TAKE ON THE COASTERS
Open April through October, Six Flags Great America is located just 30 minutes from Illinois Beach Resort and offers endless adventures for the entire family with 14 heart-pounding roller coasters, a 20-acre water park, spectacular shows and four children’s themed areas with more than 30 rides. Stay with the Six Flags Great America Package and receive accommodations and tickets starting at just $189 plus tax. Additional discounted tickets are available at the Front Desk. Call 847-625-7300 for more information or book my package now! More about Six Flags Great America.
BECOME THE ULTIMATE BEACH BUM
Step out of a well-appointed room and onto the sandy shores of Lake Michigan. Come paddle through the rolling waves, comb the sand for treasures, build sand castles, discover new creatures or just enjoy the warm sunshine. It’s easy to forget that Illinois Beach Resort is in…Illinois. In the summertime, visitors feel that they are much, much farther south.
CATCH THE SHIMMERING SUNRISE
Gather loved ones and watch the sunrise over the lake amidst a dazzling array of oranges and blues. It will mean an early start but we promise that it’s totally worth it.
CAST A LINE & BRING BACK SUPPER
Leave the shores behind and embark on a fishing expedition adventure. Join Windy City Salmon, Jackpot Sport fishing Charters, Breezy 1 Charters or Princess Marissa Sportfishing and come back with tall tails of monsters missed or return with the catch of the day. Stop by our Lakeside Restaurant and we will perfectly prepare the trophy for a victory feast.
TOUR A WORLD OF JELLY BELLIES
Travel just 20 minutes to the Jelly Belly Warehouse and jump on the Jelly Belly Express Train Tour. This free 30 minute tour allows visitors to taste the magic of the original gourmet Jelly Belly jelly bean, learn the history of the company and watch candy making at its finest. More…
SAVOR A SUMPTUOUS MEAL
Relish in a perfectly prepared dining experience while overlooking the beauty of Lake Michigan. Our Lakeside Restaurant is known for succulent prime rib, flaky beer battered Atlantic cod and breathtaking lake views. Then top off your evening with a refreshing nightcap in the Sandpiper Lounge. More…
TEE OFF AND GO FOR PAR
Illinois Beach Resort resides close to not one but two excellent golf courses. Take on a new challenge at Thunder Hawk that has been ranked 9th in the nation making it the highest rated municipal course in the Midwest. Or take a walk in yesteryear at Shepard’s Crook that reflects the golden era of golf with features cut naturally to the terrain featuring bent grass fairways, tees and greens.
TAKE A WALK IN THE PARK
Stretching for more than six miles along the sandy shore of Lake Michigan, Illinois Beach State Park encompasses the only remaining beach ridge shoreline left in the state. Take advantage of over 4,000 acres of parkland perfect for swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking, fishing, biking and more.
TAKE A DIP & KEEP FIT
Work up a sweat in our fitness center featuring the latest cardio and free weight equipment and then cool off in our Olympic size indoor swimming pool. Join in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping Zumba Class or lengthen ligaments in a relaxing Yoga class. Then take advantage of our sauna primed to refresh the spirit or soak in our steaming hot tub. More…
SINK THE EIGHT BALL & START A REVOLUTION
Gamers…drop your quarters! Relive the days of the arcade in our Game Room featuring titillating endeavors for the gamer in all of us. Play a game of 8-ball on our green-felt pool table, save the world from zombies, race to the finish line and start a dance revolution!
SHOP TILL YOU DROP…LITERALLY
Located just 20 minutes from Illinois Beach Resort, Gurnee Mills is the largest outlet destination in Illinois (and the 2nd largest in the country). Shop the more than 200 stores including Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Kohl’s and Bass Pro. Shoppers can dine at the Rainforest Café, catch a movie and enjoy indoor ice-skating, miniature golf and laser tag. More…
MELT INTO A MASSAGE
Unwind and let stress dissolve away as our licensed massage therapists sooth muscles and release tension. Natural Balance Massage Therapy offers a complete menu of soothing options to bring the mind, body and spirit back into balance. More…
LOOKING FOR MORE TO DO IN LAKE COUNTY?
Check out www.visitlakecounty.org to learn about unique museums, horseback riding, LEGO robotics, the world’s largest corn maze, 16,000 square feet of trampolines, the Tempel Lipizzans and more.