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 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Evanston is August with 6.73 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 1.69 inches of rain.
— AllTheRooms.com makes travel easier, enjoyable and inexpensive through its provision of ample information, data and every possible accommodation available to choose from
— The great thing about AllTheRooms is their ability to cover all bases. If you are travelling solo, with a partner, friends or even a larger family. There is something there for everyone and that is a hugely powerful tool that I believe it boasts moreso than competitors.
— When I plan a trip, I no longer waste time visiting multiple websites in search of the best accommodations. Now, I just go to AllTheRooms and immediately find everything from luxury villas to pet-friendly rentals! All in one place
At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Evanston has 415 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Evanston is just $16 a night. In general, an accommodation in Evanston will cost you $115 per night.
Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Evanston can choose from 270 places to stay that include WiFi. 33 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 29 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to Evanston, you'll want to pick from 195 places to stay that provide parking. We track 9 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
AllTheRooms has 41 pet-friendly places to stay in Evanston, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.
We combine a wide variety of Evanston accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 270 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda.
295 of our accommodations in Evanston have been reviewed and rated. 72% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 139 places to stay right now.