2015 Visit Lake County Year in Review

Wow, another year has come and gone. Where did the year go? It is hard to believe that 2015 has come to an end. I first want to take a minute and thank each and every one of for reading our blogs the past year. None of this would be possible without you, reading, visiting […]

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Vote Goliath for Boldest Coaster

Guess what’s coming up? On August 16, it is National Coaster Day. You know very well, that Six Flags Great America  in Gurnee will be front and center in Illinois in celebrating the national holiday. Earlier this year the ultimate coaster at Great America was crowned as king of wooden rides by the Guinness Book […]

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Things to do this Weekend May 15-17

Prepare for a weekend of fun, eats, drinks and excitement, as the things to do this weekend May 15-17 are abundant. Visit Lake County would also like to extend a congratulations to Highland Park, Libertyville and Long Grove for being ranked on’s Illinois cities ranked by their food article, Great America for their coaster […]

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Goliath’s Record-Breaking Day

Six Flags Great America in Gurnee reopened for their 40th season  May 2. The day finally came where Guinness Book of World Records arrived to measure and calculate the speed, height and incline of the coaster (beast, massive, mammoth, enormous, etc.) Goliath at Great America. The height of the ride was confirmed as the world’s tallest, […]

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