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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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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 April 28-30

This edition of things to do this weekend April 28-30 is full of thrills, surprises and more. Next Weekend: Plan for fun as we check out the weekend’s top 5 events!   Less than 24hrs until we open up for 2017! See you tomorrow! 🙌🎢💯👏 A post shared by Six Flags Great America (@sfgreat_america) on […]

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