Sights & Attractions in Chicago

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Things to Do in Chicago Outskirts

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Bahá'i Temple House of Worship
Your mouth is sure to drop to the floor the first...
Religious Sites Wilmette
 
Brookfield Zoo
Spend the day among more than 2,000 animals at...
Zoos / Aquariums Brookfield
 
Cantigny Park
The 500 acres of this estate offer multiple...
Parks Wheaton
 
Chicago Botanic Garden
Among the 26 different gardens here are the...
Gardens / Arboretums Glencoe
 
Cuneo Mansion and Gardens
Samuel Insull, partner of Thomas Edison and...
Houses / Mansions Vernon Hills
 
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Part of the literary legacy of Oak Park, this...
Historic Districts / Sites Oak Park
 
Ernest Hemingway Museum
How did the author's first 20 years in Oak Park...
Museums / Galleries Oak Park
 
Farnsworth House
Just down the river from Aurora, near Plano, sits...
Houses / Mansions Chicago Outskirts
 
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Wright designed and built his house when he was...
Houses / Mansions Vernon Hills
 
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
In the 1970s a group of neo-Nazis planned a...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Skokie
 
Kohl Children's Museum
Adults are hard pressed to get youngsters to...
Museums / Galleries Chicago Outskirts
 
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
Among the most notable sights on the Northwestern...
Museums / Galleries Evanston
 
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
Founded in 1977, the museum houses more than...
Museums / Galleries Evanston
 
Morton Arboretum
Enjoy the natural beauty of woodlands, wetlands,...
Gardens / Arboretums Lisle
 
Northwestern University
The private university founded here in 1851 by...
Educational Institutions Evanston
 
Ravinia Park
If you enjoy music under the stars, the outdoor...
Parks Highland Park

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