Located just 80 miles from downtown Chicago and 50 miles from Milwaukee, The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa is the perfect destination for meetings and events of all kinds. A treasured icon, The Abbey recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary with the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation of its meeting facilities, spa, common areas, and exterior. The Abbey is situated on 90 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, and features 40,000 square-feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space and 334 guest rooms and suites. A wide range of outdoor activities, nearby championship golf courses, award-winning dining options and the on-site Avani Spa are available to enjoy following a day of meetings. The on-site team of professionals offers Abbey Group Pursuits Teambuilding activities to enhance retreats and provides impeccable customer service as it works alongside meeting and event planners to tailor activities, spaces, and catering needs to various corporate, association, and social gatherings.