It’s summertime and the living is easy… find just what you’re looking for to make this the summer where you stress less and relax more, we’re here to help. Everything you need to enjoy Summer in Lake County can be found on this page.
Summer, like you remember it!
No more searching! We’ve got your summer in the bag…
…Or rather your inbox! Sign up now for Camp Trike and receive a daily email Monday-Friday all summer long! Each day will have things to do, places to go and ideas for easy summer fun centered around a theme.
Camp Trike runs May 27 through August 12 and will include optional membership to a private Facebook Group to share ideas, comments and plan playdates.
Summer Special Events in Lake County:
We’re hitting the road for our Fourth Annual Little Lake County Playground Tour – This year we will Rock the Playground with Advocate Condell Medical Center and a full line-up of special guests:
- Summer Children’s Theatre in Lake County
- Family Guide to July Fourth in Lake County – all the parades, fireworks and festivals you want!
- Festivals and Fairs in Lake County
Summer Water Play in Lake County
Summer means swimming, splashing and floating away. We suggest you do all of them, weekly:
- Antioch Aqua Center Review
- The Best Free Beaches in Lake and McHenry Counties
- 5 Places to rent a Boat in Lake County
- Tot Swim Hours in Lake County
- Splash Pads & Spray Parks in Lake County
- More Than Swimming: Lake Fun in Lake County
- For those chilly days: Indoor Pools in Lake County
- Oak Rdige Park, Lindenhurst
- Jones Island Beach, Grayslake
- Diamond Lake Beach, Mundelein
- Nunn Beach and Marina, Great Lakes – restricted to Military Personnel
- Fish Lake Beach, Volo
- Round Lake Splash Pad
- Buffalo Grove Spray and Play
- Mundelein Spray Park
- Grayslake Spray Park
- Barefoot Bay, Mundelein
- Waukegan Municipal Beach
Find year-round water play in Lake County and more.
Outdoor Summer Fun in Lake County
When the sun starts shinning on a daily basis Midwesterners move outside, for everything. Explore the outdoor life this summer:
- Summer Movies in the Parks
- Family Golf in Lake County
- Miniature Golf in Lake County
- 6 places to watch the Sunset in Lake County
- Summer Outdoor Concerts
- Car Shows and Cruise Nights
- Summer Touch-a-Truck Events
- Summer Movies in the Park
- Strawberry and Berry Picking Around Lake County
- Made in the Shade – Mostly Shaded Playgrounds in Lake County
- Where to Eat Outdoors in Lake County
- Playgrounds in Lake County
Even more ideas:
- 100 Things to Do This Summer in Lake County
- Discounted Summer Movie Series for Kids
- 5 Kid-Friendly Stops on the Metra Union Pacific North Line
- Kid-friendly places along the Milwaukee North Metra Line
- Summer Free Days at Chicago Area Museum
Be sure to bookmark this page and check back often as we will add more as the summer continues. Don’t forget you can always find what to do on our calendar.