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Destination guide

Friendly Chester will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Chester with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the football matches, university setting and restaurants. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Chester

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Chester a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Ice Works Skating Complex (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Bridgeport Speedway (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Gloucester County Dream Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Golf Course at Glen Mills (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Brandywine Zoo (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chester

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Chester is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Longwood Gardens (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Betchtel Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • John J. Tyler Arboretum (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Bellevue State Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Ridley Creek State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Chester

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is 20.6 mi (33.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Chester Station or Chester Highland Avenue Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chester?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 65 holiday lettings around Chester. From 27 houses to 26 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Chester?

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 Chester:

  • Northern Liberties: 478 holiday homes
  • Norris Square: 83 holiday homes
  • Fishtown: 89 holiday homes
  • Olde Kensington: 88 holiday homes
  • Southwark: 100 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 Chester?

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

  • PPL Park: 1,270 holiday lettings
  • Chester Highland Avenue Station: 1,263 holiday lettings
  • Chester Station: 1,282 holiday lettings
  • Harrah's Casino and Racetrack: 1,281 holiday lettings
  • Widener University: 1,283 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chester listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Chester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 27 Houses in Chester. Our other popular types of Chester holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Chester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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