Discover a selection of 382 vacation rentals in Wilmette, 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 $89 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Wilmette. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Wilmette

The lake and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Wilmette. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Wilmette

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Wilmette has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Navy Pier (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Wagner Farm (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wilmette

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Wilmette is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Lincoln Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Grant Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Gallery Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Chicago Botanic Garden (6 mi / 9.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Wilmette

Fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 11.4 mi (18.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Wilmette Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Linden Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wilmette, IL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 382 vacation rentals around Wilmette. From 75 house rentals to 251 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 Wilmette?

If you like the thought of springing out of bed and discovering interesting shops, cafes and attractions within mere minutes, then you've just got to book a place in the city center. Vrbo has 41 centrally located vacation rentals available. Alternatively, you might like to go for something a bit different. Vrbo has a great range of properties to choose from, including:

  • 41 town vacation rentals.
  • 17 lakefront vacation rentals.
  • 14 lakeside vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Wilmette?

Explore this destination like a local from the comfort of a cozy apartment. You'll feel like part of the neighborhood in no time at all! Vrbo has 286 for you to browse here. If you get in soon, you could spend as little as $70 per night. If that doesn't match your squad's style, we've got a number of other property types available, such as:

  • House: 94 vacation homes. Prices start from $70 per night.
  • Condo: 75 vacation homes. Prices start from $88 per night.
  • Hotel: 67 vacation homes. Prices start from $80 per night.

Can I stay in Wilmette in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable getaway is chilling out with loved ones in a totally new place. If you'll be traveling with a large group, Vrbo has options for you. 70 apartment vacation homes are ready to be booked. Currently, they're the preferred option here for large groups. The rental options that can provide for large groups in this area include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 126 vacation homes suitable for that size. Book a night from just $81.
  • If you've got 5 in your family, you'll be happy to find out that there are 62 vacation homes that are ideal. Prices start at $84 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 8? We've got 58 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $105 per night.

You and the squad will be more than satisfied when you book your Wilmette adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Wilmette?

Those cramped hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious vacation moments! Discover our value-for-money rentals now and ensure everyone in your crew has room to move. Wicker Park is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 110 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $236 a night, you can see why. You'll find another 132 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around Streeterville. The average price in this area is $250 per night.

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