• Fall is on the horizon

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  • Plan your upcoming trip

    view monthly Events Newsletter

  • 2019 Cook County Visitor Guide

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  • Share your Cook County memories

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Find your adventure

  • Migrate North

    just like the birds

  • Have fun with your family

    this spring

  • Experience

    Wild Encounters

  • Don't let a little rain

    keep you from having fun

  • Gaze at the stars

    Northern Lights

  • Find your next meal

    Search dining options

  • Wake up

    With a view

  • Hiking Trails

    Explore them all


Visit Cook County

There’s so much to see and do in Cook County, you’ll want to make the most of every minute. Let us help you plan the ultimate trip up north. We designed our website as a tool to guide you through planning your vacation, so browse at will and discover our unique communities and outdoor adventure possibilities. Check out our calendar for arts and cultural events, races, concerts, festivals and more. Up here, each season holds a bit of magic and we often find our visitors return again and again to experience it all. Our home is your playground. Welcome!