Chicago located between the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes is today one of the frequented places by tourists. This city hosts nearly 86 million visitors yearly and this includes foreign visitants also in millions. The city receives an influx of travelers and naturally the demand for airline tickets and hotels also increase. Travelers booking in advance their tickets can easily avoid the last-minute rush to get their holiday packages deals.
Chicago is titled to the beautiful city in the US. It presents a blend of old world charm and mid-western friendliness that it is never disheartening to people or vacationers seeking an appropriate ménage. Regardless of what you are looking for such as awe-inspiring culture, great varieties of food, night life scene or a tranquil place, this beautiful city offers everything that you may ask.
Chicago’s courteous nature and lifestyle is sure to make this city more enjoyable. The best point is that O’Hare International Airport is only a few miles from the city and offers the advantage as it has regular flights connecting to international and national destinations. There is the Midway International Airport also on the northwest side operating regular flights and the local transport options such as passenger trains, para-transit services and buses are exceptional modes of transport.
Chicago offers a host of things to explore. Night owls can tap their feet in the club to the music beats. Visitors going alone also can visit the clubs. Take a walk leisurely along the Chicago River and experience the Irish influence. People coming to Chicago may be visiting for various reasons and if you love shopping, you are in the right place. Chicago has huge malls, shopping arcades and you can find stores dotting the city. Shop for finest accessories, apparel and decorative goods, to your choice and please your appetite. However, a simple tip is to book in advance the air tickets and to save money to spend on shopping.
Visiting Chicago is beautiful anytime of the year and it ensures excellent memories and photographs. Yet, the best visiting time is during spring, summer and fall. This is the time when there are special events, festivals and beautiful scenery that changes with each passing month and the picturesque Lake Michigan. Take the ‘L’ elevated Chicago trains and also the advantage of the expansive network of buses to the city’s neighborhoods and enveloping suburbs and even the cost is really low starting from $2 or $2.50 per ride. Especially, the downtown areas are walkable.
January is the coolest and July the hottest month. Traffic in Chicago is really thick and naturally the gas, rental cars and of course the not-to-miss parking is expensive. The ideal choice is to depend on public transit. The winters in the Great Lakes region may be windy, so wear layers in lots and pack a scarf and hat as well.