Looking for that one place to take your sweetie this Valentine's Day but unwilling to fly across the country?

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Word. I would love to as well but it's not in the cards this early in the year. Why fly far away for Valentine's Day when you can celebrate right here in Illinois?

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I'm not talking about renting out the Red Room on Airbnb here in Rockford, and while I'm sure that's fine, I'm talking about taking a small trip.

A little jaunt to check out one of the 27 Most Romantic Getaways in the USA for Couples according to Two Drifters.

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They mention places from coast to coast but only one spot truly caught my eye.

This city belonged on the list because Two Drifters said this:

Could this be the most romantic place in the US?

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They also said this too:

With virtually every type of food – domestic and exotic, you are certain to find one that matches you and your partner’s tastes … or keep things fresh by trying new experiences together.

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In case you're still trying to figure it out, yep, they are talking about Chicago.

You can grab a kiss by one of the pocket parks along the Chicago River and share a moment that’s all about you while surrounded by the city almost 10 million people.

Chicago is on a lot of people's lists for the most romantic spots for Valentine's Day but is it the most romantic city in America?

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