Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Elmhurst

Enjoy the opera and other features of Elmhurst. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and cycling, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Wrigley Field and Willis Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Elmhurst

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Elmhurst a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Oak Brook Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Bloomingdale Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Rainbow Falls Waterpark (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Elmhurst

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Elmhurst is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Lincoln Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Grant Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • York Woods County Forest Preserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Stevenson Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lilacia Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Elmhurst

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 12.8 mi (20.6 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Elmhurst Station.

Where to stay near Elmhurst?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 102 holiday rentals near Elmhurst. From 38 Houses to 56 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Elmhurst for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Elmhurst?

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 Elmhurst:

  • Lakeview: 309 holiday homes
  • Wrigleyville: 329 holiday homes
  • Near West Side: 328 holiday homes
  • West Rogers Park: 30 holiday homes
  • Heart of Chicago: 24 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 Elmhurst?

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

  • Elmhurst Station: 1,337 holiday rentals
  • Loyola University Chicago: 1,320 holiday rentals
  • Blue Island 123rd Street Station: 1,099 holiday rentals
  • Kenilworth Station: 1,226 holiday rentals
  • The Vic Theater: 1,324 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 38 Houses in Elmhurst. Our other popular types of Elmhurst holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 56 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 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 Elmhurst?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Elmhurst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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