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Best Fall Bike Trails in Lake County

When the leaves change yellow and orange, it is the viewing party of a life time traveling on the best fall bike trails in Lake County. We all can’t get out to the New England to see their legendary foliage (and frankly we don’t need to), but Lake County packs a kaleidoscopic punch of their […]

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Spring Into High Gear! Bike Rides in Lake County

Spring time weather is calling our names and we’re ready to answer! It’s time to dust off our bikes, fill up those tires, and get going!  With over 168 miles of trails that wind through stunning natural environments, Lake County is a favorite spot for bikers of all skill level! Find the right trail for […]

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Des Plaines River Trail

Just Like Riding A Bike…

(#visitlakecounty #lakecountyillinois   email your biking pictures and experiences to bike@lakecountyil.gov for the new BIKE Lake County Website!) After work last week, I drove over to the Des Plaines River trail, unloaded my bike from my car, and started off on one of the best known bike routes around. It’s a straight shot up the […]

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Des Plaines River Trail

Get Moving This Summer!

Summer makes fitness fun.  You can go on a bike ride, a canoe trip or spend a day swimming in Lake Michigan and not even realize that you’re actually working out.  These are the few months of the year when we can get outside and just… go and do.  So we better get moving!  There […]

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Iron Girl in Lake Zurich

  Sunday might have been Father’s day but it was all about the ladies as hundreds of women gathered at the start line of Athleta’s Iron Girl Triathlon Lake Zurich. After all, what better way for dad to celebrate Father’s day than to cheer on the women in his life?  Photo from Finisher Pix This […]

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Top 5 Family Friendly Bike Trails

Lake County is known for its outdoor activities and boasts over 550 miles of bike trails to explore.  This week we’re going to review the top 5 family friendly bike trails in Lake County. What makes these trails “family friendly”?  To start with, they all have access to bathrooms.  (Let’s keep the “roughing it” for another […]

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