Waukegan

From Wikivoyage
Jump to: navigation, search

Waukegan is in the Far North Suburbs of the Chicagoland region of Illinois. It sits on Lake Michigan and it has a large harbor. It is the county seat of Lake County, Illinois.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Waukegan is located in close proximity to Interstate 94 and US Highway 41. Downtown Waukegan can be accessed from either using Grand Avenue or Washington Street.

By train[edit]

Metra lines serve Waukegan. The Union Pacific North Line runs between Kenosha and the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago and serves Waukegan.

By plane[edit]

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the closest international airport to Waukegan. Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is the next closest international airport to Waukegan. Waukegan has the Waukegan Regional Airport, but is used for private flights.

Get around[edit]

Charter Services[edit]

  • A American Coach, 3100 Central Ave.
  • Gadson’s Charter, 2801 Grandville Ct.
  • Lake County Transportation Services, 2835 Belvidere Rd.

Taxis[edit]

  • ABC Cab Co., 2425 Washington St.
  • Anchor Taxi, 550 N Green Bay Rd.
  • Checker Cab of Northern Illinois, 2835 Belvidere Rd.
  • Waukegan Yellow, 2835 Belvidere Rd.

Buses[edit]

  • Pace Suburban Bus System.

See[edit]

  • Genesee Theatre, 203 N Genesee St. The Genesee Theatre is Lake County's premier entertainment venue. Productions include comedy acts, musicals, classical movies, and concerts. It is located in historic downtown Waukegan.
  • Jack Benny Center for the Arts, 39 Jack Benny Dr. Lake County's only opera company, costumed and fully staged. Featuring Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and Concert Chorus. The Jack Benny Center for the Arts is located in magnificent Bowen Park.
  • Bonnie Brook Country Club, 2800 N Lewis Ave.
  • Greenshire Golf Course, 38727 N Lewis Ave.
  • Midlane Golf Resort, 4555 Yorkhouse Rd.
  • Waukegan BMX Track, 2785 Yorkhouse Rd.
  • Glen Flora Country Club, 2200 N Sheridan Rd.
  • Bertrand’s Bowling Lanes Inc., 2616 Washington St.
  • Brunswick Lakehurst Bowl, 631 Lakehurst Rd.
  • Sunset Lanes, 2015 N Lewis Ave.
  • Lighthouse Mini-Golf & Arcade, 2126 N Lewis Ave.
  • People's Choice Family Fun Center, 2411 Grand Ave.
  • Bowen Park Theater & Opera Companies, 39 Jack Benny Dr.
  • Ganster Pool, 2000 Belvidere Rd.
  • Lake County Ice Sports and Fittness Center, 351 Oakwood Ave.
  • Waukegan Fishing Charter Boat Association,
  • Waukegan Harbor, 55 Harbor Pl.
  • Waukegan Municipal Band, 410 Robert V. Sabonjian Pl.
  • Waukegan Park District, 2000 Belvidere Rd.
  • Waukegan Symphony Orchestra & Concert Chorus, 39 Jack Benny Dr.
  • Waukegan Visual Arts Center, 533 Grand Ave.
  • Waukegan Yacht Club, 199 Harbor Pl.

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Italian Restaurants[edit]

  • Louie's Restaurant, 1009 North Ave.
  • Bacci's Trattoria, 30 N Genesee St.
  • Potesta's Pizza & Pasta, 434 S Green Bay Rd.
  • Campari Ristorante, 30 N Genesee St.
  • Brown's Chicken & Pasta Incorporated, 3150 Belvidere Rd.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Courtyard by Marriott, 3800 Northpoint Blvd.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott, 1440 S White Oak Dr.
  • Quality Inn, 619 S Green Bay Rd.
  • Ramada Inn, 200 N Green Bay Rd.
  • Crossland Economy Studios, 1177 S Northpoint Blvd.
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 4101 Fountain Square Pl.
  • Candlewood Suites, 151 S Waukegan Rd.
  • Comfort Inn, 3031 Belvidere Rd.
  • Super 8, 630 N Green Bay Rd.
  • Americas Best Value Inn and Suites, 411 S Greenbay Rd.
  • Days Inn, 3633 N Lewis Ave.
  • Motel 6, 231 N Green Bay Rd.
  • Executive Inn and Suites, 680 S Green Bay Rd.
  • Slumberland Motel, 3030 Belvidere Rd.
  • Roberts Roost Motel, 1705 N Sheridan Rd.
  • Holiday Inn Express Suites, 611 Lakehurst Rd.
  • Thriftlodge Hotel, 222 W Grand Ave.
  • Bel-Lane Motel, 3100 Belvidere Rd.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Waukegan
MilwaukeeGurnee  W I-94.svg E  Lake ForestChicago
MilwaukeeGurnee  N US 41.svg S  North ChicagoChicago


42.372500; -87.861389Map mag.png
This city travel guide to Waukegan is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!