Destination guide

Travel to lively Valparaiso

Take a holiday to Valparaiso and enjoy the area's festivals, live music and theatre scene. This city's university setting, sporting events and cathedral draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Valparaiso

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Valparaiso a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Deep River Water Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Washington Park Zoo (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Legacy Hills Golf Club (19.9 mi / 32 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Valparaiso

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Valparaiso is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Indiana Dunes State Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Marquette Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Kankakee State Fish and Wildlife Area (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Hoosier Prairie (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Valparaiso

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 41.6 mi (66.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Valparaiso?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 97 holiday lettings around Valparaiso. From 50 houses to 21 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Valparaiso? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Valparaiso. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Valparaiso University: 115 holiday lettings
  • Taltree Arboretum and Gardens: 115 holiday lettings
  • Memorial Opera House: 111 holiday lettings
  • Indiana Dunes National Park: 376 holiday lettings
  • Buffington Harbor: 478 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Valparaiso listed on 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 Valparaiso?

Yes, of course. offers 50 Houses in Valparaiso. Our other popular types of Valparaiso holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Valparaiso?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Valparaiso. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.