Let's Go, Take a Ride to Lake County, Illinois, and discover the freedom of being able to set your own pace and seek out your own experiences. Your road trip adventure is just a stone's throw away. Take in the scenery on a new avenue and see where it leads. "Oh, the places you'll go" and explore, and those sites, sounds and feels will leave you and the family with memory makers.
Lake County Road Trips showcases five different experiences via car, bike or hoofing to create an adventure on the land of lakes' arterial highways: Illinois Route 21, U.S. Route 45, Illinois Route 83, Illinois Route 41 and U.S. Route 12. So this summer, don't just take a road trip.
From thrilling coasters to splashtastic encounters - from scenic nature expeditions to serene beach bum lounging along one of 75 lakes - from strolling on a quaint boutique-lined main street to busting a movie at a festival, to delectable eats and saporous sips and then some, the land of lakes is your next destination. Time to take a ride to the beauty, history, nature and discovery of Lake County.
Select your road trip adventure below....
34th Annual Black History Celebration at Zion-Benton Township High School
Lake County Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fairgrounds and Events Center in Grayslake
Full Moon Hike at Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago
Fox Lake Polar Plunge at Lakefront Park in Fox Lake
Wauconda Winterfest at Lindy's Landing in Wauconda