Introduction to Round Lake, Illinois
Round Lake History
Round Lake is located in Lake County, which was originally a part of McHenry County. It separated in 1839 to form a new county. Round Lake is also a part of the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area. The village gets its name from the nearby lake.
Round Lake and nearby Attractions
- Six Flags Amusement Park
- Viking Park
- Prairie Point Park
- Lake County Fairgrounds
- Lakes Bowl Family Recreation Center
- Lake County Discovery Museum
Things To Do In Round Lake
The Six Flags Amusement Park and the Lakes Bowl Family Recreation Center are both accessible from Round Lake. Local parks include the Chain O'Lakes State Park, the Richard Bong State Recreation Area, the Volo Bog State Natural Area and the Illinois Beach State Park. The Ward W. Willits House, the Deerfield Historic Village and the Volo Illinois Auto Museum are all nearby as well.
Round Lake Transportation
Flights are available from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Round Lake Higher Education
Nearby colleges include the College of Lake County, McHenry County College, William Rainey Harper College and Trinity International College.