Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center is one of the limited number of no-frills lodging options in Zion.
The KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort is located 7 miles (12 kilometers) from central Zion. If you would prefer another option, the Residence Inn by Marriott Waukegan/Gurnee is 9 miles (14 kilometers) away. Alternate hotels include the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pleasant Prairie-Kenosha and the Hotel Indigo Vernon Hills.
Looking for more to do? You could spend a few hours enjoying Woodfield Mall and Legoland Discovery Center, which can be found in Schaumburg, 30 miles (49 kilometers) southwest of Zion. The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel and Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield Mall are a handful of the lodging choices in Schaumburg. For another option, head to Algonquin, 30 miles (51 kilometers) to the southwest of Zion, where you can choose between the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Chicago-Algonquin and Victorian Rose Garden. Whether you're just passing through or staying in Algonquin, don't miss the Terrace Hill Golf Course and Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park.
Before you say your farewells to Chicago, you sure ensure you get down to watch some sport. Make your way to Wrigley Field, located to the south of Zion. Modern travelers who like the idea of booking a bed in the vicinity, book a room in the Roscoe Village Guesthouse or Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace Hotel.
Situated 35 miles (53 kilometers) away from the downtown area of Zion is O'Hare International Airport. Stay nearby in Travelocity-listed accommodation at Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel or The Westin O'Hare.