Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Grayslake, Ilinois - Updated 2022

airbnb Grayslake IL

Grayslake is located north of downtown Chicago and west of the stunning Lake Michigan. Its proximity to both the city and large nature reserves means that you’ll get the best of both worlds. Natural attractions around Grayslake include the beautiful Rollins Savanna, with multiple hiking trails that turn into a skier’s dream in the colder months. Alternatively, take a short drive or train ride over to downtown Chicago or head over to Six Flags Great America for a different kind of thrill. There’s much more to do in Grayslake than most people are aware! If you’re looking for a place to stay in Grayslake, check out our list of Airbnb vacation rentals in the area.

1. "A" framed house - Brandenburg Lake (from USD 220)

With its brick red walls and unique triangular shape, the “A” Frame is sure to catch your eye from afar. Inside is a charmingly rustic one bedroom loft that sleeps up to six guests. The space is filled with cozy couches and has an exposed wooden ceiling and a stone fireplace. A stay at this guesthouse offers access to amenities like a swimming pool, hot tub, tennis court, and bonfire area, but the real perk has to be its proximity to the gorgeous Volo Bog State Park. You’ll be surrounded by nature and an array of hiking trails leading off to oak and pine forests and even a scenic lake.

"A" Frame Brandenburg Lake
Ingleside, Illinois, United States
301 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the a-frame is lovely and cozy
the cabin was very nice and cozy with lots of natural light coming in
it was super-clean and fully stocked with kitchen amenities comfortable sleeping and a wonderful fire
there's a lot to love about this place: the quaint style comfortable furnishings and convenient location
great tranquil and cozy a frame on a stunning large property
stephen’s place was very clean and inviting
great place clean and welcoming
the house is clean and well-maintained with so much character
the property was clean and had a lovely rustic feel
the home was very clean and well designed for a family
he was the best host i've ever met
the owner stephen was more than accommodating and made sure we had everything that we needed
excellent place and host
the owner stephen i a great guy
stephen was a great host and very hospitable
beautiful location and absolutely wonderful for a weekend getaway
truly unique scenic park
what a fabulous picturesque secluded location to spend quality time with your family
perfect place for a family vacationing in the chicago area
the "a" frame on brandenburg lake is a great getaway while still close to everything
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2. Chicagoland's favorite townhome (from USD 99)

This listing is for a large, well-maintained townhouse on a lovely, quiet street. This guesthouse accommodates up to six guests, which makes it well suited for big groups and families. If you love barbeques, you’ll be happy to try out the modern gas grill in the house’s backyard. The outdoor dining area is just perfect for having a meal together amidst the beautiful greenery and crisp country air.

Chicagoland's Favorite Townhome
Round Lake, Illinois, United States
59 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is beautifully decorated and very comfy with a fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer
appreciated all the supplies and the room in the condo
clean quiet and as advertised
very clean and comfortable
very clean and well appointed
the house is clean and cozy and well stocked with clean beddings and towels
very nice clean and beautiful place
hosts are very kind and accommodating
sam is a great host very accommodating and fast on replying messages
i would absolutely recommend this house and this host
shopping was close by and the naval base a short easy 25 minute drive away
the house is gorgeous and located in an excellent place
loved this townhouse very convenient for us and in a nice suburban location
the neighborhood is very friendly and quiet
the townhouse is beautiful in a nice community with walking/running trails
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3. Large bedroom close to Gurnee Mills and Six Flags (from USD 45)

This large, clean private room for two is decorated simply but warmly. The wall’s unique shade of green somewhat simulates nature and is sure to put you in a peaceful, calm mood during your stay. A little refrigerator and coffee maker also means that you can have simple meals and snacks in your own room at any time. The guest house is in an excellent location so you’ll have easy access to popular attractions like the Six Flags Great America, Gurnee Mills Shopping Center, and even the Pleasant Prairie Outlet Mall.

Large bedroom close to Gurnee Mills and Six Flags.
Gurnee, Illinois, United States
143 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a coffee maker small refrigerator and very comfortable bed
the room had an amazing style was very spacious came with a huge tv and had many amenities included
the private bathroom was a huge plus and the amenities were so thoughtful and much appreciated
i liked having well-lit computer space and a private bathroom for a three-day stay
this room was cleaner than many hotels i've stayed in and the coffee station was a thoughtful convenience
the place was very clean and quiet
bed was also clean comfortable and soft
room was clean beyond my expectations
ania’s place is very clean good safe parking/ and safe clean area
very nice clean and communicative
ania was a wonderful host
ania was a great host
they are the best hosts ever
she is very kind and an excellent host
they were both so kind and welcoming
beautiful location in a newer area
the location is great and close to everything
great location near a mall and restaurants
it was a blessing to find this close to our son’s apartment
) easy close access to the freeway
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4. Country-living cottage (from USD 92)

This cottage has space for up to five guests and will give you a genuine country feel with its rustic, homely decorations like a stone fireplace and quaint oil lamps. The location of the property is fantastic, with entertainment options, shopping, natural wonders and other points of interests all readily accessible. The house is also just five minutes from the nearest train station, which will connect you to the rest of the city.

