Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Grayslake

The lake and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Grayslake. Well known for its bird watching, restaurants and theme park, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Grayslake

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Grayslake has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Lake County Fairgrounds (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Tempel Lipizzans (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Lambs Farm (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Greenshire Golf Course (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Grayslake

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Grayslake is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cook Memorial Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Fox River Preserve (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Breezewald Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Waukegan SportsPark (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Bristol Trails Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Grayslake

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), located 16.9 mi (27.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), which is 18.9 mi (30.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Grayslake Station, Grayslake Washington Street Station and Grayslake Prairie Crossing Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Grayslake?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 65 vacation rentals near Grayslake. From 40 Houses to 11 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 Grayslake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lake County Fairgrounds: 106 vacation rentals
  • College of Lake County: 132 vacation rentals
  • Grayslake Prairie Crossing Station: 117 vacation rentals
  • University Center of Lake County: 129 vacation rentals
  • Grayslake Washington Street Station: 141 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in Grayslake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grayslake include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 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 Grayslake?

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

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