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Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel
Awarded the prestigious AAA 4 Diamond award, this luxury North Shore Hotel is home to Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Pancetta’s Regional Kitchen + Bar and located near many Fortune 500 companies, Northwestern University, Chicago Botanic Garden, Ravinia Festival, world-class restaurants and great shopping malls. The hotel boasts 385 renovated guest rooms, an indoor pool, sun deck, and exercise room.
Evanston Symphony Orchestra
The ESO was founded in 1945 by a handful of veteran and amateur musicians who were passionate about making music together. Concerts take place on Saturdays at 2:30 PM.
McDonald Woods Forest Preserve
The McDonald Woods Forest Preserve in Lindenhurst, offers gentle, rolling grassy terrain. It’s the perfect place to hike, bicycle and cross-country ski. Take the 3.8-mile loop around the woods and wetlands for some great exercise. A 0.3-mile wood-chip trail designed for hiking and cross-country skiing leads to a basswood and sugar maple forest, glowing yellow in autumn. A cooling ravine beckons below where migrant songbirds feast on insects, and water skimmers dart atop the clear water.
Lake County Discovery Museum
Hands-on interactive exhibits introduce the history of Lake County in a fun learning environment. The Museum also displays the nation's largest permanent exhibition on the history and significance of postcards. Changing exhibits throughout the year.
Wilmette Historical Museum
Learn about the history of Wilmette, the North Shore area and Gross Point. Housed in the former Gross Point Village Hall, the museum also offers a research library.
Morton Grove Historical Museum Haupt-Yehl House
Located in Harrer Park, this 1888 Victorian farmhouse features period furnishings and a museum on its lower level with rotating displays.
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
Located on the Campus of Northwestern University, the Block Museum is dedicated to the study and exhibition of reproducible art forms, including prints, photographs, film, video, and computer-mediated art. It is also noted in metropolitan Chicago for its outdoors Sculpture Garden. The museum also hosts an acclaimed film series which moves outdoors in the summer. Admission to the museum is free.
Adventure Inn & Suites
Located midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Over 130 rooms which range from jacuzzi suites for couples to comfortable family-style rooms.
James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County
The Center is home to a wide variety of entertainment acts from musical performances to live theatre shows to specialty performances. The facilities include the 600-seat Mainstage Theatre, the 250-seat Studio Theatre, the 400-seat C005 Auditorium and three conference rooms. The theatre presents the finest entertainment in the industry, including a season of incredible variety featuring internationally acclaimed performers.
A tavern with a modern twist. Crafted menu around distinctive American pub fare with a focus on unique, quality ingredients. A drink menu with an extra emphasis on local craft beer and an atmosphere to enjoy the company of those around you. Outdoor patio also available.
Built in the historic Williamsburg-style in 1927, the Homestead has been under family management for over 75 years. The 90-room hotel is conveniently located on a quiet residential street adjacent to Evanston’s downtown business district and Lake Michigan. Guests will enjoy a continental breakfast and garage parking during their overnight, or longer stay (rooms can be rented by the day, month or longer.) The hotel’s fine dining restaurant, Quince, serves contemporary American cuisine and Q2, the hotel’s intimate cocktail lounge, is not to be missed.
Residence Inn by Marriot Deerfield
Residence Inn Chicago Deerfield offers you magnificent accommodations that feel like home, whether it's for a night, a week or a long-term visit. Enjoy convenience to area businesses, the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Ravinia Festival and Six Flags Amusement Park. Start your day at this Marriott hotel in Deerfield IL with our complimentary breakfast buffet in our Gatehouse. Each suite at our Gurnee Mills mall hotel includes a fully equipped kitchen with full-size appliances. All Flatware, Chinaware, Glassware, pots, pans and utensils are provided for you. No time to shop? We will do it for you! Just drop off your shopping list and take advantage of our complementary grocery shopping service! Whether traveling for business or pleasure, our friendly and proficient staff at Residence Inn Chicago Deerfield takes pride in anticipating and satisfying your needs.
