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.
At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. AllTheRooms has 381 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Evanston, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. If you are wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Evanston comes in at $17 per night. The average price of a rental is $123 per night.
Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Evanston can choose from 220 places to stay that have WiFi. 40 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 22 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Evanston? Then choose one of the 163 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 7 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to choose one of the 28 pet-friendly accommodations available.
AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from loads of providers in Evanston, including 217 places to stay from Airbnb, 5 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda
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