10 beautiful spots to propose in Chicago

A man proposing and holding up an engagement ring
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- You have finally found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. You bought the ring and now you are trying to plan the perfect proposal, which starts with the perfect spot.

The great city of Chicago is known for many things, including its lakefront, glittering skyline the boasts some of the best architecture in the world, art scenes, museums and cultural institutions, parks and gardens, world-renowned restaurants, and so much more! With stunning backdrops at every corner you turn, why not take advantage of the beauty and use it as the perfect backdrop to the perfect proposal?

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Be sure to make your proposal unique, and not to mention picture-perfect, by choosing a beautiful spot in the city.

Here are 10 of some of the most beautiful spots around Chicago to propose - all with great views!

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
125 W. Fullerton Pkwy, Chicago
Website | (773) 883-7275

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Photo credit Getty Images Stock

Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park
301 S. Columbus Dr., Chicago
Website | (312) 742-7529

Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park, Chicago
Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park, Chicago Photo credit Getty Images Stock

Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago
Website | (800) 595-7437

Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier
Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier Photo credit Getty Images Stock

Cloud Gate (The Bean) in Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St., Chicago
Website | (312) 742-8497

Cloud's Gate, a popular attraction, commonly known as The Bean
Cloud's Gate, a popular attraction, commonly known as The Bean Photo credit Joel Lerner/Xinhua via Getty

Lincoln Park Conservatory
2391 N. Stockton Dr., Chicago
Website | (312) 742-7736

Orchid at Lincoln Park Conservatory
Orchid at Lincoln Park Conservatory Photo credit Getty Images Stock

LondonHouse Chicago
85 E. Wacker Dr., Chicago
Website | (312) 357-1200

The LondonHouse dome, photographed from outside The Skyline Club atop the Old Republic Building, and photographed during the Chicago Architecture Foundation's '9th Annual Open House Chicago' in Chicago, Illinois on October 20, 2019.
LondonHouse dome Photo credit Raymond Boyd/Getty Images

North Avenue Beach
1601 N. Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
Website | (312) 742-7529

North Avenue Beach
North Avenue Beach Photo credit Getty Images Stock

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
Website | (312) 939-2438

Shedd Aquarium
Shedd Aquarium Photo credit Getty Images Stock

The Signature Room on the 95th Floor at John Hancock Center
875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Website | (312) 787-9596

A view of Chicago from the John Hancock building. The Signature Room on the 95th floor offers a beautiful view of Chicago skyline.
A view of Chicago from the John Hancock building. The Signature Room on the 95th floor offers a beautiful view of Chicago skyline. Photo credit Carlos Javier Ortiz/for the Washington Post

Wrigley Field
1060 W. Addison St., Chicago
Website | (773) 404-2827

A general view of the marquee at Wrigley Field before the game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals on September 17, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
A general view of the marquee at Wrigley Field Photo credit Jon Durr/Getty Images