Leave Nothing To Be Desired With An Illinois Romantic Getaway!

An Illinois romantic getaway can provide any experience that you can imagine!

My husband and I love to take weekend getaways!

Illinois provides us with endless possibilities to experience an unforgettable romantic getaway!

Illinois offers amazing landscapes and breathtaking experience to enjoy with the one you love!

I enjoy relaxing and taking advantage of what this beautiful state has to offer.

Experience these great getaways with the one you love!

Whittington-Enjoy this slow and relaxing atmosphere with the one you love!

  • Stay at the Rend Lake Resort! The resort offers cabins, hotels and even one of their boatlets to your getaway stay. The resort provides upscale dining to enjoy a romantic meal with your spouse.
  • The outside activities that this area provides can be anything your heart desires! Any water activity right at your finger tips along with golf on land!
  • Other attractions around the area are Southern Illinois Art and Artisan Center and Cedarhurst Sculpture Park and Center For The Arts.
  • Places to enjoy for some special eats and drinks are Burton’s Café for some great down-home cooking and Pheasant Hollow Winery which offers Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre.

Chicago -Chicago truly has any experience that you can think of to enjoy an Illinois romantic getaway!
  • There is no doubt that some of the best hotels located in the Midwest are right here!
  • Check out the cities night view from the John Hancock Signature Room for a drink! Ladies make sure you don’t miss the view from the bathroom!
  • Enjoy supper from some of the best restaurants in the Midwest! There is just too many to list! Just walk out of your hotel room and explore!
Grafton- This is a beautiful area to enjoy great views of the Mississippi River!
  • Pere Marquette State Park- Enjoy this beautiful and romantic lodge with the one you love! This lodge offers a great restaurant along with a beautiful lounge area with amazing views of nature and the Mississippi River along with a gorgeous fireplace to enjoy during the winter.
  • If adventure is what you and your loved one is looking for, check out canoeing or kayaking where the Mississippi and the Illinois River meets.
  • Check out the Grafton Antiques District for great shopping!
  • Experience My Just Desserts, Country Corner Fudge, Riverview Winery and Piasa Winery to indulge you and your loved one!


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Peoria- Peoria is a great place to visit to take time to enjoy your loved one with an Illinois romantic getaway! Explore these great ideas:

  • Peoria’s riverfront is a full of activity! Check out the Contemporary Art Center, the carriage rides, shopping and restaurants. Many weekend summer activities take place in the riverfront.
  • Enjoy an evening on the Spirit of Peoria. The paddlewheel boat offers entertainment, dinner and an overnight stay if desired.
  • Check out Wildlife Prairie State Park for a nights stay in a renovated caboose or cabin.
  • There is some great shopping in Peoria! Check out some of these places on your visit:
    • Illinois Antique Center
    • Shoppes at Grand Prairie
    • Junction City Shopping Center
    • Check out the great art and museums at:
    • Contemporary Art Center of Peoria
    • Lakeview Museum of Art and Science
    • Peoria Art Guild
    • Wheels O Time Museum
Galesburg-This beautiful town will guarantee to take you back in time!
  • Check out Packinghouse Dining Company for this great place to eat! Also, Landmark Café, Q’s Café and Chez Willy for other dining options.
  • Explore Seminary Street Historic Commercial District. This beautiful areas streets are still brick paved and will take you back in time!
  • Check out Galesburg Antique Mall!
  • There is several great places to stay while visiting Galesburg

If these places in Illinois don’t fit your needs, take some of these ideas and incorporate them in your Illinois romantic getaway.

Every couple wants are different so explore your ideal romantic getaway options!

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