Lonely Planet's Encounter guides are easy-to-use guides for city travel. Find the best attractions, restaurants, shops, theaters, galleries and more with our hyperlinked maps, top highlights, and itineraries for short stays (1-3 days). With content broken out by neighborhoods, Encounter guides make city travel easier than ever. Top highlights include Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, Wrigley Field, Lincoln Park Zoo, the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise, and coverage of some of the Windy City's favorite neighborhoods including Lincoln Park, Wrigleyville, The Loop, Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukranian Village, Gold Coast - and more! Local expert perspectives include Director of Education at the National Museum of Mexican Art on Chicago's ethnic neighborhoods, a singer/songwriter on Chicago's music scene, a Second City cast member on the quintessential Chicago theater experience and Hot Doug's owner Doug Sohn on his favorite Chicago foods. Full of color images and only the best of the city, Lonely Planet's Encounter Chicago is the on-the-road necessity to help you discover Twice the City in Half the Time. Written and researched by Nate Cavalieri.