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5 Ideas for Fall Weekend Getaways for Couples Near Chicago

Even though Chicago is a great city, sometimes you simply have to travel for a short amount of time. This is especially true for couples, both married ones and those that haven’t tied the knot yet.

Fall weekend getaways are a perfect solution to throw some spice into your everyday routine. Fall weekend getaways allow you to leave the city and change your atmosphere completely, without traveling hours on-end.

Here are our best 5 ideas for fall weekend getaways in the Midwest near Chicago.

1. Lake Michigan Shoreline

Just because it’s a getaway, doesn’t mean you have to go to another state. Luckily, Lake Michigan is very close to Chicago and has an amazing shoreline where you can find endless opportunities to get away from the busy city. The Lake Michigan shoreline is home to many beautiful resort towns where you can relax as a couple, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and indulge your senses through various activities.

These shoreline cities are a true escape from the bustling urban life. Do some research and find the town that’s perfect for you.

2. The Champagne Lodge and Luxury Suites

Champagne Lodge is part of a quiet, secluded, and intimate neighborhood which is located just 20 miles away from Chicago. If you are really pressed for time, this is probably one of the best options for a fall weekend getaway. It’s located near the city, but at the same time, it can quickly make you forget about the things you left back in the city and help you immerse yourself in romance.

If your goal is to simply enjoy your privacy and relax while enjoying each other’s company, then this is the place for you. Champagne Lodge is designed for romantic getaways and no matter what your needs are, they will be tended to.

3. Milwaukee

Get in your car and head north to Milwaukee. Milwaukee’s located only about 92 miles from Chicago and you’ll get there in no time. No matter if you want to go see galleries, museums, or just walk around parks, you can in Milwaukee.

There are many restaurants for romantic fine dining. You can walk along the lake, visit cocktail bars for amazing drinks, or if you prefer something more casual, go drink some of the best beers in the world at the local bars.

4. Cedarburg

Wisconsin also has opportunities for exceptional fall weekend getaways. One of those places is Cedarburg, where you can go on a bike ride and enjoy the beautiful scenery of farmlands, Lake Michigan, Milwaukee River, and beautiful forests.

This area is also filled with many beautiful and old wineries where you can taste amazing wines and relax. You can also enjoy art shows or simply go to some of the cozy restaurants nearby, where you can be intimate without big crowds around you.

5. Lake Delevan or Lake Geneva

Both of these lakes are some of the most popular fall weekend gateways in the Midwest, especially for a couple from Chicago, as they are only an hour and a half drive away. You can rent a place to stay on the coast of the lake and enjoy beautiful scenery with romantic mornings. You can also quickly jump to downtown Delavan to visit interesting spots for foods and drinks.

There are also beautiful hiking options near Lake Delavan known for some of the best dive bars that can be found in the Midwest. You can also visit Williams Bay which is nearby and has plenty of interesting things to offer couples.

These are some of our best ideas for fall weekend getaways in the Midwest. Check out some of the options Champagne Lodge offers for Fall weekend getaways today!

TESTIMONIALS

  • "My wife and have been coming to The Champagne Lodge every month for the past 2 years. No matter what…

    -Dan Schmidt, May 2018
  • "My girl friend and I love this place! Clean, neat, relaxing and super comfortable. Every time we plan to get…

    -Gabe Berry, April 2018
  • "for the past 7 summers, we have traveled from England to the U.S. and have to stop every time for…

    Gerry and Lisa M, August 2017
  • "For years we have been passing by the CL and never knew about this little hidden jewel. Every year we…

    Jason and Rachel Mize, December 2017
  • "I just love this place! Sitting with my wife in a large Jacuzzi next to a fire place, drinking champagne…

    Dave Dominion, April 2018
  • We enjoyed our stay in the swim spa suite. Very clean, lots of towels, roomy and warm. Like the fact…

    Iorlor Marie, February 2018
  • Perfect getaway. It took me a while to get to do this review since I am always working. My wife…

    Gerardo V, January 2018
  • We booked a room for our aniversary and due to circumstances werent able to make it. Unfortynately we called late…

    Mitchell L - December 2017
  • My husband and I stayed at the Champagne Lodge and had a wonderful experience. The room, hot tub, sauna, bed,…

    Ashley M - October, 2017
  • We stayed here for our wedding anniversary and will be returning for sure! We got the couples rejuvenating massage and…

    Megan S - August, 2017
  • FIRST OFF, I WANT TO THANK THE WHOLE STAFF!!!!! This is was a surprise birthday weekend for my fiance and…

    Lauren P - December, 2017
  • We felt very secluded in our room. The shower was hands down the coolest part! Steam/ Mist/ normal shower! Epic!…

    Rees Craig - August, 2017
  • Impressively structured room. A romantic atmosphere that is almost overwhelming!! We had an amazing time from the moment we checked…

    Wonetta N - August, 2017
  • I traveled to The Champagne Lodge alone, for business, without paying much attention to the purpose of the hotel when…

    Matt C - September 2016
  • My husband and I love traveling!! We also do monthly get aways.. We recently opted to stay close to our…

    Candace A - July, 2017
  • Took my girlfriend here for a birthday getaway. I chose the swim spa room. The accommodations are fantastic. Large pool…

    Timothy K - April, 2017
  • We went for our anniversary and it was perfect for the first night. We wanted to have a nice night…

    Claudia S - January, 2017
  • I loved the beautiful jacuzzi suite we had. It was unbelievable. The pics of this place does it no justice.…

    Roshon D - December, 2016
  • Have been to the CL several times and I'm always taken back by how amazing, clean, & elegant the suites…

    Tylex I - December, 2016
  • I've stayed here a few times now and will keep coming back. I love the luxury of the tub in…

    Annette H - November, 2016
  • Me and my wife went on our 15th Anniversary getaway. I drove all night in hopes and anticipation to give…

    Driece L - August, 2016
  • I am the President of Arnold Hospitality Sales Group and I normally stay at hotels I am familiar with or…

    Michael A - August 2016
  • I really had a blast when I went plan to return again soon. food was great staff was also, took…

    Sim K - July 2016
  • This is a very unique hotel; worth a change from the typical cookie-cutter hotels. Having a large whirlpool and steam…

    John K - July 2016