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Guide to the Village of Gurnee

THE JOKER Free Fly Coaster đź’Ż A post shared by Six Flags Great America (@sfgreat_america) on Jul 6, 2017 at 7:23pm PDT Gurnee is wonderful town located right off of  I-94 and Grand Avenue. The town is known for visitor favorites that include Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills. However, there is a slew of other eateries, […]

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Things to do this Weekend July 29-31

This week marks the beginning of the five day event: the 88th Annual Lake County Fair. Besides the festivities in Grayslake, Lake County has a lot to offer this weekend. Besides that there are plenty of farmer’s markets, thrills at Six Flags Great America and the idea of taking a dip in the pool during […]

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2016 Readers’ Choice Daily Herald Top Picks of Lake County

The Daily Herald recently released their annual Readers’ Choice Top Picks, and Lake County is represented well. Many different restaurants, venues, trails and a slew of other categories received accolades in this edition. Some of the big winners included Village Tavern in Long Grove, Austin’s in Libertyville, Primo in Gurnee and the Village of Wauconda […]

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Cinco de Mayo in Lake County

There is a misconception. Many people believe that Cinco De May is the Mexican Independence Day, which in fact it actually falls on September 16 –  also known as Grito de Dolores. Cinco de Mayo is the day observed when the Mexican Army pulled an underdog victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla on […]

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St. Paddies’ Day Guide to Lake County

Paddies, Paddies’ Day is near, time for potatoes and time for beer (drink responsibly)! In Lake County, we all dance to the rhythm, drink some suds and spread around some Irish cheer. Let’s face it, everyone is a little bit Irish when it comes to March 17 in Lake County. We won’t lead you astray […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Celebrate Fat Tuesday in Lake County

It’s another Tasty Tuesday. However, this Tasty Tuesday is special, because it’s Fat Tuesday. That time of year where we eat drink and have fun before lent. You don’t have to be Christian to celebrate this day. It’s that time of year to let the good times roll. Unhitch that belt buckle because it’s time […]

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