Hotels in Waukegan, Lake County

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Waukegan overview

Visitors to Waukegan speak favorably about this family-friendly city's theme park and restaurants. While in town, you'll also be able to enjoy the entertainment. You can take in the local culture of Waukegan at Urban Edge Gallery and Genesee Theater. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Six Flags Great America.

Where to stay in Waukegan

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Waukegan can accommodate you. There are 14 hotels in Waukegan and you can shop as many as 580 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 42%. We have room prices as low as 43 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Waukegan as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 25 4-star hotels from 89 USD per night
  • • 102 3-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 35 2-star hotels from 45 USD per night

How to get to Waukegan

Fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 27.9 mi (44.9 km) from the heart of Waukegan. Waukegan Station is the closest train station, located 2 mi (3.2 km) from the city center.

What to see around Waukegan

The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Urban Edge Gallery
  • • Genesee Theater
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Jack Benny Center for the Arts
  • • Visual Arts Center
  • • Bonnie Brook Golf Course
  • • Waukegan Harbor
  • • Waukegan BMX Track

When to visit Waukegan

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some seasonal norms to help you plan your vacation:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 50°F day, 15°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 33°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 5.24 inches
  • • April-June: 10.79 inches
  • • July-September: 11.10 inches
  • • October-December: 7.01 inches