Destination guide

Explore the tropical setting in Brookfield

The wildlife and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Brookfield. This city's zoo, bird watching and aquarium draw many visitors. Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Brookfield

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Brookfield has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Navy Pier (13 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brookfield

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Brookfield is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Grant Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Lincoln Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Stevenson Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • York Woods County Forest Preserve (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Creekside Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Brookfield

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Brookfield Station, Brookfield Hollywood Station and Brookfield Congress Park Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Brookfield, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 363 vacation rentals near Brookfield. From 93 house rentals to 248 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brookfield for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Brookfield?

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 Brookfield:

  • Chicago Loop: 761 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 391 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 669 vacation rentals
  • River North: 507 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 562 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 Brookfield?

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

  • Brookfield Zoo: 1,694 vacation rentals
  • Brookfield Hollywood Station: 1,696 vacation rentals
  • Brookfield Station: 1,699 vacation rentals
  • Brookfield Congress Park Station: 1,701 vacation rentals
  • Galloping Ghost: 1,700 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 93 Houses in Brookfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brookfield include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 248 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brookfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Brookfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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