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Food & Drink
Going out to eat on a breakfast date is a nice change of pace. Sometimes married couples are so busy they don't have time to spend with each other in the evening. If both of you go to work at the same time, a breakfast date makes perfect sense. If you can't do it during the week, going during the weekend on a day you both have off is a great alternative. Breakfast is served at so many restaurants these days, from fast food joints to sit down places with a menu. There is no better way to start the day than to share a meal with the person who you love more than anyone in the world. Breakfast dates are a fantastic way to sneak in some time for bonding during a period of the day most people overlook.
Aircraft spotting is a hobby that many people have that can be turned into a date. The easiest way to spot aircraft is by being near the airport. If you don't live near an airport, go online to see when and where the nearest planes, helicopters or other aircraft are to you. You should be able to see at least a few planes per day no matter where you live. However, you'll have the best results if you go near an airport. Some people prefer to hang out near small airports, while others prefer large commercial airports' excitement. Go to both types of airports on separate dates and see which of them you enjoy the most. Since you're up close to the aircraft take some photos that you can admire after your date is over.
Karaoke is an instant hit if you're the type who loves to have a good time and consider yourself a music lover. You and your spouse will be smiling and laughing up a storm while the two of you sing your favorite songs. Sometimes the best karaoke sessions are when you mess up the song so bad that you can't stop laughing while trying to sing. If you're too shy to sing at a karaoke bar, watch everyone else while they give it a shot. You can also buy the equipment and have fun at home. You can download tracks from the internet to create all kinds of karaoke-themed fun.
Aeromodeling is remote controlled airplanes that you fly somewhat like drones. Before drones, people flew remote-controlled airplanes. As a couple, you can do this by taking turns flying a plane, or you each can have your own. If you're already familiar with drones, aeromodelling isn't going to seem very new to you. It will be different in the sense that you're going to be flying old-timey airplanes. Aviation buffs and those who like spending time outdoors will enjoy this date the most. Take your plane to the park or another area where you can get a running start and take off. Don't be surprised if aeromodelling turns out to be a date you do repeatedly because flying these fun planes can be very addictive.
The entire goal of paintball is to see how many times you can hit your target. Who is your target? Well, it's you and your spouse! If shooting each other is too much for either of you to handle, then you can do a little target practice. It will be fun to see who can hit the target the most with the paintballs. If you're feeling adventurous, then hunt each other in a warlike manner until all of your paintballs are gone. The winner will be the person who has the least amount of paint on them. There's something so fun about shooting each other with paintballs that it might become a regular date night activity. If you have your own equipment you can play with just the two of you or a small group of friends. Or if not, find a place that offers paintball and provides everything you need including the venue itself.
A day at the beach is the perfect date, and there are a million things you can do. You can work on your tan, go for a quick dip, or even collect seashells. Bring a sack lunch with you and turn your beach date into a picnic. Find a secluded area and enjoy cuddling on the beach while you talk about whatever comes to mind. A beach is a romantic place that is filled with so many possibilities. All you need is a blanket and a sunny day to have fun. Small things like walking barefoot while the waves come crashing onto the beach are a lot of fun and offer plenty of enjoyable moments.
Health & Wellness
An obstacle course will let you know right away all about the physical abilities of your spouse. It's surprising by the time you're done with the obstacle course how you feel the areas on your body that need the most improvement. It will be interesting to see which of you are in the best shape. If you want to take your obstacle course date to the next level, time yourself and see who can go through the course the fastest. If you do the obstacles several times, you'll eventually get good at them and will be able to complete the course faster and faster.
Hitting the gym is a fantastic way for a couple to connect. A gym date is a way to work on your bond while also paying close attention to your health. A married couple who works out together has an advantage that most singles don't, and that is they can help each other. You can spot your spouse and also help them with the equipment. Your workout will be much more in-depth if you do it with a partner. Having your spouse right there can also be a great motivation as you work on your shared fitness goals. Treat yourself with a protein shake after your workout so the two of you can relax a little while enjoying the afterglow of the exercise.
