Destination guide

The vibrant city of Near West Side awaits you

Enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and museums with a rental holiday home in Near West Side. Travellers especially like the skyscrapers, theatres and architecture in this cosmopolitan and scenic city. Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Near West Side

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Near West Side has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Navy Pier (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Near West Side

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Near West Side is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Grant Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Lincoln Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Addams/Medill Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Union Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Douglas Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Near West Side

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 14.3 mi (23 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Chicago Union Station or Chicago Halsted Station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Near West Side by catching a ride on the metro at Polk Station, Racine Station or Illinois Medical District Station.

Where to stay near Near West Side?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 493 holiday rentals near Near West Side. From 31 Houses to 458 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Near West Side is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Near West Side?

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 Near West Side:

  • Gold Coast: 225 holiday homes
  • Lincoln Park: 666 holiday homes
  • Sheffield Neighbors: 113 holiday homes
  • Rush & Division: 236 holiday homes
  • North Center: 189 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 Near West Side?

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

  • Ogilvie Transportation Center: 1,643 holiday rentals
  • Addams/Medill Park: 1,648 holiday rentals
  • Ashland Station (Green Line): 1,645 holiday rentals
  • UIC Pavilion: 1,648 holiday rentals
  • Batcolumn: 1,643 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Near West Side listed on HomeAway 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 Near West Side?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 31 Houses in Near West Side. Our other popular types of Near West Side holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 458 holiday houses
  • Studios: 395 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Near West Side?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 109 holiday homes with pool available in Near West Side. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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