Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Chicago Ridge is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's festivals, live music and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Chicago Ridge. Travelers to this romantic city praise the restaurants, wildlife and shopping. McCormick Place and Willis Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Chicago Ridge

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Chicago Ridge a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Navy Pier (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Water's Edge Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Chicago Ridge

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Chicago Ridge. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (14.8 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Grant Park (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Gaelic Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Marquette Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Centennial Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Auburn Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)

How to get to and around Chicago Ridge

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Chicago Ridge Station.

Where to stay around Chicago Ridge?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 53 holiday lettings near Chicago Ridge. From 22 Houses to 29 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chicago Ridge is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chicago Ridge?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chicago Ridge:

  • Wicker Park: 740 holiday homes
  • West Town: 771 holiday homes
  • West Bucktown: 130 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 247 holiday homes
  • Magnolia Glen: 36 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chicago Ridge?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chicago Ridge. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chicago Ridge Station: 1,716 holiday lettings
  • Walt Disney House: 1,848 holiday lettings
  • Elmwood Park Mont Clare Station: 1,863 holiday lettings
  • Ernest Hemingway Museum and House: 1,866 holiday lettings
  • Museum Campus: 1,814 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chicago Ridge listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chicago Ridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Houses in Chicago Ridge. Our other popular types of Chicago Ridge holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 24 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chicago Ridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Chicago Ridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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