When you first start dating, a nice meal and a few drinks is all it really takes. But after a while passes and you get more comfortable, it can be fun to add a little “spark” back into date night.
From foodie date night ideas that involve eating each course at a different restaurant, to outdoorsy ideas for nature enthusiasts, we’ve come up with a list of creative date ideas that cover all the bases. Plan something unexpected for your next date.
Take a Brewery Tour
Learn something and get beer in the process? This is pretty much a foolproof date. To find a tours, start by calling a microbrewery near you and go from there.
Take a Workout Class
Take a spin class, a rowing class, or one of the myriad of trendy boutique workout classes that have popped up just about everywhere in recent years. Couples that sweat together, stay together.
Troll for Photobooths
Spend an evening looking for photobooths, and taking fun photos together. The souvenirs from the evening are just a bonus.
Head on a Road Trip
Pick a destination about an hour from where you live—it could be anything from a flea market to a restaurant off the beaten path—and just drive.
A great first date idea, head anywhere from a soup kitchen to a home for the elderly to volunteer, while getting to know your date.
Borrow equipment from a friend if you don’t have your own, make s’mores over an open fire, and completely unplug from technology. You can even do this in your backyard.
Kiss, Kiss, Kiss
Not for a first date, but if you’re a more seasoned pair, try mastering all 36 types of kisses.
Bake a Cake
Or cupcakes, or brownies, or cookies! Any activity that also involves eating makes for a great day.
Take a Hike
Be one with nature on your next date, taking a hike at your favorite nature preserve or hiking path. The more picturesque the spot you choose, the better.
Decide to play tourist for the day in your hometown—going everywhere from the museum, to the major landmark, to the most famous restaurant in town.
Find a Rooftop Pool and Go Swimming
Rooftop pools are popping up everywhere from hotels to sports clubs these days. Luckily, they make for a great date spot.
Go Exploring With Your Cameras
Take a camera, and head to a neighborhood you don’t know well, and start exploring, snapping photos along the way.
Also, it’s a great idea to have a backup plan if it looks like your date isn’t having a good time. There are so many ideas on ClickDate you should be able to choose a backup plan option.