Timothy O'Toole's Pub
Full service restaurant/bar open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Weekend brunch from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.. Famous for our award-winning wings, burgers, fish and chips, 19 beers on tap, Guinness black list and much more! 24 high definition flat screens LCDs to watch the game, live entertainment, Karaoke Wednesdays, and kids eat free Tuesdays with a balloon artist!
D.C. Sarnies is a contemporary but casual restaurant specializing in sandwiches and classic American food with a twist. As well as a restaurant, we serve as a research and development kitchen for its parent company, Highland Baking Company. Guest chefs and bakery clients will have the opportunity to try out new products and let diners provide feedback on the dishes. The menu at D. C. Sarnies has something for everyone with a wide variety of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and signature sandwiches and burgers to choose from. A full bar also gives diners a wide range of craft beers including more than 25 on tap, wine and cocktails. For more information visit us on Facebook at D.C. Sarnies or on Twitter @DC_Sarnies.
Gross Point Rd. Fishing - Evanston
Equipment, bait and fishing expertise provided.
Tir Na Nog Estate
Unique rental property, for Weddings, Corporate and Family Reunions. The house accommodates 26 people and 80 acres has 9 hole golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts and Tent for up to 200 people.
Evanston History Center
Housed in the gracious historic mansion of former U.S. Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, this stunning chateau overlooks Lake Michigan. Visitors and history buffs explore this National Historic Landmark appreciating its original furnishings and artwork. The home features exhibits focusing on the history of Evanston.
Gino's East - Rolling Meadows
The "World's Most Celebrated" pizza. Deep dish or thin crust. Party rooms, pre-orders, carry-out and delivery.
Baymont Inn & Suites
Platinum winning property for exceptional quality accommodations and unsurpassed guest service. This hotel is ideally located just minutes from many nearby points of interest, including Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, College of Lake County and the Libertyville Sports Complex. The hotel offers standard rooms, king whirlpool suites, and specialty theme rooms. Take advantage of the hotel's heated outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness center and an on-site cocktail lounge. Free Continental Breakfast, game room and high speed Internet included with room.
Arlington Heights Historical Museum
The Coach House, a replica Log Cabin, the 1882 home of F.W. Muller and the 1908 Banta House tell the story of Arlington Heights over the last 150 years. Tour guides introduce you to the life of early residents. Tours: Sat. & Sun. 2pm & 3pm Heritage Gallery & Gift Shop: Fri.-Sun. 1:30pm-4:30pm
Lyons school is the host to the Glenview Art Fair that showcases over 110 jewelers, printmakers, stain and fused glass artists, representational and abstract artists, photographers, potters, ceramists and more.
The Margarita European Inn
This bed and breakfast’s original architecture dates back to 1927 and charms guests with its wood burning fireplace, French doors and vintage molding. The Inn’s 42 are each uniquely designed. Personal service is complete with a continental breakfast. Conveniently located near downtown Evanston and Northwestern University. Pensiero Ristorante is a North Shore favorite and is located on the Inn’s first floor.
Annie's Old Fashioned Pancake House
Annie's is a traditional breakfast eatery. Come on in and try some warm pancakes topped with apples and cinnamon or pecans, as well as our French toast and omelets.
City of Lake Forest Open Air Market
This year, the city is celebrating American Farmers. The Market commits to providing the best local, fresh, healthy food to the community and the surrounding area. Farm-to-Table vendors provide vegetables, fruit, artisan breads, jams, honey and specialty items. The market is located at the intersection of Deerpath and Western Avenue. Free parking in all city lots.
Antioch's Taste of Summer Festival
4 Days of fun in Downtown Antioch. Carnival rides, delectable foods, and top entertainment. Enjoy live music, Antioch IDOL and kids activities. Enjoy the sidewalk sales and find craft booths too. Visit AntiochChamber.org for an updated entertainment schedule.
