Best Engagement Photo Locations in Lake County

By: Jonathan Jones 03/03/2023

Did you have that Corey and Topanga-esque proposal in the Magic Kingdom in Disney World? Whatever way the question was popped, congratulations! Your big day is coming up, and you may not have a clue what you’re doing. Maybe you have an idea of what you would like to do, and there are some odds and ends you need help with. Visit Lake County has the tools to move your process forward, by first and foremost, assisting in booking your unique venue and finding your block of hotel rooms. Before doing so, you have to let everyone know you're getting hitched. It is a popular trend to take your engagement photo and send it out to your prospective guests as a "save the date" invitation. To further assist you through your wedding arranging, here are the top picture-perfect engagement photo locations in Lake County.

Illinois Beach State Park

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Illinois Beach State Park, 1 Lake Front Dr., Zion 


Chicago Botanic Garden 

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Today is March 1st, and we are SO ready for Spring colors again!

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Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe 


Ryerson Woods

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Winter engagement shoots can be seriously magical, you just need to get a little extra snuggly to make up for the cold. ? .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ Bonus fact about the creation of this photo - Calli & Eric had quite the fan club gawking at them through the windows of the building behind us. The celebrity life chose them, I guess. Anyway, now several women somewhere in the Chicago suburbs have a variation of this pic on their iPhones. Not like we were creating a scene or anything ? . . . #justalittleloveinspo #engagedlife #firstandlasts

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Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area, 21950 N. Riverwoods Rd., Riverwoods 


Independence Grove

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Karen + George Engagement session on deck! Link in bio! . . . . . . #engagementphotos #lookslikefilm #dock #water #sunset #engagement #moment

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Independence Grove Forest Preserve, 16400 W. Buckley Rd., Libertyville 


Rosewood Beach

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Rosewood Beach & Interpretive Center, 883 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park 


Fort Sheridan

 
 

 

 

 

 

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With wedding season craziness, it’s so nice to have a few beach sessions so I can dip my toes in the lake (or, in this case, basically my whole lower body ?).

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Fort Sheridan, 117 Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest 


Historic Downtown Long Grove

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Historic Downtown Long Grove, 308 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove 


Waukegan Municipal Beach

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Waukegan Municipal Beach, 201 Sea Horse Dr., Waukegan 


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These insanely gorgeous #engagementphotos are on the blog today >> link in profile ??

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The University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, 1000 East Maple Ave., Mundelein 


Volo Bog

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Throwback to a warmer day. ? . .. . .. . #engagementphotos #fiance #callmeyourfiance #datingtoengaged #lovers #marriage #loveyou #soontobemrandmrs #volobog #volo #engagedlife #lovebirds #weddingplanning #weddingprep #sayido #marryme #marriageontheway #lookintomyeyes #preciousmoments #engagementphotography #preciousmoments #octobervibes #autumnleaves #ringshot #engagementring #berries

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Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Rd., Ingleside 


Continue here to request for proposal. Click here to learn more about weddings, engagement photo locations, rehearsal dinners, receptions and more. To read more about unique wedding venues in Lake County, continue here.   

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