Sure, wining and dining your date might be romantic, but sometimes you have to take it out of the box to really make an impression. Here are 7 simple and surefire spots to take your passion to the next level.
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel
This is an especially lovely spot for a new couple. This is your chance to be alone with an incredible backdrop. Wait till the Ferris wheel reaches its peak for a first kiss or to tell someone you love them.
This spot is always gorgeous, but we recommend coming at night after a special dinner to enjoy the light show that happens every 20 minutes. Bonus: it’s completely free.
Cozying up on a carriage ride around downtown Chicago can feel like a fairytale, especially around Christmastime.
Get in some quality hand holding time and let the hustle and bustle of the city fade away. When you’re walking around Museum Campus it can almost seem like you’re not in Chicago anymore. Earn some bonus points by packing a picnic!
Chicago Boat Cruise
There’s nothing like the breeze of the lake and the city passing by to create a truly romantic ambiance. Enjoy it during the day for a more casual date, or book a dinner cruise for a really special occasion. Either way, you have to reenact that scene from Titanic.
Jazz at Green Mill
Sip on classics cocktails and enjoy the casual elegance of the lounge. Listen to the saxophonists, pianists, and bassists while snuggling up to your date, and maybe even get in a slow dance.
Book a Staycation at Villa D’Citta B&B
You’ll be able to see the sunset from your private porch with panoramic views, cozy up by the fireplace, and relax in the whirlpool bath or sauna. Each morning you’ll get to indulge in a vast spread of breakfast foods, or get something made-to-order. After that, go for a couples’ treatment in the spa, or lounge on Villa D’Citta’s romantic grotto.