Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Waukegan, Illinois

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Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica 
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Waukegan is known for its thriving industry enterprises, including ship and wagon building, brewing malt liquors, and dairying. Apart from that, travelers who are into culture and arts can enjoy watching a concert at Genesee Theatre or enjoy a show at Jack Benny Center for the Arts. Food trips in Waukegan are also something to look forward to during your visit. Restaurants to visit are Papa Marcos Restaurant, Quonset Pizza, and the famous Ikigai Sushi. Boasting pristine coasts, you can have a great time swimming in Waukegan Municipal Beach. If you are interested in exploring this city, check out this list of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Waukegan, Illinois.

1. Well-appointed accommodation near the beach (from USD 159)

One of the most luxurious apartments in Waukegan is this newly remodeled rental with quality furnishings. Ideal for a group of six, this tastefully designed accommodation boasts a full kitchen with a sleek island, electric stove, and complete silverware for whipping up delicious meals. Its living room is perfect for lounging and enjoying great films. The bedrooms are comfortable and come with cozy beds for a good night’s rest, and the bathrooms have bathing essentials for convenience. The best part? The beach is only an eight-minute ride from the house.

Newly Renovated, High-Quality, Spacious Apt.
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
92 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
supplies were practically unlimited loved the coffee kitchen supplies were complete and pantry supplies aplenty
it is just like we lived in a private house that is how comfortable it was
Cleanliness:
this place was very clean and tidy
very very clean i love it here
awesome place immaculately clean well appointed and very comfortable
awesome great space to relax very clean and maintained
the space is spotless and the two bathrooms is a nice touch
Host:
the best host ever
so… best host + best apartment
the host is quite responsive as well
very grateful for the host rebecca
thank you rebecca i wish every host was like you
Location:
this place is fantastic close to so much
now about the location: waukegan – a nice little city
the place has good sunlight being on the 2nd floor
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2. Two-bedroom apartment with a full kitchen (from USD 128)

Set in a quiet neighborhood in a two-story brick house, this second-floor apartment with its own entrance offers tourists a private sanctuary that is both comfortable and convenient. It is well-decorated, classy, and complete with two bedrooms, a spotless bathroom with a bathtub, an airy living space, laundry facilities, and a kitchen with dark wood details. A short drive from this location can take you to many top attractions, including Genesee Theatre, Great Lakes Naval Base, Lake Michigan, and Six Flags Great America.

*2br Apt near Great Lakes Naval Base & 6 Flags*
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
49 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac in every room very nice spot great furniture comfy beds
Cleanliness:
very clean nice and economical
clean and convenient for our needs
great place to stay clean and comfortable
the apartment is sparkling clean and beautifully furnished with many thoughtful touches
great accommodation really enjoyed the stay here very clean and comfortable apartment
Host:
david is a gracious host
our host’s were very helpful and attentive to our needs
they were excellent and lovely hosts during our 2-month stay there
the host was responsive and our stay was very comfortable
this was my first airbnb experience and it was great david was very responsive
Location:
the neighborhood is quaint and very historic lovely neighbors close to the hospital and local supermarkets
plus a convenient location for my school the naval base and large companies like abbott
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3. Immaculate Airbnb for five (from USD 118)

If you’re staying in Waukegan for a while, you’ll be glad to know that discounts are available for extended stays in this immaculate two-bedroom home. Up to five guests can sleep in its minimalist-themed bedrooms. This accommodation includes a Smart TV, fast WiFi, and a parking space on the premises. Apart from that, its kitchen is well-stocked for easy meal preparation. In the basement, you will find a washer, dryer, and laundry detergents you can use.

Clean STOCKED & Private! Discounts for long stays
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
88 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish and comfortable wonderful coffee and breakfast fixings
wifi is impressive as is the entertainment center with an enormous huge screen tv
the dining and breakfast amenities were amazing as were the nightcap candies
loved the space and that the kids had room to spread out comfortable beds and furniture
the house was very well-cleaned the couch is amazingly comfortable as is the king bed upstairs
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
clean and comfortable in a quiet neighborhood
this place was clean and very comfortable
everything was spotless and very neat
stylish clean and well prepared
Host:
highly recommend this host
thank you so much for being a great host
the host was super nice and always there to answer my questions
they are excellent hosts and were very accommodating
sam is a great host and super responsive
Location:
location is ideal for those visiting great lakes naval base an easy seven minute drive
location was great to get around to the base and shopping
a great spot and friendly location
close to family for the holidays in a great little neighborhood and affordable
it was the perfect location for my son’s navy graduation
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4. Convenient home in downtown Waukegan (from USD 251)

