"Waukegan - A North Shore Diamond in the Rough..." Waukegan by XtravelloverX

Waukegan Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 19 photos

Can you believe this is Waukegan?
Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Gorgeous old brick homes, located right at Lake Michigan, extremely diverse, Dockside Dogs, lakefront looks like the Caribbean on some summer days, Metra keeps you only 1-1/2 hours from downtown Chicago
  • Cons:Has some seedy areas but it only reflects the true diversity the city has :)
  • In a nutshell:One of Lake County's great cities!
  • Intro Updated Mar 10, 2007
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2010 at 4:05 PM

    When I was in high school we used to go camping at Waukegan Dunes, now known as Illinois Dunes State Park.

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 6:14 PM

    We ate at Campari pre-show on Valentine's day. Please look at my review on TripAdvisor. It was nowhere near as good as yours, and we cannot recommend this restaurant.

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2005 at 5:00 AM

    Pleasure to revisit this lovely place through your tips. You must be pretty close to the Wisconsin border? Have seen Lake Michigan from Port Washington up to Sheboygan.

  • Dabs's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2005 at 7:41 PM

    Nice start on Waukegan, hope to see more :-) I slept over in the harbor there once, a very long time ago when sleeping on the deck of a ship seemed like a fun idea!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Feb 13, 2005 at 12:00 PM

    I lived in Waukegan for nine years and loved it. Thanks for displaying all that's wonderful about this great city.

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2005 at 7:33 AM

    Love the start here. Look forward to seeing more!

  • tak_pap's Profile Photo
    Jan 31, 2005 at 8:49 AM

    nice start and photos ! well done !


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