Destination guide

The arty area of Lower West Side awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Lower West Side and enjoy the area's art galleries, festivals and museums. This cosmopolitan city is known for its cafes, entertainment and bars. McCormick Place and Willis Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Lower West Side

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lower West Side a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Navy Pier (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lower West Side

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lower West Side is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Grant Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Lincoln Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Addams/Medill Park (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Douglas Park (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Union Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lower West Side

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 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 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Chicago Western Avenue Station. You can see more of Lower West Side by catching a ride on the metro at Damen Station, 18th Station or Ashland Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lower West Side?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 38 holiday rentals around Lower West Side. From 7 holiday houses to 31 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 Lower West Side is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lower West Side?

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 Lower West Side:

  • Chicago Loop: 275 holiday homes
  • West Loop: 296 holiday homes
  • Logan Square: 285 holiday homes
  • Printer's Row: 76 holiday homes
  • Near North Side: 280 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 Lower West Side?

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

  • Chicago Arts District: 1,720 holiday rentals
  • Ashland Station (Orange Line): 1,771 holiday rentals
  • Canalport Riverwalk Park: 1,298 holiday rentals
  • Western Station (Pink Line): 1,758 holiday rentals
  • St Pius Church: 1,273 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lower West Side 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 Lower West Side?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 7 Houses in Lower West Side. Our other popular types of Lower West Side holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 holiday houses
  • Studios: 29 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Lower West Side?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 36 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Lower West Side. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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