Experience Lake County in Two Days with short getaways that include family adventures, culinary trips, iconic locations, local festivals, unique shopping, farmers markets and more.
Family Fun and Shopping
• Six Flags Theme Park– 14 roller coasters including Goliath - the tallest, steepest & fastest wooden coaster in the world.
• Great Wolf Lodge Illinois - 80,000 square foot water park with thrilling water slides, family-friendly attractions and various dining options.
• Volo Auto Museum – hundreds of classic collector cars, famous TV and movie cars including the Batmobile.
• Gurnee Mills – largest outlet & retail value center in Illinois.
• Long Grove Historic Village – unique shops, historic tavern & popular festivals throughout the year.
• Water Recreation, Beaches & Fishing – take a boat ride to a lively island bar, hike through trails and natural sand dunes, and go charter fishing for salmon and lake trout on Lake Michigan.
• Add a day in Milwaukee (90 minutes north) to see the fascinating world famous Harley Davidson Museum. Take advantage of one of our member coupons during your stay no reason to be bored with so much to do! Let curiosities (young and old) run wild in Lake County!
Taste of Lake County
Discover a culinary experience at every turn
• Long Grove Confectionery - see handmade chocolate produced and try free samples.
• Popcorn Factory - premium popcorn, snacks & samples
• Valentino's Vineyard & North Shore Distillery - wine & spirits produced right here in Lake County
• Mickey Finn's - handcrafted beer, burgers and live music.
• Jelly Belly Visitor Center - free warehouse tours & samples.
• Farmers Markets - abundance of local produce in downtown settings throughout the area.
• Chicago Botanic Garden - one of the country's most visited public gardens featuring 26 gardens and 4 natural areas.
Traveling from the U.K.? No matter the season, no matter weather, there is always something exciting and entertaining to enjoy in Lake County, Illinois. Continue here to read the UK Journal about Lake County. Watch this video to see their experience:
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