There's plenty of snow now to get out and enjoy some winter sports at Lake County Forest Preserves around Vernon Hills and Libertyville.
Whether you're into cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating or ice fishing, the Lake County Forest Preserves have you covered for winter sporting activities in the Vernon Hills and Libertyville area. Check out these forest preserve locations to learn more: For current winter sports conditions, call the LCFPD hotline at (847) 968-3235. Got a favorite spot? Tell us in the comments.
As you head back to work, in the cold, after a month of overeating and overconsumption, here are some things to cheer you.
After nearly a month of fun, overeating, drinking too much and spending too much money, many of us headed back to work this week. To rub it in, the weather is slapping us in the face with winter's coldest temperatures so far. January may be cold, but it isn't all cold-hearted. Here are some good things to look forward to this month: 1. Movies. Many of year's best movies are released late in December so they'll be fresh in the minds of Academy Awards voters. Take advantage of the post-holiday lull to sneak out to the movies in your spare time. Get showtimes here. 2. Winter sports. If you bundle up and keep moving, you'll find the outdoors invigorating rather than intimidating. The Vernon Hills Park District, for example, just opened its …