Destination guide

The exciting city of North Center awaits you

Come and experience North Center and its architecture, history and live music. This cosmopolitan and walkable city entices travelers with its bars and coffeehouses. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around North Center

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes North Center a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Navy Pier (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Center

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in North Center. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Grant Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Montrose Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Humboldt Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Kathy Osterman Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around North Center

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.3 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 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transportation at Addison Station or Irving Park Station to easily get around the city.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to North Center?

Whether you're traveling 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 North Center:

  • Near North Side: 551 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Loop: 589 vacation rentals
  • West Town: 624 vacation rentals
  • Lake View: 373 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 638 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to North Center?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in North Center. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Addison Station (Brown Line): 1,781 vacation rentals
  • Irving Park Station: 1,781 vacation rentals
  • Spiritual Museum: 1,782 vacation rentals
  • Wrigley Field: 1,776 vacation rentals
  • Soldier Field: 1,764 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Center listed on Vrbo 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 North Center?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 36 Houses in North Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Center include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 149 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 121 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in North Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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