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 warmest months in Evanston are June and April, when temperatures reach 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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Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. Evanston has 411 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. If you are trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Evanston is only $16 a night. A typical rental in Evanston costs on average $115 per night.
If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 268 accommodations in Evanston that have WiFi. 33 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 28 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Evanston by car, be sure to choose from 191 accommodations that provide parking. We track 8 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 39 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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 268 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda.
274 of the rentals in Evanston have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 70% as excellent or good. 134 accommodations allow instant booking.