Destination guide

Lively Hammond will entice you

Take a holiday to Hammond and enjoy the area's live music, art galleries and museums. This city's lake, casino gaming and bird watching draw many visitors. McCormick Place and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Hammond

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Hammond a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Ravisloe Country Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Coyote Run Golf Course (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Hammond

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hammond is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lan-Oak Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Hoosier Prairie (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Oak Hill Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Auburn Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Jackson Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hammond

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.1 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 32.8 mi (52.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Hammond?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 111 holiday rentals near Hammond. From 34 Houses to 71 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hammond for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hammond?

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 Hammond:

  • Gold Coast: 215 holiday homes
  • Miller Beach: 34 holiday homes
  • Lincoln Park: 661 holiday homes
  • Sheffield Neighbors: 116 holiday homes
  • Rush & Division: 222 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 Hammond?

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

  • Purdue University Calumet: 189 holiday rentals
  • South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority: 180 holiday rentals
  • Hammond Civic Center: 398 holiday rentals
  • Matteson 211th Street-Lincoln Highway Station: 60 holiday rentals
  • Harvey 147th Street-Sibley Boulevard Station: 829 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hammond 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 Hammond?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 34 Houses in Hammond. Our other popular types of Hammond holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 71 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 65 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hammond?

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

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