Destination guide

The picturesque setting of Ravenswood is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's entertainment, theater scene and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Ravenswood. This cosmopolitan city is known for its bird watching, art and restaurants. 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 Ravenswood

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Ravenswood has to offer. These 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 (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Navy Pier (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Ravenswood

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

  • Millennium Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Grant Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Kathy Osterman Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Montrose Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Portage Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Ravenswood

Fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 12.9 mi (20.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Chicago Ravenswood Station. Walk to nearby metro transportation at Damen Station or Western Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Where to stay around Ravenswood?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings near Ravenswood. From 4 Houses to 56 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 Ravenswood is on HomeAway.

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

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 Ravenswood:

  • Wicker Park: 600 holiday homes
  • West Town: 607 holiday homes
  • West Bucktown: 103 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 207 holiday homes
  • Magnolia Glen: 30 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 Ravenswood?

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

  • Chicago Ravenswood Station: 1,370 holiday lettings
  • Methodist Hospital of Chicago: 1,438 holiday lettings
  • Walt Disney House: 1,396 holiday lettings
  • Baha'i House of Worship: 1,283 holiday lettings
  • Elmwood Park Mont Clare Station: 1,394 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ravenswood 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 Ravenswood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in Ravenswood. Our other popular types of Ravenswood holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 46 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ravenswood?

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

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