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The spectacular Bahá'í House of Worship

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.


Get in[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • Car
  • Bicycle [1]

PACE Bus Routes[edit]

  • 213 Green Bay Road[2]
  • 421 Wilmette Avenue[3]
  • 422 Linden CTA/Glenview/Northbrook Court [4]
  • 423 Linden CTA-The Glen-Harlem CTA[5]




  • Edens Plaza is a large shopping center located on the west end of town at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Skokie Boulevard (US41)near the Edens Expressway. It features anchor stores like Carson Pirie Scott, Bed, Bath and Beyond and the Fresh Market in addition to many smaller stores [8]
  • Souvenirs at the Crystal Cave.




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

Go next[edit]

Routes through Wilmette
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