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Make a self catering apartmen or holiday rental in Illinois, USA your home away from home

The state of Illinois is in the Great Lakes region of the USA, stretching from the south of Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River. Illinois’ main city is the huge centre of commerce, Chicago, but much of the state is given over to farmland, broken by the Ozark Mountain range. This state has many contrasts and offers a host of attractions drawing thousands of visitors to enjoy the 6,900km (4,300 miles) of shoreline, 1,100 historic sites and 500,000 acres of state parks from the choice of Illinois holiday rentals.

Things to Do in Illinois

Chicago, nicknamed “Windy City”, offers a host of activities with plenty of theatres, museums, sports stadiums, art galleries, shopping malls and stunning architecture. Those staying around the shores of Lake Michigan can enjoy its sandy beaches, harbours, forests and water-based activities. Fishing, sailing, jet-skiing, windsurfing, swimming, canoeing, walking, biking, bird watching and a host of other fun sports can be enjoyed along its shores. The area also has some fine dining which can be sampled from your Illinois holiday rental.

Places to Visit in Illinois

Chicago is the Illinois state capital and one of the world’s busiest centers for trade, industry and transport. Birthplace of the first skyscraper, and home of Abraham Lincoln, Chicago offers a host of historic attractions and sights. Famous architects such as Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright greatly influenced the city skyline with the Reliance Building, now Hotel Burnham, and the Willis Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world. Millennium Park is worth a visit to see the works of Frank Gehry, Jaume Plensa and Anish Kapoor. Further afield, the Black Hawk State Historic Site is one of many parks which you will discover around your holiday rental in Illinois. Bordering Rock River it was the site of prehistoric Indians, particularly Black Hawk. Visit the Salem State Historic Site to explore a reconstructed 1830s village where Lincoln lived or enjoy a day out at the Naper Settlement in Downtown Naperville with its historic buildings and costumed villagers. The Reagan family home can be toured at Dixon, or visit the minimalist Farnsworth Estate created by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in pastoral Plano.

Weather in Illinois

Illinois has hot wet summers and cold dry winters. Average temperatures from June to September range from 24-28°C (75-84°F). The winter months have plenty of snowfall and temperatures are below freezing from December through February. The lakes also create a “lake effect” making temperatures feel even colder.

Travel to Illinois

The main airport serving holiday rentals in Illinois is the Chicago O’Hare (ORD) International Airport which has four terminals and is a major hub for airlines. It lies 18 miles (29km) northwest of the city. It has numerous shops, hotels and car rental counters making it easy to pick up a rental car to drive to your final Illinois holiday destination.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 1 BA
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    Condo #4192254
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 8
      Cottage #466132vb
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        Excellent! 4.5/5
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        • 1 BA
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        Apartment #690239vb
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          Excellent! 4.6/5
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          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 8
          Apartment #179389vb
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
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            Condo #222038
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Condo #290256vb
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                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (45 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #445608vb
                45
                Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 8
                  Apartment #578762vb
                  93
                  Viewed 126 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (67 reviews)
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                    • 4 BR
                    • 4 BA
                    • Sleeps 12
                    Condo #679790vb
                    67
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                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (29 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Townhome #3917584
                      29
                      Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (105 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Villa #510989vb
                        105
                        Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (52 reviews)
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 8
                          Condo #296798
                          52
                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (25 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Condo #735859vb
                            25
                            Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (19 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Apartment #4146480
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (67 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cabin #479896vb
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cabin #404819vb
                                  90
                                  Viewed 106 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                    (16 reviews)
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                                    • Studio
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #4261388
                                    16
                                    Viewed 119 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (35 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #3790035
                                      35
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                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (26 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Apartment #864022vb
                                        26
                                        Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (124 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 3 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          House #248080
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                                          Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                            (67 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Condo #177026vb
                                            67
                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Apartment #4172462
                                              9
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                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (46 reviews)
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                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                Apartment #3768288
                                                46
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  House #247191
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                                                  Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                    • Studio
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Apartment #742485vb
                                                    17
                                                    Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (21 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #870614vb
                                                      21
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        Apartment #3795191
                                                        25
                                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (44 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Condo #265424vb
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                                                          Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                            • 6 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
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                                                            • Sleeps 18
                                                            House #797160vb
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                                                            Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (32 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 11
                                                              Villa #856042vb
                                                              32
                                                              Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (24 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                Bungalow #4095339
                                                                24
                                                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Apartment #871091vb
                                                                  8
                                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (39 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Apartment #600158vb
                                                                    39
                                                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                      Apartment #836457vb
                                                                      9
                                                                      Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                        House #901022vb
                                                                        16
                                                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (76 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Apartment #358020
                                                                          76
                                                                          Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                            (77 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            Condo #400905vb
                                                                            77
                                                                            Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (58 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Condo #3720918
                                                                              58
                                                                              Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Apartment #3935355
                                                                                15
                                                                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                  Cabin #797689vb
                                                                                  5
                                                                                  Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                    (40 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                                    House #372470vb
                                                                                    40
                                                                                    Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Apartment #870495vb
                                                                                      20
                                                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (26 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        House #7100279
                                                                                        26
                                                                                        Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                          (37 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #3751630
                                                                                          37
                                                                                          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                            (42 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Apartment #3833362
                                                                                            42
                                                                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (81 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 3
                                                                                              Apartment #207311vb
                                                                                              81
                                                                                              Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (99 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Villa #332068
                                                                                                99
                                                                                                Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                  (25 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Condo #622632vb
                                                                                                  25
                                                                                                  Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                    (10 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Apartment #4172463
                                                                                                    10
                                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (43 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Condo #939473
                                                                                                      43
                                                                                                      Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
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