Google Earth is your eye in the sky. Oh, the places you can go in Lake County.
You may know how cool our attractions look in person (or for a lack of a better word, in the ground point of view), but have you seen them from above? Google Earth has your superb satellite snaps from space.
While we’re enduring this public health crisis, and staying in place, thinking, dreaming and exploring Google Earth is a great way to plan for your vacation. While we’re on the subject, January 26 is National Plan for Vacation Day. Continue here to learn more about the U.S. Travel Association initiative.
Do you think you could name these different locations in Lake County without a description? Here’s a look at our beautiful county’s impressive imagery from the eyes up high. Oh, the places you can go! (Thanks Dr. Seuss).
Between Route 12 and Half Day Road, Lake Zurich.
University of Saint Mary of the Lake, 1000 E. Maple Ave., Mundelein.
Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor Chicago, 1 Great America Pkwy., Gurnee.
Illinois Beach Hotel in Zion also photographed.
Chain O’Lakes State Park, 8916 Wilmot Rd., Spring Grove.
Genesee Theatre, Waukegan Municipal Beach, Waukegan Lighthouse, La Casa de Samuel, Greentown Tavern and Waukegan Main Street also photographed.
Waukegan Harbor and Marina, 55 S. Harbor Pl., Waukegan.
Sheridan and Old Elm Roads, Fort Sheridan.
Lake County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 1060 E. Peterson Rd., Grayslake.
Rosewood Beach & Interpretive Center, 803 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park.
Lindy’s Landing, Side Lot Brewery and Bangs Lake in Wauconda
Lindy’s Landing Restaurant & Marina, 115 Park St., Wauconda. Side Lot Brewery, 110 Slocum Lake Rd., Wauconda. Bangs Lake Beach & Marina, 112 Park St. Wauconda.
Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Rd., Ingleside.
Independence Grove Forest Preserve
Independence Grove Forest Preserve, 16400 W. Buckley Rd., Libertyville.
The Village Tavern, Buffalo Creek Brewing Co., Long Grove Confectionery Co. and Long Grove Covered Bridge also pictured.
Historic Downtown Long Grove, 308 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove.
Stretches 31.4 miles from Eussel Road just south of Wisconsin through Lake County Forest Preserves into Cook County Forest Preserves
Diamond Lake Beach & Recreation Center, 1016 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein.
Bristol Renaissance Faire, 12550 120th Ave., Bristol, WI.
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort and its entities, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire.
Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe.
Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park.
Gurnee Mills, 6170 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee.
Village of Fox Lake, 66 Thillen Dr., Fox Lake
National Museum of the American Sailor is also photographed.
Naval Station Great Lakes, 3355 Illinois St., Great Lakes.
If you want to learn more about the events and open status of these 22 Lake County superb satellite snaps by Google Earth, continue here. To see stellar grammable imagery at a terrestrial level, click here. For more info about all things going on in the land of lakes, click here.