Boating Lake County Blog

Rent A Boat In Lake County!

SUM­MER TII­I­I­I­IME!!!!!!! The sun is out, the days are long, and there’s no bet­ter time to rent a boat! Don’t stress about haul­ing a boat from home when there are plen­ty of places to find a rental here in Lake Coun­ty. Whether you’re look­ing for a speed boat, a pon­toon, a kayak or a row­boat… we got you cov­ered this summer!

Bar­na­cle Bobs
Rent fish­ing boats from 14 – 16 ft., and pon­toon boats up to 24 ft.! Rent a small boat for the after­noon, or invite friends or fam­i­ly to enjoy a pon­toon! Half day and hourly rates only avail­able on week­days! Info

Fish Lake Beach Campground
Buy a day pass or camp overnight and enjoy sandy beach­es, vol­ley­ball and bas­ket­ball courts! Rent a row­boat: $10/​day + $1/​life jack­et. Pad­dle­boat: $5 per ½ hour, $8 per hour, life jack­ets includ­ed. Info

Gills at Chain O’Lakes State Park
Rent a row­boat, canoe, or pad­dle­boat from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. and even ask about their guid­ed canoe trips! Row­boats & Canoes: $25/​day + $1/​lifejacket, Pad­dle­boats: $10/​hour + $1/​lifejacket. Make a week­end out of it, and camp out under the stars overnight. Canoe­ing is on the Chain O’Lakes at the beau­ti­ful state park. This is a great idea for the more out­doorsy” kid­dos! Info

Inde­pen­dence Grove For­est Preserve
Rent a canoe, kayak, ped­al boat, stand up pad­dle­board, fish­ing boat and then go for a bike ride on a quadra­cy­cle or a com­fort bike! Enjoy a sandy beach and a deli­cious shore lunch after your boat­ing adven­ture. Info

Jet Funn Rentals
Rent your sum­mer fun with wave run­ners, pon­toon boats, pow­er boats, deck boats or a fish­ing boat. Don’t for­get to rent the tube and knee­board for extra fun on the Chain O’Lakes! Info

Main Street Out­fit­ter – Bike Stop and Kayak Rental
Rent a kayak by the hour or by the day, and then enjoy beau­ti­ful Bang’s Lake. Stop by Lindy’s Land­ing for a beach side lunch and bev­er­age at their out­door sand bar! Info

Spring Lake Mari­na & RV Park
Spring Lake Mari­na in Anti­och offers a wide selec­tion of rental pow­er boats, from fam­i­ly run­abouts to per­son­al water­crafts that are all pro­fes­sion­al­ly main­tained, and stocked with safe­ty equip­ment, includ­ing life jack­ets. And they always give a one-on-one ori­en­ta­tion just to make sure you feel com­fort­able when you rent a pow­er boat, pon­toon boat, mini pon­toon boat, or fish­ing boat. Info

Wau­con­da Boat Inc.
Rent a kayak or a pad­dle boat by the hour or enjoy a longer trip on a rent­ed pon­toon or row­boat from 48 hours. They also offer a FREE boat rental to any­one who served in the US Mil­i­tary, active and retired! Info

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