So long summer. As much as we love the summer, Lake County lives and breathes the fall. When October shows up, the spooks and spirits take over in Lake County. Continue here to learn more. From pumpkin patches to family-friendly festivals, to Chicago Bears Football to Fright Fest, to Halloween and haunted houses, Lake County has what you’re […]
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. […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Experience water slides, roller coasters, boats, live music, festivals and much more! There’s so much to do in Lake County, Illinois this summer. We’ve highlighted six of the must-see attractions that will make for an unforgettable summer adventure.