Lake County has made its mark on the map as one of the top 3 places in Illinois for visitor expenditures. Visitors generated $1.8 billion locally – representing a 34.4% increase. Tourism-related employment rose 8.4% and local tax receipts rose 14%, reaching a high of $64.8 million. A quick look around, and it’s easy to see why so many are flocking to Lake County.
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