Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Riverside, IL that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $110 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Riverside. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The historic city of Riverside awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Riverside. This city's riverfront, zoo and wildlife 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.


Sightseeing in and around Riverside

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Riverside a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Navy Pier (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Riverside

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Riverside is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Grant Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Lincoln Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Stevenson Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Sunset Bridge Meadow (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Triton College Botanical Garden (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Riverside

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 11 mi (17.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Riverside Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Riverside, IL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 767 vacation rentals around Riverside. From 125 house rentals to 562 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 city-center property in Riverside?

Sure, getting away from it all can feel nice. But sometimes launching yourself into the excitement of the concrete jungle is heaps more fun! Vrbo has 68 city center vacation homes available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Fortunately, Vrbo has heaps more options, including:

  • 35 town vacation rentals.
  • 17 village vacation rentals.
  • 7 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Riverside?

Having room to move, cooking with local ingredients, lofty views — if any of these things appeal to you, an apartment rental could be an excellent choice. You can select from 606 different options on Vrbo. How does $35 per night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't put it off for too long! Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other property options, like:

  • House: 132 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.
  • Hotel: 85 vacation homes. Prices start from $49 per night.
  • Condo: 65 vacation homes. Prices start from $90 per night.

Can I stay in Riverside in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than being somewhere totally new with extended family and friends. The best news is Vrbo has options to suit big groups. At the moment, apartment vacation homes are preferred for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 141 featured on our database. Rental options around here that are perfect for large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 194 vacation homes ideal for that size. Spend a night for as little as $49.
  • After a vacation property for 8 guests? We have 98 that will suit. The starting price is $99 per night.
  • Seeking properties for rent catering to 5 people? You'll be happy to learn we have 80 that will fit the bill. You can bag one from just $75 per night.

You and your crew will be well catered to when you arrange your Riverside escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Riverside?

Teeny tiny hotel rooms are no place to spend those precious vacation moments! Uncover our economical rentals today and ensure everyone has room to move. Wicker Park is an awesome area to look at if you want to keep your budget under control. Vrbo has 110 rentals, and the average price is a modest $236 per night. You'll find another 132 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around Streeterville. The average price here is $250 per night.

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