Nestled in the middle of the forest, White Pines Inn is the historic log and limestone lodge and cabins built in the 1930's during the Great Depression. Preserved today in pristine condition, the Inn has unique style of accommodations to suit families or couples in its 25 cozy cabins equipped with modern conveniences. Guests may be seeking weekend getaways in Illinois, economical mid week packages or simply a few nights escape to nature. Our landmark restaurant is renowned for its delicious home-style cuisine. Guests enjoy the live entertainment in the dinner theatre, which features talented singers, comedians and musicians in the lodge's main dining room. The Inn’s setting also provides a perfect outdoor wedding venue near Chicago, combining the natural beauty of the White Pines State Park, breathtaking scenery and extensive catering facilities from the White Pines Restaurant. Romantic getaways near Chicago are easily accessible at White Pines Inn. Throughout the park there are shake-shingled picnic shelters, park benches and Adirondack chairs for chillin, grillin and relaxin, making it the perfect weekend getaway near Chicago.