Lake Zurich Beach

Exploring Lake Zurich's Paulus Park

Continuing on with my adventures of Lake County, I decided to explore Lake Zurich.  I heard that they were hosting an Iron Girl competition at their Paulus Park on Rand Road just north of 22 this weekend (June 15, 2013), so I decided to stop in to see what the park looked like. What a […]

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Independence Grove Canoeing

A Canoe Way to Explore Lake County!

One of the best ways to explore the natural areas of Lake County is by canoe.  The views from the lake can offer up a totally new way to experience new areas, or give old favorites a new twist.   Of course, routes vary by the level of adventure you’re looking for, but let’s discuss some […]

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Illinois Beach State Park

Pick a Picnic

Let’s face it… our weather is infamous for its ups and downs and sometimes…even its lefts and rights.  So when we have a good day on the horizon, we’re packing up the car or bike and heading outdoors.  Whether it’s enjoying Lake Michigan’s coast at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion, or exploring Independence Grove, at […]

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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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