Frommer's Chicago 2006 (Frommer's Complete) by Elizabeth Canning Blackwell

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You are going to by no means fall into the vacationer traps if you go back and forth with Frommer's. it really is like having a chum exhibit you round, taking you to the locations locals like top. Our specialist authors have already long gone in all places you may pass -- they have performed the legwork for you, and they are no longer afraid to inform it love it is, saving you time and cash. No different sequence deals candid stories of such a lot of lodges and eating places in all fee levels. each Frommer's shuttle consultant is up to date, with unique costs for every thing, dozens of colour maps, and interesting assurance of activities, procuring, and nightlife. you would be misplaced with out us! thoroughly up to date each year (unlike many of the competition), Frommer's Chicago positive aspects every little thing you must find out about the attractions and reviews that wait for you. Written and individually researched via a lifelong resident, it covers all of the conventional vacationer favorites but in addition enables you to in on neighborhood reveals, local hangouts, and little-known gemstones. Our writer has inspected each resort, and understands town in detail. there is something for each style and funds, from world-class eating at Charlie Trotter's to killer barbeque on the so much actual rib shacks on the town. With Frommer's in hand, you will have hundreds enjoyable: purchasing alongside the very good Mile, observing Sammy slug homers at Wrigley, admiring the groundbreaking structure of Frank Lloyd Wright, taking within the masterpieces on the artwork Institute, dancing at a down-and-dirty blues membership, and walking the attractive lakefront. you will even get a colour fold-out map and an internet listing that makes trip-planning a snap!

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There are more options and resources out there than ever before. Most of Chicago’s sidewalks, as well as major museums and tourist attractions, are fitted with wheelchair ramps. Many hotels provide special accommodations for visitors in wheelchairs, such as ramps and large bathrooms, as well as telecommunications devices for visitors with hearing impairments; inquire when you make your reservation. CTA paratransit offers door-to-door lift services to and from O’Hare International Airport for travelers with disabilities.

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