Visit Lake County wants your visit to Lake County to be smooth, enjoyable and memory-making. Here are tools and links to our partner communities, to help make your visit and planning a little easier.
For things-to-do 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.
Virtual things-to-do, too!
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 page.
To generate an interactive map and driving directions, click here to visit MapQuest.
Start planning your trip to Lake County here:
For real-time traffic conditions, construction notices, road closures and highway cameras, visit Illinois Tollway, 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.