What are the things that make Lake County, IL so special? Being one of the best place to live in the Chicago area, the County is known for its natural beauty, good schools and businesses.


Arts, Sports & Entertainment

Enjoy arts and entertainments in Lake County with outdoor music festivals, art galleries, theaters, farmers’ markets, local wineries, community festivals, museums and shopping malls such as Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills, IL. It is considered to one of the largest mall in Illinois and attracts more than 27 million visitors each year.

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If you are you a sports lover, the county offers multiple outdoor and indoor activities such as biking, hiking, swimming, kayaking, sailing and more. For more information, visit www.visitlakecounty.org.


Easy Access to Transportation

Lake County is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee and is less than 15 miles to O’Hare international airport and 40 miles from General Mitchell International Airport .

The transportation system includes 300+ miles of major collector arterial highways and more than 59 miles of bike facilities.

The Lake County district offers an easy access to downtown Chicago with the Metra Commuter rail lines and 33 train stations (Antioch, Barrington, Braeside, Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, Fort Sheridan, Fox Lake, Fox River Grove, Grayslake, Great Lakes, Highland Park, Highwood, Ingleside, Lake Bluff, Lake Cook Rd, Lake Forest, Lake Villa, Libertyville, Long Lake, Mundelein, North Chicago, Prairie Crossing, Prairie View, Ravinia, Ravinia Park, Round Lake, Round Lake Beach, Vernon Hills, Waukegan, Winthrop Harbor & Zion).

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Great Schools & Workplace

Lake County has a robust economy, excellent schools and highly educated workforce. The state of Illinois has some of the best schools in the nation including Lake Forest College, Rosalind University, College of Lake County, Trinity International University and more!

With 30,000 businesses and 11 Fortune companies in Lake County, there are numerous advanced professional development opportunities.

Arts, sports, entertainments, easy access to transportation, good schools and great places to work are some of the lures that make Lake Zurich so special and unique. Our neighborhoods are considered as the best places to live in the Chicago suburbs. So, are you ready to move in?