Destination guide

The lively city of Fox Lake awaits you

Take a holiday to Fox Lake and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theatre scene. This city's lake, parks and shopping draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Fox Lake a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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 travelling by train, make your way to Fox Lake Station or Fox Lake Engleside Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fox Lake?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 222 holiday lettings around 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 for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Fox Lake?

Ditch those bustling beaches and try a lake instead! Rendezvous with your crew at a lakefront holiday rental and appreciate simple pleasures like peaceful views and an invigorating splash in the water. HomeAway has 59 getaway properties near lakes available. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Luckily, HomeAway has oodles more options, including:

  • 54 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 44 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 36 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Fox Lake?

Instead of staying in a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 122 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £88 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 55 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Apartment: 19 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £67 per night.
  • Cottage: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £145 per night.

Can I stay in Fox Lake in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to spend with your nearest and dearest. A holiday is an ideal way to get together. If you were hoping to stay together, HomeAway has places to suit. At the moment, house holiday rentals are popular for large groups of visitors here, and we have 20 listed on our database. The rental properties that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 42 holiday rentals perfect for that size. Stay a night from just £67.
  • Looking for somewhere for 5 guests? We have 28 that will serve you well. Prices begin at just £67 per night.
  • Hunting down rentals suitable for 8 guests? You'll be delighted to find out we have 23 that will fit the bill. You can grab one from just £100 a night.

You and all your mates will be well looked after when you organise your Fox Lake escape with us!