Visit Lake County is your official tourism bureau for Lake County, Illinois. It's the most wonderful time of year in Lake County! Explore the land of lakes during one of its marquee seasons. From outdoors for hiking and scenic views, ice fishing, a winter season's snowfall, to pampering your tastebuds with a craft brew, special wine or cocktail, and cozy setting on the Lake County Libation Trail™. Enjoy the warmth (and great finds!) of indoor shopping at Gurnee Mills or Hawthorn Mall, with tons of dining and entertainment. Plan on discovery throughout Lake County, with great museums, including the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County. #LetsGoLakeCounty
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Lake County at Home
While you can’t visit all of your favorite hotspots just yet, we encourage you to keep exploring, dreaming and making plans. Cherish this time with those that matter most and check out our virtual experiences that bring Lake County to your home. #AllInIllinois
Lake County Restaurant Rally
Show your support for local restaurants by savoring some of Lake County's best dining for dining this summer. Look for special offers and entertainment, dine-in, carryout and outdoor dining options, all price ranges. Rally your friends, enjoy a night out and have a chance to win more of your favorite foods.
Summer Fun Guide for Lake County Kids
After months of quarantining, remote learning and siblings nearly at each other's throats, summer is officially in session. Explore the land of lakes nature settings, bask in the sun along the shore, discover historical nuggets and so much more, as your kiddies can explore what summer has to offer