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How to travel in Chicago on a Budget

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A guest post by: Shaun

Vacationing in Chicago can leave a huge dent in your pocket; the city has attractions with high price tags and activities that can cost you big. If you wish to have a Chicago vacation which is budget oriented start with looking out for cheap flights to Chicago and then move ahead and make a list of things that can be done here for free or which are affordable according to your budget. Read down to know how you can make your vacation in Chicago cheaper. Get Malaysia Airlines on One Travel.
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·   When to visit- Planning a trip to any part of the world during its peak season is going to be very expensive. Winters in Chicago are brutal, so pack according if you are traveling during winters, the city hosts many festivals and events and during this time the prices go up, be it airline prices or accommodation. Book well in advance and save some good money.
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·   Where to live– Many affordable hotels can be found near the O’Hare airport that offers rates between $75 and $100. If you choose to live a little far from the downtown, then you can get some good deals on prices and also if you choose to travel in off season, chances are high that you end up getting a higher end hotel in a very reasonable price.

·   Free things to do– Chicago has many museums and out of them a few have free days when they charge no admission fee. Collect information about them and try n plan visiting them on the free day. The Lincoln Park offers free admission all year round and many other places like Museum of Contemporary Photography, Millennium Park, Grant Park, Garfield Park, Garfield Park Conservatory and more offer free admission year round. The cultural centre hosts art exhibitions and musical performances and doesn't charge any admission fees.

·  Affordable dining places– Chicago hot dogs are renowned and are very much inexpensive. No visit to Chicago can be considered complete without tasting the deep-dish pizza and is considered one of the best here.

Chicago is a hot tourist destination and welcomes people from all around the world each year. With a little planning and keeping in mind the above mentioned points can prove beneficial to you and you can make the most of your trip even when you are on budget. Enjoy your vacation in Chicago!!

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Shaun is a travel writer for and writes articles with special focus on finding top travel and vacations destinations. Shaun finds great pleasures in visiting new places and learning about them.


  1. Rates between $75 and $100 hmm that sounds good. I never been in Chicago but in the future I plan to go there :)

  2. hmmm.. I'm planning to go to Chicago this year and I'm anxious because this is my first time to visit there and I don't know what do. Thanks much for sharing this wonderful tips.


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