Destination guide

The friendly area of Skokie awaits your stay

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Skokie. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Skokie

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Skokie a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Navy Pier (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skokie

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Skokie. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Lincoln Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Grant Park (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Monument Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Gallery Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Skokie

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), located 9.2 mi (14.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 9.6 mi (15.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Skokie?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 970 vacation rentals near Skokie. From 173 Houses to 738 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 Skokie for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Skokie?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Skokie:

  • Chicago Loop: 742 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 404 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 653 vacation rentals
  • River North: 490 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 542 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center: 1,601 vacation rentals
  • North Shore Center for the Performing Arts: 1,614 vacation rentals
  • Skokie Theatre: 1,661 vacation rentals
  • Illinois Science and Technology Park: 1,657 vacation rentals
  • Emily Oaks Nature Center: 1,664 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 173 Houses in Skokie. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Skokie include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 738 rentals available
  • Studios: 627 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Skokie?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 32 vacation rentals with pool available in Skokie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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