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Best Vacation Rentals in Lake Forest

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Lake Forest, Orange County
Vacation Rental • 11 Guests • 5 Bedrooms
(2 reviews)
*** Actual furnishings/decor may differ due to product changes and enhancements ***For stays over 31 days, utilities are not included.Boasting panoramic Forest Lake views, Dock, and walls of water-view windows. The Master bedroom is truly a Master Suite with a large walk-in closet and a separate shower and bathtub with jets. Wonderful Sunset view from the Master bedroom windows. There are 5 bedrooms upstairs including a large bonus room which is set up for an entertainer's dream. Many superb architectural features include a "great room" consisting of a gourmet chef's kitchen dining area and...
from $639 / night
Lake Forest, Orange County
Vacation Rental • 1991 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
(8 reviews)
Luxurious Resort Style Living! Brand new home with wood floor through out the entire downstairs, granite counter top in the kitchen, wood plantation shutters in living room, brand new stainless steel appliances, and many more... One bedroom and one bathroom are downstairs. Corner lot with no close neighbors on two sides! Great location right next to clubhouse, park, BBQ area, pool, spa, tennis court, children's play ground, basketball court...etc. The community is one of the most desirable and new neighborhoods in Orange County with multiple parks, clubhouses, BBQ areas, multiple pools, spa...
from $462 / night
Lake Forest, Orange County
Vacation Rental • 2680 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
(2 reviews)
2,684 sq.ft. of space, this home has everything to make you smile! The backyard is a tropical sanctuary! A beautiful pool, hot tub, gas fire-pit; gas grill and a bar that seats your entire group! There is a game room that includes a pool and ping pong table. An open concept kitchen/ family room with a smart TV and massage chair. There are 4 comfortable bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. The master bedroom has a California king size bed with a smart TV. The attached bathroom is luxurious! It includes a double sink, deep tub, separate shower and separate toilet room. The other bedrooms have queen...
from $754 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Lake Forest

$336for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$407 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Lake Forest

13%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
18% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Lake Forest

Stunning destination in Lake Forest

Plan your next vacation the the splendid city of Lake Forest. You will find this destination located in the Lake County of Illinois, United States of America. The city is situated along the shores of Lake Michigan and is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. The town has a rich history which began in 1857 when it was founded with the Lake Forest College. However, the land was previously inhabited by the Potawatomi for various centuries. While visiting Lake Forest you will be able to partake in outdoor activities, explore the natural landscape and discover historical places.

Vacation rentals in Lake Forest

There is a plethora of gorgeous rental locations with scenic views of the lake while you visit Lake Forest. You will be able to choose from accommodations located near the town center, situated on the shores of the lake, as well as others nestled in the forest. Imagine waking up in the morning and having your breakfast on the patio with the view of the lake right in front of you. Spend the afternoon fishing on the dock connected to your rental property or take a swim in your private pool with your family. These are some of the many opportunities waiting for you in Lake Forest.

Vacations in Lake Forest

The area and getting around

How to get to Lake Forest

Making your way to Lake Forest will be quite simple. If you choose to make your trip by car, you will find that Lake Forest has Interstate Highway access through the Tri-State Tollway on I-94. You will also be able to take the Skokie Highway which runs through the city as well. Having great connection to neighboring cities, you will also be able to take regional buses to get to your destination. The closest airports to Lake Forest are the Santa Ana Airport and the Los Angeles International Airport, both of which provide commercial flights for domestic and international routes.

Where to eat in Lake Forest

There are plenty of options when it comes to eateries in Lake Forest. From upscale dining experiences to casual lunch spots, you will be able to find plenty of delicious options during your stay. If you are looking for an elegant place to go have dinner in, check out The English Room. In this restaurant you will be welcomed in a modern rustic dining room, with a fully stocked wine cellar and an American-style menu. On the other hand, if you are looking for something more exotic, try out the Starfish Sushi. The restaurant is known for their fresh fish, as well as for the creative sushi you can find in their interchanging menu.

Travelers and activities

Outdoor activities in Lake Forest

You will be able to find plenty of great ways to enjoy the outdoors of Lake Forest. Your first stop should be at the Serrano Creek Community Parks. This is the perfect place to go and relax. You will find a large park filled with willow and eucalyptus trees, as well as walking trails that go around the creek. On the other hand, you can also go for a hike to the Red Rock Canyon. This place is located in the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park which can be found just outside of Lake Forest. The trail is approximately four miles long and its ideal for hikers of all levels.

Family friendly activities in Lake Forest

If you are planning to take your family on your trip to Lake Forest, try out these activities together for a wonderful time. Head on over to the Modjeska Playhouse to catch a live performance. In this not-for-profit venue which has been open for over three decades, you will be able to find plenty of weekly performances created by the local artists and volunteers. On the other hand, for an educational experience, visit the Bowers Museum. Here you will be able to visit plenty of exhibits that showcase items from Pre-Columbian art and Native American artifacts.

Did you know that the Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest is the largest staffed public skateboard park in North America?

Top 5 travel tips for Lake Forest

1. Heritage Hill Historic Park

Catch up on the history of Lake Forest. In this four-acre area you will be able to find four restored buildings which represent the Mexican Racho period. Inside these buildings you will be able to find numerous artifacts on display.

2. Frisby Cellars Winery

Taste the the local wine. This winery has been producing bottles for over a decade. Here you will be able to to head to the the micro-winery tasting room and try out the grapes that they have sourced from the Paso Robles vineyard.

3. Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center

Spend an afternoon on the green. This fully equipped golf course is ideal for beginners and pros alike. Here you will find a 9-hole, par 29 course with two lakes, sand bunkers and a putting green.

4. Heritage Museum of Orange County

Visit a historical museum. This museum is situated on dozen acres of citrus groves and garden. Here you will find a building that dates back to the 1800s and showcases a unique and antique interior.

5. The Scene Escape Room

Play an exciting game while in Lake Forest. This escape room offers three challenging options which are perfectly suitable for all ages.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lake Forest

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Lake Forest cost?

Lake Forest is one of the cheapest cities in the USA. For a vacation rental here, you can expect to pay around $298 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Lake Forest?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Lake Forest are March ($212 the average per night for accommodation), April ($215), and February ($231).

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Lake Forest?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Lake Forest, the highest prices are found in the month of August (with an average of $391 per night), followed by October ($383), and then June ($365).

Should I plan a trip to Lake Forest well in advance?

It is recommended that you book your stay well in advance when visiting Lake Forest, as only 36% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

June, July and May are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 81%, 80%, and 55%. During this period, you will be sure to find an accommodation that suits you.

When are fewer rentals available in Lake Forest?

The months with the lowest properties available in Lake Forest are, in order, September, February, and October with respective average availability figures of 4%, 9%, and 11%, based on the previous year. During this period, the availability is very low (8%). It is therefore preferable to reserve far in advance.

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