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Fox Lake overview

Fox Lake is a relaxing place distinct for its sports and known for its marina and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and camping. Families will find plenty of fun at Six Flags Great America. Check out local attractions like Volo Auto Museum and McCullom Lake. A family- and business-friendly area, Fox Lake also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Fox Lake

A welcoming city for all, Fox Lake has a variety of lodging options. There are 182 hotels in the Fox Lake area and you can shop as many as 33 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 48 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 106 3-star hotels with an average price of $70 per night
  • • 25 4-star hotels with an average price of $98 per night

How to get to Fox Lake

Fly in to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 31.8 mi (51.1 km) from downtown Fox Lake. Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 47.2 mi (75.9 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Fox Lake Station
  • • Fox Lake Engleside Station

What to see around Fox Lake

Fun activities such as camping, strolling the marina, and sporting events are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Waukegan BMX Track
  • • Pleasant Prairie RecPlex
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Richmond Hunting Club
  • • Lake County Fairgrounds
  • • Tempel Lipizzans
  • • Six Flags Great America
  • • McHenry County Fairgrounds
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Gurnee Mills
  • • Crystal Court Shopping Center
  • • Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets
  • • Village Square Shopping Center
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Volo Auto Museum
  • • McCullom Lake
  • • McHenry Shores Beach Park
  • • McHenry City Hall
  • • Wilmot Mountain

When to visit Fox Lake

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: 50°F day, 15°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 33°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 5.2 inches
  • • April-June: 10.8 inches
  • • July-September: 11.1 inches
  • • October-December: 7.0 inches