McHenry Life Magazine

Come explore McHenry County with McHenry Life Magazine!

You won’t find local news here, but we hope to bring you interesting stories from local business owners and organizations. Ever wanted to know more about your favorite businesses? We do. We’ll also share photo tours of life in the cities and villages of McHenry County.

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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.
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!
Hiking teens.
By Brian R. Brown
Turn off the TV and game system, put away the phone! Summer is for fun and adventure, and our Summer Camps Guide for McHenry County is your map for summer memories.
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.

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