There’s a seemingly endless list of things to do in Chicago (trust us, we know), but sometimes you just have an inexplicable need to get out of town. So when you start to get that city version of cabin fever, you should book one of these beautiful lake houses on Airbnb for a weekend getaway near Chicago. There are loads of different architectural styles and aesthetics, from cute tiny houses to charming log cabins to opulent shore-side chalets. If you’re looking for a more chilled escape, you might want to stay at a summer home on a lovely-smelling lavender farm; if water sports and hiking expeditions are more up your street, you might want to book one of the lakefront properties with a private dock or boat slip. We’ve got vacation envy already.
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