The Lake County, Illinois Convention & Visitors Bureau wants your trip to Lake County to be as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Below we've included some additional information and tools to help make your planning a little easier.
Please also feel free to contact the Bureau office with additional trip planning questions at 847-662-2700 or 800-LAKE-NOW.
For tour suggestions, see our Sample Itineraries.
Calendar of Events
Seasonal celebrations and family festivals abound in Lake County, Illinois! Whether you're interested in Summer festivals, Fall apple picking, Winter carriage rides, or Spring gardening, your calendar will be full of fun things to do! Check out our Lake County, Illinois Calendar of Events.
Lake County attractions, hotels, restaurants, and businesses offer valuable coupons to help make your trip as affordable as possible. Check out our Lake County, Illinois Special Offers and Coupons page.
To generate an interactive map and driving directions, click here to visit MapQuest. Below are additional maps available for printing.
For real-time traffic conditions, construction notices, road closures and highway cameras, visit Illinois Tollway, AccuTraffic, Lake County Passage Live Traffic or GettingAroundIllinois. For additional public travel information, click here to visit the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Continue here for important Lake County Construction Updates!
Missed a toll? Don't worry, mistakes happen. Continue here for all the information that you need to get that toll taken care of.
If planning to use the public transportation (such as the CTA, Pace, or Metra) to get around in Lake County or beyond, we recommend downloading the Ventra App; the most convenient and safest way to pay for and to purchace transit tickets.
Below are some valuable resources for transportation in and around the Lake County area.