Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Lake Bluff

The lake and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lake Bluff. This city's restaurants, university setting and shopping attract many visitors, and its welcoming and trendy location add to the charm. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Lake Bluff

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lake Bluff a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Lambs Farm (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Lake County Fairgrounds (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Greenshire Golf Course (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Sportsman's Country Club (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Bluff

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Lake Bluff. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waukegan SportsPark (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Rosewood Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Ravinia Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Chicago Botanic Garden (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Illinois Beach State Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Heritage Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Lake Bluff

Fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), the closest airport, located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 21.5 mi (34.5 km) away.

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Lake Bluff?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 32 vacation rentals near Lake Bluff. From 16 Houses to 13 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 Lake Bluff for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lake Bluff Station: 96 vacation rentals
  • Asylum Skate Park: 103 vacation rentals
  • Artists on the Bluff Station Gallery: 97 vacation rentals
  • Naval Base Great Lakes: 102 vacation rentals
  • Illinois Beach State Park: 84 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Bluff 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 Lake Bluff?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 16 Houses in Lake Bluff. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Bluff include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 13 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Lake Bluff?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 30 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Lake Bluff. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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