Despite all the back to school talk, summer is not over yet and I still find myself reaching for my beach chair, umbrella, and a stack full of magazines every weekend. Lake Forest is so blessed to have its own community beach on the lakefront. Luckily, I’ve found that, if you go early, you can safely socially distance.
Now that I live in a beach town, I’m excited to purchase some of the beach accessories that I’ve been wistfully drooling over. From beach chairs to towels and umbrellas, these little accessories make your visit even more perfect.
For those of you who haven’t had the chance to see the Great Lakes in person, Lake Michigan is not your average lake. It’s broad expanse touches four states and its waters can shift from calm bright blues, to deep turquoise greens, to angry grays depending on the day. Lake Michigan beaches will make you almost feel like you are sitting alongside the ocean.
One of my favorite activities is sitting in my beach chair and watching the sailing classes. A sunny summer day in Lake Forest sees a steady stream of darling children towing their boats to drop. As I watch them bob up and down on the waves in their little flat bottomed sailboats, I wish I could freeze time for them. With everything that is going on in the world, the vision of innocence and joy is a much needed one.
Since I can spend a few hours sitting along shore people watching, finding the right beach chair, towel, and umbrella is super important. I’m having so much fun deciding which to purchase, that I haven’t pulled the trigger on one yet. Find a selection of my favorite beach products below. Do you have any favorites?