Destination guide

Travel to friendly Carol Stream

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Carol Stream. Well known for its riverfront, baseball games and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Chicago Premium Outlets and Brookfield Zoo 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.


Activities and attractions in Carol Stream

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Carol Stream a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookfield Zoo (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Wheaton College (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Bloomingdale Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Lynfred Winery (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Villa Olivia Country Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carol Stream

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carol Stream is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lilacia Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Ned Brown Forest Preserve (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Centennial Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carol Stream

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 12.2 mi (19.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Carol Stream, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 75 vacation rentals near Carol Stream. From 39 house rentals to 27 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 Carol Stream for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Xtreme Trampolines: 218 vacation rentals
  • Oakbrook Center Mall: 1,734 vacation rentals
  • Rivers Casino: 1,660 vacation rentals
  • Woodfield Mall: 315 vacation rentals
  • Schaumburg Convention Center: 279 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carol Stream 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 Carol Stream?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 39 Houses in Carol Stream. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carol Stream include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 28 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 Carol Stream?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 19 vacation rentals with pool available in Carol Stream. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.