Destination guide

Travel to rustic West Chicago

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in West Chicago. Renowned for its local tours, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around West Chicago

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that West Chicago has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kane County Fairgrounds (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Wheaton College (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Villa Olivia Country Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Bloomingdale Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Lynfred Winery (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Chicago

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, West Chicago is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Centennial Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Lilacia Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around West Chicago

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 1.9 mi (3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 17.2 mi (27.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to West Chicago Station.

Where to stay around West Chicago?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 75 vacation rentals near West Chicago. From 40 Houses to 26 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Chicago for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Chicago?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Chicago. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dupage Expo Center: 105 vacation rentals
  • West Chicago Station: 120 vacation rentals
  • Oakbrook Center Mall: 1,665 vacation rentals
  • Woodfield Mall: 271 vacation rentals
  • Schaumburg Convention Center: 242 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in West Chicago?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in West Chicago. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Chicago include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 26 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Chicago?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in West Chicago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.