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Top 13 Sledding/Tubing Hills in Lake County

You can’t be the only one having a blast in the snow. Once the snow hits the ground, kids (and children at heart) gravitate towards any hill that has a slight incline to race their friends and family. It’s that time of year to inflate that inner tube or dust off that sled and zip through the snow. Never forget […]

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Winter Break in Lake County 2017

Your youngsters will have plenty to do during winter break in Lake County 2017 with all of the presents Santa drops off From December 26-January 7, there are plenty of kid-tivities in Lake County during the holiday break. It is splendid to have the entire family together for the holidays, but the grown-ups need their time […]

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The 12 Days of Christmas in Lake County

We’re down to 10 days till St. Nick visits our homes, so how else to celebrate the countdown but with the 12 days of Christmas in Lake County. Let’s be honest people, a collection of drummers drumming, pipers piping, lords leaping, ladies dancing, maids milking, swans swimming, geese laying, golden rings, calling birds, french hens, turtle […]

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Guide to Lake County Forest Preserves

Don’t worry. If you’ve seen The Revenant, there are no bears around in Lake County. No matter the season, we enjoy the fruits of what Mother Nature gave us in Lake County: The tall trees, the winding trails, the serene rivers and lakes, the critters (including the beavers!) and the picturesque plant life. Lake County […]

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Tubing Family Fun in Lake County

You can’t be the only one having a blast in the snow. Once the snow hits the ground, kids gravitate towards any hill that has a slight incline to race their friends and family. On the other hand, cross-country skiing may not be in your children’s interest. Your kids also may not be old enough to downhill ski. […]

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Things to do this weekend January 23-25

Who would have thought that mid-30 degree weather would feel warm? With the weather at this temperature in Lake County, we are sure to get a little snow for some outdoor recreation like cross country skiing, downhill skiing, sledding, ice skating and many other winter activities. Although there is some outdoorsy recreation, this weekend is mainly about […]

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