Family Fun

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Biking Across the County

Looking for an outdoor activity this weekend?  One of Lake County’s most appealing features is its easily accessible recreational areas, and bicycles are an exciting and environmentally-friendly way to see the sites Lake County has to offer.  From highly concentrated networks of bike trails in Vernon Hills, Grayslake, and Buffalo Grove to convenient routes to […]

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Windy City Salmon Fishing Charter

Salmon Fishing With Captain Rick

Fishing for coho salmon remains very good as we move through the end of May.  Weather  stability remains key to keeping the fish concentrated but we seem to have a healthy quantity near Waukegan at the moment. With this spring being about 2-3 weeks behind and cold water and bait abundant, I think we could […]

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Top 5 Family Friendly Bike Trails

Lake County is known for its outdoor activities and boasts over 550 miles of bike trails to explore.  This week we’re going to review the top 5 family friendly bike trails in Lake County. What makes these trails “family friendly”?  To start with, they all have access to bathrooms.  (Let’s keep the “roughing it” for another […]

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Boating on Chain O Lakes

Lake County Launches New Boating Website

They don’t call it Lake County for nothing. Home to 75 inland lakes and a beautiful Lake Michigan beachfront, Lake County is the perfect setting for fun on the water. So much so that Visit Lake County recently launched a new boating website,  This new site will be updated all throughout the boating season, […]

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Clydesdales Trot to Lambs Farm

Lake County visitors had a good reason to gallop over to Lambs Farm this past weekend. Lambs Farm is a nonprofit organization that has expanded into a 72-acre campus that provides residential and meaningful vocational services to more than 250 individuals with developmental disabilities every year. Its businesses and attractions include Lambs Industries, a farmyard, […]

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