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™. Scour the area's many shopping options at Gurnee Mills, Hawthorn Mall or Deer Park Town Center as we enter the holiday season. Discover the magic as the season greets you with an illuminated scenery, including Holiday in the Parks Lights at Six Flags Great America. Holiday Your Way through the land of lakes as we enter the season to be jolly. #LetsGoLakeCounty
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Lake County at Home
While you can’t visit all of your favorite hotspots just yet, we encourage you to keep exploring, dreaming and making plans. Cherish this time with those that matter most and check out our virtual experiences that bring Lake County to your home. #AllInIllinois
Holiday Your Way in Lake County, IL
Now through the end of the year, "Holiday Your Way" to Lake County, Illinois for festive family fun and activities. Discover and explore Lake County during the most wonderful time of the year. Lake County is home to various Christmas traditions, holiday festivities, meet and greets with jolly old St. Nick, shopping sprees, delectable eats and other activities perfect for the whole family. Keep scrolling to find your holiday experience!
Lake County Libation Trail™ Month/ Check-in Challenge
Let's toast to the Lake County Libation Trail! The Lake County Libation Trail Month/Check-in Challenge runs November 1-30. When craft drinkers arrive at a participating location, they can check in using their mobile pass via outdoor visit or carry out. Visitors of three participating breweries, distilleries and/or wineries are entered into a sweepstakes to win a prize. To enter, patrons will text "CHEERS" to 224.706.1133.