True rock climbing is an outdoor activity, but there are some indoor places where you can practice rock climbing too. Many couples who go on rock climbing dates enjoy being in the great outdoors while also getting quite a workout. You can't climb a rock without working up a pretty good sweat. Rock climbing is so popular that it's one of the few activities where you can be at one with yourself. Everything is erased from your mind when you're focused on going from one move to the next. When you're rock climbing as a date, you can offer each other support and guidance on which places to grip and hold onto.
Bocce ball is a game that you can play outdoors and indoors as well. For those of you who don't know, bocce ball is a game of rolling balls to get points. Bocce ball is an ancient game that isn't as popular in the Americas as it is in Europe. Couples who need to spend more time outdoors should take up bocce ball in the summertime. A game of bocce ball is a great excuse to get outside and to breathe some fresh air. It's a fun game to take to the park and turn your game into an awesome date with a picnic. Who knows, if you're playing bocce ball at the park, you might end up with a bunch of spectators cheering you on.
City tours can be fun dates. You can either do a tour of your own city or another further away. No matter how long you've lived in your city, there are still plenty of things that you don't know. A city tour will open up your eyes to many things that you never knew about the place that you call home. City tours are also fun during the holidays if they go all around town looking at the decorated houses and businesses. Take your city tour date to another level by going out to eat afterward. You may want to make videos on your phone to remember what the tour guide teaches you. The videos would also be fun to show people when you talk to others about your date.
Causes & Service
It always seems like there's an election right around the corner. Have you ever thought about turning voting day into a date? Most people vote close to home, so you're never too far away from the voting booth. You can walk to the polling station and get a little fresh air. Why not go out to eat after you're done voting? If that isn't your cup of tea, then bring a picnic and find someplace to eat. The act of voting itself can be turned into a date. Voting is a duty that doesn't have to be dull and boring. You can turn it into a fun date, and the two of you can talk about the issues on the way to vote and after you've voted. The debate the two of you have may end up being more entertaining than what you see on those cable news channels.
Romance & Relationship
The day you got married changed your life forever. You love your spouse even more today than you did on that wonderful day. No one fully knows when they get married, the impact it will have on them. It is a great way to show your spouse how much they mean to you by renewing your wedding vows. The most important day of your life was the day you exchanged your wedding vows. Renewing your vows doesn't need to be as elaborate as when you got married. What you're trying to do more than anything else is to convey how special your spouse is to you and how much you value your marriage to them.
Fun & Games
Every year virtual reality becomes much more detailed and far more lifelike. Going on a virtual reality date isn't as far-fetched as it sounds. If the two of you have your own headsets, then going on a virtual reality date is a cinch. You just pick the place to go to in your own world and have all kinds of fun. There are places where you can rent the gear and have everything provided. The world around you will never be the same again after the two of you realize that there's much more out there than what meets the eye. Virtual reality expands on the world as we know it and creates the type of fantasy existence that was only a fantasy until now.
Arts & Culture
Photography is a fun hobby that you can share with your spouse. The enjoyable aspect of having a photography date isn't only taking the pictures but also finding interesting locations. If you have camera equipment great, but if you don't, then it's no big deal. The camera on your smartphone is probably good enough for taking amateur pictures. Try your best to scour your local area for the most exciting photo opportunities. If you really want to take your photography date to the next level, share your pictures on social media. The two of you will love to see how many people like your photos and to read the comments left by your followers.
Fun & Games
Cliff jumping takes quite a bit of courage, and it's something that an adventurous couple can pull off. The most exciting cliffs to jump off are those that are near deep bodies of water. Make sure you do your research before doing any cliff jumping so that you can find a safe place to do it. Nothing is more exciting than falling towards the water and knowing that at any minute you're going to smack right into it. For added excitement, both of you should jump off of the cliff at the same time. The look on each other's face will be priceless as you fall towards the water. The expression on both of your faces will be pure ecstatic when you rise to the water and first look at the other.