North Point Marina - Lake Michigan Charter Fishing
Enjoy the beautiful blue of Lake Michigan aboard one of over one hundred charter fishing boats on the Lake County harbors of Waukegan and North Point. You will find the Coho running in the late spring, Lake Trout biting in mid-summer, and the Chinook come home to spawn in late summer and early fall. Whatever time of the year you go, you'll find expert charter fishing captains ready to make your time on the water a great one. For information on charter fishing opportunities and hotel information, please contact us.
Wheel and Sprocket
Wheel and Sprocket located in Evanston, IL is an excellent source for all cyclists, offering new bikes, accessories as well as local ride information. Visiting the Chicago area? Ship your bike to Wheel and Sprocket and their staff will professionally reassemble it. Need a bike to get around? There is a fleet of bikes to rent by the hour or by the day. Visit local points of interest by bike such as the Baha'i House of Worship or Chicago Botanical Garden, or take a cruise along Lake Michigan.
Contagion - Central Elementary School
An international team of doctors is contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak of a deadly disease.
Wingate By Wyndham Arlington Heights
Complimentary continental hot breakfast, free airport and local shuttle (Monday through Friday), whirlpool, exercise room, guest laundry, Jacuzzi suites, and meeting rooms available. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. 5 miles from Schaumburg Convention Center. Easy access to I-90. Minutes away from O'Hare Airport. Only 3 miles from Woodfield Mall. Complimentary Manager's Reception Monday through Thursday.
Winnetka Historical Museum
The growth and history of Winnetka since 1830 is chronicled in this museum, which includes the Carlton Washburne Library.
Bill's Pizza and Pub, Inc.
Dine-in and carryout, delivery restaurant.
Chapel Hill Country Club
Enjoy the delightful rural atmosphere at this semi-private facility located near the banks of the Fox River in lovely McHenry. Accept the challenge to play the longest hole in Illinois, measuring over 700 yards.
McHenry Drive-In Outdoor Theatre
One of the few remaining authentic drive-in movie theatres remaining in Illinois. Enjoy the nostalgia of double-feature movies in the comfort of your car. Unique family experience.
Lake House Inn Bed and Breakfast
First bed and breakfast on Fox Lake (Chain O'Lakes).
Marriott Residence Inn Deerfield
Newly renovated extended stay hotel. Offering 3 suite options: studios, penthouses & 2 bedroom suites. All have full kitchens however, a daily complimentary full breakfast buffet and light dinner is available. Internet access, grocery shopping service.
Dempster-Greenwood Street Beach
Sand beach used for launching small carry-in crafts. Lockers and racks available to store crafts on site.
Dommrich Rowing Center
This year-round rowing center features a boat launch on the North Shore Channel and two indoor rowing tanks with a training center.
Shepherd's Crook Golf Course
This 18-hole, par 72 public golf facility, designed by Keith Foster, opened in August, 1999 and has earned rave reviews as a course that is both challenging and exciting to play. Its design reflects the golden era of golf course architecture of the 1920's and 30's with bentgrass fairways, tees, and greens. Individuals, tournaments and golf outings welcome. Enjoy a sandwich and beverage in the full service clubhouse grill or enjoy refreshments on the veranda overlooking the 9th and 18th holes. The Eden Room is also available for events, golf outings and banquets, please call for more information.
Best Western University Plaza
Centrally located in downtown Evanston just blocks from the lake. Upscale amenities abound at this Best Western including free Wi-Fi, a modern fitness center, continental breakfast, courtesy shuttle and outdoor pool all for a great value. The 159 guest rooms feature Sealy Posturepedic pillow-top mattresses, luxury linens and coffee makers.
Giordano's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria - Gurnee
Pioneer of the famous stuffed and equally renowned thin-crust pizza, Giodano's menu also has great pastas, sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts. Over 40 Chicagoland locations open for lunch or dinner including a full-service bar. Dine-in, carry out, delivery and catering are available. Located within 2 miles from Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills.
