The spectacular Bahá'í House of Worship
Wilmette  is located 16 miles north of Chicago, on what is known as Chicago's North Shore. It is the location of the world's oldest still standing Bahá'í House of Worship.
Understand [ edit ]
Metra train from downtown Chicago (Ogilvie Transportation Center)
Close by Interstate I-90/94, known locally as the Edens Expressway.
By taxi, from O'Hare airport
By Pace bus from neighboring suburbs
Linden Purple Line CTA stop
Get around [ edit ]
PACE Bus Routes [ edit ]
213 Green Bay Road
421 Wilmette Avenue
422 Linden CTA/Glenview/Northbrook Court
423 Linden CTA-The Glen-Harlem CTA
Baha'i House of Worship, ( 100 Linden Ave at Sheridan, three blocks east of Linden CTA stop), , ☎ +1 847 853-2300 . Daily 6AM-10PM. A cultural and architectural wonder. edit
Wilmette Theatre, ( 1122 Central Ave two blocks east of Wilmette Metra stop), , ☎ +1 847 251-7424 . Has movies and live performances. edit
Gillson park  for beach, sailing, tennis, picnic, marina, playground, dog beach.
Wallace Bowl, an outside theater located at Gillson Park. Originally built by the WPA, it was recently rehabbed to its original specifications. Free concerts and plays are available in the warm weather months. .
Centennial Pool, .
Centennial Ice Rink, .
Wilmette Public Library, .
Wilmette's public golf course, .
Go do gymnastics at the
Community Recreation Center, .
Chestnut Street Beach
Edens Plaza is a large shopping center located on the west end of town at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Skokie Boulevard (US41)near the Edens Expressway. It features anchor stores like Carson Pirie Scott, Bed, Bath and Beyond and the Fresh Market in addition to many smaller stores 
Souvenirs at the
Piero's Pizza, , 335 Ridge Rd , ☎ +1 847 251-5550 and +1 847 256-5550 . Best pizza on the North Shore. edit
Tsing Tao. Located on Green Bay Road. Chinese-American food. edit
Wilmette Chuck Wagon, , 1120 Central Ave . ☎ +1 847 256-0120 Greek, burgers, and hotdogs. edit
Kama Kura, . Central Street Sushi and Japanese cuisine. edit
The Noodle, , 708 12th St ( ☎ +1 847 251-2228 ), fax: +1 847 251-2299 . Lunch: M-F 11:30AM-2:30PM; Dinner: M-Th 5PM-9PM, F-Sa 5PM-10PM, Su 4:30PM-8:30PM. edit
Dairy Queen, , 3510 Lake Ave , ☎ +1 847 251-8727 . Sun-Thu 11:00 AM-9:30PM, Fri-Sat 11:00 AM-10:00 PM. edit
Akai Hana, , 3223 W Lake Ave , ☎ +1 847 251-0384 . M-Sa 5PM-9PM, Su 4PM-8PM. edit
Homer's Ice Cream, , 1237 Green Bay Rd ( ☎ +1 847 251-0477 ), fax: +1 847 251-0495 . edit
Ridgeview Grill, 
Burhops,  Seafood
Irving's for Red Hot Lovers,  Fast Food
Lou Malnati's Pizza, , 3223 Lake Ave ( ☎ +1 847 256-5780 ), fax: +1 847 256-8979 . M-Th 4PM-10PM, F-Sa 11AM-11PM, Su 11AM-9PM. Carry-out only. edit
Charlie's Coffee House,  has live music at night.
C. J. Arthur's,  has live music and great dinners.
Meier's Tavern. edit
There are no hotels located in Wilmette. Try hotels in
Evanston, Skokie, or Glenview.
Get out [ edit ]