Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Glen Ellyn

Enjoy the culture and other features of Glen Ellyn. This city's hockey games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Brookfield Zoo and Chicago Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Glen Ellyn

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Glen Ellyn has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookfield Zoo (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Wheaton College (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Sea Lion Aquatic Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Bloomingdale Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glen Ellyn

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Glen Ellyn. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lilacia Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • York Woods County Forest Preserve (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Glen Ellyn

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 11.1 mi (17.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Glen Ellyn Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Glen Ellyn, IL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 205 vacation rentals around Glen Ellyn. From 41 house rentals to 62 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a town property in Glen Ellyn?

From time to time you need to stop and sniff the roses. Slip into a slower pace of life and get cozy in a charming and unique village. Vrbo has 16 village rental options here. Of course, that might not be your style. Luckily, Vrbo has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 6 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 5 village vacation rentals.
  • 3 golf-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a hotel in Glen Ellyn?

Our hotels come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Whether you're here an unlimited or quite limited budget, we can help you find the right room. Presently, there are 107 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start at as little as $55 a night. If that doesn't suit your squad's taste, we have a range of other property types available, such as:

  • House: 47 vacation homes. Prices start from $34 per night.
  • Apartment: 26 vacation homes. Prices start from $40 per night.
  • Condo: 7 vacation homes. Prices start from $150 per night.

Can I stay in Glen Ellyn in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable trip is hanging out with close friends and family in a completely new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a large group, Vrbo has options. The leading choice for large groups here are apartment vacation homes, and there are 17 currently listed. The vacation rentals that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • Are you looking for vacation homes that can hold 6 vacationers? We have 63 that will suit. Prices begin from just $109 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your family, you'll be delighted to discover that there are 29 vacation homes perfect. You can get one for as little as $75 a night.
  • Organizing a trip away with a group of 10? We have 18 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices begin at just $210 per night.

Your whole squad will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Glen Ellyn travels with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Glen Ellyn?

Vrbo offers an array of excellent budget-concious rentals. Treat your posse to an extravagant night on the town or stay a few extra nights with all the cash leftover. OHare is a fantastic area to look at if you want to keep your budget under control. Vrbo has 3 rentals, and the average price is an affordable $135 per night. You'll find another 6 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Jefferson Park. The average price here is $139 per night.