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The health and safety of our Lake County visitors, residents and fans is our number one priority. During the Restore Illinois Tier 1 Mitigations, we encourage you to keep exploring, dreaming and making plans with your family. Cherish this time with those that matter most and check out some of the sights, sounds and festivities that make Lake County, Illinois your destination of choice.

While closures may happen, we encourage you to explore our local venues. Enjoy the local perspective from our insider's guide on top places to visit, outdoor adventures in a Lake County winter wonderland, exquisite cuisine, the Lake County Libation Trail and so much more! Top off your land of lakes experience with the best Lake County events and festivities.

Make 2021 the most memorable with Lake County @ Home!

 

 

 

OUR TOP OF THE LIST

Whether you're into snow exploration or staying warm by an open fire...see what's at the top of our list in Lake County!

Explore a Lake County Winter Wonderland
Explore a Lake County Winter Wonderland
Lake County Restaurant Rally Feb. 26-Mar. 7
Lake County Restaurant Rally Feb. 26-Mar. 7
A Comprehensive Guide to Sledding and Tubing in Lake County
A Comprehensive Guide to Sledding and Tubing in Lake County

 

 

 

WE'RE OPEN THROUGH THE WINTER

Our visitors, guests and patrons are the best travelers in the world. We appreciate each and every one of you!
Plan a visit to Lake County and help support our local businesses.

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Special Offers
Receive exclusive deals & special offers from our local venues. Shopping, dining, events, hotels and more!
 

Take It To Go!
Get It To Go!
Whether you are out playing in the snow, exhausted from remote learning with the kiddies or at work, be sure to check out our Lake County spots for takeout!

Who's Open?
Cheers to Winter!
Breweries, wineries & distilleries along the Libation Trail. Socially distanced curbside & takeout options to toast while you stay in place.

Holiday Dining GuideDining Guide
Experience the delectable eats prepared by the land of lakes makers. Check out our Dining Guide for open venues in Lake County.

 

LOCAL INSIDER'S GUIDE

Best way to experience the every season is from one of our local guides. Awesome light shows, outdoor winter recreation, and more...
the only part of the story missing is you!

15 Lake County Architectural Gems
15 Lake County Architectural Gems
Lake County is known for it's iconic, eccentric and historical structures. Here are 15+ cool land of lakes architectural gems.

Visit Santa
Street Art and Murals in Lake County
Art is everything in the land of lakes. Whether it's a mural sketched on our favorite store or installations popping up around town, the knack for art is fluent in Lake County.

#LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest
#LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest Winners
VLC selected six winners for the contest run from mid-September to Halloween. Click the wonderful Grand Prize-winning by Benjamin Shirley to see winners and honorable mentions!

Holiday Shopping GuideTasty Tuesdays in Lake County
 Any day is a great day to order out and eat Lake County local. It's tasty Tuesday-o'clock somewhere in someone's mind, Treat your taste buds to our world-class cuisine. 

 

SEARCH OUR EVENTS

Next Weekend is just around the corner! Every season in Lake County creates long-lasting memories. While we get through this public health crisis together, start planning your adventure .
View our upcoming events below or visit and search our entire calendar of events.

Harry Hmura Live at Copper Fiddle!
03/13/21
Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 8 PM CST – 11 PM CST Price: Free &midd...

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Zumbier Trivia
04/01/21
ZümBier Live Trivia Thursday, April 1, 2021 Enjoy a night of Liv...

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Lucky Burger and Grill Food Truck at Tighthead
04/01/21
  Lucky Burger and Grill Thursday, April 1, 2021 5:00 PM&nb...

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KISS Tribute - Strutter at Impact Fuel Room
04/03/21
Get tickets: https://bit.ly/2Zb5kFO Impact Fuel Room and NTL Produc...

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Mamma Mia Pizza at Tighthead
04/03/21
Mama Mia Pizza Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:00 PM  8:00 PM...

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Improv Playhouse Youth Community Theater Fall and Winter Classes
12/02/20 - 03/07/21
Offering classes on Improv, Musicals, Stand-Up Comedy, Plays, Film Making a...

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Indulge Restaurant/Bar Week 2021 - Lake Zurich
02/26/21 - 03/07/21
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to dine as they c...

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Lake County Restaurant Rally
02/26/21 - 03/07/21
This foodies' rally supports our land of lakes local cuisine maker...

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