McHenry Life

Come with us as we explore McHenry County. We’ll share our experiences and we invite you to share yours. Looking for new ones? Whether for restaurants or stores, chiropractors or contractors, plumbers, painters, or accountants, be sure to check out the McHenry Life business Directory. And if you are one of those or another McHenry County business or organization, claim or add your own listing (it’s free) today!

Beautiful bouquet of alstroemeria in a vase with water, white cup of tea, greeting card with the inscription happy mother's day.
By Brian R. Brown
Looking for Mother's Day brunches and other ideas for Mother's Day? Be sure to check out our special McHenry County Mother's Day Guide for ways to celebrate that special someone called mom.


Dining & Entertainment

Sideouts Sports Tavern

Port Edward Restaurant


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Shopping

Dented Gate Flower Farm


More From the Magazine

Man fishing along the bank.
By Brian R. Brown
If your favorite question is "how are they biting today," then we think you'll enjoy our new McHenry County Fishing Guide. Whether you prefer to keep your feet on solid ground or sitting in a boat, our guide has a fishing spot for you to try.
Spectators taking in the cars at the car show.
By Brian R. Brown
Get your engine running with our guide to car shows & cruise nights all around McHenry County! From one-off events to recurring shows, we've pulled together a collection car events that will satisfy your inner car enthusiast.
Disc golf player.
By Brian R. Brown
Hey disc golfers, check the weather, grab your discs, and before heading out, check our guide and consider trying a course your haven't been to yet. Our guide covers all of the disc golf courses across McHenry County!
Border collie running with frisbee.
By Brian R. Brown
Looking for a place for Fido or Fifi to play? Our McHenry County Dog Parks Guide has the scoop on the local dog parks, including addresses, maps, contact details, and links to more details on the host websites.
Person holding pickleball paddle and ball.
By Brian R. Brown
Ready to get pickled?! Calling all picklers and pickleball curious. Looking for a pickleball court near you? We've got you covered in our newest guide.
Plastic Easter eggs on lawn.
By Brian R. Brown
Grab your Easter baskets and get ready to hunt Easter eggs, snap a photo with the Easter Bunny, or even have breakfast with the Bunny! And we're here to help you find those eggs with our Easter Egg Hunt Guide for McHenry County!