Grayslake's Fall/Winter Farmers Market
Come out to downtown Grayslake on Saturdays for the Fall Farmers Market. The market will offer seasonal produce, baked goods, wine and cheeses, spices, organic selections, ready-to-eat food, live entertainment and much more. The fall market is located at Centennial Park 147 Center Street in downtown Grayslake. For details and vendors please visit the website.
Long Grove Cafe & Restaurant
The Long Grove Café sits beside a beautiful wooded Mill pond and water fountain that splashes to give a family of ducks a nice place to live and the guests get a pleasant and serene view. Alfresco and indoor dining is available as well as a private dining room and plenty of parking. Great food, great ambience, great view & affordable prices. There is a lunch and dinner menu that includes steaks, seafood, kabobs, pasta, burgers, salads, sandwiches and breakfast on weekends. Full bar with an extensive wine list & fine wine shop at retail prices. Special Greek menu on Thursday nights.
Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest Mettawa
The Residence Inn by Marriott Lake Forest/Mettawa hotel in Chicago is ideal for extended stay business travelers and is within easy reach of both downtown Chicago and North Shore businesses and attractions. Conveniences, too, like grocery shopping and dai
545 North Bar & Grill
Serving up comfort food with a twist. We are an American bar and grill with a distinct urban vibe located in the heart of Historic Downtown Libertyville. Menu includes salads, choice entrees, sandwiches and burgers, seafood and much more.
Green Bay Trail
The 9-mile Green Bay Trail covers North Shore towns such as Kenilworth, Winnetka, Highland Park and Lake Bluff. Because the trail stays generally within a mile of Lake Michigan, you can take any number of on-road side trips for beachfront views of the lake. The trail is suitable for even the youngest of riders, although the route does use some sidewalks and even a very small portion of residential road in Kenilworth. In addition, the surface alternates between asphalt and crushed limestone. Inexperienced cyclists and those with young children should use particular caution at road crossings and with any road riding.
Sleep Inn - Lake Bluff
Affordable rates and clean, comfortable hotel rooms with every inch designed to be user-friendly and accommodate those features most frequently requested by travelers. The hotel is conveniently located by an array of local restaurants and attractions including the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Six Flags Great America, Gurnee Mills and the Veterans Affairs Naval Hospital. The hotel offers free high speed Internet, a free hot waffle continental breakfast, 5,000 sq ft. of banquet facilities and a 100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee to ensure all your needs are met.
Great Lakes Naval Museum
As an official Department of the Navy Museum, the Great Lakes Naval Museum's mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy's only "boot camp" at the Naval Training Station/Center at Great Lakes, Illinois. Exhibits feature an overview of the boot camp experience and the history of Naval Station Great Lakes. The museum is located at the Great Lakes Naval Station by the Main Gates. Admission and parking are free. Public transportation to the Great Lakes Naval Museum is available via Metra's Union Pacific North Line.
Golden Corral - Gurnee
Located right off I-94, this popular buffet style restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week, and offering breakfast on the weekends.
Red Roof Inn - Deerfield
This is a fully renovated Inn located in the beautiful North Shore suburbs of Chicago. This limited service Inn features complimentary gourmet coffee to all our guests 24 hours a day, complimentary access to Bally Total Fitness for guests 18 and older, free USA Today and we are conveniently located/adjacent to shopping and restaurants. We are 1/4 mile from Metra train to downtown Chicago. Family restaurants adjacent to hotel deliver to your door. Many local area attractions as well as just 18 miles from downtown Chicago. Our renovated meeting room holds up to 30 people.
Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center
Located in Prospect Heights, this hotel's 108 guest rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, cable television, safes and coffee makers. Guests enjoy a free hot breakfast, fitness center, and Internet access.
Northbrook Historical Society Museum
Enjoy the main floor museum with antiques and a replica of an 1890s home. Open the first Sunday of every month, or by appointment.
