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Feel the Love with Romantic Things to Do and Places to Stay in Chicago

1/30/18 | by

Romance is in the air, and with Valentine’s Day coming up Chicago’s list of date ideas is never ending. With the best things to do and places to stay, you’ll be seeing hearts this February during a romantic getaway to the Windy City. Find where to stay in Chicago for Valentine’s Day, and things to do while on vacation to take advantage of the romance of Chicago.

Where are the most romantic places to stay in Chicago?

The Homestead: Get away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Chicago and escape to the most romantic extended stay hotel in Chicago. The hotel offers a beautiful lounge, and comfortable rooms for sweethearts to hole up and celebrate the each other. The Homestead is known for it’s amazing deals on extended stays, so make the love last!

Majestic Hotel: Snuggle up with the one you love at Majestic Hotel Chicago… and get incredible deals on romantic packages! The Sweetheart Special includes chilled champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. Or turn up the romance and try the Romance Inspired Deal, which includes chocolate covered strawberries, champagne, luxury bathrobes, and a fresh floral arrangement.

Fairmont Chicago: The Fairmont Chicago, located a hop skip and jump away from iconic Millennium Park, offers amazingly romantic spa services. From couples massages to package deals and specials for Valentine’s day, this hotel is the place to stay for downtown romance in Chicago.

What are the most romantic things to do in Chicago?

Odyssey Cruises: Drift off into the distance on a chic cruise with Odyssey Cruises. The cruise offers a Valentine’s Day dinner cruise, complete with champagne, upscale DJ entertainment, and a 3-course dinner. Not in town for Valentine’s Day? No matter - Odyssey’s cruises run throughout the year, so drift into the sunset with the one you love.

Millennium Park: Enjoy the incredible architecture, events, and beautiful scenery of Millennium Park. Lush lawn are complemented with interesting artwork, so get lost with the one you love meandering through Chicago’s crown jewel.

Carriage Rides: Though it might seem a bit cheesy, carriage rides through the miraculous streets of Chicago is a wonderful way to spice it up in Chicago. Explore downtown on a carriage and feel the magic.

Lincoln Park Zoo: Probably the most romantic free activity in the area, Lincoln Park Zoo is a beautifully romantic thing to do in the Windy City. For a few $ you can enjoy the ice skating rink this winter (typically open through February), so hold hands and skate through this beautiful winter wonderland.