Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of McHenry

Enjoy the festivals and other features of McHenry. This city's riverfront, lake and camping draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around McHenry

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes McHenry a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wisp Resort (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Thousand Acres Lakeside Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo (21 mi / 33.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in McHenry

Travellers enjoy McHenry for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, March, December or February, when snowfall averages 26.05 inches and temperatures average -7°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of McHenry

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, McHenry is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Deep Creek Lake State Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Cranesville Swamp Natural Area (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Big Run State Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • New Germany State Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Casselman River Bridge State Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Mount Davis (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around McHenry

The nearest airport is in Morgantown, WV (MGW-Morgantown Municipal), located 30.8 mi (49.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near McHenry?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,096 holiday rentals near McHenry. From 734 Houses to 100 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near McHenry for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to McHenry?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in McHenry:

  • Penelacres: 47 holiday homes
  • Sunplace: 153 holiday homes
  • Waterfront Greens: 90 holiday homes
  • Blakeslee: 52 holiday homes
  • North Glade Hills: 85 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to McHenry?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in McHenry. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Funland: 1,140 holiday rentals
  • Lodestone Golf Club: 1,126 holiday rentals
  • Adventure Sports Center International: 1,136 holiday rentals
  • Wisp Resort: 1,030 holiday rentals
  • Deep Creek Lake State Park: 1,069 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around McHenry listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in McHenry?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 734 Houses in McHenry. Our other popular types of McHenry holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 100 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 19 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 100 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in McHenry?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 168 holiday homes with pool available in McHenry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.