Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Wheaton

Learn about the unique charm of Wheaton with a stay in a holiday home rental. Renowned for its university setting, zoo and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Chicago Premium Outlets and Brookfield Zoo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Wheaton

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wheaton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brookfield Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Wheaton College (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Sea Lion Aquatic Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Seven Bridges Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wheaton

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Wheaton. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Morton Arboretum (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lilacia Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Centennial Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wheaton

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Wheaton Station or Wheaton College Avenue Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wheaton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 209 holiday lettings around Wheaton. From 54 houses to 64 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a town property in Wheaton?

Get rid of your watch, because you'll have no use for it where you're headed. It's time to relax, kick back and live like the locals do. HomeAway has 16 village getaway properties here. Of course, that might not be your style. Luckily, HomeAway has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 6 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 3 golf-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 3 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in Wheaton?

Whether you're searching for a place that welcomes its guests with an icy bottle of Champagne or you're simply after a cosy bed to snooze in after a big day of sightseeing, we've got the perfect hotel for you. There are 96 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start at as little as £39 per night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 57 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Apartment: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £66 per night.
  • Condo: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £68 per night.

Can I stay in Wheaton in a large group?

Getting together with your favourite people can be a lot of fun, particularly when you're staying under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help you. Presently, apartment holiday rentals are all the rage for large groups of visitors here, and we have 15 listed on our database. The holiday rentals that can cater to large groups in this area include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 72 properties just right for that size. Stay a night from just £63.
  • If you have 5 in your party, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 58 holiday rentals that are ideal. You can get one for as little as £76 per night.
  • Searching for rental properties catering to 10 guests? You'll be pleased to discover we have 22 that'll be perfect. You can bag one from just £153 per night.

Your whole squad will be more than satisfied when you organise your Wheaton travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Wheaton?

HomeAway has an assortment of terrific economical rental options. Treat your crew to some wining and dining or hang around a bit longer with the cash you save. Grabbing a holiday rental in OHare is an easy way to avoid burning a hole in your budget. HomeAway have 3 options and the average cost is £104 per night.