Chicago's Northern Suburbs, Visit Lake County, IL

Convention center6,039 sq. m
Guest rooms8,500
Guest rooms at one hotel300 guest rooms
Special event venues49
Average room rate$159.00
Daily food cost$71.00
Occupancy rate
Tax rate7.75%

Chicago's Northern Suburbs, Visit Lake County, IL


Why Choose Our Destination?

Meetings are naturally successful in Lake County, Illinois where we provide unique venues, exceptional banquet facilities, and superior service. Located midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, Lake County boasts the state’s only four-diamond AAA-rated resort, plus the only hotel and resort in Illinois located directly on Lake Michigan. Your business meeting or conference will be enhanced by our spectacular lake view settings and by the wide array of outdoor activities available in Lake County, allowing your group to schedule fun team building events. With more than 60 hotels and 8,500 guest rooms, and the ability to accommodate meetings up to 1,000 attendees, Lake County offers you a variety of full-service and limited-service lodging options as well as unique meeting venues. Lake County offers your meeting or conference guests: • Close proximity to O’Hare International Airport or General Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. • Abundant exposition space at Libertyville Sports Complex and the Lake County Fairgrounds for trade show requirements • Quality conference facilities to meet every budget • Scenic locations, professional staff, friendly service To make planning your next tour, meeting or event as easy as possible, Visit Lake County will work with our hotels, attractions, and other facilities to collect proposals that help meet your budget. We would also be happy to arrange for complimentary site tours to showcase all that Lake County has to offer! For personal planning assistance, contact us at 800-Lake-Now or e-mail at


Lake County Meeting Incentive

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06/14/2017 – 12/30/2019

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Distance from airport

  • O’Hare International Airport

    32.19 km from city center

  • General Mitchell International Airport

    64.37 km from city center


Local Attractions

Westfield Hawthorn

Shopping center featuring Macy's, Banana Republic, COACH, Pandora, Aveda, Sephora and over 140 retailers and eateries including Maggiano's Little Italy, Smashburger and a new dining court.
122 Hawthorn Center
Vernon Hills, IL, US 60061

North Shore Distillery

Visit Illinois' first and best craft distillery. Try award-winning vodkas, gins and more, or enjoy a tour or cocktail. Open year round- check website for hours.
28913 Herky Dr.
Unit 308
Lake Bluff, IL, US 60044

The Popcorn Factory

Delighting customers with delicious premium popcorn, cookies, candies, nuts and snacks of all kinds.
13970 W. Laurel Dr.
Lake Forest, IL, US 60045

Main Street Libertyville

Experience downtown Libertyville with its historic charm and small town character where you will find an urban mix of independently owned shops, restaurants and professional services.
160 E. Cook Ave
Libertyville, IL, US 60048

Valentino Vineyards & Winery

Visit this beautiful estate vineyard and winery to taste medal-winning barrel aged wines. Vineyard tour, tasting and appreciation seminar by reservation only.
5175 Aptakisic Road
Long Grove, IL, US 60047

Lynfred Winery

Satellite tasting room for Illinois' oldest, continually-operating, family-owned winery. Wine tasting & freshly baked bread daily.
971 N. Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL, US 60090

Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets

Find an exciting collection of 90 outlet stores from the world's leading designers and brand names, offering savings of 25% to 65% every day.
11211 120th Ave
Pleasant Prairie, WI, US 53158

Deer Park Town Center

Open-air shopping center featuring over 70 of the most exclusive stores and restaurants along with Century Theatre.
20530 N. Rand Rd.
Deer Park, IL, US 60010


Additional information

Lake County, IL has 65 hotels including 7 full service hotels: Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, Hyatt Deerfield, Embassy Suites Deerfield, Marriott Suites Deerfield, Doubletree Mundelein, Holiday Inn Gurnee and Great Wolf Lodge, Illinois.