Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Kenwood

Enjoy the museums and other features of Kenwood. This scenic city is known for its lake, beaches and restaurants. 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 Kenwood

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Kenwood a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Navy Pier (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (12.4 mi / 20 km)

Seasonal weather in Kenwood

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kenwood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Kenwood is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Grant Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Burnham Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Washington Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Midway Plaisance (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kenwood

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 19.7 mi (31.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Chicago 47th Street Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kenwood?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 60 vacation rentals near Kenwood. From 12 Houses to 45 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 Kenwood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Kenwood:

  • Chicago Loop: 625 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 402 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 672 vacation rentals
  • River North: 481 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 569 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 Kenwood?

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

  • Chicago 47th Street Station (Kenwood): 1,705 vacation rentals
  • Kam Isaiah Israel Congregation: 1,696 vacation rentals
  • Muddy Waters’ House: 1,708 vacation rentals
  • 4944 S Woodlawn Ave: 1,694 vacation rentals
  • KAM Synagogue: 1,712 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Houses in Kenwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kenwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 rentals available
  • Studios: 40 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kenwood?

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

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