One of the best ways to explore the natural areas of Lake County is by canoe. The views from the lake can offer up a totally new way to experience new areas, or give old favorites a new twist. Of … Continue reading
Let’s face it… our weather is infamous for its ups and downs and sometimes…even its lefts and rights. So when we have a good day on the horizon, we’re packing up the car or bike and heading outdoors. Whether it’s … Continue reading
Looking for an outdoor activity this weekend? One of Lake County’s most appealing features is its easily accessible recreational areas, and bicycles are an exciting and environmentally-friendly way to see the sites Lake County has to offer. From highly concentrated networks of bike trails in Vernon Hills, Grayslake, and Buffalo Grove to convenient routes to the 20-mile long Millennium Trail, there are abundant choices for bicyclists of every skill set.
And don’t forget, safety first! Always wear a helmet, and be aware of other riders. Ride on the right side of the trail, pass on the left, and call out in advance if you’re passing. Also keep in mind that some trails are used for equestrian purposes as well, so yield for horses!
Lake County bike trails are hard to miss – they’re everywhere! For a county-wide map, please visit the Lake County transportation website.
For downloadable maps of trails at Lake County Forest Preserve District sites, the Lake County Forest Preserves website.
Sunday, June 2nd 2013 was a rainy, gloomy morning in Lake County but Highland Park was filled with thousands of smiling, happy people. It was race day! The City of Highland Park hosted their 35th annual North Shore ½ Marathon … Continue reading
Lake County is known for its outdoor activities and boasts over 160 miles of bike trails to explore. This week we’re going to review the top 5 family friendly bike trails in Lake County. What makes these trails “family friendly”? … Continue reading
Are you looking for the best place to go in Lake County? Then you should go to the beautiful Independence Grove in Libertyville. The first reason you should go is because there is beautiful scenery and nature in the town … Continue reading