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Wilmette overview

Wilmette is special for its sports, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to find the coffee and bar options to your liking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Chicago Children's Museum and Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre. 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 traveling for business or pleasure, Wilmette can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 481 hotels in the Wilmette area and you can shop as many as 155 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 65%.
  • • 89 2-star hotels with an average price of $47 per night
  • • 219 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 136 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night
  • • 28 5-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 204515 user reviews of Wilmette hotels:
  • • Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette (Evanston}{North Suburbs)
  • • Steps To Everything - Wilmette 60 (Evanston}{North Suburbs)

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
  • • Ravinia Pavillion
  • • Wrigley Field
  • • United Center
  • • UIC Pavilion
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Wagner Farm
  • • Northbrook Sports Complex
  • • Lincoln Park Conservatory
  • • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • • Harpo Studios
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
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Northwestern University
  • • Loyola University Chicago
  • • DePaul University-Lincoln Park
  • • Trinity International University
  • • Lake Forest College
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • John Hancock Center
  • • Millennium Park
  • • Willis Tower
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • Art Institute of Chicago

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: 6.3 inches
  • • April-June: 10.8 inches
  • • July-September: 12.2 inches
  • • October-December: 8.5 inches