Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Whiting

Experience the unique character of Whiting with a stay in a vacation home rental. Well known for its kitesurfing, windsurfing and shopping, this romantic city won't disappoint. McCormick Place and Millennium Park 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

Sightseeing in and around Whiting

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Whiting a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Navy Pier (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Whiting

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whiting is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Grant Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Jackson Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Lan-Oak Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Osaka Garden (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Whiting

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 29.2 mi (46.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Hammond-Whiting Station.

Where to stay around Whiting?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 132 holiday lettings near Whiting. From 33 Houses to 92 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 Whiting is on HomeAway.

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

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 Whiting:

  • Wicker Park: 683 holiday homes
  • Miller Beach: 36 holiday homes
  • West Town: 703 holiday homes
  • West Bucktown: 126 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 221 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 Whiting?

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

  • Lost Marsh Golf Course: 1,001 holiday lettings
  • Walt Disney House: 1,719 holiday lettings
  • Ernest Hemingway Museum and House: 1,728 holiday lettings
  • Hoosier Prairie: 114 holiday lettings
  • Museum Campus: 1,691 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 Houses in Whiting. Our other popular types of Whiting holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 80 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whiting?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Whiting. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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