Romance & Relationship
There are two stages to planning a dream date, and the first is to determine what your dream date is, and then the second is to put it into action. Planning your dream date can be a date in itself. Don't hold anything back and plan for the type of date that you'll remember for the rest of your life. After all the planning is over, then enjoy your dream date! A dream date often consists of things that most people do only once in their lifetime. You're splurging on yourselves, and you mustn't cut any corners. Have you always dreamed of going sky diving, eating at a fancy restaurant, or taking a long cruise? If so, a dream date is a perfect opportunity to do any of those things.
Going bowling allows you to roll a ball towards pins while wearing funny looking shoes. Don't worry if you're the type who only throws gutter balls; the score doesn't matter when you're bowling. Somehow a game of bowling always turns into lots of laughs by the time the game is done. Also, bowling alleys are famous for having all kinds of snacks like nachos and deliciously greasy food. You can throw a few strikes and have a guilty pleasure all on the same date. Check with your local bowling alley if they have discounts during the day or other times. You may also want to avoid playing during the times when leagues are there since it might be difficult to get a lane. Many alleys also offer cosmic or other types of bowling with black lights, popular music and more.
Fun & Games
A water balloon fight is a perfect answer for a sweltering hot summer day. Fill up as many balloons as you can with water before going outside. Each of you should have the same amount of balloons to make the competition fair. You can either run around and try to hit each other with the balloons or let loose as soon as you get outside. Change your clothes, go barefoot, and enjoy drenching each other under the hot summer sun. You will yell and scream with excitement as you chase each other around, trying to burst as many balloons as possible.
Horseback riding connects humans and animals in a way that few things can. A horse is a majestic animal, and many city folks have no idea of how real these words are. Inexperienced couples can receive horseback riding lessons before heading off to the big trail. The real fun happens when the two of you can connect with the animals. When you share a bond with the horses, that's when your date takes a turn. You'll understand why people have been so fond of horses after just one horseback ride. Every horse has its own personality, and you'll learn that the longer you're taking it for a ride.
A fashion show is a collision of modern expression and art in a way that's easily presentable to the public. Ask your spouse which outfits they liked the best and why. Also, ask them what they think are the worst outfits. It'll be fun to see if the two of you like the same outfits or something entirely different. Fashion shows often have food and other attractions that you can enjoy as well. Who knows, the two of you may end up meeting a famous model, and if so, you'll always have that to remember your fashion show date with. For a sexy variation on this theme, put on your own fashion show for each other. Dress up however you'd like and strut your own stuff down the runway at home.
Food & Drink
Brunch is a meal that is best enjoyed during those mornings when you wake up closer to lunchtime. What is brunch? Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch. A brunch date can be an enjoyable way to kickstart your day without having to worry about who's going to cook and do the dishes at home. The perfect brunch date is going to a place that either serves brunch or breakfast until late. Some restaurants serve breakfast all day long, and that means you can eat brunch anytime you want. Do a little research online to see what restaurants would be the best choice for your brunch date so you can enjoy yourself as much as possible.
The surprising thing about going to an aquarium is you always end up seeing several species of fish that are new to you. Seeing fish swim around in an aquarium is always relaxing and has a soothing effect. A fun game to do on an aquarium date is to see if you know what species of fish you're looking at. Tally up the score to see who is more familiar with fish and tease each other on the way home about it. Trying to guess what type of fish you're looking at is even more fun if neither of you know what you're looking at. The guesses that both of you come up with will be so hilarious that you're bound to get a good chuckle.
Camping is more than just a few hour date, it's something that takes most of the day or more. Camping can be free or a low-cost dating idea that gets you away from it all. If you're the type that likes to live off the land, then camping is a fantastic date idea. You can go hiking, enjoy the fresh air, and spend every waking minute with each other. Many couples who enjoy the great outdoors feel that camping strengthens their relationship, and they notice stronger lines of communication after the camping adventure is over. Established campgrounds offer a way for inexperienced campers to have access to things such as running water, toilets, and other amenities that some might consider a necessity even when roughing it. Either way you go, camping is a fun date idea, especially for married couples.
