Destination guide

The exciting area of West Town awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's art galleries, museums and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in West Town. This cosmopolitan and scenic city is known for its biking, theaters and cathedral. Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in West Town

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes West Town a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. 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 (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Navy Pier (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Town

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, West Town is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Grant Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Lincoln Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Union Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Humboldt Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Garfield Park Conservatory (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around West Town

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 12.9 mi (20.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Chicago Western Avenue Station. It's easy to get around West Town by catching a ride on the metro at Division Station, Damen Station or Chicago Station.

Where to stay around West Town?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 681 vacation rentals near West Town. From 81 Houses to 574 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 Town for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West Town?

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 West Town:

  • Chicago Loop: 760 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 411 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 671 vacation rentals
  • River North: 500 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 552 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 West Town?

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

  • Chicago Western Avenue Station (Milwaukee District-West): 1,665 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Center for the Performing Arts: 1,656 vacation rentals
  • Touch of Jane Addams: 1,656 vacation rentals
  • Division Station: 1,659 vacation rentals
  • Saints Volodymyr & Olha Church: 1,664 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Town 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 Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 81 Houses in West Town. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Town include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 574 rentals available
  • Hotels: 3 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 4 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 113 vacation rentals with pool available in West Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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