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About the Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport

Flights from Traverse City, Michigan, originate at the Cherry Capital Airport. Its colorful name fits with the décor inside the airport, which has a design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. The sleek, modern style makes the airport wait a bit more comfortable. Located four miles from downtown Traverse City on South Airport Road, Cherry Capital is a small hub for eight airlines. They include American Eagle, Delta and United. More than 250 domestic flights come through the airport each week. Reserve your air ticket for one of those flights on Orbitz.com

Parking at Cherry Capital

Stow your car in the short- or long-term parking lots offered by the airport. The short-term lot charges $1.25 per half-hour, with a $10 maximum charge. The long-term lot charges $2.00 per hour, with a $6.75 maximum daily limit and a $10.00 maximum weekly limit. The cell-phone lots on the east side of the terminal are reserved for pickups only.

Finding Transportation to the Airport

You have a choice of independent shuttles, taxis or hotel shuttles to get you to the flight on time. Independent shuttles are the most expensive. Some of the rates are over $100, depending on the company. You can take a taxi for a $5.00 minimum fare and an average of $3.00 per mile. Hotel shuttles are the best deals. If you arrange them when you book the hotel, you can get a ride to the airport free of charge. Book the hotel and flight together on Orbitz.com to keep further costs down.

A Meal before the Flight

Get a bite to eat and/or a cup of coffee before an early flight at one of two restaurants located close to the Cherry Capital Airport. Opa Coney and Grill offers Greek Cuisine to fill you up. They are open for breakfast, serving the traditional American dishes with a Greek spin on them. Grab a quick bite to eat at Big Apple Bagels if you are in a hurry. For great deals on air tickets, book your flights from Traverse City on Orbitz.com.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

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Hotels in Chicago

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The Palmer House Hilton
The Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (735 reviews)

This 1925 Beaux Arts-style Chicago hotel is steps from Millennium Park, 2 blocks from Macy's and the Art Institute, and 1 mile from Lake Michigan, Magnificent ...

$192

$192
Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
111 West Adams Street, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (566 reviews)

Club Quarters is a club-like hotel in the center of the Loop, Chicago’s central business district. A short walk to Symphony Center, the Art Institute, Board ...

$139

$139
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
20 E Chestnut St, Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (140 reviews)

Located 1 block from Rush Street nightclubs, Oak Street shopping, and the Magnificent Mile, this 32-story Gold Coast hotel is 2 blocks from the John Hancock ...

$229

$229
Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (239 reviews)

The 45-story Fairmont Chicago hotel is adjacent to Millennium Park, a half-block from Michigan Avenue, and 3 blocks from Lake Michigan; Navy Pier, Art Institute, ...

$220

$220
MileNorth Hotel
MileNorth Hotel
166 E Superior Street, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (464 reviews)

Situated in Chicago, this boutique hotel is steps from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Water Tower. John Hancock Center and Tribune Tower are also ...

$125

$125
Millennium Knickerbocker
Millennium Knickerbocker
163 East Walton Place, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (229 reviews)

This 1927 landmark Chicago hotel is a half block from Michigan Avenue/Magnificent Mile shopping, two blocks from Oak Street shopping and Water Tower Place. Lake ...

$149

$149
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (313 reviews)

The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront offers a newly renovated fresh look and is located two blocks from Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile shopping, and within ...

$189

$189
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (756 reviews)

This Magnificent Mile hotel is located among Chicago's world-class shopping, restaurants and attractions. The Navy Pier, Millennium Park and Art Institute are ...

$169

$169
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (1,245 reviews)

Built in 1893, this downtown Chicago hotel offers a convenient location across from Grant Park and close to Lake Michigan.

$152

$152
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ohare International Airport, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (157 reviews)

The only hotel on airport property, the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport is located 2 miles from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and the Rosemont Theatre, ...

$164

$164

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