Located in the heart of downtown Waukegan, this home makes an excellent dwelling for travelers who want to be close to some of the city’s top destinations. Six Flags Great America, Lake Michigan, and Bowen Park are only a short drive away from the house. This home can fit small groups of travelers with its three spacious bedrooms. Meal preparations are effortless, especially with the top-notch facilities in the kitchen. Its living room and dining area are adjacent to one another. If you are bringing vehicles with you, you need not worry about parking since there are six spaces for that purpose.

Historical Bicentennial Landmark Family Friendly
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
30 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place interesting architecture a lot of room for relaxation and many amenities
terrific stay clean spacious comfortable house with a great wooded view and architectural interest
Cleanliness:
we had a wonderful stay at this beautiful home very clean excellent location for navy rtc graduation attendees
Host:
dee was a great host
manny is a very responsive host
host was very prompt with communication and we were very happy
Location:
the location was perfect close to stores harbor and restaurants
this place is close to the lake front and we have truly enjoyed it
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5. Tranquil townhouse with WiFi (from USD 230)

Charming, serene, and cozy are the best words to describe this lovely abode that can sleep eight guests in three bedrooms. It features tastefully furnished interiors, showcasing stunning hardwood flooring, expansive windows that can attract natural light, and minimalist furniture. Also, it is complete with a private bathroom, a full kitchen with cookware and cutlery, laundry facilities, and WiFi. On a pleasant day, you can explore Abbott Park or Six Flags Great America, which are both less than 15 minutes away from this property.

🌟Quiet Classic Home Great Lakes Abbott🌟
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
20 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and warm
the house is spacious clean and well kept
very roomy and very clean
i recommend this house because it was clean and delightful to live in
Host:
spartan was a gracious host with door-to-door service
very friendly and helpful host
nathan was a wonderful host
the owners were nice as i said in the beginning of this recommendation
Location:
we traveled to great lakes for a navy bootcamp graduation and this was a great location
we couldn’t ask for a better place to stay for our sons bootcamp graduation
great and specious home it was close to the navy base
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6. Fully equipped apartment near Six Flags Great America

This Airbnb vacation rental is a complete package. It features comfortable rooms that can accommodate up to six guests, a kitchen with coffee-making essentials, laundry facilities, fresh linens, towels, and WiFi. This specific unit shares its building with another accommodation, and you can book both if you are planning on going with more people. Pets are welcome in this humble abode. Another selling point of this townhouse is its close proximity to downtown Waukegan and Six Flags Great America, which are within an arm’s reach from this location.

Charming Townhouse near Great Lakes
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
12 reviews
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we are 5 and we were comfortable
Cleanliness:
it was a nice clean place
Host:
this town home is in a prefect location to everthing intown safe neighborhood and jake the host was awesome
Location:
great place to stay very nice neighbors and friendly area
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7. Pet-friendly townhouse for six

Make the most of your Waukegan holiday by making this fully furnished townhouse with a welcoming atmosphere your home throughout your holiday. Here, you can invite your family or best buds to come with you as it can sleep up to six guests, featuring three comfortable bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, a kitchen with a breakfast nook, and a living room with a Smart TV. WiFi is available as well for added convenience. The best part? You can bring your furry buddy when you stay in this fantastic abode that is situated only a few minutes away from downtown.

Great Lakes Townhouse
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
82 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds are pretty comfortable and ac was working more than fine
the wifi worked great as well which is always a plus
had great amenities in the kitchen which we were able to use for breakfast and dinner
it did take care of our essential needs of a bed shower hot water and heated space
we slept well and enjoyed being able to relax in the living room and watch netflix hulu etc
Cleanliness:
it was clean and comfortable
clean place and easy to access
clean and quick to respond to any issues
the place was clean and welcoming
house was clean and check in was simple
Host:
jake was a wonderful host and was very prompt at answering all my questions
the hosts are very helpful and always available if you have any questions
the hosts are very responsive and willing to help
great price host is fast to respond and very accommodating
so much quality and space for the price and the hosts were truly kind and gracious
Location:
my family and i traveled far to attend graduation and the location and cost of this place was great
convenient location and clean
this location is a perfect place to relax and distance to the naval boot camp base
this was a great rental quick replies clean great location
very nice town house perfect location short drive to kenosha wi and only 15 minutes from six flags
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8. Beautiful abode with excellent outdoor features

