Chicago Honeymoons

For a quintessential American experience, Chicago delivers. This Midwest city is charged with entertainment and activities that will keep you busy for your entire honeymoon.

Chicago Honeymoon

Chicago, Illinois is as USA as it gets — it’s great, big and diverse. For those couples who like variety and action, the list of festivals, venues and theaters is immense and there is always something to see and do. Music fans can plan to be around for the summer Blues Fest or attend a performance from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. For foodies, this city boasts a stupendous variety of international cuisine such as Polish pierogis, Mexican tacos and its own famous Italian deep dish style pizza. The city center, commonly known as the Loop, is home to museums, parks and sky scraping buildings worth a visit. This American metropolis is fringed with parks on Lake Michigan’s shore. This massive backyard provides fresh air, many opportunities to walk or bike along the meandering paths and lakeside attractions.

Choosing Chicago for your honeymoon will leave you with no regrets and lasting memories.

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When to Go

Autumn is best, when the trees are colorful and the weather is just right. Summers can get very hot and humid and winters are rather cold. Make sure to plan accordingly for events or festivals you wish to attend.

Top Sights and Activities

  • Grant Park: Over 300 hectares of lakeside park also nicknamed Chicago’s front yard.
  • Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan: Admire the iconic skyline over a romantic dinner.
  • Cloud Gate: Huge modern statue commonly called ‘The Bean’ located in Millennium Park.
  • Navy Pier: Take a romantic Ferris wheel ride and watch fireworks in the summer.
  • The 606: Network of bicycle and walking paths with art installations along an old railway.
  • Wicker Park and Bucktown: Neighborhoods known for the buzzing culture, nightlife, culinary and arts scene.
  • The Chicago Theatre: Historical landmark theatre where a variety of shows are presented.
  • Baseball Game: Chicago is home to two baseball franchises, the White Sox and the Cubs.
  • Skydeck: Glass bottom floor at the top of Willis Tower, formerly called Sears Tower.
  • Monroe Harbor: Over 800 mooring cans located steps away from the city, offering stunning lake views.
  • Art Institute of Chicago: One of the United States of America’s largest, oldest museums.
  • Deep Dish Pizza: This Chicago classic can be enjoyed in a number of reputed restaurants.

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Chicago Honeymoon Discussions

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Portia, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:56 PM

I'm looking for somewhere to go on our honeymoon. We live near St Louis and don't want to go to far. Within driving distance I guess. We have thought about Nashville. Any ideas?

Tonia, Mar 11, 2013 6 Comments 3
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Kelsey, on Feb 17, 2017 at 10:13 PM

My fiancé and I are looking for something central to home (Indiana) but a nice getaway. Does anyone have any advice on the Traverse City area or elsewhere in Michigan that could be enjoyable? Or...

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lkg72, on Aug 25, 2017 at 11:10 AM

I am so fed up with people pulling the "Chicago card" when it comes to justifying travel to places that have actual travel warnings. This makes it so obvious that the poster has never been to Chicago....

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