Chicago For Dummies

Chicago For Dummies

by Laura Tiebert


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ISBN-13: 9780470124802
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/06/2007
Series: For Dummies Travel Series , #99
Edition description: REV
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

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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Table of Contents


Part I: Introducing Chicago.

Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Chicago.

Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Chicago.

Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go.

Part II: Planning Your Trip to Chicago.

Chapter 4: Managing Your Money.

Chapter 5: Getting to Chicago.

Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.

Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.

Part III: Settling Into Chicago.

Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented.

Chapter 9: Checking In at Chicago’s Best Hotels.

Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Chicago.

Part IV: Exploring Chicago.

Chapter 11: Discovering Chicago’s Best Attractions.

Chapter 12: Shopping the Local Stores.

Chapter 13: Following an Itinerary: Four Great Options.

Chapter 14: Going Beyond Chicago: Five Day Trips.

Part V: Living It Up after Dark: Chicago Nightlife.

Chapter 15: Applauding the Cultural Scene.

Chapter 16: Hitting the Clubs and Bars.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Oh-So-Chicago Experiences.

Chapter 18: Ten Things to Do in Bad Weather.

Chapter 19: Ten Chicago Don’ts.

Appendix: Quick Concierge.


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