For families looking for the perfect getaway, consider spending your vacation in this lovely home in Waukegan. It’s a three-bedroom home with seven beds that can sleep up to eleven guests. One thing to love about this home is its warm and inviting ambiance brought by its neutral and chic interior. Entering the place, you will find everything is in great detail, from its well-appointed living room to its full kitchen. Its outdoor features can delight its guests, featuring an expansive backyard with a fire pit and a furnished private back deck with a swing.

Spacious⚓️Families⚓️Great Lakes Navy🎢Six Flags
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
73 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furnishings were comfortable and welcoming
beautifully renovated historic home with stylish furnishings and plenty of room to spread out
nice backyard and living room
Cleanliness:
clean and beautiful
the house was clean and well equipped
exactly as described clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and stylish
clean spacious and convenient to everything
Host:
great host with great response
host is so friendly
the hosts were super accommodating and so quick to answer our questions
thank you to the owners for opening up tour home for our family
jen was an amazing host and super responsive
Location:
very well appointed house close to the downtown and local parks
the location is perfect to travel to gurnee and the great lakes naval station
i would recommend this location to others who are looking for a family location
my family and i enjoyed our stay at this location
easy access to train to downtown chicago close to base without having to deal with freeways
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9. Charming two-story home with a bathtub

An excellent Airbnb for families and a group of friends is this brand new two-story home near Naval Station Great Lakes. Its three immaculate bedrooms and six beds can comfortably sleep up to eleven guests. Everything inside the house is well-thought-out, featuring a kitchen with a dishwasher and cooking basics and a cozy living room with long couches and a flat-screen television. This home also comes with two full bathrooms with a bathtub and bathing essentials. Outdoor facilities include a backyard, balcony, barbecue grill, and on-site parking. Restaurants and beaches are only a short drive from here.

Great for Families! ⚓️ Great Lakes Naval🎢 Six Flags
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
26 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a lovely little selection of games in the tv room cupboard
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern
stylish clean & spacious
clean comfortable and well thought-out experience
the place is super clean cute and very stylish
the house is big modern clean and has so many great little touches
Host:
tierney & jen are hosts that dreams are made of
tierney & jen are fantastic hosts and were always quick to respond if our group had any questions
amazing host and home perfect location
hosts were great and very easy to get in touch with definitely recommend
tierney and jen's place was lovely we had a wonderful stay and they were very helpful
Location:
location is very safe perfect for short walks
there is a lovely little wood near by for walks and the lake is so close
the wiggly piggly is really close and have amazing $4 champagne
the location of the property was excellent for spending time at the fabulous beaches on lake michigan
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10. Modern suite in a hotel

When vacationing in a captivating city like Waukegan, you deserve a relaxing accommodation that can make your holiday experience even more memorable. If you are into luxurious hotel living, you will surely be interested in this studio suite in a modern hotel that is set in the bustling Fountain Square shopping district. There are cozy beds that can sleep up to five guests. Guests can have access to delightful amenities the premises has to offer, including an indoor pool, a fitness center, free parking, and a light breakfast.

Studio Suite in Beautiful Hotel; Indoor Pool
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
12 reviews
Room in hotel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
amazing clean place is a good area
clean room and great service
it was very clean and the interior design of the room was both modern and cozy
Host:
we’ve stayed here a few times good service very responsive
Location:
its an amazing place to stay
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Explore the charming scenes of Waukegan

Waukegan is one of the loveliest cities to visit for a holiday, especially with its pristine beaches and exciting theme parks. Whether you’re after the good food, culturally enriching experience, or just the coastal views, Waukegan is sure to give you an exciting experience. Book any of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Waukegan, Illinois, for a comfortable stay.

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Elah Angelica Casallos is a Psychology student who hopes to see the world one day. Right now, she's currently exploring the world around her through writing. When she's not busy with school works...Read more

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