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Oak Park Travel Guide

Oak Park, Illinois is a small, residential village just next to the West Side of Chicago. It’s best known as a quiet place to stay with easy access to all the Windy City has to offer. The town has a population of 50,000 residents, and is bursting with history.

Things to Do in Oak Park

If you’re visiting Oak Park, you’ll be able to visit all the best of Chicago, but don’t miss out on some of the town’s great sites, either! The Brookfield Zoo is home to nearly 5,000 animals and is open every day. The Cernan Earth and Space is great for the budding astronaut in you, and the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace is the perfect site for any good bookworm. Don’t miss out on the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio tour. Garfield Conservatory is another popular site with thousands of plants and flower types.

Best Time to Visit Oak Park

The best time to visit Oak Park, Illinois is from April to September to enjoy the best of the warm weather.

Price and Availability Index in Oak Park

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Oak Park is in December, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Oak Park is in the high season in June. Oak Park has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Oak Park tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Oak Park tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Oak Park

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Oak Park. The hottest month in Oak Park is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -3 ˚F. The wettest month in Oak Park is October with 10.26 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.17 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Oak Park

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 176 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Oak Park ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Oak Park is available at $17 per night. A typical accommodation in Oak Park costs on average $128 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 124 accommodations in Oak Park that have WiFi. 18 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 4 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Oak Park by car, be sure to choose from 108 accommodations that provide parking.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 11 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Oak Park accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 123 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Homeaway and 4 places to stay from VRBO.

127 of our accommodations in Oak Park have been reviewed and rated. 76% are rated excellent or good. 52 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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