Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Chicago Ridge is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's festivals, live music and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Chicago Ridge. Travelers to this romantic city praise the restaurants, wildlife and shopping. McCormick Place and Willis Tower 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 and around Chicago Ridge

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Chicago Ridge a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Navy Pier (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Water's Edge Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chicago Ridge

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Chicago Ridge. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (14.8 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Grant Park (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Gaelic Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Marquette Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Centennial Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Auburn Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Chicago Ridge

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Chicago Ridge Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Chicago Ridge?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 42 vacation rentals near Chicago Ridge. From 17 Houses to 21 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 Chicago Ridge for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Chicago Ridge?

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 Chicago Ridge:

  • Chicago Loop: 610 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 403 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 664 vacation rentals
  • River North: 473 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 555 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 Chicago Ridge?

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

  • Chicago Ridge Station: 1,620 vacation rentals
  • Wrigley Field: 1,724 vacation rentals
  • Grant Park: 1,329 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Water Tower: 1,717 vacation rentals
  • McCormick Place: 1,427 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chicago Ridge 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 Chicago Ridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 17 Houses in Chicago Ridge. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chicago Ridge include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 18 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Chicago Ridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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