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Summit overview

Summit is a budget-friendly place distinct for its countryside and gardens, and known for its zoo and shops. You'll find extensive coffee and bar options. Families will find plenty of fun at Skydeck Ledge and Brookfield Zoo. Make some time to see popular sights such as University of Illinois Chicago and University of Chicago. A family- and business-friendly area, Summit also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Summit

Summit offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 527 hotels in the Summit area and you can shop as many as 173 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 65%.
  • • 117 2-star hotels with an average price of $47 per night
  • • 232 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 137 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night
  • • 29 5-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night

How to get to Summit

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from downtown Summit. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away. Summit Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Summit

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Toyota Park
  • • US Cellular Field
  • • United Center
  • • UIC Pavilion
  • • Soldier Field
The gardens and zoo are family-friendly highlights, and top sights include:
  • • Brookfield Zoo
  • • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn
  • • Harpo Studios
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • Centennial Park Aquatic Center
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Hawthorne Works Museum
  • • Madison Street Theatre
  • • Ernest Hemingway Museum and House
  • • Gregg House Museum
  • • National Shrine of St. Therese
It's well known for its countryside and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Creekside Park
  • • Marquette Park
  • • Willowbrook Community Park
  • • Stevenson Park
  • • York Woods County Forest Preserve
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • University of Illinois Chicago
  • • University of Chicago
  • • McCormick Place
  • • Willis Tower
  • • Art Institute of Chicago

When to visit Summit

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 53°F day, 18°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 6.7 inches
  • • April-June: 11.8 inches
  • • July-September: 11.3 inches
  • • October-December: 9.2 inches