So, you're thinking about a trip to Naval Base Great Lakes?
It's located in North Chicago. If you're unfamiliar with the name, it is 200 miles (322 kilometers) away from the capital of the state, Springfield.
After visiting Naval Base Great Lakes, cap off an enjoyable day at a comfortable hotel. You'll find 22 options within 6 miles (10 kilometers). Spend a bit of time comparing the amenities at The Deer Path Inn and Residence Inn by Marriott Waukegan/Gurnee.
If you are fine without glamorous decor, you can get a room at one of the low-cost solutions in the surrounding area. Two of your options include the Red Roof Inn Gurnee - Waukegan and the Sleep Inn Lake Bluff.
Getting to everything you want to see can be hard work, and it's almost impossible without at least one coffee per day. When you know you have to have a caffeine kick, stop by Coffee Fresh Inc (2321 Davis Street # C, North Chicago.) Not quite full yet? Even if you discover that your eyes are larger than your stomach, you will savor lunch or dinner at Taco Bell, (540 Cluverius Avenue, Great Lakes).
When planning your visit to Naval Base Great Lakes, you could think about taking a train. The closest station, Great Lakes, is only 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away.