Destination guide

Lively St. Charles will entice you

Take a vacation to St. Charles and enjoy the area's festivals, live music and theater scene. Renowned for its shopping, riverfront and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. 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

Activities and attractions in and around St. Charles

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that St. Charles has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kane County Fairgrounds (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Villa Olivia Country Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Wheaton College (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Lynfred Winery (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in St. Charles

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, St. Charles is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Centennial Beach (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Lilacia Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Ned Brown Forest Preserve (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around St. Charles

Fly into Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.2 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 20.6 mi (33.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Saint Charles?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 31 vacation rentals near Saint Charles. From 22 Houses to 6 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 Saint Charles for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Saint Charles?

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

  • Fine Line Creative Arts Center: 79 vacation rentals
  • Kane County Fairgrounds: 92 vacation rentals
  • Durant House Museum: 82 vacation rentals
  • Woodfield Mall: 302 vacation rentals
  • Schaumburg Convention Center: 267 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Charles 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 Saint Charles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 22 Houses in Saint Charles. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint Charles include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 7 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Saint Charles?

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