A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Chicagoland. There's thing quite like a visit to the City of Big Shoulders, as the poet Carl Sanders once dubbed Chicago. And boy, was he right. Never has a city been so aptly described. . We had never been to Chicago before, and this handy guide turned out to be the perfect companion. We bought both the ebook and the printed one, in a 5x8 format, easy to stuff into my purse. --Priscilla G., Waycross The main thing we wanted were restaurants, and this book had plenty to choose from. Not too many, just eugh variety to see us through the 4 days we were in Chicago. ---Randy K., Deerfield Beach You'll save a lot of time using this concise guide. =LODGINGS, variously priced =FINE & BUDGET RESTAURANTS, more than eugh listings to give you a sense of the variety to be found. =PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS -- don't waste your precious time on the lesser ones. We've done all the work for you. =A handful of interesting SHOPPING ideas.
Delaplaine lives on Miami's Billion Dollar Sandbar, South Beach, and in London, where he is a partner in a film sales agency and production company, FILMAGINE PLC. He writes in widely varied fields: screenplays, novels (adult and juvenile), travel writing, journalism. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org He writes several series: The JACK HOUSTON ST. CLAIR political thriller novels. THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IV, a series of novels starring the great-great-grandson of the famous consulting detective. THE ANNALS OF SANTOPIA series, an epic that follows a Santa born in 1900 through to his death 82 years later. Other novels: Midnight Mass, about the Christmas Eve robbery of historic Trinity Church in New York. The Trap Door follows a boy who is taken back in time to 1594 and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. The Meter Maid Murders, a comic look at a detective trying to nab a serial killer on South Beach who only murders meter maids. Has written and directed three features (one doc, two narrative features), and won several awards for his film work. (See imdb.com for details). His latest film, Meeting Spencer, starring Jeffrey Tambor, won the prestigious Milan International Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay. DELAPLAINE'S LONG WEEKEND GUIDES These no-nonsense guides contain Delaplaine's recommendations and advice for travelers visiting these cities (or areas) for 3 or 4 days. Annapolis Appalachicola Atlanta Austin Brooklyn Cape Cod Clearwater Fort Lauderdale Fort Myers Gettysburg Jacksonville Key West & the Florida Keys Las Vegas Miami (and South Beach) Myrtle Beach Napa Valley Naples (Fla.) New York (Manhattan) New York (Downtown) Orlando / Walt Disney World Palm Beach Panama City (Fla.) Pensacola Portland (Ore.) San Francisco Sarasota Seattle Sonoma Valley South Beach Tampa Bay Venice (Calif.) Washington, D.C. Rio de Janeiro Cancun Merida (Mexico)