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Evanston

Coffee Lab

Loose leaf tea, classic espresso drinks and direct trade coffee from Intelligentsia brewed fresh one cup at a time.

910 Noyes St
Evanston, IL 60201

Directions

(847) 868-8033

Peeled

Imbibe the local vibe at Peeled Juice Bar, your neighborhood oasis for cold pressed, handcrafted juices and smoothies.

940 Church St
Evanston, IL 60201

Directions

(847) 869-7335

Lyfe Kitchen

Great-tasting, good-for-you, socially-responsible "lyfestyle" brand that helps you Love Your Food Everyday.

1603 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

Directions

(847) 563-8242

The Mexican Shop

Looking for something funky for yourself or for family and friends back home? You don't have to travel the world (the owner's done it for you).

801 Dempster Street
Evanston, IL 60202

Directions

847-475-8665

Unicorn Cafe

The Unicorn Cafe coffeehouse is a campus and community favorite, serving everything you'd expect--coffees, loose-leaf teas and fresh pastries--as well as its famous vegan soup.

1723 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Directions

847-332-2312

The Lakefill

Catch breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline from this campus lakeside property. In addition to supporting the Northwestern University Library, the Norris University Center and Norris Aquatics Center (SPAC), the Lakefill serves as a great spot for studying, picnicking, jogging and biking.

Northwestern Campus
Evanston, IL 60201

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Baha'i Temple

One of the most beautiful buildings in the entire North Shore area, the nine-sided architectural beauty is one of the only seven Baha'i temples in the world. The structure's unique design has prompted many Northwestern students to add it to their jogging routes over the years.

100 Linden Avenue
Evanston, IL 60091

Directions

847-853-2300

The Rock

At Northwestern, "The Rock" represents an age-old tradition. In the 1940s students began painting the Rock, first as a prank, then as an accepted avenue of free expression. To claim painting rights, students camp out to "guard" the Rock. Over the years the Rock has displayed a lot of different messages, including advertisements for student groups, birthday wishes and even a marriage proposal.

Northwestern Campus
Evanston, IL 60202

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The Arch

The Weber Arch, the iconic entrance to the University’s Evanston campus, was completed in 1994. In a new tradition, each incoming first year class is led by the marching band through the Arch in a "March Through the Arch" to kick off the school year.

Northwestern Campus
Evanston, IL 60201

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Chicago

Montrose Wilson Dog Beach

The largest beach for canines in Chicagoland, this 700-foot beachfront is a great place to watch dogs catch Frisbees (and waves).

West Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640

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Argyle Street

Chicago's best Vietnamese restaurants can be found on Uptown's Argyle Street, the place to find noodle shops, bubble tea and pho. The historic district also houses Chinese, Cambodian, Laotian and Thai restaurants, grocery stores and shops.

Argyle Street, between Broadway and Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640

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Metro Concert Hall

Music fans can catch the El to this intimate concert hall located steps away from Wrigley Field. See the bands and musicians from around the country and world that make the Metro their first stop when traveling though Chicago.

3730 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60613

Directions

773-549-0203

Second City

For fans of improv and sketch comedy, there's no better place than Second City, the club where Bill Murray, Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and many other comedians got their start.

1616 N Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60614

Directions

312-664-4032

Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field, the second oldest ballpark in the major leagues, is a must-see pilgrimage for many baseball fans. Catch a game to check out its ivy-covered outfield walls and sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," a 7th inning stretch tradition.

1060 W Addison Street
Chicago, IL 60613

Directions

773-404-2827

Art Institute of Chicago

Don't miss visiting (and revisiting) this world-class art museum, home to more than 260,000 pieces of art from around the world. From Monet's Water Lilies to Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, the Art Institute of Chicago's collection is home to some of the most recognizable and significant paintings of our time.

111 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603

Directions

312-443-3600

Willis Tower Skydeck

How high will you go? Those who venture to the Willis Tower's 103rd floor—1,353 feet up—will be rewarded with stunning views of the city and even surrounding states.

233 S Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Directions

877-759-3325

Millennium Park

Escape to 25 acres of striking landscape and architecture in the middle of the city. Millennium Park is home to concerts and public art and green space. When you visit, be sure to catch your reflection in "The Bean," a massive stainless steel sculpture that has become Millennium Park's signature landmark.

201 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60602

Directions

312-742-1168

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