Take your date on an adventure as you enjoy one of these fun and unique date ideas.
Take fun and unique photos, and then arrange them in a scrapbook. Grab a camera and take fun photos around town of numbers, words, or interesting objects.
Outdoor Sporting Adventures
Take a canopy tour while zooming through the trees on zip lines or try geocaching and search for hidden treasures using GPS navigation.
Stop over at the local arts and crafts store to pick up your own items to create a masterpiece! Grab paint brushes, paint and canvases and visit the local park or lake for inspiration. Not a Picasso wannabe? They also have molding clay to create sculptures or kits for kites, cars, and more! There are also galleries that provide the supplies and you supply the skill. Whether it’s painting or pottery, these studios can help you start your own collection of art.
Check out our blog post about our painting class, it was really fun! A Creative Date with Paint
Take your date on a trip around the world. Start with a soothing Swedish massage or energizing salsa dance class, followed by a romantic dinner sharing your favorite Italian pasta or Japanese sushi. Then, treat your date to an all American ice-cream cone. The night wouldn’t be complete without an Eskimo kiss!
Tour a Fun or Unusual Museum
Ever heard of The Cockroach Hall of Fame? The International Spy Museum? No? What about the Museum of Bad Art or the UFO Museum and Research Center? These are actual museums and could make for quite a memorable date. We just suggest you may need to schedule your dinner accordingly.
Tour the Treasury Department or Local Manufacturers
Want to learn how things are manufactured? Some companies provide tours to the public to display how their items are made. Some popular tours include Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream in Vermont, Coors Brewing Factory in Colorado, and the Federal Reserve Bank found in several cities across the US.
Dine at Restaurants Featured on Your Favorite TV Shows
Are you a big fan of Top Chef or Heat Seekers? Visit local restaurants featured on popular shows from the Food Network or Travel Channel. Just search for your city on TVFoodMaps.com and find a new favorite!
Check out our blog post detailing our dining adventure to two restaurants featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate and Diners, Drive-ins and Dives: A Fun Date Idea for Foodies – Visit a Featured Restaurant as Seen on the Food Network
Flip for your Date on a Flying Trapeze
Share in an outdoor adventure and take a flying trapeze class. This aerobatics session will provide you with a fun & challenging activity. There are schools found in several cities across the US. Many trapeze schools offer group date classes as well!
Enjoy a Multi-Course Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings
Restaurants sometimes provide unique dining options offering tasting menus with wine pairings. Indulge in new cuisine and wines to accompany.
Spend an afternoon on the water skiing, tubing, kayaking or jet skiing. Don’t have a boat or kayak? Check for local companies that can rent by the hour or day.
Take an Architectural Tour
Many cities offer fun tours you can walk or cruise through to learn about the architecture of local homes and buildings. Discover the history of neighborhoods and cities as you learn about the inspirations of those who created the designs.
See no reason for jumping out of a perfectly good airplane but wish to sense the thrill body flight? Try indoor skydiving! There are several locations offered throughout the US.
Plan a date of fun trade and take a small item you are ok to trade and bring along a camera. As the date progresses, ask others if they would trade your item with something they have (try to keep it interesting). Then take a photo of each item traded as you go. See what you end up with at the end of the night.