Located in the northwest region of Chicagoland, McHenry County offers a change of pace from the urban environment. With easy access via I-90, the county is an exciting, diverse and beautiful region. From galleries to ski jumps, museums to golfing, all can be found inside McHenry County. Follow the county roads through McHenry County.

Over 30 communities offer year-round recreational activities including hiking, biking and exploring over 20,000 acres of conservation land as well as all or part of 3 state parks and natural areas. Abundant water recreation is available on the Fox River as it winds its way through the eastern portion of the county. Family friendly attractions and events welcome visitors in all seasons and the arts abound throughout McHenry County.

Quaint downtown districts of our communities offer history and specialty shopping with vibrant main streets filled with antique shops, unique finds, distinctive fashions and a variety of dining. A diverse choice of lodging is available throughout the county from full service hotels to charming B&B's.

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July 25
SUDS: The Rockin' 60's Musical
This is the delightful story of loves innocence put to the fast-paced and danceable music of the 1960s. The story cen...read on.
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July 25
Texas Roadhouse Benefit Lunch
The 4th Annual Texas Roadhouse Benefit Lunch for Special Olympics Illinois, presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, ...read on.
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July 26
5K/10K Farm Trail Run through "Acres of Hope"
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McHenry Riverwalk District

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Woodstock Opera House

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