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We know there's more to life than studying. When you're ready to take a break from the books, you'll find plenty of recreational, cultural and sports opportunities in Gurnee.

Located on Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee on Interstate 94, Lake County boasts 75 inland lakes, plus Lake Michigan, making it abound with an array of fishing, boating and swimming options.

The Lake County Forest Preserves have a wide variety of award-winning facilities and programs, while the new 1,100-acre Independence Grove has everything from paddleboats and canoes to outdoor concerts and picnic areas. Golfers can also enjoy 37 public golf courses, including ThunderHawk Golf Club, one of only six golf courses designated an Audubon Signature Sanctuary.

During the winter, there are plenty of activities, too, including cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.

For more information about community activities, consult the Lake County Chamber of Commerce Web site.

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