Destination guide

Travel to charming Blue Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Blue Island. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. McCormick Place and Willis Tower 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 Blue Island

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Blue Island has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Navy Pier (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Blue Island

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Blue Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Grant Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Gaelic Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Oak Hill Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Auburn Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Blue Island

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Blue Island Vermont Street Station, Blue Island Burr Oak Station and Blue Island Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Blue Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 96 holiday rentals near Blue Island. From 27 Houses to 65 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Blue Island for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Blue Island?

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 Blue Island:

  • Gold Coast: 217 holiday homes
  • Lincoln Park: 664 holiday homes
  • Sheffield Neighbors: 116 holiday homes
  • Rush & Division: 223 holiday homes
  • North Center: 187 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 Blue Island?

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

  • Blue Island 123rd Street Station: 1,371 holiday rentals
  • Blue Island Vermont Street Station: 1,206 holiday rentals
  • Blue Island Prairie Street Station: 1,277 holiday rentals
  • Blue Island Burr Oak Station: 1,207 holiday rentals
  • Blue Island Robbins Station: 1,061 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Blue Island 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 Blue Island?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 27 Houses in Blue Island. Our other popular types of Blue Island holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 65 holiday houses
  • Studios: 59 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Blue Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Blue Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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