If you’re thinking about visiting Chicago, you absolutely have to check out the Garfield Park Conservatory. It’s a stunning, peaceful sanctuary if you’re looking to plan a romantic date, learn about thousands of plant species or simply need to escape the hustle and bustle of busy ChiTown.

Inside, there are 8 rooms with amazing botanical wonders, a small cafe, gift shop, an event space and 12 acres of outdoor gardens. I’m definitely coming back next time I’m in Chicago!

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Wearing an After The Storm maxi dress by Free People (similar here), Mango leather jacket (similar here and here), Dior sunglasses (also love in rose/white), and shoes by Top Shop.

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Photography: Jen Au | Seattle