Closest ski area to metro Chicago, the Four Lakes Ski and Snowboard Area is an ideal place to bring the family. It's all located within a cozy 20 acres of terrain. Although the vertical is a relatively short 100 feet, it's ideal for learning the skiing or snowboarding or honing your skills in between weekend trips.
No overnight accomodations at area, many nearby.
Ski rental at area; day lodge with cafeteria; bar and grill. Ski instruction offered for group and private skiers; Little Bumpers for ages 4-8 years.