Skokie Public Library
A leading institution of the Village of Skokie and a staple of downtown Skokie, the library is truly a center for the community with more than 450,000 items available for check-out, three community meeting rooms and hundreds of events and classes offered each month. The library offers the latest in cutting edge technology with library resources available 24 hours a day via their website, plenty of computers available for internet access and research and a wireless network on the 2nd floor.
Marriott Suites Deerfield
This hotel features suites with a private parlor room separated by French doors. Suites include a spacious bedroom with a separate living area with sleeper sofa, wet bar, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, Plug-In Panel to connect your laptop, iPod and camera to the 32" LCD, HD flat-screen TV and in-room movies. Enjoy the fitness center, indoor/outdoor pools, sauna, fitness trails, and area golf courses. Enjoy a delightful dining experience with friendly service, great food and an extensive menu in the Basil's Bistro, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, located within the hotel, also offering room service. There are also 6 meeting rooms with 9,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space.
Red Roof Inn Chicago - O'Hare Airport
Features 25" TV, 24 hour gourmet coffee, USA Today newspaper, pay per view movies, voicemail, remodeled in 2004.
Baby on Board - Bat 17
The busy life of a successful power couple (she’s an image-conscious business woman and he’s a divorce attorney) is turned upside down when they find out they are unexpectedly pregnant and the next nine months turn into an emotional roller coaster ride they never saw coming.
HeatherRidge Golf Course
HeatherRidge Golf Course is a beautiful and challenging full length nine hole layout that is enjoyable for players of all skill levels. Adding to its beauty are the flowing creeks and ponds that come into play on seven of the nine holes. Also enjoy the unique outside Cabana Bar and Grill. Great food, cold drinks, outstanding atmosphere and friendly staff will complete your HeatherRidge golfing experience. Golf clubs available for rent. Located on Northern Illinois' favorite 9-hole golf course, The HeatherRidge Clubhouse is a beautiful venue for just about any occasion. If you are planning a weddings, banquets or party we are the place.
Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra
The Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra features local and national musical talents, and perfoms four concerts each year.
Evanston Art Center
For over 68 years, the Evanston Art Center has presented exhibitions of contemporary visual arts.
Devonshire Cultural Center
Home of the Skokie Art Guild and Devonshire Playhouse, the Cultural Center offers children's and adult theater, as well as visual and performing arts.
Fuego Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar
A taste adventure beyond traditional Mexican cuisine, featuring specialty Mole sauces, recipes right from Grandma Paula's kitchen and fresh guacamole prepared tableside. Full service bar serving an endless selection of Margaritas, Tequilas, and Cervezas.
Charles Gates Dawes House Museum
The Dawes House, a magnificent Chateauesque Mansion overlooking Lake Michigan, was the home of the former United States vice president under Calvin Coolidge and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Charles Gates Dawes.
A Slice of Life
Skokie kosher restaurant exceeds the generally mediocre standards for kosher cuisine, with pizza and a good variety of meatless dishes.
Wright Woods Forest Preserve
The Wright Woods Forest Preserve located in Mettawa offers 4 miles of scenic trails: a short loop for hikers, bicyclists and skiers that circles a pond, and a 3-mile loop for hikers, bicyclists, skiers and horses. This preserve also has footbridge spanning the Des Plaines River, which links Wright Woods to Half Day Forest Preserve.
The Dearborn Observatory
The Dearborn Observatory is open for limited public viewing via the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night from 9-11pm. Advance reservations required.
Horse Fair Park
Horse shows held at park several times a year.
Levere Memorial Temple
Home of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity headquarters, this beautiful Gothic building features stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
White Deer Run Golf Club
Built on the well-known Cuneo Estate in Vernon Hills, White Deer Run Golf Club is an 18-hole public course sprawling over 240 acres of rolling terrain and picturesque lakes with bent grass greens and fairways. Able to accommodate small and large group outings and banquets.
The Arboretum Club
This beautiful 30,000-square-foot clubhouse features an upscale restaurant with patio seating and 18 holes of championship golf.
