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Fodor's Chicago with Map (Fodor's Chicago)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Chicago!

•Updated annually, Fodors Chicago 2009 provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guide book.

Fodors Chicago features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Chicago.

•Experience Chicago like a local! Fodors Chicago 2009 features information from local experts.

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•Illustrated Features on everything from cutting-edge architecture, legendary blues, and world-class museums to major-league baseball, Deep-dish pizza, and maverick chefs. Chicago's got it all---now all you need to do is book a flight!

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Chicago's got it all--from world-class museums and major league baseball to deep dish pizza and maverick chefs. "Fodor's Chicago 2009" features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes to make a trip to the Windy City a memorable one.

Synopsis:

Thirty million annual visitors cant be wrong. Chicago ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations, and Fodors Chicago 2008 takes you straight to the best of the cityart and architecture, shopping, baseball, jazz, and deep-dish pizzawith more wit and wisdom than ever before. This brand-new city guide boasts an innovative, more browsable, photo-rich interior, plus:

• Brand-new pullout street map, plus full-color transit maps

• Breakthrough planning tools that help readers customize their trips

• Fresh coverage and opinionated reviews of what each hotel, restaurant, nightclub, and shop hasor doesnt have

• Local writers offer tips on how to save money, bypass lines, and avoid common pitfalls

With Fodors Chicago 2008 in hand, travelers will see whats best, eat well, sleep tight, and take home the goods.

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Experience Chicago ............ 7

Chicago Planner ............ 8

Top Chicago Attractions ............ 10

Soaking It All In: River & Lake Tours ............ 13

City Itineraries ............ 14

Getting Outside: Parks & Zoos ............ 16

Authentic Chicago ............ 19

Free Things to Do ............ 22

Chicago with Kids ............ 24

Fabulous Festivals ............ 25

Get Out of Town ............ 26

Chicago Then & Now ............ 28

For the Fanatics ............ 30

Behind the Scenes ............ 36

Chapter 2: Neighborhoods ............ 37

Loop ............ 39

South Loop Including Printers Row, Museum Campus & Bronzeville ............ 44

West Loop Including Greektown ............ 49

Near North Including the Gold Coast, Magnificent Mile & Streeterville ............ 54

River North ............ 59

Lincoln Park & Old Town ............ 64

Wicker Park & Bucktown ............ 69

Lakeview Including Wrigleyville ............ 74

Far North & Far Northwest Sides ............ 79

Pilsen, Little Italy & University Village ............ 84

Prairie Avenue & Chinatown ............ 89

Hyde Park ............ 93

Chapter 3: Museums ............ 97

Museums Planner ............ 98

Other Museums ............ 112

Chapter 4: Architecture ............ 117

Architecture Planner ............ 118

The Loop ............ 120

South Loop ............ 134

Prairie Avenue & Beyond ............ 135

Near North & River North ............ 135

Chapter 5: Where to Eat ............ 147

The Scene ............ 148

Chicago Dining Planner ............ 150

Best Bets for Chicago Dining ............ 152

Far North Side ............ 154

Lincoln Park & Lakeview ............ 156

The Loop ............ 158

Near North ............ 160

River North ............ 162

South Loop & South Side ............ 164

West Loop & Near West Side ............ 166

Wicker Park & Bucktown ............ 168

Chapter 6: Where to Stay ............ 223

The Scene ............ 224

Chicago Lodging Planner ............ 226

Best Bets for Chicago Lodging ............ 227

Chapter 7: Shopping ............ 251

Shopping Planner ............ 252

Chapter 8: Entertainment ............ 297

Entertainment Planner ............ 298

Great Performances ............ 300

After Dark ............ 305

Understanding Chicago ............ 329

Chicago Slang ............ 330

Chicago at a Glance ............ 331

Books & Movies ............ 333

Travel Smart Chicago ............ 335

Getting Here & Around ............ 336

Essentials ............ 345

Index ............ 352

About our writers ............ 368

CHICAGO IN FOCUS

Experience Chicago

Take Me Out to the Ballgame ............ 31

Museums

A Guide to the Art Institute ............ 102

Architecture

The Skys the Limit ............ 128

Frank Lloyd Wright ............ 141

Where to Eat

Chicagos Holy Trinity: Pizza, Hot Dogs & Italian Beef Sandwiches ............ 181

Culinary Mavericks Storm Windy City ............ 197

Shopping

The Magnificent Mile: A Shoppers Shangri-La ............ 265

Entertainment

Chicago Still Sings the Blues ............ 321

Maps

Chicago Neighborhoods ............ 38

The Loop ............ 40

South Loop Including Printers Row, Museum Campus & Bronzeville ............ 46

West Loop Including Greektown ............ 50

Near North Including the Gold Coast, Magnificent Mile & Streeterville ............ 56

River North ............ 60

Lincoln Park & Old Town ............ 66

Wicker Park & Bucktown ............ 70

Lakeview Including Wrigleyville ............ 76

Far North & Far Northwest Sides ............ 80

Pilsen, Little Italy & University Village ............ 86

Prairie Avenue & Chinatown ............ 90

Hyde Park ............ 94

Chicago Museums ............ 101

The Loop and South Loop Architecture ............ 122-123

Prairie Avenue Architecture ............ 136

Near North & River North Architecture ............ 138

Chicago Dining ............ 149

Chicago Dining & Lodging Atlas ............ 214-221

The Loop & South Loop Shopping ............ 256

Near North & River North Shopping ............ 262-263

Wicker Park & Bucktown Shopping ............ 275

Lincoln Park & Old Town Shopping ............ 283

Lakeview Shopping ............ 290

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400007004
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Galgano, Carolyn
Editor:
Kelly, Margaret
Editor:
Duecy, Erica
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - Midwest - East North Central (General)
Subject:
United States - Midwest - Chicago
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.)
Subject:
United States / Midwest / East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20081104
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.96x5.24x.78 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Chicago's got it all--from world-class museums and major league baseball to deep dish pizza and maverick chefs. "Fodor's Chicago 2009" features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes to make a trip to the Windy City a memorable one.
"Synopsis" by , Thirty million annual visitors cant be wrong. Chicago ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations, and Fodors Chicago 2008 takes you straight to the best of the cityart and architecture, shopping, baseball, jazz, and deep-dish pizzawith more wit and wisdom than ever before. This brand-new city guide boasts an innovative, more browsable, photo-rich interior, plus:

• Brand-new pullout street map, plus full-color transit maps

• Breakthrough planning tools that help readers customize their trips

• Fresh coverage and opinionated reviews of what each hotel, restaurant, nightclub, and shop hasor doesnt have

• Local writers offer tips on how to save money, bypass lines, and avoid common pitfalls

With Fodors Chicago 2008 in hand, travelers will see whats best, eat well, sleep tight, and take home the goods.

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