Destination guide

Travel to friendly Carol Stream

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Carol Stream. Well known for its riverfront, baseball games and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Chicago Premium Outlets and Brookfield Zoo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Carol Stream

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Carol Stream a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brookfield Zoo (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Wheaton College (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Bloomingdale Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Lynfred Winery (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Arrowhead Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Villa Olivia Country Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carol Stream

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carol Stream is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackwell Forest Preserve (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lilacia Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Morton Arboretum (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Ned Brown Forest Preserve (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Centennial Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carol Stream

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), located 6.5 mi (10.5 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 12.2 mi (19.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Carol Stream?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 62 holiday lettings near Carol Stream. From 32 Houses to 20 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 Carol Stream is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center: 730 holiday lettings
  • Villa Olivia Country Club: 89 holiday lettings
  • Highwood Station: 307 holiday lettings
  • Gregg House Museum: 1,050 holiday lettings
  • Downers Grove Main Street Station: 433 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carol Stream 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 Carol Stream?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 32 Houses in Carol Stream. Our other popular types of Carol Stream holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 21 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 Carol Stream?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Carol Stream. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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