25 Superb Lake County Satellite Snaps by Google Earth

By: Jonathan Jones 05/19/2023

Google Earth is your eye in the sky. Oh, the places you can go in Lake County. You may know how cool our attractions look in person (or for a lack of a better word, in the ground point of view), but have you seen them from above? Google Earth has your superb satellite snaps from space. Do you think you could name these different locations in Lake County without a description? Here’s a look at our beautiful county's impressive imagery from the eyes up high. Oh, the places you can go! (Thanks Dr. Seuss).

Lake Zurich

Between Route 12 and Half Day Road, Lake Zurich.

Downtown Deerfield

Downtown Deerfield

Between Waukegan and Deerfield Roads, Deerfield

Century Park Arboretum

Century Park in Vernon Hills

Century Park Arboretum, 1001 Lakeview Pkwy., Vernon Hills

University of St. Mary's of the Lake

University of Saint Mary of the Lake, 1000 E. Maple Ave., Mundelein.

Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor Chicago

Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor Chicago, 1 Great America Pkwy., Gurnee.

Illinois Beach State Park

Illinois Beach Hotel in Zion also photographed. Illinois Beach State Park, Park Office-Lakefront, Zion.

Chain O'Lakes State Park 

Chain O'Lakes State Park, 8916 Wilmot Rd., Spring Grove.

Waukegan Harbor & Marina

Genesee Theatre, Waukegan Municipal Beach, Waukegan Lighthouse, La Casa de Samuel, Greentown Tavern and Waukegan Main Street also photographed. Waukegan Harbor and Marina, 55 S. Harbor Pl., Waukegan.

Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve

Sheridan and Old Elm Roads, Fort Sheridan.

Lake County Fairgrounds and Event Center 

Lake County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 1060 E. Peterson Rd., Grayslake.

Rosewood Beach

Rosewood Beach & Interpretive Center, 803 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park.

Lindy's Landing, The Side Lot and Bangs Lake in Wauconda

Lindy's Landing Restaurant & Marina, 115 Park St., Wauconda. Side Lot Brewery, 110 Slocum Lake Rd., Wauconda. Bangs Lake Beach & Marina, 112 Park St. Wauconda.

Volo Bog State Natural Area

Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Rd., Ingleside.

Independence Grove Forest Preserve

Independence Grove Forest Preserve, 16400 W. Buckley Rd., Libertyville.

Historic Downtown Long Grove

The Village Tavern, Buffalo Creek Brewing Co., Long Grove Confectionery Co. and Long Grove Covered Bridge also pictured. Historic Downtown Long Grove, 308 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove.

Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway in Lake County Forest Preserves

Stretches 31.4 miles from Eussel Road just south of Wisconsin through Lake County Forest Preserves into Cook County Forest Preserves

Diamond Lake 

Diamond Lake Beach & Recreation Center, 1016 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein.

Bristol Renaissance Faire just north of Lake County

Bristol Renaissance Faire, 12550 120th Ave., Bristol, WI.

Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, Marriott Theatre and Crane's Landing Golf Course

Lincolnshire Marriott Resort and its entities, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire.

Chicago Botanic Garden 

Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe.

Ravinia Festival 

Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park.

Gurnee Mills

Gurnee Mills, 6170 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee.

Fox Lake

Village of Fox Lake, 66 Thillen Dr., Fox Lake

Naval Station Great Lakes

National Museum of the American Sailor is also photographed. Naval Station Great Lakes, 3355 Illinois St., Great Lakes.

Blarney Island 

Blarney Island in Antioch

Blarney Island, 27843 W. Grass Lake Rd., Antioch


If you want to learn more about the events and open status of these 25 Lake County superb satellite snaps by Google Earth, continue here. To see stellar grammable imagery at a terrestrial level, click here. For more info about all things going on in the land of lakes, click here. 

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