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Destination guide

Exciting River North will entice you

The area's architecture and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in River North. This city's shopping, riverfront and restaurants attract many visitors, and its cosmopolitan and scenic location add to the charm. Merchandise Mart and Wrigley Building are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around River North

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes River North a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Navy Pier (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (11 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of River North

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, River North is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Grant Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Chicago Riverwalk (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Oak Street Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Ohio Street Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around River North

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transportation at Merchandise Mart Station or Grand Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around River North?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 473 house rentals around River North. From 427 Condos/Apartments to 29 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around River North is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in River North?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 427 Condos/Apartments in River North. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in River North include:

  • Houses: 29 lodging choices
  • Studios: 359 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 5 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in River North?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 202 vacation homes with pool available in River North.