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Popular amenities for Evanston vacation rentals

Stay near Evanston's top sights

Northwestern University80 locals recommend
Evanston SPACE57 locals recommend
Ryan Field16 locals recommend
Trader Joe's66 locals recommend
Jewel-Osco69 locals recommend
Dengeos3 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Evanston

  • Total rentals

    430 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    19K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    200 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    110 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    10 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    270 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Evanston?

    Evanston experiences a four-season climate with hot, humid summers often reaching 85°F (29°C) and cold, snowy winters with temperatures dipping to 17°F (-8°C). Spring and fall are mild and provide a beautiful display of changing foliage. Winter activities include ice skating at various local parks.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Evanston?

    Popular activities in Evanston include exploring the Northwestern University campus, visiting the stunning Baháʼí House of Worship, strolling along the Lake Michigan beaches, and shopping in the vibrant downtown area. The city also hosts many cultural and artistic events throughout the year.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Evanston?

    The most popular time to visit Evanston is from June to August. During this period, the city hosts several community events such the Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival and the Custer Fair, attracting both locals and visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Evanston?

    Downtown Evanston is a popular area to stay, providing easy access to shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. The Lakeshore area is another option for those seeking proximity to the beach and scenic views of Lake Michigan.

  • What are the best places to visit in Evanston?

    Popular places in Evanston include the Northwestern University campus, the Baháʼí House of Worship, Evanston History Center at the Charles Gates Dawes House, and Grosse Point Lighthouse. For nature lovers, Ladd Arboretum and the Evanston Ecology Center are worth exploring.

  • What are some hiking trails in Evanston?

    While Evanston is more urban, it's near several hiking trails such as the North Branch Trail, which follows the North Branch of the Chicago River, and Green Bay Trail, offering a scenic route along a former railroad line.

  • What are some family activities to do in Evanston?

    Families can explore the Evanston Ecology Center, visit the Evanston Art Center, or enjoy a fun day at the Raymond Park. The Evanston Farmer's Market is also a family-friendly spot to discover local produce and handmade goods.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Evanston?

    Evanston's proximity to Chicago makes it easy for day trips to iconic places like Navy Pier, Millennium Park, and the Art Institute of Chicago. For nature enthusiasts, the Chicago Botanic Garden and Illinois Beach State Park are within a short drive.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Evanston?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 270 vacation rentals in Evanston featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Evanston?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Evanston. Choose from more than 120 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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