Laura’s Little House
Lake Villa, Illinois, United States
107 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
laura even left breakfast foods and coffee for us which was very kind
lovely working stone fireplace romantic oil lamp cozy and cottage-like feel in older home
comfortable affordable and an all-around enjoyable stay
kitchen was well-stocked with goodies; was grateful for the bagels coffee and milk
i personally slept on the double bed and it was extremely comfortable
so clean and tidy so cozy
common areas were clean and well swept
very quaint and very clean
very clean and easy check in/out
the kitchen was very clean
kind thoughtful and courteous host
laura is a wonderful host
the host was accommodating with resolving of any issues during our stay
she's very kind and thoughtful
laura is a fantastic host
the location is in a beautiful quiet neighborhood
it was close to stores and close enough for us to visit our friend graduating from the navy
charming house perfect location for us great host
my family and i were there to watch my youngest son graduate from great lakes naval station
the location (at the end of a quiet road) was very quiet and peaceful
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5. Cozy room in townhouse near woods

This listing is for a cozy room in a townhouse. Two guests can sleep comfortably in the room’s plush queen sized bed, especially since the house is located in a quiet and peaceful residential neighborhood. The shower is also just adjacent to the room for your convenience. Location wise, the guesthouse is a mere two miles from the amazing Six Flags, so you’ll be able to enjoy a long day out without arduous travel times.

UltraPlush Queen Bed - 2nd Fl. Townhome Near Woods
Gurnee, Illinois, United States
111 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed personal ac unit what more could you ask for
the space is inviting and the bed is very comfortable
the room was a bit barely furnished; the bed was comfortable
clean and comfy bed
clean and comfortable room
very clean and nice place with a lovely dog
quiet place and clean house
clean easy access and comfortable
kind family with quick responses
wonderful home and wonderful host
great host he had concern enough to phone and ask about arrival
ron and olga were warm and friendly hosts
amazing host would absolutely stay again
really close to all attractions in gurnee
it's in a great location
location was easy to get to and from the highway and stores nearby
a great location and nice place to stay
okay stay nice area & location
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6. North Chicago townhome

Two guests can stay in a private room of this stylish, modern townhouse. You’ll have access to your own bathroom as well as the kitchen, spacious living room, and patio. Feel free to hop on the lounge and catch up on your favorite series with your host’s Netflix subscription as well. Location wise, the townhouse is near attractions like Six Flags Great America as well as shops at the Gurnee Mills. The area is also well connected to the rest of the city - simply cross the street to the train station, which offers routes to downtown Chicago.

North Chicago Townhome next to commuter train
19 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

7. Basement bedroom, complete bathroom

This listing is for a private room for two in the basement of a spacious cabin. The room is equipped with amenities like a huge television, couch, and games including a dart board. A clean bathroom is also located just next door. Your host also has an adorable and friendly dog named Dexter. Location wise, the guest house is near a lovely playground with many natural attractions nearby, including some scenic lakes and forest trails. A train station in the vicinity will connect you to the rest of Chicago conveniently.

Basement bedroom, & Complete Bathroom, cable &wifi
Private room 1 Bed

8. Remodeled family home

This spacious guest home has ample space for up to fifteen guests, which makes it ideal for a special family vacation or getaway with all your friends. The house comes equipped with four separate bedrooms and six beds so everyone will have their own private area to relax. Adrenaline junkies will be especially happy to know that the house is a mere thirteen miles from the amazing Norge Ski Club, where you can challenge yourself on slopes of varying difficulty.

Remodeled 4-BR house - 13 miles to Norge Ski Club
Entire house 6 Beds

9. Manchester house

The Manchester House is a clean, cozy guest house in a suburban neighborhood. A private room will offer a very comfortable stay for up to two guests who will also have access to a modern bathroom. One of the unique aspects of this listing is that your host welcomes dogs, so you can bring your furry friends along. Your host is also a fantastic cook whose muffins are well loved by previous guests.

Manchester House
Mundelein, Illinois, United States
31 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Relaxing lake house

This incredible holiday home by the lake is just perfect for your next vacation to Ingleside, one hour from Chicago. With enough space and all the modern comforts to house twelve guests, you can bring all your friends and family with you. It gets even better if you love nature and the great outdoors - the house is located right by the stunning Long Lake, where you can go fishing, kayaking, and sailing. After bringing in your catch, feel free to use the grill by the house and then get together for a delicious meal cooked in the well-equipped kitchen. You’ll have an unforgettable retreat at this lake house!

Relaxing Lake House on Long Lake. Sleeps 12!
Ingleside, Illinois, United States
26 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Grayslake, the perfect getaway in Chicago's backyard

Whether you love theme parks, the great outdoors, or shopping, there’s something for everyone here in Grayslake. We hope this list has been useful in planning your trip to Grayslake!

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