Destination guide

Vibrant River North will entice you

The area's architecture and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to River North. This city's shopping, riverfront and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its cosmopolitan and scenic location. Merchandise Mart and Wrigley Building are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around River North

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes River North a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Navy Pier (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (11 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of River North

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, River North is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Grant Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Chicago Riverwalk (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Oak Street Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Ohio Street Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around River North

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transport at Merchandise Mart Station or Grand Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around River North?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 210 holiday rentals around River North. From 168 flats & apartments to 129 studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around River North is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to River North?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in River North:

  • Chicago Loop: 274 holiday homes
  • West Loop: 295 holiday homes
  • Logan Square: 287 holiday homes
  • Printer's Row: 76 holiday homes
  • Near North Side: 278 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in River North. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 1,699 holiday rentals
  • Marina City: 1,702 holiday rentals
  • House of Blues Chicago: 1,702 holiday rentals
  • Merchandise Mart: 1,699 holiday rentals
  • Richard Norton Gallery: 1,698 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around River North listed on Stayz 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 Condos/Apartments in River North?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 168 Condos/Apartments in River North. Our other popular types of River North holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 129 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Houses: 19 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in River North?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in River North. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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