaissance Faire 2017
July 8  - September 04

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Giordano's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria - Gurnee
$5.00 off
Giordano's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria - Gurnee
Tilt Studio
Buy 3 Get One Free Mini-Golf at Tilt Studio
Tilt Studio

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Dave & Buster's
Dave & Buster's
Located in Vernon Hills
Gurnee Antique Market
Gurnee Antique Market
Located in Gurnee

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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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