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30 Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Lake County

It’s nearly February 14, which is everyone’s favorite day to express their undying love for their significant other. Spend your Valentine’s Day in Lake County. Lake County has dozens of dinner deals, hotel packages and other unique events going on to show that special someone you care about everyone’s favorite Hallmark holiday. To start our […]

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Top 10 Things To Do in February 2018

There are plenty of things to do in February. February also brings Black History Month, the Academy Awards,  the Emmys, Valentine’s Day, Fat Tuesday, Groundhog Day and of course – everyone’s favorite two days: National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day (Feb 11) and National Plum Pudding Day (Feb 12). Finally last, but not least, National […]

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Things To Do This Weekend Jan. 19-21

It’s hard to believe that we’re more than half way through January already, meaning that each day continues to get longer and hopefully warmer (knock on wood). With the last blanket of snow that covered the land, maybe it’s a good weekend to pack those cross country skis and explore one of these spots in […]

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84 Lake County Events That Will Make Your 2018 Awesome

Looking for ways to get through these the cold weather blues in Lake County? We look forward to the year, for example, these 84 Lake County events that will make your 2018 awesome. There’s plenty of big things happening in Lake County. Great Wolf Lodge is moving to Gurnee this summer. Six Flags Great America is […]

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Things To Do This Weekend Jan. 5-7

Happy New Year from the Visit Lake County team to you and your families! We hope that everyone has a joyous and amazing holiday season and now that it’s finally over, we can all take a collective deep breath. What better way to relax and get out of the frigid cold than to enjoy one […]

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Top 10 Things To Do in January 2018

Just because the holidays are over, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy all of the top 10 things to do in January 2018. This month, Lake County features our beloved Wonderland Express waving goodbye for the season, a plethora of fantastic winter fests, a show for brides-to-be, a meet and greet with the legendary Harriett Tubman […]

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