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Chicago


Chicago
Chicago is the largest city in Illinois, the largest in the Midwest region, and the third largest in the United States over all. the USA. As of 2006, the city of Chicago had an estimated population of 2,873,790. The city together with the surrounding metropolitan area (which is known as "Chicagoland"), has a total population of 9,505,748.

Chicago is home to many excellent museums and other cultural centers. The city is also known for upscale shopping and restaurants especially in the area known as the Magnificent Mile. These and other attractions attract over 44 million visitors to the city each year.

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago

By DK

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2017-01-17
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago will lead you straight to the best attractions the Windy City has to offer.

Visit the Lincoln Park Zoo or the Art Institute of Chicago, shop on Michigan Avenue, enjoy the rides at the Navy Pier funfair, take in the view from the Willis Tower, or explore the areas outside the heart of the city.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Free, color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected sight and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a chart for measuring walking distances.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago truly shows you what others only tell you.

Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Chicago, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Chicago, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time and experience the best of everything.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

Lonely Planet Chicago (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Chicago is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire Chicago's architecture on a river tour; visit the Art Institute of Chicago, or see a show at one of the city's 200 theaters; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Chicago and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Chicago:

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, architecture, sports, cuisine, music, arts, cinema, literature
  • Free, convenient pull-out Chicago map (included in print version), plus over 40 color maps
  • Covers The Loop, Near North, Gold Coast, Old Town, Boystown, Wrigleyville, Andersonville, Uptown, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Ukrainian Village, Logan Square, Humboldt Park, West Loop, Pilsen, South Side, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Chicago, our most comprehensive guide to Chicago, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of Chicago? Check out Pocket Chicago, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Top 10 Chicago (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK

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Released: 2017-03-21
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True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Chicago covers all the region's major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

This newly updated pocket travel guide for Chicago will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, from walking down the Magnificent Mile to visiting Willis Tower to the Art Institute of Chicago. Find the best hotels, food, and attractions for every budget.

Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Chicago.

   • Brand-new itineraries help you plan your trip to these areas of Chicago.
   • Expanded and far more comprehensive, new laminated pull-out map now includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes to make it even easier to use.
   • Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   • New Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more.
   • Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index and metro map.
   • New typography and fresh layout throughout.

You'll still find DK's famous full-color photography and museum floor plans, along with just the right amount of coverage of history and culture. A free pull-out map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index and a metro map.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Chicago.

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to Chicago, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago, which offers a complete overview of the city; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

Fodor's Chicago (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2015-12-22
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Fodor's Chicago is the perfect companion for a trip to this quintessential American city. With colorful features and the most updated information, Fodor's Chicago gets straight to the best of what this city has to offer, everything from art to architecture to shopping, baseball, jazz, and the very best deep-dish pizza. Our in-depth coverage also includes top reasons to visit the culturally and historically rich suburbs of Chicago, including Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park home studio, the Mallott Japanese Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and the Brookfield Zoo.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on The Art Institute of Chicago, Frank Lloyd Wright, and The Blues 
· Major sights such as Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, The Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and Millennium Park
· Day Trips from Chicago including West of Chicago and North of Chicago
· Coverage of: The Loop; Near North and River North; Lincoln Park and Wicker Park; Lakeview and the Far North Side; Pilsen, Little Italy, and Chinatown; Hyde Park

Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze out over the city from the heights of the Willis Tower, chow down on local specialties such as the famed deep-dish pizza or join the locals at Wrigley Field; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Chicago and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago:

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Chicago map (included in print version), plus 15 color neighborhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organized by neighborhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers The Loop, Near North, Navy Pier, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Old Town, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Ukranian Village, Near West Side, Pilsen, South Loop and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago, a colorful, easy-to-use and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick-trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Chicago's neighborhoods? Check out our Lonely Planet Chicago guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Eastern USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Frommer's EasyGuide to Chicago (Easy Guides)

By Kate Silver

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Answering an insistent demand for this guidebook from loyal readers of the Frommer's series,our author,a longtime Chicago resident, has labored hard to capture the unique spirit of this dynamic city that every American must visit at some point of their lives. We cover establishments and attractions in all price ranges, but limit our actual selections to the best in each category. Thus, in the Easy Guide tradition,we don't drown the reader in superfluous detail, but reveal the preferences of our experienced author.

Lonely Planet Chicago City Map (Travel Guide)

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Durable and waterproof, with a handy slipcase and an easy-fold format, Lonely Planet Chicago City Map is your conveniently-sized passport to traveling with ease. Get more from your map and your trip with images and information about top city attractions, transport maps, itinerary suggestions, extensive street and site index, and practical travel tips and directory. With this easy-to-use, full color navigation tool in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of Chicago, so begin your journey now!

  • Durable and waterproof
  • Easy-fold format and convenient size
  • Handy slipcase
  • Full color and easy-to-use
  • Extensive street and site index
  • Images and information about top city attractions
  • Handy transport maps
  • Practical travel tips and directory
  • Itinerary suggestions
  • Covers The Loop, Near North, Navy Pier, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Old Town, Lake View, Wrigleyville, Andersonville, Uptown, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Ukranian Village, Near West Side, Pilsen, South Loop, Near South Side, South Side

Check out Lonely Planet Chicago, our most comprehensive guidebook to the city, covering the top sights and most authentic off-beat experiences. Or check out Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss experiences for a quick trip.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!

Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times



 
 
 

 
 
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