Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Chinatown

Learn about the unique charm of Chinatown with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers like the restaurants, shopping and sightseeing in this cosmopolitan and welcoming city. McCormick Place and Willis Tower 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 Chinatown

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Chinatown has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Navy Pier (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Chinatown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Chinatown. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Grant Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Lincoln Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Northerly Island (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lake Meadows Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Northerly Island Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)

Transportation to and around Chinatown

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 16.3 mi (26.3 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Cermak-Chinatown Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Chinatown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 33 holiday lettings near Chinatown. From 2 Houses to 30 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 Chinatown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chinatown?

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 Chinatown:

  • Wicker Park: 535 holiday homes
  • Near West Side: 280 holiday homes
  • West Rogers Park: 43 holiday homes
  • Bronzeville: 52 holiday homes
  • South Loop: 105 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in Chinatown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2 Houses in Chinatown. Our other popular types of Chinatown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 28 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chinatown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Chinatown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.