Destination guide

Artsy Merrillville will entice you

The area's theater scene and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Merrillville. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours draw many visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Merrillville

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Merrillville a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Deep River Water Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Merrillville

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

  • Hoosier Prairie (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Marquette Park (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Lan-Oak Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Indiana Dunes State Park (18.7 mi / 30 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Merrillville

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 30.8 mi (49.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 46.1 mi (74.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Merrillville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 67 vacation rentals near Merrillville. From 45 Houses to 3 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 Merrillville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Merrillville:

  • Miller Beach: 35 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 55 vacation rentals
  • Porter Beach: 15 vacation rentals
  • Grand Crossing: 37 vacation rentals
  • South Shore: 25 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 Merrillville?

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

  • Deep River Water Park: 98 vacation rentals
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: 505 vacation rentals
  • Indiana Dunes State Park: 1,024 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Museum of Science and Industry: 1,681 vacation rentals
  • University of Chicago: 1,688 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Houses in Merrillville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Merrillville include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Merrillville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Merrillville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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