Beautiful Lake County is perfectly located between Chicago and Milwaukee, combining easy access to downtown with picturesque vistas and Lake Michigan shoreline. In addition to many Lake Michigan beaches, the County boasts over 170 lakes and rivers and 30,000 acres of forest preserves. Unwind after work or on the weekend with a long bike ride or hike. Stroll through the forest preserves in the fall to take in the unbeatable fall colors or wander through Historic Long Grove. If you’re looking for family fun, Lake County also provides easy access to Six Flags Great America, the indoor waterpark at Great Wolf Lodge, and summertime grooving at outdoor venue, Ravinia.