7 romantic suburban getaways for every budget


Looking for a place for you and your sweetie to rekindle the spark this Valentine’s Day? Spoil yourselves with a romantic weekend getaway and delight in each other’s company. From wallet-friendly to splurge-worthy, here are places where you can fall in love all over again – all around Chicago’s suburbs.


Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest


Best for: Couples that are looking for a quiet retreat


Located in Chicago’s North Shore, the Deer Path Inn offers its guests Old World charm and English traditions, along with modern conveniences. The historic inn, which recently renovated their 57 rooms, adds to the ambiance with either a traditional English tea or a pint at the authentic English pub connected to the Inn.


Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel, Rosemont


Best for: Couples that want to be close to the action … and the airport.


Located minutes from Rosemont’s MB Financial District and the Fashion Place Outlet Mall, Loews Chicago O’Hare is just minutes away from all the buzz. Art lover? The hotel boasts an art gallery featuring a collection of rotating and permanent pieces of contemporary art, including “The Prince” by Chicago artist Wesley Kimler. Take a self-guided tour or have the concierge show you around.


Lynfred Winery, Roselle


Best for: Wine aficionados


Dreaming of a wine-themed getaway? Rather than heading to Napa Valley, make way to the northwest suburb of Roselle to Lynfred Winery’s B&B and stay in one of their four themed rooms – American, French, Italian and German. Take advantage of everything offered including a tour, wine tastings and delicious food.


Le Méridien Chicago – Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook


Best for: Couples who want a private spa experience


Not only will you find this modern, contemporary hotel steps away from shopping at Oakbrook Center, but those truly craving an intimate spa experience like no other will delight in Le Méridien’s Spa Suites where a rain shower, soaking tub and steam room await. Changing, treatments, relaxation and rejuvenation all take place in the privacy of your own suite.


Herrington Inn & Spa, Geneva


Best for: Couples looking for luxurious accommodations with a view


With picturesque views of the Fox River, Herrington Inn is ideal for couples that need to unwind. Dine at their on-site fine dining restaurant, Atwater’s, or relax at their full service spa. Geneva’s boutique shops, restaurants and galleries are just minutes away. Coming from the city? The Inn is located a few blocks from the Metra.


Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles


Best for: Those looking for a little bit of magic and a really cool pool


Looking for entertainment? How about New Orleans-style? The resort touts their very own Bourbon Street entertainment including a comedy club, live music and more. Hop into the indoor-outdoor pool and swim beneath the special exit to the outside. Looking to explore? The Fox Valley area has tons of cool shops just a short drive away.


Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Itasca


Best for: Those that don’t want to celebrate during Valentine’s Day weekend


Located in the northwest suburb of Itasca, the Eaglewood Resort & Spa has declared February “Romance Month” and offer a variety of packages available the whole month – perfect for those that want to avoid the busy weekend. Find other packages here. Enjoy winter activities such as sledding or snowshoeing on their grounds, challenge each other to a game of bowling in their private bowling alley or sweat it out at their state-of-the-art fitness center.


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