Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Winthrop Harbor

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Winthrop Harbor. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Winthrop Harbor

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Winthrop Harbor a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Greenshire Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Jelly Belly Center (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Alpaca Art (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Tempel Lipizzans (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Winthrop Harbor

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Winthrop Harbor is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Illinois Beach State Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Waukegan SportsPark (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Hawthorn Hollow Nature (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Petrifying Springs Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Sanders Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Stewart-McBride Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Winthrop Harbor

The nearest airport is in Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Winthrop Harbor Station.

Where to stay around Winthrop Harbor, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 14 vacation rentals near Winthrop Harbor. From 10 house rentals to 2 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Winthrop Harbor for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Winthrop Harbor?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Winthrop Harbor. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Winthrop Harbor Station: 85 vacation rentals
  • Naval Base Great Lakes: 90 vacation rentals
  • Illinois Beach State Park: 78 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags Great America: 100 vacation rentals
  • North Beach Park: 59 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Winthrop Harbor listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Winthrop Harbor?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 10 Houses in Winthrop Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Winthrop Harbor include:

  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Winthrop Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 12 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Winthrop Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.