Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your Oak Park getaway

The area's architecture and temples are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Oak Park. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and local tours, this walkable city won't disappoint. Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Oak Park

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Oak Park a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Navy Pier (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Oak Park

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

  • Millennium Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Grant Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Lincoln Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Sunset Bridge Meadow (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Hanson Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Triton College Botanical Garden (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Oak Park

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Oak Park Station. You can see more of Oak Park by catching a ride on the metro at Oak Park Station, Ridgeland Station or Harlem-Lake Station.

Where to stay near Oak Park?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,172 holiday rentals near Oak Park. From 148 Houses to 970 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 Oak Park is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Oak Park?

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 Oak Park:

  • Chicago Loop: 567 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 205 holiday homes
  • Lakeshore East: 98 holiday homes
  • South Loop: 132 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 181 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 Oak Park?

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

  • Madison Street Theatre: 1,334 holiday rentals
  • Ernest Hemingway Museum and House: 1,354 holiday rentals
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio: 1,332 holiday rentals
  • Unity Temple: 1,338 holiday rentals
  • Oak Park Station: 1,338 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oak Park 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 Oak Park?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 148 Houses in Oak Park. Our other popular types of Oak Park holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 970 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 4 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 19 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 Oak Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 92 holiday homes with pool available in Oak Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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