Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of North Chicago

The lake and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in North Chicago. This welcoming and cosmopolitan city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in North Chicago

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that North Chicago has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lambs Farm (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Greenshire Golf Course (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Lake County Fairgrounds (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Tempel Lipizzans (9.3 mi / 15 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Chicago

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, North Chicago is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waukegan SportsPark (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Illinois Beach State Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Rosewood Beach (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Ravinia Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Chicago Botanic Garden (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Heritage Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around North Chicago

Fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), the closest airport, located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Kenosha, WI (ENW-Kenosha Regional), which is 19.3 mi (31 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to North Chicago Great Lakes Station or North Chicago Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around North Chicago, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 13 vacation rentals near North Chicago. From 7 house rentals to 6 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 North Chicago for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Naval Base Great Lakes: 91 vacation rentals
  • North Chicago Great Lakes Station: 87 vacation rentals
  • James Lovell Federal Health Care Center: 93 vacation rentals
  • North Chicago Station: 77 vacation rentals
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science: 92 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Chicago 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 Chicago?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 7 Houses in North Chicago. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Chicago include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 6 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in North Chicago?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 13 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in North Chicago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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