Quality of Life
Lake County promises the comforts of the suburbs with the excitement of the city and it delivers a great quality of life for employers and employees, inside and out of the office.
Lake County's public school systems regularly rank among the best in the state, and there are also widely-recognized local colleges and universities that can provide advanced education. Within the immediate metro area, there are 42 4-year colleges and universities and 77 speciality and technical institutions of higher learning. The abundance of educational opportunities means that the Lake County workforce is highly educated, and employees are in close proximity to training programs that can help them meet the needs of local businesses.
Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Shopping options are plentiful in Lake County, with a range of boutiques, chains and antique shops, quaint downtown districts and indoor and outdoor malls. Museum hopping is possible, with wide array of venues including the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens, the Lake County Discovery Musuem and the Volo Auto Museum. If you'd prefer to sit back and enjoy some unique entertainment, you can catch a play at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theater, see a show at the restored Genesee Theatre, experience a truly unique concert experience at Ravinia Festival or watch the world famous Tempel Lipizzan horses put on a spectacular performance. For a more active endeavor, experience the thrills at Six Flags Great America, Hurricane Harbor or KeyLime Cove.
Great food is synonymous with Lake County, and the county boasts of many locally and nationally-recognized restaurants. From casual to upscale dining, unique alfresco opportunities, and some of the best ethnic cuisine in the region, Lake County has a dining experience for everyone to enjoy.
Lake County regularly ranks among the top in the state when it comes to physical activity and places in which to be active and get healthy - a list which includes 100+ beaches, 250+ swimming pools, 650+ local parks, 30,800 acres of forest preserve land, 6 state parks, 550 miles of trails and bikeways and 200+ lakes and rivers.