Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Bronzeville

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Bronzeville. This welcoming and cosmopolitan city is well known for its lake, beaches and restaurants. McCormick Place and Willis Tower 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 and attractions in Bronzeville

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Bronzeville a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Navy Pier (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (11.2 mi / 18 km)

Seasonal weather in Bronzeville

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bronzeville

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Bronzeville has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Bronzeville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Grant Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Lake Meadows Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Burnham Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Lakefront Trail (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bronzeville

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 18.2 mi (29.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Chicago 27th Street Station. It's easy to get around Bronzeville by catching a ride on the metro at Indiana Station, 43rd Station or 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Station.

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

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 Bronzeville:

  • Chicago Loop: 572 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 199 holiday homes
  • Lakeshore East: 97 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 182 holiday homes
  • Lakeview: 309 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 Bronzeville?

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

  • Chicago 35th Street-Lou Jones-Bronzeville Station: 1,308 holiday rentals
  • Chicago 27th Street Station: 1,306 holiday rentals
  • Lake Meadows Park: 1,298 holiday rentals
  • Illinois Institute of Technology: 1,302 holiday rentals
  • Loyola University Chicago: 1,320 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Bronzeville. Our other popular types of Bronzeville holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 33 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 21 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Bronzeville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 47 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Bronzeville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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