The ten counties included in this book include:
road trip, auto, tour, tourism, local
The counties included in this historical travel book include:
local, history, sites, tourism, state, road trip
Visit the Lincoln Park Zoo or the Art Institute of Chicago, shop on Michigan Avenue, enjoy the rides at the Navy Pier funfair, take in the view from the Willis Tower, or explore the areas outside the heart of the city.
Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago.
+ Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
+ Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
+ Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
+ Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
+ Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
+ Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
+ Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
+ Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
+ Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago truly shows you what others only tell you.
Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Chicago, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Chicago, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time and experience the best of everything.
The huge, colorful flowers of the hibiscus, or swamp mallow, create a huge splash of color in the perennial flower garden. Abe’s Guide to the Hibiscus is a planting guide for gardeners that wish to grow this beautiful perennial flower successfully. It covers cultural care requirements, propagation tips, problems and many other topics related to growing Hibiscus moscheutos.
Written for gardeners by a gardener Abe’s Guide to the Hibiscus relates how to grow this beautiful perennial flower successful. From seed to cuttings to division, learn how to propagate this wonderful full sun perennial plant.
The hibiscus has many varieties available and you will find the most readily obtainable ones listed here. Gardeners will find the included seed catalog list useful, as well.
The Abe’s Guide to the Full Sun Perennial Flower Garden Series contains twenty full sun perennial flowers for the home perennial flower garden. The flower guides have the information the gardener needs to grow the plants successfully. From culture, propagation and best varieties, each guide contains complete information on each plant.
From Resurrection Mary and Al Capone to the Murder Castle of H. H. Holmes and the funeral train of Abraham Lincoln, the spine-tingling sights and sounds of Chicago's yesteryear are still with us . . . and so are its ghosts.
Seeking to find out what we really know about the ghastly past of this famously haunted metropolis, professional ghost hunter and historian Adam Selzer pieces together the truth behind Chicago's ghosts, and brings to light dozens of never-before-told firsthand accounts. Take a historical tour of the famous and not-so-famous haunts around town, from the Alley of Death and Mutilation to Satan's Mile and beyond. Sometimes the real story is far different from the urban legend—and most of the time it's even gorier.