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Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

A Ride through the Wonderland Express

Trains, flowers and Chicago all in one short visit. Do you know a kid (or kids) that are into trains or likes viewing trains passing by and through the City of Chicago? Then a visit to the Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Garden is in order for you and your family. I have been […]

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Let me see your Photos!

Lake County is such a beautiful place any time of year. With over 30,000 lush forest preserves you can also find the perfect spot to snap a gorgeous photo. Our 2013 photo contest is still going on and ends at the end of the year. As the Visit Lake County Marketing Manager, I get the […]

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Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation

Why travel across the country for a vacation, when memories are waiting right here in Lake County?  In this blog, guest blogger Zena from LetsLassoTheMoon.com tells about her family’s vacation to Lake County, and when splurging is worth it!   Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation   Some say there is a […]

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Top Weekend Events

Here are out top weekend events: 1. 2nd Annual Lake County Greek Stompfest. Saturday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m., The Lake County Pan Hellenic Council presents the 2nd Annual Lake County Greek Stompfest at the Genesee Theatre in Downtown Waukegan. This event will feature some of the best step teams in the Midwest. Tickets are […]

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