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*By taxi, from O'Hare airport
*By taxi, from O'Hare airport
*By Pace bus from neighboring suburbs
*By Pace bus from neighboring suburbs
*Linden "L" train stop
*Linden Purple Line CTA stop
==Get around==
==Get around==

Revision as of 04:40, 14 October 2008

Wilmette [1] is located on the north shore in chicago, and is the location of the world's oldest still standing Bahá'í House of Worship.


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
  • Metra Train
  • Car


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


  • Gillson park [4] for beach, sailing, tennis, picnic, marina, playground, dog beach.
  • Wallice Bowl Theater, [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


Souvenirs at the Crystal Cave.


  • 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]


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


Try hotels in Evanston, Skokie, or Glenview.

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