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!

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!


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Hiking teens.
By Brian R. Brown
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Man on a snowmobile.
By Brian R. Brown
Grab your sled and get ready to hit the trails! No, not that sled...the big one! If you are itching to hit those white trails, be sure to check our guide for snowmobiling trails in McHenry County.
Cross country skier.
By Brian R. Brown
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Kids and adults sledding on the hill at Veteran Acres Park.
By Brian R. Brown
If the thought of packed snow and big hills brings out the kid in you, or makes you want to bring your kids outside, then you'll love our Sledding Hills Guide... as much as the thought of how tuckered out those kids will be after a few hours sledding!
Group of people ice skating.
By Brian R. Brown
If you've been itching to lace up those skates and get out on the ice, then you're in luck. Before you head out, be sure to check our guide for local McHenry County ice skating rinks.
Mrs. Claus talking to children while Santa poses for pictures.
By Brian R. Brown
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