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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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Winter Wonderland - Morgan

Winder Wonderland Light Show by: Gavin G. & Morgan G.

On Thursday night, December 13th, 2012, my family and I went to the Vernon Hills Winter Wonderland Light show, which is a family tradition for us.  We went to Portillo’s in Vernon Hills for dinner and then to the light show at Winter Wonderland at the Cuneo mansion.  It had billions of lights!  It was […]

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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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Independence Grove

Independence Grove by: Ben G.

If you are moving to Lake County, you are in for a big treat. Independence Grove in Libertyville, IL, will close to you. You should go to Independence Grove because they have a kids summer camp, a huge playground, a beach and a lake. The first reason why you should go to Independence Grove is […]

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Lambs Farm by Hannah

You should really try to come to Lambs Farm. There is so much to see and do there. So many fun things to do there too. You can also  host a special event or attend one of their events. The place is open daily in the summer and weekends during Spring and Fall. There are […]

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