Wilmette

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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.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

  • Close by Interstate I-90/94, known locally as the Edens Expressway.
  • By taxi, from O'Hare airport
  • By Pace bus from neighboring suburbs

By train[edit]

  • The CTA Purple Line 'L' terminates at   Linden Station, located on Linden Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets, a few blocks west of the Baha'i House of Worship. The Purple Line provides all-day service to Evanston and Howard Station in Rogers Park on Chicago's Far North Side. It also provides weekday rush hour service to the Loop.
  • The Metra Union Pacific / North Line stops at   Wilmette Station, located along Green Bay Road between Central and Lake Avenues in Downtown Wilmette. The Union Pacific / North Line runs from Ogilvie Transportation Center in Downtown Chicago's West Loop all the way to Kenosha, Wisconsin, stopping at many towns along Chicagoland's North Shore on the way.

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]

See[edit]

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

  • 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.

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

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

Go next[edit]

Routes through Wilmette
MilwaukeeNorthfield  W I-94.svg E  SkokieChicago
MilwaukeeNorthfield  N US 41.svg S  SkokieChicago
END  N CTA L Purple Line icon.png S  EvanstonRogers Park, Chicago
KenoshaWinnetka  N Metra Union Pacific North icon.png S  EvanstonChicago


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