Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Lake Villa

Enjoy the jazz and other features of Lake Villa. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Lake Villa

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Lake Villa has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Tempel Lipizzans (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Lake County Fairgrounds (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Wilmot Mountain (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Greenshire Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Villa

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Villa is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waukegan SportsPark (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Cook Memorial Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • McHenry Shores Beach Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • McCullom Lake (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Illinois Beach State Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Fox River Preserve (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lake Villa

The nearest airport is in Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 22.3 mi (35.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Lake Villa Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lake Villa?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 79 vacation rentals near Lake Villa. From 53 Houses to 14 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 Villa 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 Villa?

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

  • Lake Villa Station: 142 vacation rentals
  • Naval Base Great Lakes: 99 vacation rentals
  • Illinois Beach State Park: 82 vacation rentals
  • The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort: 351 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags Great America: 112 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 53 Houses in Lake Villa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Villa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake Villa?

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