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 highlights

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)

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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 22 holiday lettings near Algonquin. From 12 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Algonquin is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Algonquin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Algonquin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Algonquin Historic Village Hall: 70 holiday lettings
  • Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park: 67 holiday lettings
  • McCullom Lake: 219 holiday lettings
  • Metropolis Performing Arts Center: 464 holiday lettings
  • Roselle Medinah Station: 334 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Algonquin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in Algonquin. Our other popular types of Algonquin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Algonquin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Algonquin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.