Destination guide

Lively Hammond will entice you

Take a holiday to Hammond and enjoy the area's live music, art galleries and museums. This city's lake, casino gaming and bird watching draw many visitors. McCormick Place and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Hammond

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Hammond a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Coyote Run Golf Course (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hammond

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hammond is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lan-Oak Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Hoosier Prairie (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Oak Hill Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Auburn Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Jackson Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hammond

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 32.8 mi (52.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hammond?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 141 holiday lettings around Hammond. From 34 houses to 38 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 lakeside property in Hammond?

Watch the water ripple and see if you can spot the local birdlife. Lakes are one of the most glorious and tranquil places in the world. If this sounds like bliss to you, you're in luck. HomeAway has 5 getaway properties near lakes available. Alternatively, you might like to go for another style of setting. HomeAway has tons of properties to choose from, including:

  • 4 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 3 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 3 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in Hammond?

If we're talking about service and comfort, a good hotel is tricky to beat. Whether you're searching for somewhere with a sauna and spa or you just want to lay back in one of those white, fluffy gowns, we can help find the right room for you. Currently, there are 40 options listed on HomeAway. Rooms start at as little as £38 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 38 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Apartment: 34 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £61 per night.
  • Condo: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £115 per night.

Can I stay in Hammond in a large group?

Getaways with your favourite people can be stacks of fun, especially when you're under the one roof somewhere entirely new! If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help you out. The leading option for large groups here are house holiday rentals, and we have 9 currently listed. The rental properties that can cater to large numbers in the area include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 26 rental properties just right for that size. Stay a night from just £61.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 12 rental properties suitable. Prices start at £103 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with a group of 5? We have 9 rental accommodation that will suit. Prices start from £77 per night.

You and all your buddies will be more than satisfied when you organise your Hammond travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Hammond?

HomeAway has a range of terrific budget-concious possibilities. Treat your squad to an extravagant night on the town or extend your holiday for a few nights with all the dollars you'll have leftover. When it comes to finding a great deal, your first stop ought to be Wicker Park. Here, HomeAway has 110 holiday rentals at an average price of £181 a night. Streeterville is another place worth considering. We have holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £192 per night.

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