The City of Wilmette, IL
The city of Wilmette is located in the state of Illinois and has a population of 26,300 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Wilmette is Chicago, approximately 5 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Wilmette, including C J Arthur's Too, Bumpkins Bumpkins, Domino's Pizza, CJ Arthur's and Capt'n Nemo's. For a larger selection of Wilmette restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Wilmette Golf Courses, Museums, Botanical Gardens and/or Arenas, including the Wilmette Golf Course, Ladd Arboretum, Welsh-Ryan Arena - Northwestern University, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and Peter N. Jans Community Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Wilmette please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Wilmette:
- Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Gary - Chicago Intl. Airport (GYY)
- Waukegan Regional Airport (UGN)
Wilmette, Illinois Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Wilmette experiences an average high temperature of 81 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 62 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.84 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Wilmette with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 34 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Wilmette 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 Wilmette 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.
Wilmette, Illinois Attractions
1Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago,
The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic fine art museum that is situated in Chicago, Illinois's Grant Park. The Art Institute has one of the world's most notable collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection. Its diverse holdings also include significant American art, Old Master's, European and American decorative arts, Asian art and modern and contemporary art.
2Arts Club of Chicago - Chicago,
Arts Club of Chicago is a private club located in the Near North Side community area of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, a block east of the Magnificent Mile, that exhibits international contemporary art. It was founded in 1916, inspired by the success of the Art Institute of Chicago's handling of the Armory Show. Its founding was viewed as a statement that art had become an important component of civilized urban life.
3Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture - Chicago,
The Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture is a museum that can be found at 6500 S. Pulaski Rd. in Chicago's West Lawn neighborhood, not far from Chicago Midway International Airport. Founded in 1966, the Balzekas Museum is dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Lithuanian culture and is the largest museum in the US devoted to the subjects of Lithuania, the Lithuanian language, history, culture and politics, and to the Lithuanian-American experience.
4Barrington Park District Golf Course - Barrington,
The Barrington Park District Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1958, this Barrington course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 847-381-0687. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010
5Bartlett Hills Golf Club - Bartlett,
The Bartlett Hills Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1923, this Bartlett course designed by Charles Maddox & Frank P. MacDonald is open apr 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 630-837-2741. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 800 W Oneida Ave, Bartlett, IL 60103
6Big Oaks Golf Club - , Kenosha,
The Big Oaks Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Kenosha County Wisconsin. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 262-694-4200. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 6117 123rd Pl, Kenosha, WI 53142
7Big Run Golf Club - Lockport,
The Big Run Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Will County Illinois. Built in 1930, this Lockport course designed by Harry B. Smead is open apr 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 815-838-1057. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 17211 W 135th St, Lockport, IL 60441
8Billy Caldwell Golf Course - Chicago,
The Billy Caldwell Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1900, this Chicago course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 773-792-1930. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 6200 N Caldwell Ave, Chicago, IL 60646
9Bittersweet Golf Club - Gurnee,
The Bittersweet Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1996, this Gurnee course designed by Harry Vignocchi & Jack Porter is open mar 15 to nov 15. Tee times are accepted up to 8 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-855-9031. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 875 Almond, Gurnee, IL 60031
10Bloomingdale Golf Course - Bloomingdale,
The Bloomingdale Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1920, this Bloomingdale course designed by Tom Bendelow is open apr 1 to oct 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 630-529-6232. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 181N Glen Ellen Rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Wilmette, Illinois Hotels
2Doubletree By Hilton Chicago - North Shore Conference Center
9599 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077
4Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-north Shore/skokie
5201 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Wilmette, Illinois Restaurants
This is a list of Wilmette Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Japanese Restaurants, Sandwich Shops and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
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.
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
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.
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.