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102.3XLC Morning Show 8:30 a.m.

Every other Thursday morning, Visit Lake County’s Marketing Manager, Anthony Haag stops by the WXLC radio studio for a segment during the Jimmy and Jen morning show. Typically around 8:30 a.m., Anthony will inform the audience about fun weekend events in Lake County. These activities can range from concerts by national headlining acts to local […]

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My One and Only

Last Chance to Check Out 'My One and Only!'

This Sunday, January 13th 2013, will be your last chance to see My One and Only. The popular play has been showing at the Marriot Theatre in Lincolnshire since November 7th, 2012 and once it retires this weekend, will mark the end of The Marriott Theatre’s 2012 season catalog of musicals. For those of you […]

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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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Under a Year Left to Visit Old Mickey Finn’s

If you live in or near Libertyville, chances are that you’ve heard of Mickey Finn’s Brewery. Upon visiting, you would quickly find that this quaint bi-level brewery/restaurant/concert venue has everything you could ask for in a weekend hangout spot. For such a nice and well known local staple, I was surprised to find out that […]

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New Year's Eve Ideas

Toukie’s New Year’s Eve Beach Party. Ride a wave into the New Year with the only beach party in Northeastern Illinois. The KeyLime Cove package includes an island-inspired suite or stateroom, admission to Lost Paradise Indoor Waterpark, New Year’s Eve dinner buffet, New Year’s Day breakfast buffet and much more! 1700 Nations Drive, Gurnee. New […]

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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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