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The Westfield Mall by: Anna H.

Are you having trouble looking for something to do on vacation in Lake County? Well, the Westfield Hawthorn Mall is the place for you and here are my reasons why! It is located in Lake County, Vernon Hills, IL. To begin with, the Westfield Mall has a lot of stores for shopping, electronics and just […]

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Winter Wonderland by Leah and Matthew

Winter Wonderland by: Leah W. & Matthew F.

I think you should go to the Winter Wonderland in Vernon Hills, because of all the fun stuff to see. I suggest you go there because it’s easy to get in and enjoy, you can do lots of activities while you are in the car and you can spend lots of time with your family. […]

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Picture courtesy of Sneha, Javier & Stephanie

Six Flags by: Nicole J.

I think that you should to to Six Flags because they have long hours and it is open everyday in the summer and weekends for Fright Fest in October. There are rides for big and little kids. The little kids’ rides are not as scary as the big kids’ rides. They also have rides for […]

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Didier Farms

Didier Farms by: Ashley B.

You should go to Didier Farms close to Halloween because it has shows and pumpkins, gift shops and lots of rides. The shows and pumpkins patches are great. There are lots of different shows like puppet shows, magicians and animal shows. There are pumpkins all over the ground, so there are wagons to carry them. […]

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Kenny Loggins will be playing at the Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks this year!

Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks

Growing up I spent every 4th of July at the Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks at Deerpath Community Park.   I am pleasantly surprised to hear how much this event has grown in the past few years since the friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Foundation took over the event in 2006.  The event […]

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