Destination guide

The lively city of Fox Lake awaits you

Take a vacation to Fox Lake and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theater scene. This city's lake, parks and shopping draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Fox Lake

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Fox Lake a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Wilmot Mountain (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Richmond Hunting Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Hunter Country Club (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Tempel Lipizzans (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Lake County Fairgrounds (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Fox Lake

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Fox Lake is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McCullom Lake (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • McHenry Shores Beach Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Cook Memorial Park (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Fox River Preserve (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Veterans Acres Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Four Seasons Nature Preserve (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)

Transportation to and around Fox Lake

The nearest airport is in Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), located 17.5 mi (28.2 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 25.8 mi (41.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Fox Lake Station or Fox Lake Engleside Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Fox Lake?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 222 holiday lettings near Fox Lake. From 125 Houses to 13 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fox Lake for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fox Lake? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fox Lake. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fox Lake Station: 180 holiday lettings
  • Six Flags Great America: 114 holiday lettings
  • Dan Patch Stables: 375 holiday lettings
  • Jelly Belly Center: 119 holiday lettings
  • McCullom Lake: 238 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fox Lake listed on 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 Fox Lake?

Yes, of course. offers 125 Houses in Fox Lake. Our other popular types of Fox Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 33 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 Fox Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 51 holiday homes with pool available in Fox Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.