The Westin Chicago North Shore

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601 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL, 60090, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (847) 777-6500   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8531

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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. 

 


Award-Winning Attractions

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Chicago Botanic Garden
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.

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Baha’i House of Worship
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.

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Glenview Park Golf Club
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.

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Kohl Children’s Museum

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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.

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Ravinia Festival
Ravinia Festival

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. 

The Westin Chicago North Shore - MB Financial Park

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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.

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Chevy Chase Golf Course

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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.

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Northwestern University
Northwestern University

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. 

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
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.

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Writers Theatre

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Writers Theatre

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

The Westin Chicago North Shore - Premier Shopping Destinations

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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
The Westin Chicago North Shore - Dining Destinations
Dining Destinations

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 $$$
  • Bob Chinn's $$$