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Fox Lake Vacation Rentals

Fox Lake Travel Guide

Fox Lake is a resort town at the heart of the Chain O'Lakes region just an hour from Chicago. The region is made up of 15 lakes plus the Fox River, and is a hot spot for water activities and attractions.

Things to Do in Fox Lake

Summer on the lakes means everything from swimming to water skiing to fishing to boating. At different marinas guests can rent paddle boards, kayaks, and boats. Sailing is also a popular way to spend time on the water. Fishermen will look out for bass, blue gill, channel catfish, carp, muskie, northern pike and walleye.

Best Time to Visit Fox Lake

Summer is the best time to get the best of the lake activities and fishing, enjoy warm weather and being outside.

Price and Availability Index in Fox Lake

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fox Lake is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fox Lake is in the high season in July. Fox Lake has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fox Lake tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Fox Lake tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Fox Lake

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fox Lake. The hottest month in Fox Lake is May, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to -11 ˚F. The wettest month in Fox Lake is June with 6.69 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.54 inches of rain.

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