Explore in Cook County

No matter the time of year, there are always things to do in Cook County. It’s just one of those places you need to explore. With an environment like ours, the opportunities for outdoor adventures know no bounds. We’ve got you covered from agate hunting through zip lining. And if music, festivals, dining or shopping are more your style, Cook County will be right up your alley. It’s a place for families, friends and adventurers. We welcome all of you and invite you to spend your time with us.

Wake up early and see a stunning sunrise over Lake Superior with your own eyes. Get in touch with the wilderness and feel the trail beneath your feet. Wander through our art districts and lose yourself while discovering something new. Cook County was built for exploration.

Explore things to do in Cook County below and plan your next trip up north.