The premier boating information destination is here.

Introducing BoatingLakeCounty.com. Here, you’ll find the information you need to boat safely and enjoyably in Lake County, Illinois. Bring your boat, rent a boat or charter a boat, whether you’re into fishing, waterskiing, canoeing, paddle-boarding, kayaking, or sailing you’ll find fun on our 75 lakes and miles of Lake Michigan beachfront.

Preaching Boating Safety

Jim Kelsey of Gordy's Boats in Fox Lakes talks to Visit Lake County Marketing Manager, Anthony, about the basic needs for a safe day on the water.

Fox Lake’s Hidden Gem Is All Polished Up: The Roxana Bed and Breakfast

When you get picked up from the Fox Lake train station in an antique limo, you’ll know right away that this is not your average vacay. The Roxana Hotel and B&B is one of the best kept secrets around, but the secret is out and everyone wants in!  Originally built in 1893, this historic home […]

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Mini Abe Visits Lake County: Day 2

Mini Abe continues his adventure across Lake County. I’ll let him tell you about his second day. Richardson Adventure Farm My first stop of the day was the Richardson Adventure Farm. The farm features the world’s largest corn maze at 33 acres with 11 miles of trails. Onward, Renegade! We’ve got a lot to see today in […]

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Six “Must-Do’s” of Summer in Lake County!

Experience water slides, roller coasters, boats, live music, festivals and much more! There’s so much to do in Lake County, Illinois this summer. We’ve highlighted six of the must-see attractions that will make for an unforgettable summer adventure.

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Rent A Boat in Lake County!

SUMMER TIIIIIIME!!!!!!!  The sun is out, the days are long, and there’s no better time to rent a boat!  Don’t stress about hauling a boat from home when there are plenty of places to find a rental here in Lake County.  Whether you’re looking for a speed boat, a pontoon, a kayak or a rowboat… […]

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Recharge Your Senses with These Inspiring Places!

Spring is a time of renewal and it can be hard to find beautiful places that help bring your spirits back to life.  If you’re looking for interesting locations to explore, Lake County has everything from breathtaking views of natural spaces to rare and beautiful spiritual places where you can spend a peaceful day.  So […]

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Ice Fishing: Have An Ice Day!

This year’s cold weather has brought with it plenty of snow and ice.  But that’s a good thing for people who love ice fishing.  And with more winter temperatures ahead of us, it’s time to embrace the ice and let the fun of ice fishing warm us up. Ice fishing is not just for the […]

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