This DK Eyewitness travel guide helps you get the most from your stay in Chicago. Introducing Chicago locates the city geographically, sets modern Chicago in its historical context, and describes events through the entire year. Chicago at a Glance highlights the city's top attractions. The main sightseeing section of the book is Chicago Area by Area. It describes the city sights, with photographs, maps, and drawings. It also offers suggestions for day trips outside the city center. Beyond Chicago delves into destinations in the region ideal for either day trips or longer sojourns, such as weekend getaways. Restaurant and hotel recommendations, as well as specially selected information about shops and entertainment, are found in Travelers' Needs. The Survival Guide gives practical information on everyday needs, from using Chicago's medical system and public transportation to the telephone system.