The creative dating ideas below should serve as a springboard to bigger and better ideas. The best ideas are those that are personalized to particular likes and preferences. What does your partner enjoy? What does he or she consider to be fun or romantic? If you just met and donīt know the answer to these questions, either ask your date or one of their friends.
Fun Dating Ideas
A Trip to the Zoo
You donīt have to be a little kid to enjoy the zoo. In fact, almost every one likes animals. A trip to the zoo makes for a great date on a nice spring or autumn day. During summer, try to avoid the hottest part of the day.
Ask your date questions related to animals like: "If you were to choose an animal to be your personal mascot, which would it be and why?", "Did you ever have a pet when you were a child?" and "Whatīs your favorite animal?"
Take note of the answer to that last question. When you get near the zoo store, see if you can slip in unnoticed and buy a stuffed toy or collectible statue of your dateīs favorite animal.
This dating idea is for real fun lovers. Invite your date over for an evening of good ole board games. If you like, ask another couple to join you.
Start with a time-tested game like Yahtzee, Life or Pictionary. You can also try one of the myriad of trivia games. Choose a theme that interests the both of you.
A great place to get games online is Are You Game
Why take your date to one place for a full meal when you can have each part of the meal at a different place? Have an appetizer at one restaurant, the entree at another and dessert at a third.
Build up anticipation for the date by being mysterious. Even blindfold your date when taking him or her to the location you have chosen. The place you go is not that important as the spirit of mystery. It should, however, be worth the anticipation.
Take your date to a concert, a play or even a sporting event. You can always find something exciting to do at EveryTicket
Romantic Dating Ideas
Picnic at the Park
This dating idea is one of the most traditional. Spread out a cloth on some lush grass under a shade tree or near a pond. Lay back and play the shape game with the clouds. Gently feed your date some grapes. Listen to the different sounds all around. Check out the Old Fashioned Picnic Basket
Candle Light Dinner
Itīs hard to resist the low light, soft music atmosphere created at a candle light dinner. Certainly, it creates the mood for intimacy.
Walk the trails at a nearby botanical garden. Find a nice bench under a shade tree. Cite a romantic poem.
Day Cruise / Boat Tour
Many coastal cities offer day cruises, night cruises or boat tours. A great place to find one near you is Viator
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