Garfield Park Conservatory

5 best Chicago cultural spots for a date

5 best Chicago cultural spots for a date

Pretty much any of the world-class museums and nature parks in the Chicago area makes for a great potential outing. Planning a visit to one can make you seem smart in the eyes of your date. And they put you amid culture, but not so much that you can't talk to each other. Indeed, with the emphasis on new information and new experience, they encourage talking. So picking just a handful from the area's bouquet of offerings is a challenge. But here are five with the potential to nudge a date to the next level.

1. Garfield Park Conservatory: Garden stroll

It may be cold outside, but walking the intricate pathways in Jens Jensen's magnificent, glass-ceilinged...