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Wauconda overview

Wauconda is a friendly locale distinct for its parks and museums. You're sure to find the coffee and dining options to your liking. Families will find plenty of fun at Six Flags Great America. Head to Wauconda Village Hall and Cook Memorial Park to make some memories. Wauconda is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Wauconda

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Wauconda has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Wauconda with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Wauconda hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Wauconda hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Wauconda

Fly in to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 23.1 mi (37.2 km) from downtown Wauconda. Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 38.6 mi (62.2 km) away.

What to see around Wauconda

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Lake County Fairgrounds
  • • Lambs Farm
  • • Six Flags Great America
  • • Tempel Lipizzans
  • • Schaumburg Medieval Times
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Lake County Discovery Museum
  • • Volo Auto Museum
  • • Raupp Memorial Museum
  • • George Clayson House Museum
  • • The Button Room
It's recognized for its parks, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Cook Memorial Park
  • • Fox River Preserve
  • • Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park
  • • Breezewald Park
  • • Bristol Trails Park
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Village Square Shopping Center
  • • Deer Park Town Center
  • • Crystal Court Shopping Center
  • • Gurnee Mills
  • • Arboretum of South Barrington
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Wauconda Village Hall
  • • Steeple Chase
  • • Moraine Hills State Park
  • • McHenry Shores Beach Park
  • • The Catlow Theater

When to visit Wauconda

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 16°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 34°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 48°F night
  • October-December: 68°F day, 17°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.10 inches
  • April-June: 10.51 inches
  • July-September: 11.81 inches
  • October-December: 8.54 inches