Destination guide

The picturesque setting of Ravenswood is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's entertainment, theater scene and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Ravenswood. This cosmopolitan city is known for its bird watching, art and restaurants. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Ravenswood

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Ravenswood has to offer. These 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 (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Navy Pier (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ravenswood

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ravenswood is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Grant Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Kathy Osterman Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Montrose Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Portage Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ravenswood

Fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 12.9 mi (20.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Chicago Ravenswood Station. Walk to nearby metro transportation at Damen Station or Western Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ravenswood?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 100 vacation rentals near Ravenswood. From 8 Houses to 88 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 Ravenswood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Ravenswood:

  • 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 Ravenswood?

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

  • Chicago Ravenswood Station: 1,743 vacation rentals
  • Methodist Hospital of Chicago: 1,740 vacation rentals
  • Damen Station (Brown Line): 1,844 vacation rentals
  • Montrose Station (Brown Line): 1,746 vacation rentals
  • Wrigley Field: 1,741 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 Houses in Ravenswood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ravenswood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 88 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 76 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ravenswood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Ravenswood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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