Explore Things To Do In Wheeling, Illinois
The Westin Chicago North Shore is close to an array of things to do in Chicago's North Shore. Located in Wheeling, Illinois, near various arts, culture, shopping, sports and parks, our hotel is the perfect choice for travelers of all types. From experiencing fine dining and entertainment at MB Financial Park to soaking in campus life at Northwestern University, explore what Wheeling and surrounding areas have to offer.
Chicago Botanic Garden
Touring the grounds of the Chicago Botanic Garden is an essential thing to do for visitors of all ages to Wheeling, Illinois. Sprawling over 385 acres and encompassing 23 gardens, this beautiful destination is open all year long. Highlights include seasonal festivals, a plant science center, art exhibitions and hidden gardens. Hop on the garden trains or tour by foot, there is always something new to see.
Baha'i House of Worship
The Baha’i House of worship in Illinois is one of eight dedicated temples in the world. It is the oldest surviving temple of the Baha’i faith. Explore the gardens, take in the architecture or check out the visitor’s center.
Glenview Park Golf Club
Spend a day on the greens at this distinctive 18-hole golf course, which is situated just nine miles away from The Westin Chicago North Shore. The Glenview Park Golf Club offers amenities of a private club, but is open to the public. Go out and a play a round today.
Kohl Children's Museum
One of the most family-friendly things to do in Wheeling, the Kohl Children's Museum feature 17 permanent exhibitions as well as rotating array of exhibits.
Between June and September, come and enjoy the oldest outdoor music festival in the country. The festival attracts about 600,000 listeners to some 120 to 150 events that span all genres from classical music to jazz to musical theater.
MB Financial Park
Experience a wide array of fine dining and entertainment options when you visit MB Financial Park. There are countless dining options and entertainment attractions, including an upscale bowling alley and comedy club. Indulge in all-season events such as ice skating, live music, fireworks and more.
Chevy Chase Golf Course
Situated on 125 acres of sprawling greens, the Chevy Chase Golf Course recollects the origins of the golf game. Designed and built in 1927 by renowned architect Thomas Bendelow, this 18-hole championship golf course is the perfect place to tee up.
Northwestern University is a private university located on the shores of Lake Michigan and is considered one of the most elite schools in the Midwest.
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Recently named as one of the top 10 museums in the country, the Illinois Holocaust Museum is a great place to spend the day. Explore history through interactive exhibitions and educational programs.
Considered a staple in the Chicagoland theater scene, Writers Theater has consistently received high praise for their inventive interpretations of classical theatrical works.
Shopping & Dining
Premier Shopping Destinations
Experience some of the greatest shopping in the Midwest just down the road from The Westin Chicago North Shore
- Downtown Highland Park
- Hawthorn Mall
- Fashion Outlets of Chicago
- Lincolnshire Commons
- Northbrook Court
- Village Square of Northbrook
Whether you are craving fine Italian cuisine or a big juicy burger, there are endless options nearby.
- Saranello's Ristorante Italiano $$
- Cooper's Hawk Winery $$
- Spears $$
- India House $$
- Eddie Merlot's $$$
- Bob Chinn's $$$