In Chicago, with Love
Whether you are planning your honeymoon or simply a romantic weekend getaway, Chicago will delight you with its picturesque waterfront, diverse culinary landscape, and mesmerizing sunset views along the shores of Lake Michigan. Discover the best places to see, exciting activities, and our top hotel recommendation for your romantic Chicago getaway with Sonesta.
Places to Visit in Chicago
Explore these Chicago landmarks during your getaway and create even more unforgettable memories.
Millennium Park, nestled in the heart of Chicago, offers a vibrant oasis where captivating art installations, lush green spaces, and iconic landmarks come together to create a unique urban experience.
The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is 1 mile from the park.
Navy Pier offers a perfect blend of romance and adventure. Take in stunning views, enjoy boat rides, indulge in fine dining, witness captivating fireworks displays, and create lasting memories atop the magical Ferris wheel.
The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is 1 mile from Navy Pier.
The Art Institute of Chicago is a renowned cultural institution housing a vast collection of masterpieces from diverse periods and cultures. Visitors can appreciate iconic works such as Grant Wood's "American Gothic" and ancient Egyptian artifacts, providing a diverse artistic experience.
The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is 1 mile from Art Institute of Chicago
Magnificent Mile, a bustling and vibrant stretch of Michigan Avenue in Chicago, is known for its upscale shopping, high-end boutiques, and luxury retailers. It offers a distinctive atmosphere and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists seeking a premier shopping and dining experience.
The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is less than a mile from Magnificent Mile.
Chicago Romantic Getaway FAQs
Chicago is a popular destination year-round. If you are looking for the most ideal time to visit Chicago with your loved one, we recommend planning your romantic getaway during the mild months of April to June and September to October. These seasons offer pleasant weather for exploring the city, strolling along the lakefront, and enjoying outdoor activities.
The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is a romantic retreat located in the heart of Windy City. Perfect for romantic getaways or special occasions, this upscale downtown hotel brings you close to Chicago’s main landmarks and some of the most romantic attractions in the area.
Equipped with luxurious spa suites and thoughtfully designed amenities, The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is the perfect choice for both newlyweds and couples looking for a romantic weekend getaway.
River North, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Wicker Park, and Old Town are the most popular neighborhoods among couples, offering abundant chances for romantic walks, intimate dining experiences, and unforgettable moments in Chicago.
The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North houses The CBR Restaurant serving a modern American brasserie-style menu, an array of hearty dishes, delightful light bites, and masterfully crafted cocktails.
Other popular romantic eateries include The Signature Room at the 95th (1 mile from The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North), Adalina (1 mile from The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North), and Geja's Café (2 miles from The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North).
Spots such as Navy Pier, North Avenue Beach, Promontory Point, Montrose Harbor, and Adler Planetarium offer breathtaking sunset views in Chicago, combining natural beauty, cityscapes, and waterfront settings.