Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of East Chicago

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in East Chicago. This welcoming and romantic city entices travellers with its casino gaming and restaurants. McCormick Place and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry 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.


Activities and attractions in East Chicago

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that East Chicago has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Coyote Run Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Chicago

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Chicago is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lan-Oak Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Hoosier Prairie (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Marquette Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Jackson Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Osaka Garden (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around East Chicago

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

Where to stay around East Chicago?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 26 holiday lettings near East Chicago. From 12 Houses to 11 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near East Chicago is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Chicago?

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 East Chicago:

  • Chicago Loop: 597 holiday homes
  • Rush & Division: 205 holiday homes
  • Noble Square: 117 holiday homes
  • Sheffield Neighbors: 108 holiday homes
  • Palmer Square: 73 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 East Chicago?

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

  • Indiana Harbor: 632 holiday lettings
  • Ameristar Casino East Chicago: 434 holiday lettings
  • Grant Park: 1,057 holiday lettings
  • Matteson 211th Street-Lincoln Highway Station: 52 holiday lettings
  • Chicago 103rd Street Station (Rosemoor): 1,343 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Chicago 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 East Chicago?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in East Chicago. Our other popular types of East Chicago holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in East Chicago?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 19 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in East Chicago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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