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Chicago Botanic Garden Excursion and Intimate Dinner

Duration: 5 hours
Budget: $200

Experience the wonders of nature at the Chicago Botanic Garden and follow it with a delightful dining experience in one of Chicago's charming eateries.

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  • Start your date with a leisurely stroll in the Chicago Botanic Garden, taking time to appreciate the natural beauty and tranquility of the surroundings. Make sure to visit the various sections of the garden, embracing the vibrancy of September blossoms.
  • Once you've taken in the sights, smells, and sounds of the garden, make your way to a chosen restaurant for your intimate dinner. Choose a quiet, relaxing spot and take advantage of the cozy ambiance to have deep, personal conversations.
  • As the evening draws to a close, take a slow walk along the city streets, allowing the energy of Chicago to surround you both and end the night on a high note.

Preparation steps:

  • Before the date, make sure to check the operating hours of the Chicago Botanic Garden. Get information on what plants are in bloom in September to know what to look out for.
  • Reserve a table at a restaurant that both of you will enjoy. North Pond Restaurant is a fantastic choice as it offers a skyline view of Chicago that is breathtaking at night.
  • Wear comfortable shoes for the garden walk and bring along suitable clothing for the evening as temperatures can drop.

Some tips:

  • Bring along a camera to capture beautiful moments and sights you'll encounter during your garden walk and city stroll.
  • To add a surprise element to the date, consider ordering a special dessert or a bottle of wine ahead at the restaurant.
  • Most importantly, be present and engaged with each other throughout the date to create unforgettable memories.

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