Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Oak Forest

Enjoy the live music and other features of Oak Forest. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its forests, restaurants and shopping. Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and Toyota Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Oak Forest

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Oak Forest a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookfield Zoo (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Coyote Run Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Water's Edge Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Centennial Park Aquatic Center (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Orland Park Sportsplex (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Oak Forest

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Oak Forest. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gaelic Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Oak Hill Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Centennial Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Lan-Oak Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Marquette Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Oak Forest

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 26.7 mi (42.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Oak Forest Station.

Where to stay around Oak Forest, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 25 vacation rentals near Oak Forest. From 14 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oak Forest for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Oak Forest?

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 Oak Forest:

  • Chicago Loop: 751 vacation rentals
  • River North: 496 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 552 vacation rentals
  • Heart of Chicago: 30 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 53 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 Oak Forest?

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

  • Gaelic Park: 565 vacation rentals
  • Oak Forest Station: 327 vacation rentals
  • Grant Park: 1,250 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Water Tower: 1,627 vacation rentals
  • McCormick Place: 1,374 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oak Forest 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 Oak Forest?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 14 Houses in Oak Forest. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oak Forest include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 8 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Oak Forest?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 22 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Oak Forest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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