Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Chicago is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.
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Inside Lonely Planet’s Chicago: NEW pull-out, passport-size ‘Just Landed’ card with wi-fi, ATM and transportation info – all you need for a smooth journey from airport to hotelColour maps and images throughoutHighlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interestsInsider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, pricesHonest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politicsCovers 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’s Chicago is our most comprehensive guide to Chicago, and is perfect for discovering both popular and off-the-beaten-path experiences. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s USA for an in-depth guide to the country. Just want the highlights? Pocket Chicago is a smaller guide featuring the top sights and experiences for a shorter trip or weekend visit. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973.
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