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Check out these "Must-Do's" for some more ideas and ways to enjoy the weekend in
Lake County!

Top Events This Week:

  1. Classic Car Cruise Night
  2. Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
  3. 67th Annual Jubilee Days Festival
  4. Oktoberfest in Long Grove
  5. Richardson's Largest Corn Maze is Open

 

Trip Planning Tools

The Lake County, Illinois Convention & Visitors Bureau wants your trip to Lake County to be as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Below we've included some additional information and tools to help make your planning a little easier.

Please also feel free to contact the Bureau office with additional trip planning questions at 847-662-2700 or 800-LAKE-NOW.

For tour suggestions, see our Sample Itineraries.

Calendar of Events
Seasonal celebrations and family festivals abound in Lake County, Illinois! Whether you're interested in Summer festivals, Fall apple picking, Winter carriage rides, or Spring gardening, your calendar will be full of fun things to do! Check out our Lake County, Illinois Calendar of Events.

 

Special Offers and Coupons
Lake County attractions, hotels, restaurants, and businesses offer valuable coupons to help make your trip as affordable as possible. Check out our Lake County, Illinois Special Offers and Coupons page.

Weather
Today's weather conditions in Lake County, Illinois are posted below. For additional area conditions, click to visit the Weather Channel.

 

 

Maps & Driving Directions
To generate an interactive map and driving directions, click here to visit MapQuest. Below are additional maps available for printing.

Traffic Conditions
For real-time traffic conditions, construction notices, road closures and highway cameras, visit Illinois Tollway, AccuTraffic or Lake County Passage Live Traffic. For additional public travel information, click here to visit the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Continue here for important Lake County Construction Updates!

Missed a toll? Don't worry, mistakes happen. Continue here for all the information that you need to get that toll taken care of.

Transportation
Below are some valuable resources for transportation in and around the Lake County area.

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About Tours (Glen Ellyn)
We arrange group tours, customized itineraries, meals, accommodations, transportation and expert guides for a memorable Chicagoland experience. ...Read More



Amtrac - Union Station (Chicago)
Amtrak connects more than 500 destinations in safer, greener and friendlier ways. Ride on Amtrak and discover the nicer way to travel....Read More



CouponGeneral Mitchell International Airport (MKE) (Milwaukee, WI)
Chicago's third airport, General Mitchell International (MKE), is easy off I-94 south of Milwaukee 45 minutes from the Lake Forest oasis. MKE welcomes northern Illinois travelers to experience compet...Read More



CouponHawthorne Limousine (Libertyville)
Ground transportation company serving the Chicago area and suburbs since 1997. We are woman-owned. Our fleet includes sedans, SUV's, vans, stretches, mini-buses and coach buses. We provide personal...Read More



Metra Commuter Rail Service (Chicago)
Northeast Illinois commuter rail system that services Chicagoland including Lake County....Read More



Midway Airport (Chicago)
Located south of Chicago off Interstate 55. ...Read More



My Kind of Town (Lake Forest)
Anywhere you want to go, we'll take you! Since 1975 our custom-designed Chicago and Wisconsin itineraries feature over 45 creative tours: Art, Architecture, Culinary, Fashion, Finance, Ethnic Neighbo...Read More



My Kind of Town Tours & Events (Highland Park)
Step-on guides. Customized ethnic and cultural tours. General sightseeing. Creative programs and events. Serving all areas between Chicago and Milwaukee. Special services: tour planning, recepti...Read More



O'Hare International Airport (Chicago)
Located northwest of Chicago. Follow signs from O'Hare toward I-294 North to come to Lake County. Follow I-294 to I-94 North. Closest airport to Lake County. ...Read More



Pace Suburban Bus Service (South Holland)
Pace's fixed-route bus service conveniently carries commuters throughout the suburbs using a set schedule and routing. With 199 fixed routes serving more than 220 communities in the six county area, P...Read More



Van Galder Bus / Coach USA (Janesville)
Motor Coach charter and tour transportation for any size group. Our very clean and modern fleet is now equipped with WiFi, seat belts, 110v outlets, tv/dvds, restrooms and more. Coaches offer seatin...Read More



Waukegan Regional Airport (Waukegan)
The Waukegan National Airport is a general aviation facility categorized by the FAA as a "Reliever Airport" for Chicago's O'Hare International. In this role we aim to provide efficient handling of pri...Read More

Visitors Center
Stop by our Visitor Information Center on Grand Avenue in Gurnee or our 24-hour Visitor Information Kiosk at the Lake Forest Oasis on I-294/94 for more tourism information.  Click here for directions and contact details.


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WHERE IS
LakeCounty
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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