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Top 10 Holiday Things To Do in Lake County 2018

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Visit Lake County wishes a happy holiday to everyone and we hope to provide you with to unScrooge yourself this holiday season in Lake County. Let’s face it, there are a collection of bah hum-buggers out in the world. Fill yourself up with holiday cheer in Lake […]

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NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES, Ill., -- Rear Adm. Norman R. Hayes, Director, National Security Operations Center, National Security Agency, talks with recruits at Recruit Training Command (RTC) Feb. 13 following a capping ceremony at Battle Stations 21. Battle Stations 21 is held entirely on USS Trayer (BST 21), an Arleigh Burke-Class destroyer simulator. Battle Stations 21 is the culmination of all training received at the Navy’s only boot camp. It is a grueling 12-hour test, now held entirely in Trayer, of a recruit’s skills in several shipboard evolutions, including fighting fires and stopping floods. It is also the final evolution that marks the recruit’s final rite of passage into the Navy. Hayes was also the reviewing officer for graduation at RTC, the Navy’s only boot camp. Official U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom, Naval Service Training Command Public Affairs Office. (RELEASED)

Veterans Day in Lake County 2018

Lake County is no stranger to the sacrifices of those in service. As home to the only remaining naval base,  in the country, Naval Station Great Lakes, we are proud to support the efforts of all of those in uniform. To all of those that have been a member of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air […]

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Things To Do This Weekend October 12-14

Friend: “What are you? Chicken?” Me:   From ghost to ghouls, and thrills to festivities, Lake County is home to some of the best autumnal offerings in the area. The top things to do this weekend October 12-14 are absolutely no exception. Are you into haunted attractions? We have them » How about pumpkin picking? […]

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Haunted Attractions in Lake County

  View this post on Instagram   ‪Fright Fest is back this Saturday! Get ready to face your fears! 😈🎃‬ A post shared by Six Flags Great America (@sfgreat_america) on Sep 12, 2018 at 4:59pm PDT Every October, there is a “Monster Mash,” and the haunted attractions in Lake County never fail to scare. There […]

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Things To Do This Weekend May 25-28

It’s the weekend once more and a long one at that! The forecast looks exquisite and the time spent together will be just as kind! Celebrate your Memorial Day in Lake County with one of the many things to do this weekend May 25-28 including great parades, ceremonies, celebrations and more. You can find our […]

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