Evanston & Chicago Area Attractions

Music and attractions
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Check out these Evanston and Chicago Area Attractions:
 
F.E.W. Spirits: Tours of a local Evanston brewery.
Chicago Botanic Garden (9 miles): An botanical museum offering 23 beautiful gardens on 385 acres, plants, flowers, greenhouses, and more.
Ravinia Festival/Music Arena (12.66 miles): Seasonal music venue with a variety of concerts and live performances.
Six Flags, Great America (32.5 miles): Theme park with world-class coasters, plus over 100 shows a day.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center ChicagoA recreational LEGO themed theme park that has been designed for children and families.
Bahai Temple (1.6 miles): Recently selected as one of the official Seven Wonders of Illinois for the Chicago land region.
Evanston Beaches (5 blocks): Evanston is home to five beautiful beaches that offer great southern views of the Chicago skyline.
Gross Point Lighthouse (1 mile): Built in 1873 as the lead lighthouse marking the approach to Chicago.
Navy Pier (12 miles): Family attraction featuring entertainment, shopping, dining, cruises, and events, and more.
McCormick Place (25 miles): Chicago’s premier convention facility.
Shedd Aquarium (14 miles): Known as the World’s Aquarium.
John Hancock Observatory (13 miles): Located in the John Hancock Tower offers spectacular views spanning up to 80 miles and four states.
Millennium Park (12 miles): Located in the heart of downtown Chicago.
Westfield Old Orchard: Beautifully landscaped outdoor shopping center located on Chicago's prestigious North Shore.
Sports Stadiums
Wrigley Field - Home of the Chicago Cubs Baseball Team (6 miles)
Soldier Field - Home of the Chicago Bears Football Team (15 miles)
United Center - Home of Chicago Bulls/Blackhawks (19.6 miles)
Ryan Field (5 miles)
Allstate Arena (15.5 miles)
 
 
Excercise & Workout Areas
Jogging Track/Trails (5 blocks)
Bicycling (5 blocks)
Evanston Athletic Club (3 blocks)
 
Theater & Cinema
Lighthouse Opera Works (4 blocks north)
Wilmette Theater (2 miles north)
Aragon Ballroom (6 miles south)
Riviera Theatre (6 miles south) 
Century Theaters (3 blocks)
Civic Opera House (19.75 miles)
 
Shopping
Westfield Old Orchard Center - A Five Star Shopping Experience
Lincolnwood Town Center (3 miles west)
Northbrook Court (3.26 miles north)
Gurnee Mills Outlets (33.2 miles)
Magnificent Mile, Chicago (13 miles south)
Downtown Evanston Sherman Plaza (1 block south)
American Girl Store, Chicago
 
Colleges & Universities
 
Golf Courses

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