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30 Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Lake County

It’s nearly February 14, which is everyone’s favorite day to express their undying love for their significant other. Spend your Valentine’s Day in Lake County. Lake County has dozens of dinner deals, hotel packages and other unique events going on to show that special someone you care about everyone’s favorite Hallmark holiday. To start our […]

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Wilmot Mountain Renovations Unveiled

It’s winter in Lake County (although it seems like fall right now) and everyone has been anticipating the $13 million Wilmot Mountain renovations. Ladies and gentlemen, the Wilmot Mountain renovations are complete as they’ve opened the 2016-17 season with an expansion and facelift. Grab your skis (or snowboards and tubes), goggles and bomber hats folks […]

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Northern Illinois Boat Show and Sale March 3-6

Ice fishing is all about over. There’s snow on the ground now, but it’s supposed to start warming up over the weekend – probably not enough for snowmobiling, sledding, skiing or tubing. Once that water is thawed, you’re going to need a vessel to take you through the waters of Lake Michigan and Chain O’Lakes […]

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Winter Fun-derland!

This weekend is supposed to finally warm up a bit!  Just enough for us to get out and enjoy all of the fun things that winter has to offer. (Family Fun Ideas Here)  Before heading out to a Lake County Forest Preserve location for a winter hike or a twirl on the ice, call the 24-hour […]

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On the 11th Day of Christmas Lake County gave to me: Oh What Fun it is to Ride! Sledding and More Winter Fun

Information from Lake County Forest Preserve Before heading out to a Lake County Forest Preserve location for a winter hike or a twirl on the ice, call our 24-hour winter sports hotline at 847.968.3235. A recorded message conveys current trail and ice conditions for sledding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing and ice skating. Take an […]

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