Booking a Hotel in Summit, IL

Summit, Illinois is located in Cook County and is approximately 14 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. Take a short drive to Brookfield Zoo for an excellent time with the family. There's so much to do and see, kick it off with Dolphins in Action show then head on over to the kid favorite Hamil Family Play Zoo. Children will have a blast touching, exploring and connecting with nature. For an unforgettable hands-on experience go to the Hamil Family Wild Encounters. Here you will get to touch and feed a wide variety of animals including red pandas, wallabies, and much much more. 

Head out for an immersive outdoor experience at Go Ape Treetop Adventure. Way more than just Zip-Lines, this 2-3 hour journey through the forest canopy takes on suspended obstacles, Tarzan swings and then zoom fast Zip-Lines. Go Ape Treetop Junior Course is perfect for the young adventurer in the family. With 20 obstacles and 2 Zip-Lines, the junior course is packed with excitement and will leave a lasting memory. 

Top Things to Do in Summit, IL

  • AMC Ford City 14
  • AMC Loews Quarry Cinemas 14
  • Bloomingdale Trail and Park
  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Dan Ryan Woods
  • Garfield Park Conservatory
  • Go Ape Zip line & Treetop Adventure - Bemis Woods
  • McCook Athletic & Exposition
  • Oak Park Conservatory
  • Summit Park District
  • United Center

Colleges & Universities Near Summit, IL

  • Concordia University
  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • Morton College
  • Northwestern College Bridgeview Campus

Historical Sites Near Summit, IL

  • Chicago Portage National Historic Site
  • F. B. Henderson House - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Harry S. Adams House - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Hemingway Ernest Foundation
  • Immanuel Hall
  • Pleasant Home
  • Western Springs Water Tower

Hospitals Near Summit, IL

  • AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center La Grange
  • Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Loyola University Medical Center

Airports Near Summit, IL

  • Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport
  • O'Hare International Airport

Military Bases Near Summit, IL

  • US Marine Corps Reserve Center
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