Walking Chicago

Walking Chicago

35 Tours of the Windy City's Dynamic Neighborhoods and Famous Lakeshore

Robert Loerzel


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  • Popular, proven format: the Walking series has sold more than 80,000 copies, strong numbers for city-specific titles
  • Market: Nearly 45 million people went hiking/walking in the U.S. in 2017, with reasons ranging from enjoyment of the outdoors to health and exercise
  • 35 featured walks, whether readers are looking for a 2-hour stroll or a full-day’s entertainment
  • Now in full-color with a few new walking tours and revised routes
  • Brand new format that’s even easier to use
  • Photographs, maps, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, points of interest, and more
  • The variety of walks helps people get out of their ruts and explore parts of the city they might not typically choose
  • These walks connect—it’s easy to combine a few walks into a bigger adventure


Robert Loerzel:
Robert Loerzel, a freelance reporter, copyeditor, and photographer, has lived in the Chicago area since 1988, when he graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He currently resides in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. Robert’s first book, Alchemy of Bones: Chicago’s Luetgert Murder Case of 1897, was published in 2003. He has written about news, the arts, and local history for publications including the Chicago Tribune and Chicago magazine, and he has reported on-air for WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. His concert photography has appeared in many online and print publications. In 2016, he won the Chicago Reader’s poll for Best Chicagoan to Follow on Twitter.