Sure, it's always nice to spend the day splashing around at your nearest Chicago beach – but when you're craving a little more in-depth relaxation along the water, a weekend getaway just might be in order. Fortunately, you'll find plenty of gorgeous lakefront Airbnbs within easy driving distance from Chicago that are perfect for skipping town for a couple of days (or more).
From tidy cottages with jet skis and private piers to palatial homes situated atop dunes overlooking Lake Michigan, there's truly a lake home for everyone's taste. Grab your swimsuit, bring your best beach read and prepare to unwind at these stunning lakefront Airbnbs near Chicago.
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