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Boat­ing comes in many forms, from sleek run­abouts and sail­boats to the lat­est trends— kayak­ing and pad­dle board­ing. Whichev­er way you enjoy the lake life, you’ll find Lake Coun­ty Illi­nois your boat­ing dream come true. Embark and enjoy! Boat​ingLake​Coun​ty​.com is here to be your plan­ning resource.

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The Per­fect Lake Michi­gan Day Trip for Craft Beer Lovers

Do you boat on Lake Michigan? Are you a craft beer aficionado? Then we have a summer excursion you’re going to love: Set your course to North Point Marina in Winthrop Harbor for their monthly Pop-Up Beer Garden festivals. For a very reasonable $20 fee, you can rent a slip for the day. Or stay longer and enjoy more of the area’s beauty and fun for just $1 per foot per day. You can also…

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Har­bor Days Fes­ti­val & Venet­ian Night

Take a friend. Bring the family. It’s going to be a one-of-a-kind party happening at North Point Marina. The fun starts at the marina’s brand new swimming pool and entertainment center. Take a swim, sample incredible foods and enjoy live music. The kids will love the bounce houses, dunk tanks and face painting. Then, as the sun sets, it’s time to grab the lawn chairs for the magic of Venetian Night. There’ll be plenty of…

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A great way to spend an afternoon

by Mike Jackson, Daily Herald I have been hammering the state tourism bureau for more than two decades about including our state's world-class fishing. It's readily available either on Lake Michigan or more inland such as at the Fox Chain O' Lakes. Of course the Mag Mile generates a ton of money for retailers and state coffers realizing the tax cash generated by the visitors. While I was trying to figure out how to convince…

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