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Use A Chicago Street Map And Find Easier Ways Around Chicago

A Chicago Street Map can help you navigate through Chicago especially with the very long streets that go north and south, or east and west.You can use this street map as navigation points on how to get back to certain places in the city if you want to venture around Chicago.

Chicago is a city that has very well organized streets that have a grid pattern. The streets go North, South, East and West through big city blocks.

Some of the streets run diagonally also. But the majority of the streets run vertical or horizontal.

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Here are some quick tips to using street routes:

    • You will discover you can find yourself anywhere in Chicago, and be able to find your way back to where you need to go by just understanding how our streets run.
    • For instance most of the streets are straight shots going north and south, or east and west.
    • So a practical tip if you get a little lost it that you can always find a main street that runs through the city, and follow that street back to the side of Chicago you are looking for. Then you can navigate your way from there!
    • Chicago streets pass through big city blocks, so most of Chicago’s streets are easy to follow, and the majority of them are not winding streets.
    • Some of the streets are very long and will run through the entire city. They can take you into outlying city’s that surround Chicago also.
    • The perk to using inner streets is that you can avoid getting on the highway, and see what the city neighborhoods look like! You can also see all the hidden treasures, shops and restaurants.
    • For instance streets such as Halsted, Kedzie, Ciceroe, Harlem Ave., and Western Ave. are some examples of city streets that run north and south that can clearly take you through and out of the city into the suburbs.
  • Some examples of streets that can take you through and into Chicago and runs east and west Chicago are Roosevelt Road, Belmont Avenue, Fullerton Ave, Touhy Avenue, and Cermak road.

Of course this list is just a portion of the extensive list of streets in Chicago. But, it’s good to know that you have plenty of traveling options in the city!

So if you’re not a highway driver but still want to come to Chicago and see all the goodies of the city, then you can use a Chicago Street map, and still navigate in, through, and out of the city with no problem.