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Wilmette overview

Wilmette is a friendly locale distinct for its beaches and sports, and known for its temples and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy Wilmette's dancing and live music. Take in some local culture at popular places like Chicago Children's Museum and Chicago Theater. Make plans to visit the popular Northwestern University and Wrigley Field. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Wilmette is for you.

Where to stay in Wilmette

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

How to get to Wilmette

Fly in to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 11.8 mi (19 km) from downtown Wilmette. Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 19.9 mi (32 km) away. Wilmette Station is the closest train station. Linden Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Wilmette

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Ryan Field
  • • Sky High Sports Niles
  • • Ravinia Pavillion
  • • Aragon Ballroom
  • • Wrigley Field
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Wagner Farm
  • • Northbrook Sports Complex
  • • Lincoln Park Conservatory
  • • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • • Harpo Studios
It's notable for its beaches, lakes, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Rosewood Beach
  • • Montrose Beach
  • • South Pond
  • • North Avenue Beach
  • • Ohio Street Beach
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Golf Mill Shopping Center
  • • Six Corners
  • • Fashion Outlets of Chicago
  • • Randhurst Village
  • • 900 North Michigan Shops
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Northwestern University
  • • John Hancock Center
  • • Millennium Park
  • • Willis Tower
  • • Skydeck Ledge

When to visit Wilmette

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

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