Explore the Shores of Lake Michigan While in Zion
Located just one mile from the entrance of Illinois Beach State Park, the Country Inn & Suites in Zion, IL places you close to Lake Michigan’s coast. Enjoy a day of sand and sun on the shore, or go farther out with a chartered fishing boat at North Point Marina. If you’re looking for things to do indoors, you can shop at Gurnee Mills or the Zion Antique Mall & Toy Mart. Conveniently situated between Chicago and Milwaukee, our hotel also offers easy access to Cancer Treatment Centers of America Chicago.
Medical and Military Facilities:
- Cancer Treatment Centers of America Chicago (CTCA Chicago) (1 mile)
Our hotel provides a comfortable home base for patients and loved ones visiting this cutting-edge medical center.
Phone: +1 (866) 611-0407
- Naval Station Great Lakes (10 miles)
Whether you’re attending a ship reunion, visiting the museum or admiring the dozens of buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, Naval Station Great Lakes is an inspiring place for sailors and civilians alike.
Phone: +1 (847) 688-3500
- Recruit Training Command Great Lakes (10 miles)
If you’re in the area to attend a boot-camp graduation, our hotel is just a 20-minute drive from the U.S. Navy’s only recruit training facility, which prepares thousands of sailors to serve each year.
Phone: +1 (847) 688-2405
- Illinois Beach State Park (1 mile)
Be sure to pack a swimsuit, hiking shoes and a camera when you visit this lakeside state park, home to sandy beaches, forest trails, fishing ponds and acres of wildflowers.
Phone: +1 (847) 662-4811
- ThunderHawk Golf Club (1.2 miles)
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., this pristine 18-hole course is considered one of the best public courses in the Midwest and is recognized as a Signature Sanctuary Course by the Audubon Society.
Phone: +1 (847) 968-4295
- North Point Marina (3 miles)
You can charter a fishing boat, schedule a scuba-diving excursion or simply admire the hundreds of ships docked at the largest marina on the Great Lakes.
Phone: +1 (847) 746-2845
- Six Flags Great America (10 miles)
Get your adrenaline going on THE JOKER Free Fly Coaster and the towering Goliath, and then cool off with a dip in the Hurricane Bay wave pool and a wild ride down Paradise Plunge.
Phone: +1 (847) 249-1776
- Bristol Renaissance Faire (10.5 miles)
Peasants of all ages love the annual Bristol Renaissance Faire, home to knightly jousts, delicious food, an artisan market, high-flying fair rides and comedy shows.
- Zion Antique Mall & Toy Mart (0.7 miles)
Take home a slice of Midwestern Americana from this popular store, where you can hunt for antique toys, die-cast replicas, glassware and collectibles.
Phone: +1 (847) 731-2060
- Gurnee Mills (9 miles)
Gurnee Mills is one of the largest malls in Illinois, home to nearly 200 stores that include Bass Pro Shops, Macy’s and Kohl’s. Once you’re finished shopping, take your family to the mall’s indoor mini-golf course before heading to Rainforest Cafe for dinner.
Phone: +1 (847) 263-7500