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Fall Festivals in Lake County 2018

One of the best things about the summer farewell is fall festivals in Lake County. Pumpkin spice anyone? Embark on the scenic vibrancy of autumn’s glows first hand while heading to an Oktoberfest, getting the living daylights scared out of you, picking out enormous orange fruits or just getting lost in a maze of maize. […]

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Lake County’s Top 10 Things To Do in September

“But now in September the garden has cooled, and with it my possessiveness. The sun warms my back instead of beating on my head … The harvest has dwindled, and I have grown apart from the intense midsummer relationship that brought it on.” – said author Robert Finch. Fall doesn’t technically start until September 22, but […]

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Labor Day Weekend in Lake County 2018

Hooray for Labor Day weekend in Lake County: everyone’s favorite Monday of the year! Here’s a little bit of history behind the national ‘take it easy’ day. The inception of the Labor Day idea was in 1885. The first state to introduce the bill was New York, but Oregon passed it first on February 21, 1887. The emphasis […]

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Top 15 Trendy Instagram Locations in Lake County

When it comes to Instagram, you can never have too many #hashtags. Well, you can, but we’re not going to penalize you for it, that’s for sure. There is an overabundance of scenic, historical and just plain #instagood snapshots of Lake County on the platform. By crunching a few numbers via CrowdRiff and utilizing the bureau’s […]

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Top 10 Things To Do in April 2018

Happy April Lake County! There is a slew of things to do in April. In the words of the late, great Robin Williams, “Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘Let’s Party’!” The party is here in Lake County, IL. Besides the apparent spike in temperature, spring marks the opening of Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, […]

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New Coaster Planned for Six Flags Great America in 2018

Shortly before Fright Fest presented by SNICKERS kicked off in 2017, the Gurnee amusement park announced a new coaster planned for Six Flags Great America in 2018. The structure is slated to open in the summer of 2018. This addition to the Gurnee amusement park is the 16th coaster to join BATMAN: The Ride, Raging Bull, Goliath, X-Flight, […]

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