Destination guide

The tranquil area of Zion awaits your stay

The beaches and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Zion. Well known for its hiking, sporting events and cafés, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Zion

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Zion a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Greenshire Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Jelly Belly Center (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Tempel Lipizzans (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Alpaca Art (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Zion

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Zion

Travelers love Zion for its pristine beaches and panoramic lake views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Zion is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Illinois Beach State Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Waukegan SportsPark (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Hawthorn Hollow Nature (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Petrifying Springs Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Sanders Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)

Transportation options to and around Zion

Fly into Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Zion Station.

Where to stay around Zion?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18 holiday lettings near Zion. From 13 Houses to 2 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Zion for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zion?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Zion. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ravinia Pavillion: 932 holiday lettings
  • Highwood Station: 344 holiday lettings
  • Kenosha Station: 68 holiday lettings
  • Highland Park Fort Sheridan Station: 245 holiday lettings
  • Waukegan BMX Track: 82 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Zion listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Zion?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Houses in Zion. Our other popular types of Zion holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Zion?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 16 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Zion. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.