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Things to do this Weekend January 22-24

It’s a little nippy out there. However, the weather is supposed to be warmer in the upcoming days (hopefully you’re right Mr. Skilling). It seems as though the weather will be creeping up to the 20s and 30s. For all of your winter endeavors, be sure to check the newest edition of our Winter Guide: […]

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Wonderland Express at Chicago Botanic Garden

How cool are the model train sets at Chicago Botanic Gardens? The Wonderland Express created by designer Paul Busse makes its triumphant return to the Glencoe sanctuary just in time for the holiday season. I mean seriously, the Wonderland Express is a must-see holiday adventure. If you don’t take my word for it, TripAdvisor.com gave […]

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Things to do this weekend November 25-29

Did I hear you say gobble gobble? One of my favorite holidays of the year is Thanksgiving because there’s nothing else attached to the celebration except for family and food. Plus, everyone is interested in a short week of work. If you’re looking to shed a few pounds after some good home-cookin’, have a fun […]

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Your 2015 Holiday Guide to Lake County

Happy Christmahannukkwanzadan from the good folks at Visit Lake County to you and yours. Boy, do we have a holiday season lined up for you. “I think I’m a big kid at heart, so I get very excited around the holidays,” is a spot on quote from Bobby Moynihan of Saturday Night Live. From Turkey […]

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Gurnee Days Fireworks

Things to do this Weekend August 7-9

After a fun week at Lake County Fair, we wait again to celebrate 88 years in 2016. Here are some shots of the Visit Lake County/ Knauz Auto Park in Lake Bluff front porch stage at the Lake County Fair last weekend. It was a great success! That doesn’t mean summer is over. Lake County […]

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