Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of East Chicago

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in East Chicago. This welcoming and romantic city entices travelers with its casino gaming and restaurants. McCormick Place and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in East Chicago

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that East Chicago has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Coyote Run Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Chicago

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Chicago is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lan-Oak Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Hoosier Prairie (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Marquette Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Jackson Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Osaka Garden (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around East Chicago

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

Where to stay around East Chicago, IN?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 35 vacation rentals near East Chicago. From 18 house rentals to 14 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 East Chicago for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Chicago?

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 East Chicago:

  • Chicago Loop: 771 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 398 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 683 vacation rentals
  • River North: 516 vacation rentals
  • Miller Beach: 34 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 East Chicago?

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

  • Ameristar Casino East Chicago: 563 vacation rentals
  • Indiana Harbor: 798 vacation rentals
  • Wrigley Field: 1,674 vacation rentals
  • Grant Park: 1,279 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Water Tower: 1,670 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Chicago 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 East Chicago?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Studios: 10 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in East Chicago?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 24 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in East Chicago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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