With your registration for the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting complete, the time has come to plan your trip to Chicago. Before buying plane tickets and reserving your hotel room, consider adding on a few extra days to explore the city. Chicago has a lot to offer.
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The Annual Meeting is Oct. 19–24 at McCormick Center, which means attendees will see beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline, highlighting the city’s unique architecture. The weather in October, although unpredictable, is generally brisk and beautiful. The trees will be changing colors, and the locals will be pulling out sweaters and light jackets. Without a doubt, the sight of the lake and the skyline will draw you into the city.
Getting Around Town
Chicago is a ride-sharing city. The city has ties to investors in Uber and has passed ride share friendly legislation. Downloading a ride-sharing app, such as Uber or Lyft, on your smartphone, offers an easy way to get around town.
Alternatively, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) also runs extensive bus and train systems. Bus #3 (King Drive) can take visitors from McCormick Place down Michigan Avenue to Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile and the Chicago Water Tower. Also, check out the city’s train system, The ‘L,’ which has been running since 1892. Apps for buses and trains are available for smart phones.