If you’re a couple that loves outdoor adventure, head to the Galena River Trail for a hike or consider a hot air balloon ride at sunrise or sunset over the Galena hills with Galena on the Fly.
For a romantic excursion, consider taking a private cruise around Lake Geneva with Lake Geneva Cruise Line. This is the perfect way to see the town from the water.
Canal Walk, not far from the JW Marriott, is a wonderful spot for a romantic outing and is a definite must for anyone considering romantic weekend getaways near Chicago.
Take a 90-minute drive north to Wisconsin’s cheese country for a romantic getaway to Milwaukee. Known for its beer and brats, Milwaukee is home to interesting attractions, such as the Milwaukee Art Museum.