Destination guide

The exciting city of North Center awaits you

Come and experience North Center and its architecture, history and live music. This cosmopolitan and walkable city entices travelers with its bars and coffeehouses. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around North Center

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes North Center a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Navy Pier (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Center

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

  • Millennium Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Grant Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Montrose Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Humboldt Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Kathy Osterman Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around North Center

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transportation at Addison Station or Irving Park Station to easily get around the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around North Center?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 189 vacation rentals near North Center. From 26 Houses to 148 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 North Center for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to North Center?

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 North Center:

  • Chicago Loop: 746 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 409 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 655 vacation rentals
  • River North: 492 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 544 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 North Center?

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

  • Irving Park Station: 1,664 vacation rentals
  • Wrigley Field: 1,668 vacation rentals
  • Grant Park: 1,261 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Water Tower: 1,654 vacation rentals
  • McCormick Place: 1,396 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Center 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 North Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Houses in North Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Center include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 148 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 124 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 North Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in North Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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