Red Roof Inn
18 Miles North of Chicago: Malls nearby; Underwriters Laboratories, Walgreen's 2 mi; Botanical Gardens, Ravina 2 mi; Trinity College 4 mi; Six Flags Great America, Great Lakes Naval Base 12 mi; Northwestern University 15 mi; Ohare International Airport 17
Lake Bluff Golf Club
The Lake Bluff Park District's 18-hole, 6,589 yard course boasts challenging greens set in a tranquil environment and grass teen practice facility. The Lake Bluff Golf Club is a wonderfully balanced golf course with mature tree-lined fairways and bent grass fairways and greens for a consistently enjoyable playing experience. The facility also includes an expansive practice facility with grass tee driving range, practice putting green, and short-game area with bunker. The professionally stocked Pro Shop and the Village Grill, which serves delicious food and a wide selection of beverages, are a couple of the superior amenities available to guests of the club.
Vigneto del Bino Winery
Vigneto del Bino Winery is a boutique winery specializing in “Wines grown from local Vines”. The winery sits on one acre of a 10 acre property surrounded by 2,300 grapevines. Vigneto del Bino specializes in producing unique wines from grapevines that grow here in Illinois. The winery building encompasses the manufacturing of the wines, a tasting room and gift shop. Relax and shop for gift items; while sampling our crisp and refreshing wine selection.
Riverside Chocolate Factory
Creating fine chocolate candies since 1986. The landmark Teepee style building is your first clue that is not your ordinary candy store. Enjoy fine homemade and handipped chocolates and candies with the finest chocolate covered strawberries to be found. Enjoy an extensive collection of retro candies too.
The Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
Home to the Kalo Foundation of Park Ridge, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the rich artistic legacy of the city through education, advocacy, and preservation, as well as promoting the arts & crafts as an integral part of our modern lives. Based on the ideals of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, the Foundation will sponsor educational seminars, exhibits, tours, publications and special events to increase awareness and appreciation of the arts and crafts. Check the website for special events and hours.
Viper Alley is a revolutionary private event venue in Lincolnshire where our factory “plush” interior meets today’s demand for flexible event environments that are both casual and upscale with complete staging and private boutique bowling. Viper Alley can meet any A/V needs with our state-of-the-art, concert quality equipment, including 20 LCD screens. The Chef’s beautifully-prepared and delicious cuisine includes everything from appetizers and gourmet pizzas to beef tenderloin. We individually customize your menus, table/furniture arrangements, lighting and more to meet the personal and specialized needs of every one of your events and programs. With 15,000 square feet of flexible, modular floor plan, we provide on-site catering for up to 500 people with endless possibilities.
LaQuinta Inn & Suites - Bannockburn
Unwind at La Quinta Inn & Suites with complimentary breakfast, swimming pool, whirlpool, fitness center, Club Room and more. Enjoy our oversized rooms and upscale accommodations complete with in-room coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, and high-speed wireless internet access.
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
Focusing on the art, history and culture of the American Indian. Permanent exhibits are dedicated to the Native cultures of the Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast and Arctic regions of North America. Each gallery contains a “touching table” where visitors can handle real examples of Indian artifacts, as well as feel the raw materials—including snakeskin, caribou fur, birch bark, turquoise and buffalo skin—that were used by native Americans. Temporary exhibits showcase emerging and established contemporary Native artists. Lectures and performances throughout the year provide a venue for multicultural education.
Mundelein Park & Recreation District
The Mundelein Park & Recreation District includes the Steeple Chase Golf Club, Diamond Lake Beach and Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center.
Northwestern University Soccer
Enjoy a soccer game right next to Lake Michigan, played at Lakeside Field.
Gurnee Antique Market
One of Chicagoland's largest antique malls offering exceptional service and top quality antique merchandise - true antiques - no crafts or new collectibles. The spacious 24,000 square foot building is home to 200 dealers featuring a range of items.
Deer Path Inn
Full Service Hotel with Dining and Banquet Facilities.
