The village of Skokie is a suburb in the Chicagoland area.
By trainSkokie is accessible by the CTA Yellow Line (also called the Skokie Swift), with stops at and . The Yellow Line has only these two stops, and is used to transport passengers from Skokie to the Red/Purple Line terminal at Howard. If you take the "Swift" to Skokie, check out the historic old Northshore Line train station adjacent to the Dempster terminal.
By carI-94 (the Edens Expressway) has exits at Touhy Avenue and Dempster Street in Skokie.
US-41 is called Skokie Boulevard through most of Skokie and in the North Shore suburbs to the north, though it turns to follow Lincoln Avenue near Skokie's border with Lincolnwood.
Pace and CTA buses run through Skokie, forming connections at Old Orchard, Skokie CTA Station and Downtown Skokie and the Village Crossing Shopping Center.
CTA buses and Pace buses cost $2 per ride. CTA buses add $0.25 for a transfer. 1-day, 3-day and 7-day CTA bus passes are available for $10, $20 and $28.
Combined 7-day passes for the CTA and Pace are available for $33.
address: 5213 Oakton StSmall park in between Skokie Public Library and Village Hall features several monuments, including Holocaust memorial and...eccentric recycling sculpture. Home to Skokie's "Wednesdays on the Green" summer concert series.
address: 3459 Oakton StFacilities include mini golf, golf driving range, and batting cages.
phone: +1-847-673-7774address: 5215 Oakton StAward-winning public library offering cultural events, free internet access, and more. In 2018, Skokie's Public Library was one of ten libraries in its expenditure range across the country to be named a five-star library by the Library Journal.
North Shore Center for the Performing Artsaddress: 9501 Skokie BlvdTheater near Old Orchard Mall offers shows for both younger and older audiences.
address: 9300 Weber Park PlPar-3 public golf course and adjacent fitness center.
phone: +1-847-677-7761address: 7924 N Lincoln AveTheatre in downtown Skokie offers jazz, film, and music events.
address: 9603 Woods Dr
Emily Oaks Nature Centeraddress: 4650 Brummel St
phone: +1 847 673-6800The unofficial mall of the North Shore offers upscale stores like L.L. Bean, Nordstrom, and Apple and a smattering of restaurants in an outdoor, open-air setting. Old Orchard is rumored to be the basis for the mall in the movie "Mean Girls", which is based on a nearby high school.
Village Crossing Shopping Centeraddress: 5507 W Touhy AveThis smaller shopping mall, at the border of the Village of Skokie and the Village of Niles (get it?), offers a more typical suburban shopping mall experience.
address: 4905 Dempster StHighly regarded Jewish deli near the Dempster-Skokie CTA station.
Pressed Latino Sandwich Shop & Cafeaddress: 4845 Oakton StLatin American cafe in downtown Skokie offers coffee, tea, sandwiches, and desserts.
Duffy's Cocktail Lounge
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago North Shore
Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore/Skokie
Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore (Skokie)
Extended Stay America - Chicago - Skokie
Rodeway Inn Skokie