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What to Know When Traveling to Chicago


Coming to the Windy City? Here is the information you'll need to make your trip to Chicago as smooth as possible.
  1. Getting to Chicago
  2. Chicago Month by Month
  3. Where to Stay in Chicago
  4. What to Do in Chicago
  5. Where to Eat in Chicago

Getting to Chicago

Chicago, the hub of the Midwest, provides several options for getting here whether it be by plane, train, or automobile. Here's what you need to know to get to the Windy City.

Chicago Month by Month

Unlike a vacation at a tropical resort, traveling to Chicago varies widely depending on time of year in terms of weather and events. Be sure to check out these notes for your particular month of travel to be fully prepared for your trip.

Where to Stay in Chicago

Attracting visitors from across the United States and around the world, there are numerous Chicago hotels and places to stay. You can be certain to find accommodations catering to any budget and taste, from cheap hotels and hostels to premium luxury hotels and everywhere in between.

What to Do in Chicago

Chicago may not be officially dubbed the "city that never sleeps", but that doesn't mean that it lacks of things to do -- there are plenty of ways to keep busy in the Windy City.

Where to Eat in Chicago

Chicago is quickly becoming known as one of the top dining destinations in the country. Here's a good start to plan a gastronomic tour of the Windy City, with everything from fine dining to local favorites like the Chicago hot dog.

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