About Evanston


Let's have a look around into background of Evanston

County: Cook County
State: Illinois 
Country: United States
Latitude: 42.0411111
Longitude: -87.69
Time zone: America/Chicago
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5hours

Weather in Evanston

Climate:  Hot Summer Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: April, May, September and October

Location

Evanston is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States, 12 miles (19 km) north of downtown Chicago, bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, and Wilmette to the north. It had a population of 74,486 as of 2010. It is one of the North Shore communities that adjoin Lake Michigan and is the home of Northwestern.
 

Distance from Evanston center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD / KORD). This airport has international and domestic flights from Chicago, Illinois. Another major airport is Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW / KMDW), which has international and domestic flights from Chicago, Illinois.
Driving Distance: 16 miles / 26 km
Driving Time: 33 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish.
 

Modes of transport

Airport: Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Rail: Chicago and Milwaukee Railway
Road: Bus: Pace Bus
 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking:
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  
 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Skokie,
  • Wilmette,
  • Lincolnwood
     

Emergency Contact Numbers in Evanston city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245 
Airport: +1 800-832-6352 (Chicago O'Hare International Airport)
Hospital: +1 847-570-2000 (Evanston Hospital)
 

Events

Young Evanston Artists Festivals
 Custer Fair
World Arts and Music Festivals

Tourist Attractions

Evanston History Center  
 Fountain Square Tower
Grosse Point Lighthouse

Theatre & Concerts

Century 12
CineArts 6 and XD
 

Visit Top Restaurants in Evanston

Pete Miller's seafood & Prime Steak
The Stained Glass
Oceanique
 

Top Shopping Centers in Evanston

Evanston Plaza
Accents Plus
Church Street Plaza
 

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Mary and Leigh Block museum
American Toby Jug Museum
Mitchell Museum of the American-Indian

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Pasta – Campagnola
Foie Gras – Chef’s Station
Pork Chop – The Barn

Sports Club

Evanston Golf Club – Golf
TITLE Boxing Club – Boxing
Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course – Golf
 

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 5.00
Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,966.67
Cheap meal: $ 13.50
Gasoline: $ 0.63 / litre
3 course meal: $ 47.50

Information about Port of Spain

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Mucurapo,
  • Arima,
  • San Juan

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Piarco International Airport
  • Bus: City Gate (PTSC)

Airport

Airport: Piarco International Airport

Driving Distance: 18 miles / 29 km

Driving Time: 40 minutes

Languages: English

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% to 15% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $1 to $2
  • Housekeeper: $1 to $2
  • Concierge: Between $1 to $2

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10% to 15% of the Bill.
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