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, 100 Linden Avenue (at Sheridan, three blocks east of Linden CTA stop), ☎ +1 847 853-2300, . Daily 6AM-10PM. A cultural and architectural wonder.
Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Avenue (two blocks east of Wilmette Metra stop), ☎ +1 847 251-7424, . 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. .