Fodor’s Chicago 2013 is the perfect companion for your trip to this quintessential American city. With colorful features and the most updated information, Fodor’s Chicago 2013 will help you get straight to the best of what this city has to offer, everything from art to architecture, to shopping, baseball, jazz, and the very best deep-dish pizza. Our in-depth coverage also includes top reasons to visit the culturally and historically rich suburbs of Chicago, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park home studio, the Mallott Japanese Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and the Brookfield Zoo.
Expanded Coverage: Includes new hotel and restaurant reviews throughout Chicago’s many exciting neighborhoods.
Illustrated Features: An in-depth illustrated feature on the Art Institute of Chicago will help you plan your time and make the most of your visit to this magnificent museum, while a feature on the history of the skyscraper will help you appreciate the city’s iconic architecture. A color-rich feature about Frank Lloyd Wright and his life and work acts as a guide to appreciating the architect’s work in Oak Park, just outside Chicago. Neighborhood food and shopping spotlights, as well as features on Chicago chefs and blues music will help readers make the most of their time in this vibrant city.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Neighborhood planners with colorful maps, an easy to access Dining and Lodging atlas, a Lodging Chart to help you pick the best neighborhood to stay in, and Best Bets for restaurants and hotels makes planning your trip a dream.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Chicago offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
On-the-Go Map: A handy take-along companion map of Chicago gives travelers essential information about top attractions, walking tours, and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence.
TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Chicago stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.