Waukegan has an arts community that is dynamic with galleries, live theater, and music. The Genesee Theatre is a grand historical cultural event space attracting national entertainment acts. Around the city you have access to a municipal beach, Waukegan Sports Park, and even a BMX track. You also have your choice of many restaurants and shopping options. With the Metra, the commuter railroad serving the area, you have a direct connect to Chicago from early in the morning to late in the evening. For your flying transportation needs, Waukegan National Airport is only 3.5 miles north and just west of the city.

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On the shores of Lake Michigan is the city of Waukegan, Illinois, located about 40 miles from downtown Chicago. With a historic downtown district and multiple housing options including lofts, condos, and homes, this city has a vibrant and walkable setting with easy access to the lake and the harbor. It is the county seat and has multiple business opportunities with active recreational and residential redevelopment projects.

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