5 days in Evanston, Elkhorn & Brookfield Itinerary

5 days in Evanston, Elkhorn & Brookfield Itinerary

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Evanston
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Elkhorn
— 1 day
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Brookfield
— 1 night
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Evanston
— 1 night

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Evanston

— 2 nights
Evanston is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States, north of downtown Chicago, bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, and Wilmette to the north. On the 6th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baha'i House of Worship, see the interesting displays at The American Toby Jug Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Sketchbook Brewing Co., then view the masterpieces at Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. On your second day here, relax in the rural setting at Historic Wagner Farm, get a new perspective on nature at Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop, examine the collection at Halim Time & Glass Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Merrick Rose Garden, then get engrossed in the history at Evanston History Center, and finally walk around Dawes Park.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Evanston. In January, daily temperatures in Evanston can reach 31°F, while at night they dip to 16°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Elkhorn.

Things to do in Evanston

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Elkhorn

— 1 day
Elkhorn is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 8th (Fri), stroll through Kishwauketoe Conservancy, do a tasting at Staller Estate Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Williams Bay Beach, relax in the rural setting at Ela Orchard, then indulge in some personalized pampering at The Woodhouse Day Spa - Mukwonago, WI, and finally contemplate the long history of Old World Wisconsin.

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Drive from Evanston to Elkhorn in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°F in January, and nighttime lows around 12°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brookfield.

Things to do in Elkhorn

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brookfield

— 1 night
Brookfield is a city located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 9th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lapham Peak and then shop like a local with Waukesha Farmers' Market.

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You can drive from Elkhorn to Brookfield in an hour. In January in Brookfield, expect temperatures between 28°F during the day and 14°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Evanston.

Things to do in Brookfield

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Evanston

— 1 night
On the 9th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Baha'i House of Worship, get engrossed in the history at Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and then look for gifts at Adagio Teas.

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Traveling by car from Brookfield to Evanston takes 2 hours.

Things to do in Evanston

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips