Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Glen Ellyn

Enjoy the culture and other features of Glen Ellyn. This city's hockey games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Brookfield Zoo and Chicago Premium Outlets 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.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Glen Ellyn

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Glen Ellyn has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brookfield Zoo (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Wheaton College (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Sea Lion Aquatic Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Bloomingdale Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glen Ellyn

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Glen Ellyn. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lilacia Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Ty Warner Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • York Woods County Forest Preserve (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Glen Ellyn

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 11.1 mi (17.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Glen Ellyn Station.

Where to stay around Glen Ellyn?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday lettings near Glen Ellyn. From 31 Houses to 13 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glen Ellyn 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 Glen Ellyn?

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

  • College of Dupage: 197 holiday lettings
  • Glen Ellyn Station: 252 holiday lettings
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center: 713 holiday lettings
  • Villa Olivia Country Club: 83 holiday lettings
  • Algonquin Historic Village Hall: 69 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Glen Ellyn 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 Glen Ellyn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 31 Houses in Glen Ellyn. Our other popular types of Glen Ellyn holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glen Ellyn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Glen Ellyn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.