Des Plaines is a small town located in Illinois. Just over 58,000 people reside in the city nicknamed the "City of Destiny." It is a Chicago suburb running east of the city, and is located beside Chicago-O'Hare Airport. It is the largest suburb in Chicago. Just like the rest of Chicago, Des Plaines offers its fill of windy days. Summers can be hot and humid, and winters are often fierce and cold. Visitors to the area are minutes from many different transportation options. Those options include the Chicago O'Hare Airport, adjacent to the city; the Metra commuter train; and the Pace Suburban Bus System. Of course there are also the options of rental cars and taxis.