Frommer's Portable Chicago

Frommer's Portable Chicago

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Put the Best of Chicagoin Your Pocket
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Insider information on the finest Chicago has to offer -- from deep-dish pizza, stunning architecture, and world-class shopping to the very best in attractions, nightlife, and restaurants.
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Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
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Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.
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Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
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The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do.
Enjoy the best it has to offer.

And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com
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Product details

  • Paperback | 179 pages
  • 106.68 x 182.88 x 17.78mm | 90.72g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • maps
  • 0470169060
  • 9780470169063

Table of contents

From the contents:
List of Maps
1. The Best of Chicago
1 The Most Unforgettable Travel Experiences
2 The Best Splurge Hotels
3 The Best Moderately Priced Hotels
4 The Most Unforgettable Dining Experiences
5 The Best Museums
6 The Best Nightlife Experiences
7 The Best Places to Hang with the Locals
8 The Best Free (or Almost Free) Things to Do
9 The Best One-of-a-Kind Shops
10 The Best Chicago Websites
2
Planning Your Trip to Chicago
1 Visitor Information
2 When to Go
Chicago Calendar of Events
3 Getting There
4 General Travel Resources
5 Specialized Travel Resources
6 Staying Connected
7 Tips on Accommodations
Fast Facts: Chicago
3
Getting to Know the Windy City
1 Orientation
The Neighborhoods in Brief
2 Getting Around
4
Where to Stay
1 The Loop
2 South Loop
Family-Friendly Hotels
3 Near North&the Magnificent Mile
4 River North
5 The Gold Coast
6 Lincoln Park&the North Side
5
Where to Dine
1 The Loop
Family-Friendly Restaurants
2 The West Loop
Ethnic Dining near the Loop
3 The Magnificent Mile&the Gold Coast
Only in Chicago
4 River North
Dining Alfresco
5 Lincoln Park&Old Town
6 Wrigleyville&the North Side
7 Wicker Park/Bucktown
6
Exploring Chicago
1 In&Around the Loop: The Art Institute
the Sears Tower&Grant Park
Oprah in Person
2 The Earth, the Sky&the Sea: The Big Three
in the Grant Park Museum Campus
3 North of the Loop: The Magnificent Mile&Beyond
4 Lincoln Park Attractions
5 Exploring Hyde Park: The Museum of Science&Industry&More
6 More Museums
7 Exploring the 'Burbs
8 Kid Stuff
9 Sightseeing Tours
10 Staying Active
11 In the Grandstand:Watching Chicago's Athletic Events
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Shopping
1 Shopping the Magnificent Mile
2 More Shopping Neighborhoods
3 Shopping A to Z
8
Chicago After Dark
1 The Performing Arts
2 Comedy&Improv
3 The Music Scene
4 The Club Scene
5 The Bar&Cafe Scene
6 The Gay&Lesbian Scene
Index
General Index
Accommodations Index
Restaurant Index
List of Maps
Chicago&Vicinity
Chicago Layout
Where to Stay in Chicago
Dining in the Loop, West Loop, Magnificent Mile, Gold Coast&River North
Dining in Lincoln Park, Old Town&Wrigleyville
Dining&Nightlife in Wicker Park/ Bucktown
Chicago Attractions
The Loop Sculpture Tour
Lincoln Park&Wrigleyville After Dark
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