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Where to stay in Chicago

Vacation rentals in Chicago

There are 8,204 vacation rentals near Chicago for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Chicago vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $40/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Chicago, there are 820 between $227 and $6,200/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 130 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Chicago to fit your Illinois vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in Chicago are apartments, private rooms and houses. Chicago has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway, Booking.com, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Chicago vacation homes for your trip.

Where is Chicago

The Windy City of Chicago seems to have it all. With beautiful shoreline set along Lake Michigan and sprawling streets filled with everything you'd expect of a major U.S. city, Chicago's distinctive neighborhoods are the perfect spot for a visit.

Quick Guide to Chicago

Chicago boasts nine districts, with 77 neighborhoods offering an eclectic living and touring experience. Whether you thrive on the action of downtown Chicago or prefer something a little less busy, you'll have your fill of galleries, museums, shops, parks, restaurants and more.
  • Downtown Loop: Don't hit Chicago without exploring the Loop. Put the iconic Bean in Millennium Park on your list, and swing through the Theater District as well.
  • Lakeview: As the name suggests, Lakeview is a thriving lakefront community with a wide array of attractions. Street festivals are popular during the summer, and acres of green space offers breathtaking beauty.
  • Humboldt Park: The Spanish Colonial architecture in Humboldt Park helps create a distinctively Latin aura. This is even more evident in the specialty shopping and cuisine.

Home-types in Chicago

Chicago has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Chicago:
- Condo4,297 vacation rentals
- Apartment4,297 vacation rentals
- Private Room1,689 vacation rentals
- House723 vacation rentals
- Hotel345 vacation rentals
- Bed & Breakfast21 vacation rentals
- Hostel13 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Chicago

Chicago has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Chicago:
- Millennium Park: 17,383 vacation rentals
- Buckingham Fountain: 17,383 vacation rentals
- Skydeck Chicago: 17,383 vacation rentals
- Cloud Gate: 17,383 vacation rentals
- Navy Pier: 17,383 vacation rentals
- The Art Institute of Chicago: 17,383 vacation rentals
- Garfield Park Conservatory: 8,220 vacation rentals
- Rookery Building: 8,204 vacation rentals
- McCormick Tribune Plaza: 8,204 vacation rentals