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South Evanston overview

South Evanston is a romantic getaway distinct for its festivals and known for its churches and shops. You'll enjoy the ample chocolate and dining options, along with outdoor areas for biking and walking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Chicago Children's Museum and Chicago Theater. Northwestern University and Wrigley Field are popular sights to see. South Evanston is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in South Evanston

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around South Evanston has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in South Evanston with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all South 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 South Evanston hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to South Evanston

Fly in to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from downtown South Evanston. Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 17.1 mi (27.5 km) away. Evanston Main Street Station is the closest train station.

Metro stations include:
  • • Main Street Metro Station
  • • South Boulevard Station

What to see around South Evanston

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Wagner Farm
  • • Lincoln Park Conservatory
  • • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • • Harpo Studios
  • • Navy Pier
The area's festivals and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Evanston History Center
  • • Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
  • • Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
  • • Mayne Stage
  • • Lifeline Theatre
It's notable for its tropical setting and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Dawes Park
  • • Gompers Park
  • • Montrose Beach
  • • Lincoln Park
  • • Portage Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Six Corners
  • • Golf Mill Shopping Center
  • • 900 North Michigan Shops
  • • Water Tower Place
  • • Chicago Place Mall
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Northwestern University
  • • Wrigley Field
  • • John Hancock Center
  • • Millennium Park
  • • Willis Tower

When to visit South Evanston

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you 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
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