Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Park Ridge

Take a vacation to Park Ridge and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theater scene. This romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and hockey games. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Park Ridge

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Park Ridge has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Navy Pier (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Park Ridge

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Park Ridge is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Lincoln Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Grant Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Chippewa Woods (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Monument Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Arndt Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)

Transportation to and around Park Ridge

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), located 4.1 mi (6.5 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 (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Park Ridge Station or Park Ridge Dee Road Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Park Ridge?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 576 holiday lettings near Park Ridge. From 122 Houses to 410 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 Park Ridge is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Park 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 Park Ridge:

  • Wicker Park: 699 holiday homes
  • West Town: 740 holiday homes
  • West Bucktown: 113 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 237 holiday homes
  • Magnolia Glen: 38 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 Park Ridge?

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

  • Park Ridge Station: 1,771 holiday lettings
  • Park Ridge Dee Road Station: 1,748 holiday lettings
  • Walt Disney House: 1,798 holiday lettings
  • Baha'i House of Worship: 1,681 holiday lettings
  • Elmwood Park Mont Clare Station: 1,821 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Park 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 Park Ridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 122 Houses in Park Ridge. Our other popular types of Park Ridge holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 410 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Park Ridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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