Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Albany Park

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Albany Park. Well known for its riverfront, hiking and bird watching, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Albany Park

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Albany Park a fun place to get away. 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 (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Navy Pier (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Albany Park

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Albany Park. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Lincoln Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Grant Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Portage Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Kathy Osterman Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hanson Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Albany Park

Fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 12.5 mi (20 km) away.

It's easy to get around Albany Park by catching a ride on the metro at Kimball Station, Kedzie Station or Francisco Station.

Where to stay around Albany Park?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 37 vacation rentals near Albany Park. From 5 Houses to 32 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 Albany Park for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Albany Park?

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 Albany Park:

  • Chicago Loop: 744 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 405 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 654 vacation rentals
  • River North: 490 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 545 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 Albany Park?

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

  • Kedzie Station (Brown Line): 1,670 vacation rentals
  • Kimball Station: 1,735 vacation rentals
  • Wrigley Field: 1,661 vacation rentals
  • Grant Park: 1,264 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Water Tower: 1,658 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Albany Park 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 Albany Park?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5 Houses in Albany Park. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Albany Park include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available
  • Studios: 31 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Albany Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 33 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Albany Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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