Without a doubt, one of the most romantic things to do in Chicago is dining out for date night. Even though restaurants and bars are closed for dine-in service, you can still replicate that experience at home (and support local businesses while you're at it). Plus, you can stay in your pajamas if you want to. Opt to keep it casual with pizza or burgers or go all out with a multi-course meal from one of the city's top fine-dining destinations. Don't forget to toss in a bottle of wine to up the ante.
Believe it or not, Chicago is brimming with romance. And possibly even more so for all the amorous pleasantries that go unseen during our brutal winters—in sweatpants, under blankets in our heated apartments with Netflix rolling in the background. Aside from keeping each other warm, there are oodles of romantic things to do in Chicago. When we're looking to crank up the heat on date night, we order in from some of the best restaurants in Chicago, explore the city's many lush green spaces, and gaze longingly at the dazzling skyline. Sometimes it just takes a fresh perspective to turn even the most mundane activity into one of the most romantic things to do in Chicago. Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day in Chicago or you're just looking to liven up a Friday night, these romantic things to do in Chicago should do the trick.
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