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'''Wilmette''' [http://www.wilmette.com] 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.   
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'''Wilmette''' [http://www.wilmette.com] 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.   
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==Understand==
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
*Metra train from downtown Chicago (Ogilvie Transportation Center)
 
*Metra train from downtown Chicago (Ogilvie Transportation Center)
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*<eat name="Piero's Pizza" alt="" address="335 Ridge Road" directions="" phone="847.251.5550 and 847.256.5550" url="http://www.pierospizza.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Best pizza on the North Shore.</eat>
 
*<eat name="Piero's Pizza" alt="" address="335 Ridge Road" directions="" phone="847.251.5550 and 847.256.5550" url="http://www.pierospizza.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Best pizza on the North Shore.</eat>
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==Drink==
 
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*<drink name="Meier's Tavern" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
 
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*''' Charlie's Coffee House''', [http://www.javacharlie.com/] has live music at night.
 
*''' Charlie's Coffee House''', [http://www.javacharlie.com/] has live music at night.
 
*''' C. J. Arthur's''', [http://cjarthurs.com/] has live music and great dinners.
 
*''' C. J. Arthur's''', [http://cjarthurs.com/] has live music and great dinners.
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==Get out==
* Bicycle or run the ''' Green Bay Trail''', [http://www.about-bicycles.com/green-bay-trail.htm] to ''' Ravinia''', [http://www.ravinia.org/]!
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* Ride the trains to [[Evanston]] or [[Chicago]].
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* Bicycle or run the ''' Green Bay Trail''', [http://www.about-bicycles.com/green-bay-trail.htm] to [[Highland Park|Ravinia]], [http://www.ravinia.org/]!
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* Hop on a train south to [[Evanston]] or onward to [[Chicago]]
  
 
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[[Wikipedia:Wilmette, Illinois]]
 
[[Wikipedia:Wilmette, Illinois]]

Revision as of 00:09, 11 March 2009

The spectacular Bahá'í House of Worship

Wilmette [1] 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.

Contents

Understand

Get in

  • 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

  • Pace Bus
  • Car

See

  • Baha'i House of Worship, [2], a cultural and architectural wonder.
  • Wilmette Theater, [3] has movies and live performances.

Do

  • Gillson park [4] 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. [5].
  • Centennial Pool, [6].
  • Centennial Ice Rink, [7].
  • Wilmette Public Library, [8].
  • Wilmette's public golf course, [9].
  • Go do gymnastics at the Community Recreation Center, [10].
  • Chestnut Street Beach

Buy

Souvenirs at the Crystal Cave.

Eat

  • Piero's Pizza, 335 Ridge Road, 847.251.5550 and 847.256.5550, [11]. Best pizza on the North Shore.
  • Tsing Tao. Located on Green Bay Road. Chinese-American food.
  • Wilmette Chuck Wagon, 1120 Central Ave, (847) 256-0120. Greek, burgers, and hotdogs.
  • Kama Kura, Central Street. Sushi and Japanese cuisine.
  • The Noodle, [12]
  • Akai Hana, [13]
  • Homer's Ice Cream, [14]
  • Ridgeview Grill, [15]
  • Burhops, [16]
  • Lou Malnati's Pizza, [17] (carry-out only)

Drink

  • Charlie's Coffee House, [18] has live music at night.
  • C. J. Arthur's, [19] has live music and great dinners.
  • Meier's Tavern.

Sleep

There are no hotels located in Wilmette. Try hotels in Evanston, Skokie, or Glenview.

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