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WOW! Look at all of the things you can do from our bed & breakfast!


Six Flags Great America
A 300 acre amusement park with nine roller coasters and four water rides. Located across the street from Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall, and just 15 minutes from Zion, Illinois.


Bristol Renaissance Faire
Recreation of Elizabethan England! The sprawling site brings 16th century England to life with food, games, sword fighting, jousting and crafts. Just 15 minutes from Zion, Illinois.


Ravinia Music Festival
Located in Highland Park, Illinois. Summer programs include concerts with internationally known artists and conductors. This summer: The Beach Boys, George Benson, Counting Crows, Crosby Stills and Nash, The Temptations, the Four Tops, Nelly Furtado and Carrie Underwood.


Genesee Theatre 

Waukegan's live showplace with performances by such diverse acts as Bill Cosby, Lyle Lovett, Bill Maher,       Last Comic Standing, and many others. Just 15 minutes from Zion. 

Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall
One of the world's largest outlet malls with more than 200 stores and shops stretching nearly two miles. Located across the street from Six Flags Great America, and just 15 minutes from Zion, Illinois.

Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
Shepherd's Crook is the new 18 hole, 6,805 yard golf course operated by the Zion Park District. The championship golf course, located on a 150 acre site, is now available for play.

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
Since 1930, the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum has been at the forefront of space exploration, presenting the latest astronomy discoveries and showcasing one of the world's largest collections of historic scientific instruments.

Art Institute Of Chicago
One of the best collections of impressionist and postimpressionist art in the world. Prints, drawings and artwork from Africa, Oceania and the Americas.

Field Museum Of Natural History
One of the world's great natural history museums with a world-renowned scientific staff and collections of more than 20 million specimens and cultural objects. The Museum is located on Chicago's beautiful lakefront campus and serves nearly two million visitors a year.

Chicago Botanic Garden
The second most visited botanic garden in the United States, with 23 spectacular gardens on 385 acres. Owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, the Garden is a place of ever-changing natural beauty that you can stroll through daily.

Brookfield Zoo
Home to animals representing more than 400 species. This magnificent collection inhabits nearly 20 naturalistic exhibits within the zoo's 216 acres. Brookfield Zoo exhibits this collection for the enjoyment and education of the world. It is a leader in international conservation efforts and a conservation center for the local region.

Lincoln Park Zoo
The nation's oldest zoo and one of the last free zoos in the country. In 1868, the gift of a pair of swans began Lincoln Park Zoo and its commitment to the world's wildlife. Continually evolving and improving since that time, Lincoln Park Zoo is now a leader in wildlife conservation, community education and recreation.

Shedd Aquarium
Located in Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois. More than 8,000 freshwater and marine animals. Contains, dolphins, whales, seals and penguins.

Milwaukee County Zoo
One of the country's largest collections of animals: more than 2,500. You can take an educational tour in their zoomobile, A petting zoo is also available.

Milwaukee Public Museum
A museum of human and natural history that provides a dynamic and stimulating environment for learning. The Museum interprets the world's cultural and natural heritage through collections, research, education and exhibits. The museum was created in 1882 when the City of Milwaukee accepted some 20,000 objects and specimens from the Natural History Society of Wisconsin for the purpose of creating a public museum.

Emanuelson Inn Bed and Breakfast in Zion, Illinois
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