While Evanston is known as the home of Northwestern University, it is also a bustling little city with lots of fun and attractions that visitors will love. This city in Illinois is near Lake Michigan, making it great for outdoor recreation. It's also home to fascinating museums and historical sites. Downtown Evanston offers shopping opportunities and there is everything from local art galleries to more recognizable brands. Foodies will also love dining in Evanston, with American comfort food and international cuisine. Whether visitors are looking for cheap eats or a dining experience, they will find it in the city.
A fantastic attraction in Evanston is the American Toby Jug Museum. This has over 8,000 pieces of historical and fictional figures. For art enthusiasts, there is the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art that shows off over 5,000 works. Visitors can also see the home of Charles Gates Dawes who was the Vice President of the United States under President Calvin Coolidge. There are tours of the home, as well as the History Center offering the chance to learn more. To gaze at the stars, head to the Dearborn Observatory at night. For relaxation during the day, head to Greenwood Street Beach, with beautiful golden shores. Visitors also like to visit Grosse Point Lighthouse.
The best time to visit Evanston is during the summer.
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Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Evanston can pick from 220 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 40 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 22 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Evanston? Then choose one of the 163 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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