Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Wheaton

Learn about the unique charm of Wheaton with a stay in a private vacation home. Renowned for its university setting, zoo and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Chicago Premium Outlets and Brookfield Zoo 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 Wheaton

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wheaton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookfield Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Wheaton College (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Sea Lion Aquatic Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Seven Bridges Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wheaton

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Wheaton. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Morton Arboretum (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lilacia Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Centennial Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Wheaton

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Wheaton Station or Wheaton College Avenue Station and explore the city from there.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wheaton, IL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 211 vacation rentals around Wheaton. From 55 house rentals to 65 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 Wheaton?

Throw away your watch, because you really won't be needing it where you're headed. It's time to kick back, relax and live like the locals do. Vrbo offers 16 village vacation rentals here. Searching for a different vacation vibe? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our options for this destination include:

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

Can I rent a hotel in Wheaton?

Our hotels come in every shape and size. Whether you're here on a Champagne or house wine budget, we can help find the room you're looking for. Currently, there are 96 options available on Vrbo. Prices start at $50 a night. If that doesn't suit your crew's taste, we have a range of different property types available, such as:

  • House: 57 vacation homes. Prices start from $34 per night.
  • Apartment: 27 vacation homes. Prices start from $86 per night.
  • Condo: 7 vacation homes. Prices start from $89 per night.

Can I stay in Wheaton in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a special trip with the extended fam or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's always lots of fun staying in a brand new place together! And the great news is that Vrbo has options to suit you. Apartment vacation homes are the leading choice for large groups, with 15 listed here. If you're hoping to travel in a large group, the property options that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 72 vacation homes perfect for that size. Stay a night from just $81.
  • If you've got 5 in your party, you'll be pleased to find out that there are 58 vacation homes that are ideal. The starting price is $99 a night.
  • Traveling with 10 guests? We've got 22 vacation homes that will be ideal. Prices start from $199 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can take your aunt, your sister and all your buddies to Wheaton.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Wheaton?

Say au revoir to soulless chain-hotel rooms! Delight in the freedom of living like one of the locals in a great value rental instead. Get a load of the fabulous options available now on Vrbo. You can always bank on there being a great deal awaiting you in OHare. With 3 rentals on offer at an average price of $135 a night, a stay in this well-known area is bound to get your trip off to a flying start!