Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Wheeling

The riverfront and lake create a pretty picture of Wheeling. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and ecotours, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Wheeling

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wheeling a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great America (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Rob Roy Golf Course (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Sportsman's Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Northbrook Sports Complex (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Glenview Park Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • The Glen Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wheeling

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wheeling is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heritage Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Isaak Walton Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • River Trail Nature Center (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Camp Pine Woods (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • North School Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Gallery Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wheeling

Fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), the closest airport, located 1.6 mi (2.6 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 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Wheeling Station.

Where to stay around Wheeling, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 40 vacation rentals near Wheeling. From 18 house rentals to 10 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 Wheeling for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wheeling?

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 Wheeling:

  • Chicago Loop: 761 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 391 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 669 vacation rentals
  • River North: 507 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 562 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 Wheeling?

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

  • Wheeling Station: 516 vacation rentals
  • Heritage Park: 530 vacation rentals
  • Wrigley Field: 1,651 vacation rentals
  • Grant Park: 1,257 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Water Tower: 1,648 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wheeling 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 Wheeling?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 18 Houses in Wheeling. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wheeling include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 11 rentals available
  • Studios: 10 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wheeling?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Wheeling. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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