As the fifth most populous state, Illinois has been described as a microcosm of the United States. Illinois is rich in agriculture, natural resources and is home to Chicago, a world class city. Spanning 400 miles north to south, Illinois experiences a humid continental climate in that summers are hot and humid and winters are cold and damp. Average snowfall is approximately 38 inches but can be higher in the snowbelt areas of Illinois. Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports offers flights from many US cities as well as internationally from all major airlines. Whether you are interested in renting a house rental or another form of vacation rental, Owner Direct is confident that you will find the appropriate vacation rental for your visit to Illinois.
There are 4 ski resorts in the state of Illinois. The majority of the resorts do not provide mountain lodging options but vacation rental options are available nearby including chalet rentals, condo rentals and vacation home rentals for larger gatherings. Chestnut Mountain offers the largest terrain park area in the Midwest as well as some of the largest snowmaking systems. With 220 acres of rolling hills there is plenty of stunning winter scenery and fun to be enjoyed by the entire family. If you are staying closer to the Chicagoland area and desire a day of fun on the slopes consider Villa Olivia which offers skiing, boarding and tubing.