Chicago For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 8, 2005 - Travel - 312 pages
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From the incredible new Millennium Park to the Magnificent Mile, Cubs games to theater, intimate jazz haunts to grand symphony halls, deep-dish pizza to 5 Star dining, art boutiques to incredible museums, Chicago has it all. And this guide makes exploring the Windy City a breeze with:
  • Info on how to get around
  • A shopper’s guide for power shopping or bargain hunting
  • 4 great itineraries that help you make the most of your time
  • 10 “Oh-so-Chicago” experiences

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Chicago For Dummies, Third Edition includes:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn’t miss—and what you can skip
  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
  • Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Introducing Chicago
3
Discovering the Best of Chicago 9 The Best Hotels
9
Digging Deeper into Chicago 16 History 101 The Main Events
16
Deciding When to Go
22
Planning Your Trip to Chicago
33
Getting to Chicago
46
Settling Into Chicago
73
Magnificent Mile Shopping
211
Following an Itinerary
223
Chicago in Three Days
224
Going Beyond Chicago Five Day Trips
232
Hyde Park
240
Living It Up after Dark
243
The Loop after Dark
259
Ten OhSoChicago Experiences
275

Checking In at Chicagos
88
BucktownWicker Park Dining and Nightlife
141
Discovering Chicagos Best Attractions
171
Central Chicago Attractions
174
Shopping the Local Stores
206
Ten Chicago Donts
282
Quick Concierge
287
Index
295
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Laura Tiebert is a freelance writer whose travels have taken her from the frozen tundra of Dawson City in Yukon Territory to the wide beaches of Muscat, Oman. A native Midwesterner, she lived in New York City for years before returning to Chicago. Today, she stays a bit closer to home in Evanston, Illinois, where she lives with her husband, Andrew, and son, Joel.

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