Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Chinatown

Learn about the unique charm of Chinatown with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers like the restaurants, shopping and sightseeing in this cosmopolitan and welcoming city. McCormick Place and Willis Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Chinatown

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Chinatown has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skydeck Ledge (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Navy Pier (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chinatown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Chinatown. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Grant Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Lincoln Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Northerly Island (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lake Meadows Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Northerly Island Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Chinatown

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 16.3 mi (26.3 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Cermak-Chinatown Station to easily navigate the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Chinatown?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 36 vacation rentals near Chinatown. From 36 Condos/Apartments to 34 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chinatown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Chinatown:

  • Chicago Loop: 742 vacation rentals
  • Wrigleyville: 404 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 653 vacation rentals
  • River North: 490 vacation rentals
  • Magnificent Mile: 542 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 Chinatown?

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

  • Wrigley Field: 1,659 vacation rentals
  • Grant Park: 1,261 vacation rentals
  • Chicago Water Tower: 1,656 vacation rentals
  • McCormick Place: 1,389 vacation rentals
  • Navy Pier: 1,191 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chinatown 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 Condos/Apartments in Chinatown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Condos/Apartments in Chinatown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chinatown include:

  • Studios: 34 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Chinatown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Chinatown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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