Experience the family-friendly city of Crystal Lake—lake views, sports teams, and sights from Crystal Lake Park to Crystal Lake City Hall.

Known for

Live Music, Family-Friendly and Lakes

Top Hotels in Crystal Lake

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Comfort Inn
2.5 out of 5
595 Tracy Trl, Crystal Lake
$81/night
Aug 8 - Aug 9
4/5Very Good! (487 reviews)

"Staff is extremely nice and helpful property was clean rooms were very clean"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2019

Comfort Inn
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Holiday Inn Chicago Nw Crystal Lk Conv Ctr
3 out of 5
800 South Route 31, Crystal Lake
$75/night
Jul 29 - Jul 30
4/5Very Good! (376 reviews)

"The personnel were very friendly, understanding and accommodating. When we had trouble with the washing machine, someone came within minutes to help, and proper refund was given. The property is clean, well managed, and relatively close to eating establishments."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Holiday Inn Chicago Nw Crystal Lk Conv Ctr
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Crystal Lake, IL
2.5 out of 5
600 Tracy Trail, Crystal Lake
$93/night
Aug 11 - Aug 12
4.2/5Very Good! (484 reviews)

"Needs a little renewing otherwise just fine for a short stay, good location. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Crystal Lake, IL

Popular things to do in Crystal Lake

Six Flags Great America
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Six Flags Great America

Spend a day at this sprawling theme park to enjoy an array of thrilling roller coaster rides, a water park and entertainment for kids of all ages.

Woodfield Mall
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Woodfield Mall

Browse through over 300 stores, restaurants and specialty shops at Schaumburg’s expansive shopping mall, one of the largest in the United States.

Legoland Discovery Center
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Legoland Discovery Center

See iconic Chicago landmarks made from over a million LEGO® pieces, watch a movie and learn how the bricks are made in the LEGO® factory.

Wrigley Field
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Wrigley Field

Tour the iconic grounds and catch a game March through September at Chicago’s beloved baseball stadium.

Millennium Park
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Millennium Park

A landmark gathering place for locals and visitors who come to admire the unique art, architecture and landscape.

McCormick Place
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McCormick Place

Attend an event at the United States’ largest convention center, which features hyper-modern facilities and huge exhibition spaces connected by promenades and sky bridges.

Top activities in Crystal Lake

Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier
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Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier

$35

Equal parts boat and buildings, this river cruise gives you a from-the-water perspective of Chicago skyline and up-close views of its most iconic structures. Board an open-roofed vessel and float with the current as an architecture expert shares the fascinating history behind the Windy City's most renowned buildings.

Chicago Mob Tour: Criminals & Gangsters Bus Tour
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Chicago Mob Tour: Criminals & Gangsters Bus Tour

$40

Explore Chicago's seedy underworld on this guided bus tour of its most famous gangsters and mobsters. Investigate the former haunts of legends like Al Capone, The Untouchables, and John Dillinger as you explore the sites of major crimes, violent deaths, and shocking trials on this guided excursion.

360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory)
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360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory)

$21

At 360 CHICAGO, the guest experience begins at the ground floor with a museum-style exhibition celebrating Chicago’s history and nine of its culturally rich neighborhoods.

Chicago CityPASS: Save on Chicago's 5 Best Attractions
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Chicago CityPASS: Save on Chicago's 5 Best Attractions

$108

Chicago CityPASS® tickets include premium admission to Chicago’s top attractions at significant savings off the price of the same tickets purchased separately. Extra perk: CityPASS travelers skip most main-entrance ticket lines.

Skydeck & The Ledge Tickets at Willis Tower
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Skydeck & The Ledge Tickets at Willis Tower

$25

Take in the view from the sky-high heights of the Willis Tower, the second-tallest building in the United States. From the 103rd floor, look out over 4 states and the Windy City's urban sprawl, and then test your vertigo on a glass balcony to peer down at the streets and skyscrapers of Chicago beneath your feet.

Let's Roam Chicago Scavenger Hunt
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Let's Roam Chicago Scavenger Hunt

$12

Itinerary What You'll See: Tribune Tower, Washington Square Park, Wrigley Building Pass By: The Magnificent Mile, North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611