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Evanston, Illinois

  • Shakespeare Garden

    A gift of the garden club of Evanston to the community, the Shakespeare Garden, tucked away on the Northwestern University Campus, is celebrating its 80th year of existence. Planted by the cub in 1920...
    Shakespeare Garden
  • Merrick Rose Garden

    The Merrick Rose Garden is a public park exhibiting 100 varieties of roses with an histoic Centennial Fountain as the focal point. ...
    Merrick Rose Garden

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Northwestern University Walking Tours

Founded in 1851, Northwestern University is a renowned educational institution rich in history and architecture. More than 150 historically significant and interesting sites on campus are featured in various walking tours, each taking approx. 30

Evanston, IL Tours


Charles Gates Dawes House Museum

The Dawes House, a magnificent Chateauesque Mansion overlooking Lake Michigan, was the home of the former United States vice president under Calvin Coolidge and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Charles Gates Dawes. This faithfully restored national historic landmark (1894)

Evanston, IL Museums

Tucker Gallery, Fine Art

Tucker Gallery specializes in contemporary American and European artists. The work shown is selected for its high level of integrity and attention to composition, form and color. Styles and subject range from traditional to abstract. 1200

Evanston, IL Arts

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

Northwestern University's Mary &

Evanston, IL Arts

Things to do near Evanston, IL

Jackson Park Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 90 days...

Idlewild Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Willowhill Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 30 days...

Oak Park Visitors Center

Visit the Oak Park Visitors Center for the diverse audio walking tour, books, souvenirs and gifts. Tickets are available for ...