United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Napili in Maui with toddlers?
  2. 2 Seattle?
  3. 3 Need advise sightseeing Seattle - Pendleton - Twin Falls - Yellowstone
  4. 4 International transferring planes at CDG
  5. 5 Trip Report My Avis/kona rental experience
  6. 6 EWR to Staten Island 9:50PM
  7. 7 JFK TO MANHATTEN
  8. 8 Pls help keep dolphins happy & healthy
  9. 9 NYC Airport transport (well, Newark)
  10. 10 Trip Report Day Tripping in Florida Keys
  11. 11 Travelling from NYC to Washington Depot
  12. 12 Chinese restaurants in D.C.?
  13. 13 Are you sick from Alaskan tour?
  14. 14 Springfield, Illinois and no car. Worth a slight detour?
  15. 15 blue ridge parkway?
  16. 16 What's the 14th Street area like?
  17. 17 San Diego, mission valley
  18. 18 First Trip to New Mexico
  19. 19 Taxi from Honolulu airport to hotels
  20. 20 San Diego Sunset or La Jolla
  21. 21 Hamilton - Are There Bad Seats at the Rodgers?
  22. 22 November redwoods trip
  23. 23 Charleston - how long to stay?
  24. 24 Road Trip/Excursions for a weekend outside of Denver
  25. 25 Mnnpls--what to do, culture and food
View next 25 » Back to the top

Public Transportation in Chicago with kids?

Jump to last reply

Our kids are 11 & 13 and we are planning a trip to Chicago in June.

We had been planning on driving into the city, but I am getting a lot of feedback that parking is very expensive and being told we are better off using public transportation.

What is the difference between CTA and the EL? How much of a hassle might this be transferring lines, waiting for trains, etc?

We don't want to break the bank on parking, but we also don't want to spend huge chunks of time standing around waiting to get from one place to the next.

As we need 2 hotel rooms and our budget is no more than $150 per room, staying in the city isn't a feasible option.

Thanks!

21 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement