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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Place of Worship
“The Bahai'i Temple is one of ten temples of the Bahai'i Faith and the oldest Bahai'i House of Worship in the world. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
College Football Field
“Northwestern's football stadium is only a 20 min walk down the street or a 5 min uber ride. Go Wildcats!!!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place is the B E S T for breakfast. These are the best pancakes I've ever had. They have a great spread and the building is beautiful.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“Really well done small museum of the American Indian in Evanston. Please look on-line for hours, cost, and location. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Gillson Park / Beach offers 60 acres of beautiful lakefront property, ideal for picnics, bicycling, volleyball, soccer, tennis, and many other spring and summer outdoor activities. South Entrance Sheridan Rd & Michigan Ave. About 5 min car ride from here. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“A Must See! The only one in the North American and Canadian continent. One of eight in the world. No cost involved. Explore the gardens, learn about the Baha'i Faith, and spend quiet moments in this beautiful building completed in 1953. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
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  • 2 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Cheap seats. Also have a variety of events outside of movies. Some live music and other offerings.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
School
“Beautiful Boat Harbor with a historic boat house - perfect for a relaxing Sunday drive. This is also a great place for parties and receptions and sailing!”
  • 1 local recommends
Corner Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Well-known greasy spoon. The bacon Lauretta is not to be missed. People travel from far and wide for it!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 2 locals recommend