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Penguins at Gurnee Mills Mall!

Today only, Thursday, January 24th come out to Gurnee Mills Mall before 9:00 p.m. to see live penguins for free! Being such a huge penguin enthusiast myself, seeing these cute birds up close in person was quite a treat. Sponsored by SeaWorld, this exhibit is making several stops across the county to promote “Antarctica: Empire […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend Events

ArtWauk. 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. Come out for an evening of art, live entertainment and after parties. Dandelion Gallery will be presenting the artwork of Hans Habeger. The Urban Landscapes exhibit will open on Saturday, Jan. 19 and continues until Friday, Feb. 9. Downtown Waukegan. Frosty Fest. 5:30 – 8 p.m. Friday, […]

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2013 BMW Championship Coming to Lake County in September

Lake County, IL will welcome the top men’s PGA players to the 2013 BMW Championship, September 9 – 15, 2013 at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL. Over 120,000 spectators and attendees are expected to watch golfers Luke Donald, Rory Mcllroy, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods and more battle for the title. […]

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Who are we and what exactly do we do?

Visit Lake County is a convention and visitors bureau (CVB), whose mission is, in short, to increase awareness of Lake County, Illinois as a premier tourist destination. This is achieved through the combined efforts of sales and marketing which results in stimulating the local economy through overnight stay revenue, restaurant traffic, retail shopping, local attraction […]

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2013 Polar Bear Plunge in Waukegan

The morning of New Year’s Day is a time when many people sleep in late. Folks may have been celebrating from late night into early morning, staying up until midnight to catch some evening fireworks in person, or perhaps relaxing in a warm home while watching New Year’s Eve holiday specials on television. Any of […]

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