Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of East Chicago

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in East Chicago. This welcoming and romantic city entices travellers with its casino gaming and restaurants. McCormick Place and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in East Chicago

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that East Chicago has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Coyote Run Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in East Chicago

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

  • Lan-Oak Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Hoosier Prairie (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Marquette Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Jackson Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Osaka Garden (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around East Chicago

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.5 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 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around East Chicago?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 98 holiday rentals around East Chicago. From 25 holiday houses to 16 flats & apartments, 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 East Chicago is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Chicago?

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 East Chicago:

  • Chicago Loop: 259 holiday homes
  • West Loop: 274 holiday homes
  • Logan Square: 279 holiday homes
  • Printer's Row: 67 holiday homes
  • Near North Side: 254 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 East Chicago?

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

  • Harrah's East Chicago Casino: 392 holiday rentals
  • Ameristar Casino East Chicago: 478 holiday rentals
  • Indiana Harbor: 565 holiday rentals
  • Harvey Community Center: 425 holiday rentals
  • Chicago McCormick Place Station: 1,144 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Chicago 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 Houses in East Chicago?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 25 Houses in East Chicago. Our other popular types of East Chicago holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 holiday houses
  • Studios: 32 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 25 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in East Chicago?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in East Chicago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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