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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Evanston. The hottest month in Evanston is June, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -23 ˚F. The wettest month in Evanston is April with 7.11 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 2.1 inches of rain.
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