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Valentine's Day in Chicago

Ideas for a romantic Chicago vacation

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Chicago offers plenty of opportunities to impress your significant other with a romantic Windy City getaway. Here are a few ideas to make your Valentine's Day in Chicago a memorable one.

1. Chicago Luxury Hotels

As a worldwide travel destination, Chicago is home to a number of fabulous high end hotels. Nothing sparks the romance like being pampered by professional hotel staff in luxurious surroundings.

2. Chicago Romantic Restaurants

Chicago has a variety of spots for an intimate dinner. Here are some of my favorite romantic restaurants in the city.

3. Chicago Fine Dining Restaurants

If you define romance as "expensive", then you'll want to take a look at one of these Chicago fine dining restaurants.

4. Chicago's Jewelers Row

This historic jewelry mall features dealers from all over the world, who will surely have the right something shiny (and measured in carats) for your special someone.

5. Chicago Carriage Rides

A horse-drawn carriage ride around the Magnficent Mile is about as romantic as they come. Make sure to bundle up and bring along a blanket to snuggle under with your Valentine.

6. Odyssey Dinner Cruise

Lake Michigan views in one direction, the Chicago skyline in the other, fine dining, and a luxury yacht. Need I say more?

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