Destination guide

Travel to friendly Algonquin

Experience the unique character of Algonquin with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, shopping and skiing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Algonquin

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Algonquin a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Terrace Hill Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Crystal Woods Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Craig Woods Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Makray Memorial Golf Club (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Bull Valley Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Algonquin

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Algonquin is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Three Oaks Recreation Area (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Crystal Lake Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Veterans Acres Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Fox River Preserve (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Baker's Lake Nature Preserve (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • McHenry Shores Beach Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Algonquin

Fly into Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), the closest airport, located 18 mi (28.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 21.2 mi (34.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Algonquin?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 23 vacation rentals near Algonquin. From 13 Houses to 3 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 Algonquin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Terrace Hill Golf Course: 64 vacation rentals
  • Algonquin Historic Village Hall: 83 vacation rentals
  • Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park: 79 vacation rentals
  • Woodfield Mall: 284 vacation rentals
  • Schaumburg Convention Center: 252 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Algonquin 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 Algonquin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Algonquin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Algonquin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 5 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Algonquin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Algonquin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.