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Welcome to Lake County, Illinois

Perfectly located just North of Chicago on beautiful Lake Michigan!

Visit Lake County is your official tourism bureau for Lake County, Illinois. It's the most wonderful time of year in Lake County! Explore the land of lakes during one of its marquee seasons. From outdoors for hiking and scenic views, ice fishing, a winter season's snowfall, to pampering your tastebuds with a craft brew, special wine or cocktail, and cozy setting on the Lake County Libation Trail™. Enjoy the warmth (and great finds!) of indoor shopping at Gurnee Mills or Hawthorn Mall, with tons of dining and entertainment. Plan on discovery throughout Lake County, with great museums, including the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County #LetsGoLakeCounty


Lake County Restaurant Week
FOODIES: These "ten days to savor" will bring the best of Lake County cuisine, spanning 24 communities with over 75 participating restaurants. Get those forks ready!

101 Things To Do Under $10 in Lake County
Even though "you may be young scrappy and hungry, but you're not throwing away this shot" to explore Lake County on a budget. Whether you're on a date, hanging with pals or taking out the family, "It's all about the Hamilton's baby!"

Winter Festivals in Lake County
From exploring a #LetsGoLakeCounty winter wonderland to playdates with cold-blooded creatures to escaping reality gazing at stunning snowy murals to hunting underwater dwellers and a slew of other celebrations, Lake County is the place to indulge in frosty festivities.
Lake County Restaurant Week