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Directions to Marytown Retreat Center, Cardinal Stritch Retreat House and University of St. Mary of the Lake

Marytown Retreat Center: 1600 W. Park Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048
Cardinal Stritch Retreat House: 1300 Stritch Dr., Mundelein, IL 60060
University of St. Mary of the Lake (USML): 1000 E Maple Ave, Mundelein, IL 60060
All three are approximately four miles west of I-94 on Illinois Route 176.

From the South: exit I-94 at Route 176 (Rockland Road…the Lamb's Farm exit). Turn west (right off the exit) and drive approximately four miles. Soon after Milwaukee Rd, then Butterfield Rd, watch for the Marytown sign. Just past Marytown is the street sign Stritch Drive. Just past Cardinal Stritch is a sign for University of St. Mary of the Lake.

From the North: exit at Illinois Route 21 (Milwaukee Rd.) and continue south on Route 21 until you reach Route 176, at which point, you will turn right to go west. Soon after Milwaukee Rd, then Butterfield Rd, watch for the Marytown sign. Just past Marytown is the street sign Stritch Drive. Just past Cardinal Stritch is a sign for University of St. Mary of the Lake.

From the West: Cardinal Stritch and Marytown are approximately 1 1/2 miles east of Highway 45 (Lake St.) on Highway 176. Just past Carmel High School and University of St. Mary of the Lake, turn left on Stritch Drive for Cardinal Stritch. Just beyond Stritch Drive east is Marytown.

Note: After turning into Stritch Drive, watch for the sign "Cardinal Stritch Retreat House." Drive all the way around the house to the larger main parking lot. At this entrance, there is a check-in sheet and the rooms will be listed there. Someone from the Transforming Center will also be there to greet you.

(If you do an online search for directions, bear in mind that not all online services acknowledge the existence of Stritch Drive. Instead search for Marytown Retreat Center, 1600 W. Park Ave. Libertyville, IL. Stritch Drive is the first road to the west.)

Chicago Area Airports

Marytown Retreat Center is accessible to the two Chicago airports, O'Hare and Midway, as well as the Milwaukee airport.

Chicago Area Car Rental

Priceline Often the cheapest for a rental car from all three major airports.

Chicago Area Taxi/Limousine Services

The following companies provide transportation options including private or shared cab, sedan, town car, and limo services. Please note additional costs for tolls and gratuity. For taxi service, it is recommended to request a flat fee rather than a meter rate. Estimated car service costs to Marytown from O'Hare are $63-85 and from Midway $80-100.

Premier Taxi Livery
800-518-1813

A-1 Airport Limousine Service, Inc.
to schedule online
email: customerservice@a1limousine.com
1-800-354-5849 or
1-630-833-3788 option 2

Chicago Majestic Limo
Ideally need 24-48 hrs. advance notice - open 24 hrs. (up to 4 per sedan)
Flight information required to make reservation.
773-853-2600 Toll Free: 877-775-3452

Rush Airport Transportation & Limousine Service
Need 6-24 hour notice
email: info@rushlimousine.com
1-800-706-7727

Stretch Limousine Service
866-425-0976 (3 per sedan unless you call to check about 4th)

American-United Taxi
773-248-7600 (3-4 per sedan depending on driver)
www.americanunitedtaxiaffiliation.com

Chicago Limousine
800-295-3150 and 773-735-2200 (3 per sedan)

 

These listings are suggestions from past participants.
The Transforming Center has no affiliation with any of these providers.