Backyard not big enough? Stake out the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Celebration Garden. Located steps from Buckingham Fountain, it has killer views and seasonal blooms.
Tiffany & Co. Foundation Celebration Garden, Grant Park (chicagoparkdistrict.com).
Torn between two lovers: movie night and nature? Take in the former on a blanket at the park or at an old-fashioned drive-in — and leave the hard questions for some other day.