Plan for peace of mind

Some properties allow cancellations up to 14 days before arrival. Check the policy before booking.

Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Crystal Lake is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of Crystal Lake. This city's lake, football games and restaurants draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Crystal Lake

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Crystal Lake a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Terrace Hill Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Crystal Woods Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Craig Woods Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Bull Valley Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • McHenry County Fairgrounds (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Crystal Lake

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Crystal Lake is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crystal Lake Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Three Oaks Recreation Area (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Veterans Acres Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • McHenry Shores Beach Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Fox River Preserve (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • McCullom Lake (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)

How to get to and around Crystal Lake

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 22.7 mi (36.6 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 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Crystal Lake Station or Crystal Lake Pingree Road Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Crystal Lake?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Crystal Lake. From 35 Houses to 4 Cabins, 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 Crystal Lake is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Crystal Court Shopping Center: 110 holiday lettings
  • Crystal Lake Pingree Road Station: 120 holiday lettings
  • McHenry County College: 88 holiday lettings
  • Crystal Lake Station: 109 holiday lettings
  • Crystal Lake Park: 87 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 35 Houses in Crystal Lake. Our other popular types of Crystal Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Crystal Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Crystal Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.