UNESCO world heritage sites are places where you can turn a date into an unforgettable experience. You've seen these sites in books, movies, and on the internet. Why not see them in person and turn it into a date? Take your smartphone with you so you can read up about the site before you get there. Don't forget to take plenty of pictures and videos while you're there to share with your friends and family. No one knows how long UNESCO world heritage sites will last or if they'll continue to be open to the public, so that means you should try your best to see them while you can.
Estate sales are well known for having a little bit of everything. An estate sale is an auction where you bid on the items that come from someone's home. You're going through every little thing to see if there's something you want. Most people accumulate quite a bit of stuff over their lifetime, which usually means there's a wide variety of items to bid on. Sometimes walking around and looking at all the stuff is the most enjoyable part of the date. Though, if you have a few bucks to spare, the bidding process can be exciting. It's also a lot of fun to watch bidding wars between different people who want the same item. After you're done with checking out what's for sale head over to grab a quick bite to eat at a nearby restaurant you've never tried and talk about the cool stuff you saw or maybe even purchased.
Couples retreats aren't only for married couples who are going through rough patches in their relationships. A couple's retreat offers guidance and advice that any couple can make use of. Some retreats last a weekend or longer, and it's like you're on vacation. The nice thing about going on a retreat is that you get to spend time together. All relationships require work, and this is a great date idea that you can use to strengthen yours. There is no such thing as the perfect relationship, and everyone can benefit from the teachings of a couple's retreat getaway.
Fun & Games
Setting up an Easter egg hunt is a fantastic date idea that you can share with others as well. You can hide Easter eggs while allowing neighbors or the children of members of your family to find them. You and your spouse will excitedly watch as the children try to find the eggs that you hide. You can also have an Easter egg hunt just for the two of you, and that would entail you hiding eggs so that your spouse can find them. However, a holiday like Easter is best enjoyed with other people, and that's why it is far more fun to invite others to hunt the eggs that you hide or to find another Easter egg hunt that you can attend.
Health & Wellness
Aromatherapy is about more than sniffing something that smells good. An aromatherapy date involves smelling all kinds of things and taking your senses on a journey. You will be amazed by how scent alone can change your mood and how you feel. The funny part will be when you watch how your spouse reacts to the different scents. Some of the scents you'll agree smell nice, and they have so many different relaxing properties. There will be at least one scent that each of you finds a little odd or maybe even objectionable, and that will offer up the type of hilarity that few dates can offer.
Fun & Games
Foosball is a fun game to play when you pit your skills against your spouse. Foosball doesn't require a great strategy, though you do need pretty good hand-eye coordination. It's impossible to do anything other than laugh when the two of you are having a ton of fun playing foosball. Before you know it, both of you will be lost in the game, and the time will have flown by. Take your foosball to a whole new level by making a recording of your gameplay. Share your video with others, and don't forget to do a little boasting if you're the lucky person who gets to call themself the winner.
Playing football is a great way to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. If you know some other couples who need some exercise, get them together for a double or a triple date for even more fun. If it's just you and your spouse, you can still play around with the football by yourselves and have a lot of fun. How you would go about playing football with only the two of you is to run with the ball and see who can catch the other, or simply play catch. It might not be a good idea to do any serious tackling since someone can get hurt. Touch football is the best way to play without the risk of injury.
Arts & Culture
Singing in a choir is an uplifting experience, and it is a wonderful thing to share with your spouse as a date. Churches are the most common places where you can sing in a choir. There are many date opportunities for you to sing in the choir. For example, choir practice, choir at church services, or you could even get together the choir to sing at a place like a nursing home. Practicing at home is also fun if you are in the choir and need to brush up a little bit before singing with everyone else. You will be amazed by how invigorating both of you feel after your choir date because singing enables you to let go of your emotions and temporarily forget about everything in the world around you.
