Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Near North Side

Come and experience Near North Side and its architecture, museums and art galleries. Travellers especially like the skyscrapers, riverfront and shopping in this cosmopolitan and scenic city. Take in top local attractions such as John Hancock Center and Chicago Water Tower. 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 Near North Side

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Near North Side a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Navy Pier (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Near North Side

Travellers enjoy Near North Side for its riverfront and lakeside setting. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Near North Side is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Grant Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lincoln Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Oak Street Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Chicago Riverwalk (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ohio Street Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Near North Side

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 15 mi (24.2 km) away.

You can see more of Near North Side by jumping on the metro at Chicago Station, Chicago Station or Clark-Division Station.

Where to stay near Near North Side?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 663 holiday rentals near Near North Side. From 596 Condos/Apartments to 4 Townhouses, 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 North Side is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Near North 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 North Side:

  • Gold Coast: 250 holiday homes
  • Lincoln Park: 728 holiday homes
  • Sheffield Neighbors: 117 holiday homes
  • Rush & Division: 263 holiday homes
  • North Center: 193 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 North Side?

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

  • Broadway Playhouse: 1,793 holiday rentals
  • Oak Street Beach: 1,786 holiday rentals
  • Charnley-Persky House: 1,787 holiday rentals
  • Arts Club of Chicago: 1,793 holiday rentals
  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital: 1,785 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Near North 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 Condos/Apartments in Near North Side?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 596 Condos/Apartments in Near North Side. Our other popular types of Near North Side holiday rentals include:

  • Townhouses: 4 holiday houses
  • Houses: 47 holiday houses
  • Studios: 504 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 130 holiday homes with pool available in Near North Side. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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