Under The Ginkgo Tree Bed and Breakfast

Minutes from downtown Chicago: 300 N. Kenilworth Ave | Oak Park, IL 60302 | 708-524-2327



  • We rediscovered this 1987 Christmas profile on us in the Chicago Sun-Times.
  • We had a party! Under The Ginkgo Tree B&B is 25 years old! Thanks to the 100+ folks that attended.
  • See our 25-year anniversary shout-out in Berwyn Magazine.
  • Read Wednesday Journal's extended piece on our anniversary, Gloria's new book, and our famed Ginkgo tree.

    Under The Ginkgo Tree Bed and Breakfast, situated in Oak Park, boasts beautiful woodwork throughout and stained glass windows. Built in 1890, the home exudes old world charm and serenity. The rooms are spacious, and the setting is peaceful. Our quiet residential neighborhood invites you to stroll these tree-lined streets to enjoy the beautiful architecture of the homes of Oak Park. This will truly make any traveler feel the intimacy and comfort that only a home can provide.

    Located in the historic district of Oak Park, Illinois, this magnificent Queen Anne Victorian Home is only a five-minute walk from the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and the Ernest Hemingway birth-house and museum. Here you are within easy walking distance to shopping in Downtown Oak Park and the Avenue district. You have a choice of more than twenty eating establishments within a half mile radius. The choice runs from gourmet restaurants to coffee shops, sandwich shops and diners. It is easy to get to downtown Chicago via the CTA (elevated train) which runs on a regular schedule seven days a week, and the Metra Train which runs non-stop into the city. Both of these trains are within easy walking distance from Under The Ginkgo Tree Bed & Breakfast.

    Come visit us and see why our guests say,

    "If I can't be at home, I'd rather be here."

    Not Your Ordinary Meeting Place: Host your event in a warm, gracious setting.

    Under The Ginkgo Tree B&B can host any event or special occasion in our large, charming home. Call 708-524-2327 for more details or to schedule your next event now.

  • Enjoy beautiful Oak Park

    Enjoy beautiful Oak Park

    Visit Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

    Visit Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

    Located near downtown Chicago

    Conveniently located near downtown Chicago. Quickly visit museums, theater and shopping outlets - large and small

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