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Zion, IL

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Zion is a quaint town founded way back in 1901. Though the area continues to grow, it retains the intimate charm that makes it welcoming place to live. Small businesses, educational systems, and housing additions thrive in the area to provide residents with everything they need for comfortable living. Home to Fielders Stadium, Zion works to engage its community in sports and other recreational activities. The town’s proximity to Illinois Beach State Park offers a beautiful place to spend some time enjoying the outdoors.

Getting Around in Zion, IL

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The average commuter time in Zion is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.0%
  • 16.19%
  • 2.14%

Illinois Beach State

Illinois Beach State Park offers residents of Zion natural beauty and plenty of recreational activities. The park spans over 4,000 acres and contains over six miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. Boating, skiing, and camping can be enjoyed within the park, along with picnicking and bird watching. If you just wish to spend the day relaxing, you can swim or sunbathe at one of the clean beaches in the area. A nature preserve is included in the park and was designated as a National Landmark in 1980. Spending some time at this wonderful park will delight the entire family.

Farmers' Market

Experience what Zion has to offer by visiting the Farmers’ Market that takes place each week from June through September. A host of vendors set up throughout the event to offer you fresh fruits, vegetables, and baked goods. Other activities are held at the market, such as community lunches and demonstration classes. A kids' zone is also featured and includes crafts, games, and face painting. Fitness classes and relay races can be enjoyed during certain times. Attending this market will provide fun for the entire family and allow you to purchase healthy foods that are locally grown.