Destination guide

Lively West Ridge will entice you

Take a holiday to West Ridge and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theatre scene. This city's restaurants, shopping and bars draw many visitors. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around West Ridge

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes West Ridge a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Navy Pier (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Ridge

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in West Ridge. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Lincoln Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Grant Park (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Kathy Osterman Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Montrose Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Portage Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Ridge

Fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), which is 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Ridge?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday lettings around West Ridge. From 6 Houses to 22 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Ridge?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Ridge:

  • West Town: 680 holiday homes
  • Lincoln Park: 675 holiday homes
  • Uptown: 1,230 holiday homes
  • Near South Side: 691 holiday homes
  • Avondale: 79 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Ridge?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in West Ridge. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chicago 87th Street Station (Woodruff): 1,671 holiday lettings
  • Grant Park: 1,331 holiday lettings
  • About Face Theater: 1,739 holiday lettings
  • Wrigley Field: 1,732 holiday lettings
  • McCormick Place: 1,440 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Ridge listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Ridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 6 Houses in West Ridge. Our other popular types of West Ridge holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 14 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in West Ridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 35 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in West Ridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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