Destination guide

Travel to artsy Gurnee

The area's theater scene and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Gurnee. Well known for its theme park, shopping and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Gurnee

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Gurnee has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Tempel Lipizzans (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Greenshire Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Lake County Fairgrounds (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lambs Farm (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gurnee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Gurnee is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waukegan SportsPark (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Illinois Beach State Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Cook Memorial Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Bristol Trails Park (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Breezewald Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gurnee

Fly into Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), the closest airport, located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 17.9 mi (28.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Gurnee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 50 vacation rentals near Gurnee. From 30 Houses to 7 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gurnee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Six Flags Great America: 103 vacation rentals
  • Gurnee Mills: 117 vacation rentals
  • Naval Base Great Lakes: 92 vacation rentals
  • Illinois Beach State Park: 86 vacation rentals
  • Waukegan Harbor: 79 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 30 Houses in Gurnee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gurnee include:

  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 9 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 internet/wifi in Gurnee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 45 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Gurnee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.