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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

Maple Avenue Gallery

The Maple Avenue Galley, an independently owned and operated fine art gallery, adds yet another exciting facet to Church Street Plaza, the growing retail and entertainment destination which opened last year in the heart of downtown Evanston, Illinois. The expansive 4,500

Evanston, IL Arts

The Next Theatre Company

The Next Theatre Company, Evanston's first professional theater company, was established as a not-for-profit theater in 1981

Evanston, IL Performing Arts Centers

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

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

Northwestern University's Mary &

Evanston, IL Arts

Things to do near Evanston, IL

Water Edge Golf Club & Golf Course

2004 Golf Digest Best Place to Play....

Haunted Trails Family Entertainment Center

A family entertainment center featuring hundreds of games, rides, award-winning miniature golf, go karts and batting cages. ...

Busse Woods Forest Preserve

Busse Woods Forest Preserve is 6,600 acres of the great outdoors offering fishing, hiking and canoeing, as well as winter spo...

Charles Gates Dawes House Museum

The Dawes House, a magnificent Chateauesque Mansion overlooking Lake Michigan, was the home of the former United States vice ...

Hilldale Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...