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Evanston overview

Evanston is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and sports, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the abundant café and dining choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Northwestern University and Art Institute of Chicago. Wrigley Field and John Hancock Center are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Evanston is for you.

Where to stay in Evanston

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Evanston has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Evanston with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Evanston hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Evanston hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Evanston

Fly in to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from downtown Evanston. Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 17.8 mi (28.7 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Evanston Davis Street Station
  • • Evanston Main Street Station
  • • Evanston Central Street Station
Metro stations include:
  • • Davis Metro Station
  • • Dempster Station
  • • Foster Station

What to see around Evanston

Live music and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Evanston History Center
  • • Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
  • • Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
  • • North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
  • • Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
It's recognized for its lakes, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • South Pond
  • • Bubbly Creek
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Six Corners
  • • Golf Mill Shopping Center
  • • Fashion Outlets of Chicago
  • • 900 North Michigan Shops
  • • Water Tower Place
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Northwestern University
  • • Loyola University Chicago
  • • DePaul University-Lincoln Park
  • • Kendall College
  • • Cooking & Hospitality Institute of Chicago
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Wrigley Field
  • • John Hancock Center
  • • Millennium Park
  • • Willis Tower
  • • Skydeck Ledge

When to visit Evanston

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 17°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 34°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.34 inches
  • April-June: 10.79 inches
  • July-September: 12.24 inches
  • October-December: 8.54 inches