Escape to Crystal Lake, IL with Metra:

Small-Town Charm Just a Train Ride Away

Explore Downtown Crystal Lake

Shop the unique locally owned businesses like:

Marvin's Toy Store

  • 64 A N. Williams St.
  • (779) 220-4179

Have simply wonder fun at Marvin's Toy Store. We carry "future-friendly" toys that are kind to the earth and fun for the kid in everyone. We are…

The Olive Tap

  • 68 N. Williams St.
  • (815) 459-6457

We are a beyond shopping, we are a Tasting Emporium! At The Olive Tap, you can sample oils and vinegars from large stainless steel urns called…

Kitchen Outfitters

  • 64 N Williams St.
  • (779) 220-4653

Kitchen Store that equips you to cook! Gadgets and tools, cookware, bakeware, bar ware, coffee and tea items, and so much more. Come and see for…

Crystal Lake Antique Mall

  • 2 N. Williams St.
  • (815) 245-5678

8,000 sq. ft. with over 30 vendors selling a mix of antique, vintage, fun, curious, decorative, functional & illuminating items in 10 rooms.

Savor something delicious

Grounds Coffee Bar & Cafe

  • 89 N. Williams St.
  • (815) 900-1339

Support your local caffeine dealer. Coffee Bar serving espresso, pour over and local drip coffee. We have many Gluten Free items, local pastries…

Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen

  • 110 N. Main Street
  • (815) 356-9980

Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen specializes in gourmet comfort foods, artisan sandwiches and burgers all utilizing local and sustainable ingredients…

Crystal Lake Brewing

  • 150 N. Main Street
  • (779) 220-9288

Crystal Lake Brewing says they make beer that is easy to drink and hard to put down, and descibe their brew as "approachable, yet distinctive…


  • 19 Williams St.
  • 815-575-8337

Located in Downtown Crystal Lake, directly across form the Raue Center for the Arts. Our team of outstanding chefs and servers will cater to your…

Catch a quick ride to Three Oaks Recreation Area

This quarry turned outdoor adventure lovers dream offers swimming, boat rentals, catch and release fishing, cable wakeboarding, live music, and local beer and cocktails.

Three Oaks Recreation Area

  • Rte. 14 & Main St.
  • (815) 459-2020

Three Oaks Recreation Area provides visitors with a unique recreational experience. The Three Oaks Recreation Area is a reclaimed quarry that has pristine…

The Quarry Cable Park

  • 5517 Northwest Highway
  • 815-455-9688

The Quarry is a next-generation cable wake park located within the beautiful Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake. This multi-faceted facility is situated…

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