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At Flight4 we help you search, compare and book many low cost flights and airfares to Chicago (ORD) departing from most major UK and many wordwide departure points. You can choose from the many US, British and European carriers operating across the Atlantic, including the discount airfares offered by national carriers British Airways and American Airlines. Remember, the cheapest fares available may well include a change of aircraft. Airlines departing from London Gatwick to Chicago include Continental Airlines, with a change of aircraft at Newark International Airport - (EWR New York), with a total journey time of 10 hours 50 minutes.

US Airlines operate services to Chicago out of London Gatwick with a change of aircraft at Charlotte, (Douglas International Airport - CLT). US Airlines currently offer some of the cheapest airfares across the Atlantic.

European airlines including Swiss (LX) are currently offering cheap fares to Chicago with departures from London and Manchester airports and include a change of aircraft in Zurich (incorporating convenient connecting times). Air France and KLM also offer good value airfares routing via Paris and or Amsterdam.

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America - Prepare To Be Amazed...

The United State is a versatile and thrilling destination. You can discover an unequaled array of rich cultural, historic and natural treasures in one of the most exciting destinations in the world. The US is home to some of the worlds most vibrant and exciting cities as well as being the worlds most popular fly drive and Car Rental destination.

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General Facts: Currency: US dollar (US$). Time: four main time zones: Eastern, Central, Mountain and Pacific – (ranging from GMT-5 to GMT-8). Electricity: 110 volts. Driving: Traffic drives on the right. International dialing code from the UK: 00 1.

Major Gateways: Atlanta (ATL). Boston (BOS). Chicago O'Hare (ORD). Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). Las Vegas McCarran (LAS). Los Angeles (LAX). Miami (MIA). New York John F. Kennedy (JFK). San Francisco (SFO). Washington Dulles (WAS). Orlando (MCO).

Climate: As might be expected from the fourth largest country in the world, the climatic variations are enormous. Visit www.visitusa.org.uk for further information.

Top Attractions & Inside State Links:
To get the most out of your USA adventure you should plan your trip carefully. Visit the individual state website's for in-depth advice and information on local places of interest, important dates and best time of year to visit.

California: www.visitcalifornia.com
Florida: www.flausa.com
Arizona: www.arizonaguide.com
Hawaii: www.gohawaii.com
Illinois: www.enjoyillinois.com
Kentucky: www.kentuckytourism.com
Las Vegas: www.vegasfreedom.co.uk
Massachusetts: www.usamass.com
Minnesota: www.exploreminnesota.com
Mississippi: www.deep-south-usa.com

New England: www.discovernewengland.org
New York: www.nycvisit.com
North Carolina: www.visitnc.com
Pennsylvania: www.experiencepa.com
Tennessee: www.deep-south-usa.com
Texas: www.traveltex.com
Washington: www.washington.org

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Chicago City Guide

Chicago USA.

A City Guide To Chicago.

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Tourist Information: www.chicago-illinois.co.uk

Chicago - known as 'The Windy City' and the jewel in America's Midwest crown. Immortalised in song by Frank Sinatra, Chicago successfully combines past and present from traditional 19th century buildings on-through the 1920's prohibition era to today's glittering skyline. Skyscrapers were invented here and today the skyline features some of America's most stunning structures. Start at the Sears Tower - it offers astonishing views from it's 103rd floor skydeck.

Places to visit in Chicago: Downtown offers many exciting cultural attractions. Experience the city's ethnic diversity from Greektown to Chinatown. Take an Untouchables tour to revisit the city's gangster history. The museum of Science & Industry has more than 2000 exhibits and is well worth a visit. Chicago has a number of outdoor sculptures by artists including Picasso, Miro and Moore Chagall.

Chicago is easy to get around, you use the 'EI' railway which circles The Loop, the central shopping and theatre district. For a break from the city drive along Chicago's Lake Michigan shoreline which is dotted with sandy beaches and hundreds of parks and harbours. If you are lucky enough to have a hotel room with a view over Lake Michigan check out the sunrise over the water, sun light floods the avenues and it's like optimism just walked into town.

Public Transportation in Chicago: Chicago Transit Authority 's (CTA) has convenient and easy-to-use bus and elevated subway train lines, including the famous “L” Loop, which will transport you around town and to most major attractions.

Free Buses travel between Navy Pier and State Street along Grand and Illinois. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, downtown free trolleys run every 20 minutes carrying passengers to some of the city's most popular museums, shopping destinations, and attractions.

Taxi's are plenty and easy to hail. During warm weather months, you can also board one of the water taxis which run along the Chicago River or lakeshore for a scenic and relaxing alternative.

Shopping in Chicago: Chicago is a shopper's fantasy come true. Imagine a place with world-class department stores, every kind of boutique from upscale to specialty shops and fabulous discount shopping and you've just begun to picture the retail adventures in store for you here. There's an incredible choice of shopping ranging from exclusive boutiques to top-class stores. Visit the 'Magnificent Mile' stretching along Michigan Avenue it houses some of Chicago's finest hotels, malls and is also the home of Gucci. In this eight-block stretch, 460 stores offer luxury items, beautiful bargains, and everything in-between.

Dining Out: Chicago is famous for two classics, pizza and hot dogs. There are over 6,000 restaurants in Chicago serving every kind of cuisine possible. Match your mood to one of the city's elegant dining spots, charming cafes, intimate bistros, convivial eateries, pizza palaces, or another of the endless alternatives.

Nightlife in Chicago: At legendary lounges, piano bars, and other great venues, the city pulses with the beat of countless live performances of jazz, mainstream and indie rock, folk and country, world music, and – of course—blues. After all, Chicago is the official home of the blues. The varied nightlife includes comedy clubs, experimental theatre, Irish pubs and of course the jazz clubs & blues bars. Check out 'Andy's' bar for a truly heart, soul & rhythm experience -Chicago style.


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Chicago O'Hare Airport Information
Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Chicago O'Hare is located 17 miles (30km) northwest of Chicago.

Airport Transport: The best and easiest way to travel into the city is by train. Blue Line trains run frequently between the airport and downtown Chicago, journey time is 40 minutes, however it is not recommended to use the Blue Line train service at night for safety reasons. Alternatively, use the airport express coach services which leaves from all the terminals every 15 minutes to downtown central Chicago. Taxi's can be found outside the arrivals hall in each of the airport terminals taking approximately 30-45 minutes travelling time.

General Chicago Transport: Public transport in Chicago consists of convenient and easy-to-use bus and elevated subway train line system, including the famous “L” Loop, which will transport you around town and to most major attractions.

Car Hire: All major car rental companies are represented, Alamo, Avis, Budget, National and Hertz.

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