Destination guide

Travel to lively Downers Grove

Enjoy the live music and other features of Downers Grove. Well known for its restaurants, bars and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Brookfield Zoo and Toyota Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Downers Grove

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Downers Grove has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookfield Zoo (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Twin Lakes Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Seven Bridges Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Sea Lion Aquatic Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Oak Brook Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downers Grove

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downers Grove is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Twin Lakes Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Creekside Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Downers Grove

Fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 14.2 mi (22.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Downers Grove Main Street Station, Downers Grove Belmont Station and Downers Grove Fairview Avenue Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downers Grove?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 94 house rentals around Downers Grove. From 42 Houses to 48 Condos/Apartments, 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 Downers Grove is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downers Grove?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downers Grove:

  • Logan Square: 409 vacation rentals
  • Garfield Park: 30 vacation rentals
  • Avondale: 73 vacation rentals
  • Irving Park: 70 vacation rentals
  • Portage Park: 22 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Downers Grove?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Downers Grove. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Downers Grove Main Street Station: 576 home rentals
  • Downers Grove Belmont Station: 322 home rentals
  • Downers Grove Fairview Avenue Station: 708 home rentals
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve: 268 home rentals
  • Drury Lane Theater: 1,775 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downers Grove listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downers Grove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 42 Houses in Downers Grove. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downers Grove include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 48 lodging choices
  • Studios: 40 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downers Grove?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 33 vacation homes with pool available in Downers Grove.

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