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12 Things at Christmas, Lake County Gave To Me…

Happy Hannukkah to our Jewish friends! We’re also rapidly approaching December 25! If you’re looking for holiday shopping ideas, click here to view 25-holiday gifts under $25. We all love the holiday song the “12 Days of Christmas,” and we’re down to just six days until the big day. We may not call our area, […]

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Guide to the Village of Antioch

Always be prepared for the unexpected experience in the village of Antioch. Antioch is an exquisite year-round destination located between Chicago, Milwaukee and Rockford. It sits right along the border of Illinois and Wisconsin in Lake County.  Thanks Rachel for exploring Antioch with me yesterday ☺️ A post shared by Bella Garza (@bellag7) on May […]

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Things to do this Weekend May 20-22

We slowly wait for spring to spring – which feels like an eternity. Let’s check and see what’s going on in Lake County  as we move into this week’s edition of the top things to do this weekend May 20-22. Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate. The annual Long Grove Chocolate Festival kicks […]

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Top Hiking Trails in Lake County

Lake County is home to hundreds of miles of trails for you to explore!  Whether you’re looking for a quick hike or if you’re looking for a more challenging distance, there are trails for all fitness levels just waiting for you!  Throwback to Labor Day weekend glamping with Doug, @c_e_erickson, @elle_dietmeyer, @matwadell, and @matthewlloydlindstrom . […]

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A Procrastinator’s Guide to the end of Summer

Every year I decide that this is the summer I’m going to take advantage of the weather and do as many fun things as I can manage.  But then today, I realized it’s August 23.  And that means there’s only one month of summer left.  30 days.  …4 weekends.  So I’m deciding to make this […]

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Chain O'Lakes: Boating Article by Paul Anthony Arco

Charting a Course for Summer Fun Boasting 15 lakes, 45 miles of riverfront, nearly 30,000 weekend boaters and a lively Prohibition history, this area between McHenry and Lake counties is one of the busiest boating destinations in the country. Story by Paul Anthony Arco, senior staff writer; Photos by Tom Holoubek Summertime means many things: […]

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