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Waukegan is in the Far North Suburbs of the Chicagoland region of Illinois. It sits on Lake Michigan, has a large harbor, and is the county seat of Lake County, Illinois.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Waukegan is located in close proximity to Interstate 94 and US Highway 41. Downtown Waukegan can be accessed from either using Grand Avenue or Washington Street.

By train[edit]

Metra lines serve Waukegan. The Union Pacific North Line runs between Kenosha and the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago and serves Waukegan.

By plane[edit]

Get around[edit]


  • TAXI-2-GO, 2835 Belvidere Rd. +1 847 336-1204



Golf Courses[edit]





  • 1 Quonset Pizza, 2602 Grand Ave, +1-847-623-7115. 11am-9pm weekdays, 10pm weekends. Tavern-style pizza and bar inside of a repurposed military quonset.

Italian Restaurants[edit]

  • Louie's Restaurant, 1009 North Ave.
  • Potesta's Pizza & Pasta, 434 S Green Bay Rd.
  • Brown's Chicken & Pasta Incorporated, 3150 Belvidere Rd. Chicken and mashed potatoes in a bowl with some corn on top.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Waukegan
MilwaukeeGurnee  W  E  Lake ForestChicago
MilwaukeeGurnee  N  S  North ChicagoChicago
ENDKenosha  N  S  North ChicagoChicago

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