Chicago Travel Tips and Travel Advice

Browse 28 travel tips and advice for Chicago, Illinois. Includes Chicago safety tips, transportation tips, and general Chicago travel information.
Riding in Chicago – buy the CTA Visitor’s Pass
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#1 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

Chicago Transit Authority. I highly recommend first timers to purchase the CTA…

Cheaper transport from O'Haire to Downtown
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#2 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

Cheaper and fastest way to reach downtown of Chicago is Chicago Transport Author…

Metra Train
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#3 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

When I reached PACE busstop on sunday to go to OHare airport in turn to downtown…

Wild Hare
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#4 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

This tip depends on your preferences for music and wild night life, but I always…

Wrigleyville
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#5 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

You should definitely hang out in Wrigleyville before and after the game. There…

Renting a car in Chicago O'Hare Airport
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#6 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

Renting a car in Chicago was a bit different for me compared to other places whe…

Chicago Transit
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#7 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

Particularly useful if you're going from O'Hare airport to downtown Chicago. The…

Things to do in November
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#8 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

In the 3-4 days you'll be here, you'll just skim the surface. There are many th…

Shedd Aquarium
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#9 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

Great place to bring your family for an interactive time out.They are live shows…

Short Trip to Chicago
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#10 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

I went to Chicago last summer and here are some of my recommendations about th…

List of Attractions in Chicago
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#11 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

Chicago is considered an averagely priced city. Most attractions will cost nothi…

Taking the train from Chicago O'Hare
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#12 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

The loop (the elevated train that circles downtown) has multiple trains that go …

Millennium Park
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#13 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

If you find yourself outside on a sunny day in chicago, I would recommend headin…

Very interesting must do things that cost little or nothing
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#14 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

Here are some interesting things to do for locals and tourist alike that cost ve…

AVIS in Chicago O’hare International Airport
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#15 of 28 general tips & advice in Chicago

I arrived in Terminal 5, which luckily is a quite small terminal of the 5 termin…

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