Destination guide

Travel to lively Downers Grove

Enjoy the live music and other features of Downers Grove. Well known for its restaurants, bars and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Brookfield Zoo and Toyota Park 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

Sightseeing in and around Downers Grove

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Downers Grove has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookfield Zoo (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Twin Lakes Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Seven Bridges Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Sea Lion Aquatic Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Oak Brook Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downers Grove

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downers Grove is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Twin Lakes Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Creekside Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Downers Grove

Fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.8 mi (22.3 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 (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 14.2 mi (22.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Downers Grove Main Street Station, Downers Grove Belmont Station and Downers Grove Fairview Avenue Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Downers Grove?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 55 vacation rentals near Downers Grove. From 29 Houses to 16 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downers Grove for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Downers Grove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 29 Houses in Downers Grove. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downers Grove include:

  • Studios: 16 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 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 Downers Grove?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Downers Grove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.