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.
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
Baha'i House of Worship, , a cultural and architectural wonder.
Wilmette Theater,  has movies and live performances.
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. .