Area Attractions - Libertyville, IL
There are endless ways to enjoy the Spirit of Independence in and around Libertyville. Check out a few of our local options!
Adler Arts Center - 1600 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville
The Adler Arts is formerly the home of David Adler, one of Chicago's great architects. The Cultural Center welcomes thousands of local and nearby residents to participate each week in art and music classes, folk and ethnic concerts, art exhibitions, special events, tours and programs for adults and children. Adler Cultural Center is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday with free admission. Ph:(847) 367-0707.
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home - 25200 St Mary's Rd, Lake County (Libertyville)
The Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home is located just south of the Village's borders and is operated by the Lake County Forest Preserve. A tour of the home and beautiful grounds gives an inside view of how this former governor and political figure lived and the setting in which he met other dignitaries. Self-guided tours are available daily, guided tours available per set schedule. Ph: (847) 968-3422.
Ansel B. Cook Victorian Home Museum - 413 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville
The Ansel B. Cook Home is located in Cook Park in the heart of Libertyville and operated by the Libertyville Historical Society. This treasure is one of the most complete Victorian museums in Lake County. The home was built in 1876 and was bequeathed to the Village of Libertyville. Located in downtown Libertyville, the home is open on Sundays during the summer and from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm the first two Saturdays in December for a nominal fee.
Antiquing - Various Locations, Libertyville
Biking/Hiking Paths & Parks - Libertyville
With over 8 miles of Lake County system and over 500 acres of parks, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the out doors. View a map of the paths and parks, which includes a summary of available facilities. Libertyville's parks feature lakes, athletic fields, ice skating, flower gardens, picnic areas, sled hills and more.in Libertyville connecting into the larger
Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
Chicago Botanic Garden is an enchanting place with 23 unique gardens, sparkling lakes and discoveries around every corner. Climb up a waterfall garden, chug over to the Model Railroad Garden and enjoy exciting events and summer.
Cuneo Mansion & Gardens - Vernon Hills
The Cuneo Museum is an historic mansion dating from 1914 nestled on 75 acres of vistas and formal gardens. The Italianate architecture is the work of architect Benjamin Marshall, who was commissioned by Samuel Insull to create a summer villa. Owned by the Cuneo family from 1937-1990 the museum is now operated for public tours by Loyola University. Tour groups are welcome. Ph: (847) 362-3042
Didier Farms - Prairie View
Didier Farms offers a Garden Center, homegrown vegetables, Pumpkinfest September - October 31, Pony rides, an animal zoo, a five-acre corn maze, and a petting zoo. Free special events on weekends.
Dunn Museum - 1899 W Winchester Rd, Libertyville
Arrive curious. Leave inspired. The Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County will immerse you in the history, nature and people of Lake County. The museum is operated by the Lake County Forest Preserves.
Evening Entertainment - Libertyville
Great Lakes Naval Museum - Great Lakes
The Great Lakes Naval Museum is a small military museum showing the history of Navy 'boot camp' training and of Naval Station Great Lakes. Open Fridays 1:00-4:00 pm, Sat./Sun. 7:00 am - 3:00 pm or by appointment. Due to changes in security procedures, individuals must be sponsored by a service member/dependent with an Armed Forces ID card. Free admission.
Historic Downtown Libertyville - Libertyville
With restored buildings dating back to the late 1800's when Libertyville was the county seat, downtown is a neat place to explore. Features include restaurants, a museum, movie theater, brewery, winery and many great shops. A downtown guide is available.
Independence Grove - Lake County (Libertyville)
Located adjacent to Libertyville on Peterson Road (Rt 137), and part of the Lake County Forest Preserve system, Independence Grove offers an array of outdoor activities, including fishing, boating, hiking trails, and a swimming beach.
Jelly Belly Center - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Free guided tours at the Jelly Belly Center. Discover the secrets of making Jelly Belly® jelly beans. Retail store open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, closed major holidays. Tours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. Ph:(262) 947-3800
Lambs Farm - Green Oaks (Libertyville)
Lambs Farm businesses include the Farmyard, Pet Shop, Country Inn Restaurant, Thrift Shop, and Country Store & Bakery, which benefit programs for people with developmental disabilities. Ph: (847) 362-4636
Libertyville Canlan Sports Complex - 1950 N Highway 45, Libertyville
(corner of Peterson Rd and Rte 45)
, operated by Canlan Sports, offers something for everyone in the family- climbing mountain, fitness center, indoor soccer, basketball, plus much more! The Libertyville Sports Complex is the perfect place to take your family for a day or to hold an event or tournament. Ph: (217)471-2278
Marytown - 1600 W Park Ave, Libertyville
Home of the Conventual Franciscan Friars of Marytown and National Shrine of Saint Maximilian Kolbe. Overnight retreat and conference center, and gift shop on site. Ph: (847) 367-7800
Ravinia Music Festival - Highland Park
Ravinia Festival is the oldest outdoor music festival in North America and is lauded for presenting world-class music in an inviting, natural environment. The festival attracts over 600,000 listeners to some 120 to 150 events that span all genres including classical, chamber music, jazz, pop, world, music theater, dance and kids programming every summer from June-September. Events are hosted in an open-air pavilion that seats 3,200 plus lawn; the 450-seat Bennett " Gordon Hall; and the Martin Theatre, an 850-seat prairie-style building that stands as the only building from the park's original 1904 construction. Ph: (847) 266-5000
Richardson Corn Maze - Spring Grove
Richardson Corn Maze -- Walking the trails to solve the maze is fun for all ages! Four mazes together make up the World's Largest Corn Maze. After the mazes, spend time in our beautiful, wooded picnic area, slide down the giant 50' slide, walk up to the top of a 50' tall observation tower or ride on the free pedal carts. Concessions and free wagon rides are available on weekends. It's extra fun at night solving the mazes by flashlight or moonlight. Reservations are suggested for groups wanting a campfire site.
Six Flags - Gurnee
Six Flags Great America has thrills for kids of all ages with new live shows, nightly fireworks and the addition of the Operation SpyGirl Stunt Show and Wiggles World themed kids' area! The massive Hurricane Harbor water park provides wild and wet fun for the whole family, with 26 water slides, a massive wave pool, and Skull Island, the world's largest interactive water playground.
Tempel Lipizzans - Wadsworth
Tempel Lipizzans Farm features majestic white stallions that prance and dance as they perform a centuries-old tradition of classical dressage at Tempel Farms. When the summer performance season is over, guests can enjoy guided stable tours April through May and September through October. Performance line: (847) 623-7272. Private events and group sales: (847) 244-5330.
Village Band - Libertyville
For over 30 years, the volunteer-based Village Band has provided free public concerts in Cook Park in the summer. The concerts are one of the favorite summer events that make Libertyville so special and are surrounded by the beautiful Rose Garden.
For additional Lake County area attractions--view the Visitor's Bureau website or call (800) LAKE-NOW.