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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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Start line at the North Shore 1/2 Marathon in Highland Park

North Shore ½ Marathon in Highland Park

Sunday, June 2nd 2013 was a rainy, gloomy morning in Lake County but Highland Park was filled with thousands of smiling, happy people. It was race day! The City of Highland Park hosted their 35th annual North Shore ½ Marathon and 5k, organized by RAM Racing. I have heard great things about this race for […]

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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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Independence Grove

Independence Grove by: Nicholas B.

Are you looking for the best place to go in Lake County? Then you should go to  the beautiful Independence Grove in Libertyville. The first reason you should go is because there is beautiful scenery and nature in the town of busy Libertyville. During the spring and summer there are beautiful flowers you and the […]

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Lake County's Forest Preserves

One of the most appealing characteristics of Lake County is the extensive network of green space and protected lands, including state parks and numerous forest preserves and historic sites.  Now that the weather is finally warming up, it is a great time to grab your bikes or comfy shoes and head over to one of […]

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Ryerson Woods Sejal K

Ryerson Woods by: Sejal K.

Are you looking for a place to visit in the spring and having trouble with it? Well, Ryerson Woods is the place you might want to go to in the city of Deerfield in Lake County, Illinois and here are my reasons why. First, you should go to Ryerson Woods because you could find many […]

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