Let the Ride Take You to Beautiful Lake County, Illinois!


Let the Ride Take You to Beautiful Lake County, Illinois! 

It’s the freedom of setting your own pace and seeking your own experiences. It’s that rush of excitement when you leave your worries behind. It’s about having the time of your life in just an afternoon or a weekend. 

It’s all under an hour away when you create your own Lake County adventure. Take a leisurely car ride and enjoy the scenery. Ride a bike down a fragrant forest path. Kayak on a sparkling lake. Enjoy the breezes of a lakeside restaurant patio. Or stroll down a historic, boutique-lined main street. The intriguing places you’ll discover will leave lasting memories you’ll want to experience over and over again. Here are just a few of our highlighted experiences:

From Classic Cars to Vintage T-Rexes. 

With 33 amazing exhibits, the Volo Museum has something for everyone. Check out over 100 historic vehicles — from a two-tone pink station wagon built for Elvis Presley to a World War II battle tank. Plus, kids will love the new Jurassic Gardens’ astounding dinosaurs.

Splash. Slide. And Soar!

At Six Flags Great America, 17 of the country’s wildest roller coasters will take your breath away. This landmark amusement park has over 60 rides for every age. Like water slides? At Great Wolf Lodge, you can plunge through the vortexes of Coyote Cannon — where you drop four stories in just a few seconds!

Play All Day. Stay All Night.

Come and join the fun all summer long at lively festivals, fairs, concerts, and celebrations, including Ravinia Festival, the country's oldest outdoor music festival. Then book a room and relax at one of our many hotels!

Welcome to the Great Outdoors.

With a wealth of lakes and waterways, plus majestic Lake Michigan on our doorstep, Lake County is a Midwest mecca for boating, swimming, and fishing. Within the 31,000 scenic acres of the Lake County Forest Preserves and across the stunning landscapes of two state parks, you’ll find an inspiring summer of biking, hiking, and bird-watching.

Why take an ordinary road trip this summer, when you can let the ride take you back to the beauty, nature, and fun of Lake County, Illinois?

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