Destination guide

Travel to charming Barrington

The area's churches and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Barrington. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Barrington

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Barrington 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:

  • Six Flags Great America (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Makray Memorial Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Palatine Hills Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Schaumburg Medieval Times (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Barrington

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Barrington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Baker's Lake Nature Preserve (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Breezewald Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Deer Grove Forest Preserve (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Bristol Trails Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Fox River Preserve (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Barrington

Fly into Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), the closest airport, located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), which is 17.5 mi (28.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Barrington Station.

Where to stay around Barrington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 52 holiday lettings near Barrington. From 29 Houses to 9 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Barrington for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Makray Memorial Golf Club: 97 holiday lettings
  • Deer Grove Forest Preserve: 106 holiday lettings
  • Fox River Preserve: 99 holiday lettings
  • Barrington Station: 92 holiday lettings
  • Norton's U.S.A.: 86 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Barrington. Our other popular types of Barrington holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barrington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Barrington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.