Forest Preserves


2015 Turkey Trots and Running Events in Lake County

Do turkey’s trot? Well, I would be the last person to tell you yay or nay (but I always like the alliteration of the phrase). Whether they trot, run, scuttle, or Mick Jagger, they definitely do gobble. At this time of year someone is trying to feed you as much delicious homemade cuisine as possible. […]

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Things to do this Weekend October 23-25

It was a pretty dismal weekend for Chicago sports. That’s just something we’ll have to roll with the punches. I still have great faith in the Cubs, but a 2-0 hole is a 2-0 hole. Anyway, Lake County and the autumnal atmosphere are still extremely vibrant for your weekend endeavors. You still got your sports […]

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Best Fall Bike Trails in Lake County

When the leaves change yellow and orange, it is the viewing party of a life time. We all can’t get out to the New England to see their legendary foliage, but Lake County packs a kaleidoscopic punch of their own. Not only that, we have the bike trails so you can see them with the […]

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Trick Or Treat Hours: Lake County’s Halloween 2015

‘Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!’ is the age-old eloquent slogan when we went door to door as youngsters. Has that changed? Probably not, but the costumes are getting more out there I would assume.  Halloween is creeping up on us! Don’t be caught without candy to give out during […]

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Things to do this Weekend October 2-4

Summer is officially over as of last Wednesday, and Fall is in session. With the Autumnal Equinox, comes pumpkins, farm harvests and of course everyone’s favorite cosplay holiday: Halloween. Lake County never disappoints in the fall from the beautiful change of summer green to autumnal brown and orange in the Lake County Forest Preserves and […]

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