Maps & Directions

The Deer Path Inn is easily accessible by the major roadways north and of Chicago and east-west from Lake Michigan. View our directions and don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

Local Transportation

Taxi cabs are available 24 hours a day. It is best to call in advance for taxi service as it is not local and must be dispatched. The Metra train line is within walking distance, 2-1/2 blocks away. It has service running between Kenosha Wisconsin to the north and Chicago to the south.

Parking Information

We have free indoor parking in our underground garage and also in our outdoor parking lot. We provide complimentary parking permits, as well, for the city parking lots a block-and-a-half away in the event that our lots are full.

Tourist Information

Please feel free to inquire at the Front Desk reception area regarding tourist attractions and information. In addition, the Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce, located at 695 N. Western Avenue, 847-234-4282, would happily assist you with any questions you may have and is conveniently within walking distance, approximately 2 blocks away.

A list of area attractions is available here.

Local Cities & Distances

Chicago, Illinois 30 miles from Lake Forest
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 60 miles from Lake Forest

Airports & Distances

For driving directions, please contact our Front Desk staff or visit Google Maps.

Chicago O’Hare
Intl. Airport
36 min. 25.27 miles 1000 W. O’Hare
Chicago, IL 60666
Gary Regional
Airport
1 Hr 4 min. 56.09 miles 6001 Industrial Highway
Gary, IN 40406
General Mitchell
Intl. Airport
1 Hr 5 min. 54.34 miles 300 S. Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Midway Airport 57 min. 41.48 miles 5700 S. Cicero Avenue
Chicago, IL 60638
Palwaukee Municipal
Airport
23 min. 15.51 miles 1020 Plant Road
Wheeling, IL 60090
Waukegan Regional Airport 30 15 3580 North McAree Road
Waukegan, IL 60087 

From Chicago

Take I90/94 to the Kennedy/Endens Expressway junction. Take the I94 (Edens) west
it will merge with North 41 past the botanic gardens. From there it is about 10-15 minutes
before exit at Deer Path Road, which is 1/4 mile north of the traffic light at Route 60.
Turn right onto Deer Path, going east.
After about 1 mile, turn right at the third stoplight, which is Green Bay Road.
Proceed south on Green Bay for one short block to Illinois Road.
Turn left (east) onto Illinois.
Deer Path Inn is located on the second block on the right hand side.
There is parking on the east side of the building, both above ground and underground.

255 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

From O’Hare International Airport

When leaving O’Hare, take the Milwaukee exit sign and follow the ramp to Interstate 294
Continue on 294 to Route 60 (Townline Road). I294 changes to I94 at Lake Cook Road.
Take Route 60 right (east) to the stoplight at Route 43 (Waukegan Road).
Turn left (north) on 43 to the first light, which is Deer Path Road.
Turn right (east) on Deer Path and follow it to the third stoplight, which is Green Bay Road.
Turn right (south) on Green Bay and proceed for one block to Illinois Road.
Turn left (east) onto Illinois.
Deer Path Inn is located on the second block on the right hand side.
There is parking on the east side of the building, both above ground and underground.

255 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

From Milwaukee

Take Interstate 94 east to exit for Route 60 (Townline Road).
Take Route 60 to the left (east) until the light at Route 43 (Waukegan Road).
Turn left (north) on Route 43 (Waukegan Road) to the first traffic light, which is Deer Path Road.
Turn right on Deer Path (east) and follow it to the third stoplight, which is Green Bay Road.
Turn right (south) on Green Bay and proceed for one short block to Illinois Road.
Turn left (east) on Illinois.
Deer Path Inn is located on the second block on the right hand side.
There is parking on the east side of the building, both above ground and underground.

255 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

From Waukegan Road

 

Take Waukegan Road north or south to the stoplight at Deer Path Road.
Go east on Deer Path to the third stoplight, which is Green Bay Road.
Turn right (south) on Green Bay and proceed one short block to Illinois Road.
Turn left (east) on Illinois. Deer Path Inn is located on the second block on the right hand side.
There is parking on the east side of the building, both above ground and underground…

255 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045