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Independence Grove by Abheepsa N.

Lush, green woods all around, fresh pollution-free air, children and adults, both alike, enjoying a kayaking expedition in the undisturbed water of a lake.  All of this can be found at Independence Grove, a natural forest preserve on 16400 West Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL.  It’s time to free yourself a the city commotion and your […]

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Independence Grove

With all the beautiful weather we’ve had in Lake County lately there is no excuse not to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.  On your next day off pack up the whole family and head to Independence Grove in Libertyville! Centered on a 115 acre lake surrounded by prairie and woodlands Independence Grove is not […]

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Winter Snow Fun in Lake County!

The snow has finally arrived in Lake County and this is going to be a great weekend to enjoy the fresh powder. Which got me thinking, what are some of the best places to go sledding, skiing or snowmobiling in Lake County? Some of my favorite sled hills include the hill at Old School Forest […]

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