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The City of Evanston, IL

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Evanston is a popular city in the state of Illinois with a total of 77,857 residents living there. Evanston is ranked as the twelfth most populated city in Illinois and the 364th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Cook County. The largest nearby city to Evanston is Chicago, approximately 4 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Evanston, including Dunkin Donuts, Bluestone, Cafe Luciano's, Central Restaurant and Buffalo Joe's Sea Food. For a larger selection of Evanston restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Evanston Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses, Arenas and/or Museums, including the Welsh-Ryan Arena - Northwestern University, Grosse Point Lighthouse, Peter N. Jans Community Golf Course, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and Ladd Arboretum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Evanston please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 5 airports are located in or near Evanston:
- Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Gary - Chicago Intl. Airport (GYY)
- Waukegan Regional Airport (UGN)

Evanston, Illinois Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Evanston
In the month of April, Evanston experiences an average high temperature of 56 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 37 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.7 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Evanston with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 34 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Evanston to receive an average of 1.88 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.86 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -27 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Evanston should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 59 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.


                                                                                    
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Evanston, Illinois Attractions

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ABA Museum of Law  - Chicago,
The ABA Museum of Law, opened in November 1996 in Chicago, Illinois by the American Bar Association, is the only national museum that focuses on the role of law and the legal profession in America and throughout the world. Its goal is to engage the public in the legal system and make it relevant in their lives. In an effort to increase understanding of lawyers and the work they do, the museum highlights lawyers who were well-known for other work as well as well-known trials.
Addison Golf Course Illinois
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Addison Golf Course  - Addison,
The Addison Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1958, this Addison course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-628-9713. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 19W250 Army Trl Blvd, Addison, IL 60101
Adler Planetarium Chicago Illinois
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Adler Planetarium  - Chicago,
The Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum in Chicago, Illinois was the first planetarium built in the Western Hemisphere and is the oldest in existence today. The Adler was founded and built in 1930 by the philanthropist Max Adler, with the assistance of the first director of the planetarium, Philip Fox. On the occasion of its dedication on May 10, 1930, Max Adler stated
Allstate Arena Rosemont Illinois
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Allstate Arena  - , Rosemont,
Allstate Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Rosemont, Illinois.

 

 

 

Alumni Hall Depaul University Chicago Illinois
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Alumni Hall - DePaul University  - Chicago,
Alumni Hall was a 5,308-seat multi-purpose arena in Chicago, Illinois. The arena opened in 1956 to replace DePaul Auditorium, the school's prior on-campus gym. It was home to all the DePaul University Blue Demons men's basketball team from 1956 until they moved to the Rosemont Horizon. The women's team played all their home games at Alumni Hall from 1974 to 2000, while the men's team played occasional games there.
Antioch Golf Club Illinois
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Antioch Golf Club  - Antioch,
The Antioch Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1954, this Antioch course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-395-3004. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 40150 N Route 59, Antioch, IL 60002
Apple Orchard Golf Course Bartlett Illinois
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Apple Orchard Golf Course  - Bartlett,
The Apple Orchard Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1960, this Bartlett course designed by David Gill is open apr 1 to oct 30. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-540-4807. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 696 W Stearns Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103
Arboretum Golf Club Buffalo Grove Illinois
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Arboretum Golf Club  - Buffalo Grove,
The Arboretum Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1990, this Buffalo Grove course designed by Dick Nugent is open mar 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-913-1112. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Arlington Lakes Golf Club Arlington Heights Illinois
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Arlington Lakes Golf Club  - Arlington Heights,
The Arlington Lakes Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1979, this Arlington Heights course designed by Garrett & David Gill is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-577-3030. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1211 S New Wilkes Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Arrowhead Golf Clubsouth East Course At Arrowhead Golf Club  Wheaton Illinois
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Arrowhead Golf Club(South / East Course at Arrowhead Golf Club )  - Wheaton,
The Arrowhead Golf Club(South / East Course at Arrowhead Golf Club ) is a 27 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1920, this Wheaton course designed by Stanley Pelchar is open apr 1 to dec 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 630-653-5800. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 26W151 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187
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Evanston, Illinois Hotels

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Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/evanston
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Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/evanston
1818 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

 

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Margarita European Inn
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Margarita European Inn
1566 Oak Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201-4298

 

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Steps To Everything - Wilmette 60
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Steps To Everything - Wilmette 60
1631 Wilmette
Wilmette, IL 60091

 

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Hilton Orrington / Evanston
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Hilton Orrington / Evanston
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

 

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Best Western University Plaza
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Best Western University Plaza
1501 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

 

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The Homestead Evanston
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The Homestead Evanston
1625 Hinman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

 

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Doubletree By Hilton Chicago - North Shore Conference Center
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Doubletree By Hilton Chicago - North Shore Conference Center
9599 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077

 

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Extended Stay America Chicago - Skokie
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Extended Stay America Chicago - Skokie
5211 Old Orchard Rd
Skokie, IL 60077

 

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Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-north Shore/skokie
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Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-north Shore/skokie
5201 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60077

 

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Super 8 Chicago
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Super 8 Chicago
7300 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60626

 

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Evanston, Illinois Restaurants

This is a list of Evanston Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Thai Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Central Restaurant
1714 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)475-8820
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Bluestone
1932 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)424-0420
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Dunkin Donuts
2658 Green Bay Road
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)869-6667
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Cafe Luciano's
2676 Green Bay Road
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)864-6060
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Buffalo Joe's Sea Food
2000 Green Bay Road
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)864-5400
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Ruby of Siam North
1125 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)492-1008
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Al's Deli
914 Noyes Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)475-9400
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Dream About Tea
1011 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)864-7464
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Merles No 1 Barbecue
1727 Benson Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)475-2229
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Carmen's
1014 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847)328-0031
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Top Chicago Attractions for Families with Kids
Published August 30, 2012

Six fantastic reasons for your family to visit Chicago with the best attractions from museums and aquariums, to parks and zoos.

 

5 Top Chicago Museums for Families
Published August 22, 2011

Come explore the treasures of Chicago's best family museums from America's first planetarium to the exciting children's museum exhibits, to vast nature collections

 

Chicago Family Attractions and Dining
Published December 13, 2010

There are plenty of family attractions to visit in Chicago. Some free outdoor attractions include the 50 foot Crown Fountain, the Buckingham Fountain and Wrigley Field.

 

Chicago Family Visit – John Hancock Center and the Navy Pier
Published December 9, 2010

Chicago Illinois is the go-to family destination for exciting urban activities from the Hancock Center to the Chicago Children's Museum to the Navy Pier's family attractions.

 

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