Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Lake Zurich is ready to explore

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Lake Zurich. Travelers to this scenic city praise the lake, cafés and shopping. 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 Lake Zurich

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Lake Zurich a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Makray Memorial Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Palatine Hills Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lake County Fairgrounds (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Lambs Farm (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Schaumburg Medieval Times (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lake Zurich

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lake Zurich is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bristol Trails Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Breezewald Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Deer Grove Forest Preserve (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Baker's Lake Nature Preserve (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Cook Memorial Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Zurich

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), located 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 17.2 mi (27.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake Zurich, IL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 138 vacation rentals around Lake Zurich. From 26 condo and apartment rentals to 33 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a beach property in Lake Zurich?

Rising every morning to glorious ocean views and the rumble of waves rolling into the shore. Isn't this the stuff vacation fantasies are made of? There are 8 beachside vacation rentals to select from. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Fortunately, Vrbo has loads more options, including:

  • 7 village vacation rentals.
  • 4 town vacation rentals.
  • 3 lakefront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a hotel in Lake Zurich?

If you're talking about comfort and service, a nice hotel is hard to top. Whether you're searching for somewhere with an infinity pool or you just want to kick back in a white, fluffy gown, we can help find the right room for you. Currently, there are 100 options available on Vrbo. Prices start at $65 per night. If that doesn't agree with your family's taste, we have a range of other rental options to select from, such as:

  • House: 30 vacation homes. Prices start from $100 per night.
  • Apartment: 18 vacation homes. Prices start from $87 per night.
  • Townhome: 8 vacation homes. Prices start from $98 per night.

Can I stay in Lake Zurich in a large group?

There's nothing better than being reunited with old work friends or spending time with extended family in a terrific new location. And the best thing, Vrbo has options big enough for the whole squad. Hotel vacation homes are the favorite choice for big groups of guests, with 17 listed here. If you're wanting to stay in a big group, the vacation properties that are suitable for you include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can fit 6 people? We have 31 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just $99 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your squad, you'll be happy to discover that there are 28 vacation homes that are ideal. The starting price is $67 per night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 8? We've got 12 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $100 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your aunt, your sister and all your mates to Lake Zurich.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Lake Zurich?

Cramped hotel balconies are no place to spend those precious vacation moments! Uncover our reasonably priced rentals today and make sure everyone has enough room to move. You can always bank on there being a fantastic deal waiting for you in or around OHare. With 3 rentals on offer at an average price of $135 a night, staying in this well-known area is sure to get your getaway off to a terrific start!

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