Visit Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau - Official Travel Site – Welcome to Lake County, Illinois

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


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Ravinia Festival in Highland Park
Ravinia is a staple of Lake County. Since 1905, the Highland Park fest has featured the top musicians in a variety of genres, making it the oldest outdoor festival in U.S. history. Stay tuned, as Ravinia Festival releases their 2020 schedule on March 12.

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!"

Movie Locations in Lake County
During these times, we'll all be spending a little more time at home. Lake County is a hot bed for Hollywood films. Get a glimpse at all of them, as we've prepared a list of the top Lake County cinema locations.