Illinois Beach Resort offers scenic beauty and abundant activities

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Getting away from it all is closer than you think.

Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center is a beachfront gem in Zion offering well-appointed, spacious guestrooms and suites and breathtaking views.

Nestled along the coastline of Lake Michigan on 4,100 acres of natural beauty in a protected state park, the resort will rescue you from the hustle and bustle of daily life and transport you into a scenic paradise.

The resort is the only hotel in the state of Illinois located directly on Lake Michigan.

The world-class restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can partake in an early sunrise breakfast, or have lunch or dinner alfresco on an expansive, outdoor patio which soaks up the beauty of the lake. Hear the waves crashing against the shore with a bottle of wine, or indulge in the restaurant’s signature amaretto cheesecake.

The Sandpiper Lounge offers guests the chance to end the evening with a cocktail and another great view of Lake Michigan.

It’s a destination without the hassle of a long commute and features abundant activities and attractions.

Popular destinations include Gurnee Mills and upscale outlet shopping; Six Flags Great America; the Jelly Belly jelly bean factory; charter fishing; golf and exploring the pristine beauty of Illinois Beach State Park. Some guests find refuge in the resort’s onsite fitness center and spa.

Because of its close proximity to Chicago and Milwaukee, the resort often serves as a convenient base for exploring both cities.

Whether it’s a romantic weekend, family adventure or girls or guys getaway, Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center has something for everyone.

For vacation ideas, reservations, packages and special events, contact them at (847) 625-7300, (866) IL-BEACH, or online at