There are two ways you can have fun with a home video date, and the first one is by creating home videos. You're only limited by your creativity when it comes to what you can do in your videos. It's also fun to watch the videos that you've already made, either years ago or just recently. Pop some popcorn, get your favorite fizzy drink, and enjoy going back through memory lane. Today everyone has a smartphone in their pocket, and people love to make videos. A home video date is as close as cuddling up with each other on the couch and pulling out your phone to watch videos.
Ghost towns hold such historical value that they are something that every history buff should visit. Going on a ghost town tour is one of the best ways to see one of these deserted towns and learn about its history. If you can't find a tour for whatever reason, don't hesitate to take a trip to a local ghost town. You will want to do as much research as possible about the town before you go there, so you have a full understanding of what you are about to see. Ghost towns are amazing in that they preserve life as it was even though time has flown by. You can get a feeling for what life was like when the town was bustling by the buildings and the remnants of the lives of the people who lived and worked in them.
For those of you who don't know, zorbing is when you roll down a hill in an orb or a big balloon-like ball. You can go down a hill or a slightly sloped area. Sure, you can go flat, but it's best to go a little downgrade to make it easier. Zorbing is one of those things that you can only do by yourself. Still, it's a whole lot of fun while you're on a date. If you're thinking that rolling around in a plastic ball is ridiculous you're right - and that's part of why it's so much fun. Each of you can take turns zorbing while the other makes a video of it. At first, it feels a little weird being inside such a massive plastic bubble, but before long, you'll be rolling down the grass while having the time of your life. The best time is always after you're done zorbing and talking to each other about your experience.
The polar bear plunge is where you jump into a body of water during the wintertime. You jump into a lake or a pond when it's cold and then go swimming. You might just find that you're jumping out faster than you jumped in. Make sure you do this safely and be prepared with towels and anything else you'll need to get warm and dry. It used to be thought that entering cold water like that was good for your immune system. If there's one thing that's for sure, plunging into ice-cold water will make you come alive as nothing else will. You will always remember the look on each other's faces (and accompanying gasps or screams) when they entered the water and then came out. Challenge each other to do this fun activity which you'll likely remember forever.
Fun & Games
The summer months were made for outdoor activities such as lawn darts. If you have a yard, then lawn darts are the ultimate outdoor game. If you don't have a yard, it might be possible to play at a friend's house or a park. It's important to point out that the lawn darts you may have seen or played in the past might be illegal in your area. They used to make the darts with metal tips but have since switched them to have flatter tips to prevent injuries. The surprising thing about lawn darts is how easy it is to play the game. The game itself is easy to learn but difficult to master. The skill required to get the highest score at lawn darts is what makes the game so much fun. The two of you will have all kinds of fun while you're trying to toss the dart into the circle. If you want to kick your lawn darts game up to notches unknown, you can make a little bet and say the loser has to do a household chore the other hates doing.
Riding dirt bikes is a great date for anyone who has a sense of adventure or is looking for something out of their comfort zone. You can take turns riding a single dirt bike on your date, or you can rent two of them. If you really enjoy your date, you might consider buying a couple of dirt bikes so you can do this activity more often. Riding the bikes are fun, but it's equally as fun enjoying being outside. Take a break riding so you can make some videos of each other on the dirt bike. You'll want to make sure to preserve this date so you can watch it decades later.
The thrill of being high in the sky and jumping out of a plane is something that the two of you will never forget. A skydiving date is one that you'll always remember. If it's your first time jumping out of a plane, you'll probably have to jump with instructors. Skydiving is an adrenaline junkie's dream come true, and it also gives you a view of the planet that most people never see. The period of free-floating is one of the most beautiful things a person can experience, and you'll get to share it with the person you love the most.
Everyone has fears, and you should get over them. Married people probably have different fears, but you might share something similar. Do you both fear heights? If so, it might be a good idea to go to the highest building you can find. Conquering your fears is an important part of personal growth. If you can both conquer the same fear at once, you'll get over a mountain that most don't. You will grow as a couple if the two of you can overcome your fears, and that will have a lasting impact on your relationship. Sit down together and make a list of your fears. Then discuss which ones you'd like to tackle with each other's help.