Hotel Moraine and Conference Center
Located in a quiet neighborhood on Chicago's North Shore.
Noyes Cultural Arts Center
The Noyes Cultural Arts Center is host to 30 resident artists, and shows eight exhibitions a year at the Noyes Gallery, with a special commitment to the work of emerging artists.
Japanese Hibachi style cooking - a chef prepares for you at your table. Steak, chicken, shrimp, scallops & lobstertail.
Sweety Pies Bakery
A family-owned operation since 2007, Sweety Pies is a bakery, cakery and cafe serving up delicious handmade goodies in he heart of downtown Skokie. Featured are family favorites such as buttery cinnamon rolls, scones, croissant, quiche and famous pies. Specializing in custom cakes, cupcakes and old-fashioned handmade desserts. Also serving omelets, sandwiches and homemade soups.
King's Wharf Restaurant
Serving classic American dishes, like savory steaks and seafood specialties, for dinner Wednesday-Sunday. Indulge in the sumptuous Sunday Champagne Brunch. Located in the 4-Diamond rated Lincolnshire Marriott Resort.
Willow Glen Golf Club
The Willow Glen Golf Club is home to a picturesque 18-hole layout that provides an enjoyable challenge for all skill levels. The new clubhouse is home to Buckley's Restaurant and Pub making Willow Glen one of the finest golf and dining experiences on the North Shore. Open to the public!
Over the past twenty seasons, Writers' Theatre has become a major Chicagoland cultural destination with a national reputation for excellence. The company – known for the finest interpretations of classic and contemporary theatre – has garnered critical praise for the consistent high quality and intimacy of its artistry. Throughout the season Writers’ will be offering post-show discussions on select Wednesday evenings following the performance in our Tudor Court space. In the Books on Vernon space they will be offering post-show discussions every other Wednesday evening.
Evanston Arts Depot
This cultural center is a restored train station in the heart of Evanston. Home of the Piccolo Theatre and Custer’s Last Stand Festival which takes place each June.
Evanston's Dog Beach
Bring your dog to Evanston's Dog Beach! Admission restricted to dogs with a "dog beach season token".
Farm Heritage Festival
Check out hundreds of antique tractors, cars and steam engines, and other farm machinery as we celebrate Lake County’s rural roots. Tractor parades, petting zoo, sheep herding demonstrations, scarecrow making, museum exhibits, wagon rides and other activities for kids and families.
Grayslake Heritage Center
A state of the art history museum dedicated to collecting and sharing the history of the greater Grayslake area. The Grayslake Heritage Center offers programs, exhibitions and special events all year round and includes two galleries, a community room and classroom.
Illnois Beach Resort and Conference
92 total rooms. Four suites. Indoor pool. On-site health club. Room service. Two bonfire pits, sand volleyball court,seasonal tent, private beach, bike rentals. Located near Gurnee Mills, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, located in state park
River Trail Nature Center
Nature is wonderfully displayed in this silent forest that glaciers carved thousands of years ago. The prairie extends along the riverbanks, rich in plant and animal life.
Trackside Waukegan offers a casual, comfortable setting to wager on horse racing from around the world, broadcast on 250 television monitors. Watch and bet on races in the Finish Line Restaurant and Lounge, Grandstand Bar, Teletheater or Backstretch Deli.
Marytown National Religious Shrine of St. Maximillion Kolbe
One of the nation's most beautiful religious sites features beautiful stained glass windows and seven-foot mosaics decorating the chapel, as well as seven types of marble.
Deerpath Golf Course
Deerpath Golf Course in Lake Forest opens for play in March and closes for the season on or about December 15. This 18-hole public course, measures 6,255 yards with a par 70 and 5,487 yards with a par 72 for women. The course has spectacular mature trees, high quality naturalized areas and beautiful water features including ponds and streams. The Deerpath Golf Academy offers the finest golf instruction on the North Shore. Golfers of all abilities will realize immediate and sustainable improvement for a lifetime of better golf.