Destination guide

The lakeside setting of McHenry is ready to explore

The lake and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in McHenry. This city's bird watching, shopping and bars draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in McHenry

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that McHenry has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Bull Valley Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • McHenry County Fairgrounds (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Richmond Hunting Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Hunter Country Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Craig Woods Golf Club (11 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in McHenry

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, McHenry is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McHenry Shores Beach Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • McCullom Lake (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Veterans Acres Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Cook Memorial Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Fox River Preserve (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Three Oaks Recreation Area (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around McHenry

Fly into Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), the closest airport, located 24 mi (38.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 24.1 mi (38.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to McHenry Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around McHenry?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 239 vacation rentals near McHenry. From 153 Houses to 41 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near McHenry for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to McHenry?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in McHenry. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • McCullom Lake: 218 vacation rentals
  • McHenry Shores Beach Park: 124 vacation rentals
  • McHenry Station: 153 vacation rentals
  • McHenry City Hall: 122 vacation rentals
  • The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort: 347 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around McHenry listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in McHenry?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 153 Houses in McHenry. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in McHenry include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 rentals available
  • Villas: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in McHenry?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 44 vacation rentals with pool available in McHenry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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