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How to Plan a best holiday to Chicago

The lovely skyline as well as the vicinity of Lake Michigan makes Chicago one of the most beautiful cities. Plan a holiday to Chicago to get the urban feel of USA and yet have a different experience. Here is your guide to plan a perfect holiday to the city:

How to get in and around?
Chicago has two main airports and is connected to most of the major cities. You can take a flight in or even visit via train or bus. Chicago was the main hub for railways for whole of USA because of which the entire city is connected very well to most major railway stations in the country. Use travel itinerary planner for your upcoming trip and make your trip awesome.

You can also drive to the city as the roads are very well connected. To get around, there are plenty of modes which connect you. You can consider Metro, Bus, Train, Car, Taxi, Bicycle, Water Taxi to get around the city.

When to visit?
The best time to plan a holiday to Chicago is through the months of March and goes up to May. It is the spring season during this time and the flowers start to bloom spreading a lovely whiff around the city. Even June to September is a great time to enjoy the summer and the temperatures are pretty average during this time. Autumn is the season where you get great deals but the temperatures start to fall drastically followed by winters which are extremely freezing.

 

Where to stay?
There are options for every range of accommodation in Chicago. You can choose how much you want to spend on your accommodation and accordingly decide where to stay:

Budget:
1) Wrigley Hostel-Chicago
2) Freehand Chicago
3) Fieldhouse Jones

 

Mid-range:
1) Best Western River North Hotel
2) Travelodge Hotel Downtown Chicago
3) Dewitt Hotels and Suites

 

Luxury:
1) Four Seasons Chicago Hotel
2) Waldorf Astoria Chicago
3) The Peninsula Chicago

What to eat?
Chicago has some great food to offer to everybody who wishes to explore its cuisine. Do not forget to eat the special Chicago style pizza. Here are the restaurants you definitely must try:

  • Alinea
  • The Purple Pig
  • Monteverde Restaurant and Pacifico
  • Lula Cafe
  • Batter and Berries
  • Foodease
  • Piccolo Sogno

Where to go?
While planning a holiday to Chicago, remember to include the following attractions in your itinerary:

  1. Willis Tower- It offers the perfect city vistas and is a really tall skyscraper.
  2. Cloud Gate- A public sculpture located right in the centre of AT&T Plaza at Millenium Park.
  3. Navy Pier- A 3,300 feet long situated right along the shoreline of Lake Michigan, the Navy Pier is a must visit.
  4. Lincoln Park Zoo- Albeit a small attraction, it is quite a fun place to visit for children.

All in all, it is definitely a great place to visit if you plan perfectly.

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