Welcome to McHenry County, Illinois

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.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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October 4
2014 Woodstock Ale Fest
2014 Woodstock Ale Fest The inaugural Woodstock Ale Fest will take place on October 4th, 2014. The Woodstock Ale Fes...read on.
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October 4
Branson Superstars in Concert
Branson, Mo comes to Woodstock on October 4th as Elvis and the Superstars is performed at the VFW Post 5040. This show ...read on.
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October 4
Elsten Torres
What do you think you get when you cross a Cuban-born, New York City raised singer/songwriter residing in Miamis off ce...read on.
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McHenry Riverwalk District

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Crystal Lake

Woodstock Opera House

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