Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Glen Ellyn

Enjoy the culture and other features of Glen Ellyn. This city's hockey games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Brookfield Zoo and Chicago Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Glen Ellyn

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Glen Ellyn has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookfield Zoo (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Wheaton College (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Sea Lion Aquatic Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Bloomingdale Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glen Ellyn

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Glen Ellyn. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lilacia Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • York Woods County Forest Preserve (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Glen Ellyn

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 11.1 mi (17.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Glen Ellyn Station.

Where to stay around Glen Ellyn?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 67 vacation rentals near Glen Ellyn. From 32 Houses to 28 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 Glen Ellyn for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • College of Dupage: 230 vacation rentals
  • Glen Ellyn Station: 290 vacation rentals
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio: 1,661 vacation rentals
  • Oakbrook Center Mall: 1,665 vacation rentals
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center: 1,562 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glen Ellyn 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 Glen Ellyn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 32 Houses in Glen Ellyn. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glen Ellyn include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 28 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 26 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 Glen Ellyn?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Glen Ellyn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.