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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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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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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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