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.
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 LakeIngleside, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe a-frame is lovely and cozythe cabin was very nice and cozy with lots of natural light coming init was super-clean and fully stocked with kitchen amenities comfortable sleeping and a wonderful firethere's a lot to love about this place: the quaint style comfortable furnishings and convenient locationgreat tranquil and cozy a frame on a stunning large propertystephen’s place was very clean and invitinggreat place clean and welcomingthe house is clean and well-maintained with so much characterthe property was clean and had a lovely rustic feelthe home was very clean and well designed for a family
Host:he was the best host i've ever metthe owner stephen was more than accommodating and made sure we had everything that we neededexcellent place and hostthe owner stephen i a great guystephen was a great host and very hospitableRead more reviewsbeautiful location and absolutely wonderful for a weekend getawaytruly unique scenic parkwhat a fabulous picturesque secluded location to spend quality time with your familyperfect place for a family vacationing in the chicago areathe "a" frame on brandenburg lake is a great getaway while still close to everything
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 TownhomeRound Lake, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe house is beautifully decorated and very comfy with a fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryerappreciated all the supplies and the room in the condoclean quiet and as advertisedvery clean and comfortablevery clean and well appointedthe house is clean and cozy and well stocked with clean beddings and towelsvery nice clean and beautiful place
Host:hosts are very kind and accommodatingsam is a great host very accommodating and fast on replying messagesi would absolutely recommend this house and this hostRead more reviewsshopping was close by and the naval base a short easy 25 minute drive awaythe house is gorgeous and located in an excellent placeloved this townhouse very convenient for us and in a nice suburban locationthe neighborhood is very friendly and quietthe townhouse is beautiful in a nice community with walking/running trails
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 StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere is a coffee maker small refrigerator and very comfortable bedthe room had an amazing style was very spacious came with a huge tv and had many amenities includedthe private bathroom was a huge plus and the amenities were so thoughtful and much appreciatedi liked having well-lit computer space and a private bathroom for a three-day staythis room was cleaner than many hotels i've stayed in and the coffee station was a thoughtful conveniencethe place was very clean and quietbed was also clean comfortable and softroom was clean beyond my expectationsania’s place is very clean good safe parking/ and safe clean areavery nice clean and communicative
Host:ania was a wonderful hostania was a great hostthey are the best hosts evershe is very kind and an excellent hostthey were both so kind and welcomingRead more reviewsbeautiful location in a newer areathe location is great and close to everythinggreat location near a mall and restaurantsit was a blessing to find this close to our son’s apartment) easy close access to the freeway
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 HouseLake Villa, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewslaura even left breakfast foods and coffee for us which was very kindlovely working stone fireplace romantic oil lamp cozy and cottage-like feel in older homecomfortable affordable and an all-around enjoyable staykitchen was well-stocked with goodies; was grateful for the bagels coffee and milki personally slept on the double bed and it was extremely comfortableso clean and tidy so cozycommon areas were clean and well sweptvery quaint and very cleanvery clean and easy check in/outthe kitchen was very clean
Host:kind thoughtful and courteous hostlaura is a wonderful hostthe host was accommodating with resolving of any issues during our stayshe's very kind and thoughtfullaura is a fantastic hostRead more reviewsthe location is in a beautiful quiet neighborhoodit was close to stores and close enough for us to visit our friend graduating from the navycharming house perfect location for us great hostmy family and i were there to watch my youngest son graduate from great lakes naval stationthe location (at the end of a quiet road) was very quiet and peaceful
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 WoodsGurnee, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable bed personal ac unit what more could you ask forthe space is inviting and the bed is very comfortablethe room was a bit barely furnished; the bed was comfortableclean and comfy bedclean and comfortable roomvery clean and nice place with a lovely dogquiet place and clean houseclean easy access and comfortable
Host:kind family with quick responseswonderful home and wonderful hostgreat host he had concern enough to phone and ask about arrivalron and olga were warm and friendly hostsamazing host would absolutely stay againRead more reviewsreally close to all attractions in gurneeit's in a great locationlocation was easy to get to and from the highway and stores nearbya great location and nice place to stayokay stay nice area & location
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
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
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
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 HouseMundelein, Illinois, United States
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
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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