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These days it's super easy to rent electric bikes and scooters. You probably know several areas in your community where scooters and bikes are waiting for people to rent them. Renting the electronic devices tends to be fairly easy and inexpensive as well. You can rent them by the hour or by the day, but it's best to check with the rental company if you have any questions about how much it costs. A date on a scooter or electric bike could be just going for a ride, or you could turn it into a whole day affair. The great thing about renting the scooters or bikes is, you can leave them almost anywhere you want. You don't have to take them back where you got them, and that opens the door for even more date possibilities.
Fun & Games
For those of you who don't know, letterboxing is like a version of hide and seek where you try to find boxes out in the wilderness and other places. The clues to where the boxes are located can be found on the Internet or in magazines. If you don't wish to use the Internet to find the boxes, you can set up your own search. How you would go about this is you would hide the box and give your spouse clues as to where they can find it. It will be exciting to see if your spouse can find the box with your hints. You might want to hide your first box in an easily accessible place so that the two of you can get the hang of playing this game. Future dates can be more thrilling by placing the box in a harder to find place once you have a full grasp of the gameplay.
Events & Attractions
A volcano is a natural wonder of nature that is as dangerous as it is beautiful. If you've never seen a volcano up close, it makes for a perfect date. Guided tours are the best way to see a volcano since the tour guide can educate you about what you're seeing. It's also fun to ask the tour guide questions and learn about all the details about the volcano. The surrounding area of a volcano can be filled with all kinds of evidence from its last eruption. Pay close attention to the ground you're walking on since it might have been molten lava not that long ago.
Causes & Service
Have you ever thought about becoming an organ donor? If not, it's something that everyone needs to talk about. The discussion would make for a perfect date night activity. It's a conversation every couple needs to have. Why not make a list of the pros and cons of donating your organs? It will be interesting to see which one of you wants to donate their organs. You might find out that both of you either want to donate or don't want to. The conversation will go into all sorts of unexpected areas, which is good because it'll give you a chance to get to know your spouse better.
Fun & Games
A unique date idea for any married couple is to go to a trampoline park. You've probably never thought of having a date on a trampoline. The trampolines at a park are safe, and they have fences that keep everyone in. You don't have to worry about bouncing off the trampoline and ending up in the hospital while on your date. If you plan on going out to eat as part of your date, save it for after you've spent a few hours jumping up and down. All the bouncing around might make you feel a little queasy after eating. A date at the trampoline park will be something you remember forever.
Fun & Games
Video games from yesteryear offer a unique opportunity to go back in time without having to leave your home. A retrogaming date activity could be playing games from your childhood or even going back further in time, depending on your age. You can buy the consoles for future retrogaming dates, or you can download the games and play them on your mobile devices for some immediate fun. If you have a retrogaming date, snacks like cheesy flavored corn chips and soda pop are a must. You can't play video games without getting your fingers dirty with cheese dust from the chips.
Fun & Games
There's a whole world of improvisation games waiting for couples to discover them. Although improvisation games are mainly geared toward actors and performers they can be fun games for others as well. A quick Google search will produce dozens of games that you can play right away. Everyone has a hidden actor or comedian in them. Playing improvisation games unleashes your creative side while spending time together as the perfect date. Preserve your improvisation games date forever by making a video of your acting skills. The two of you will laugh uncontrollably years down the line when you watch the video of your date.
Taking a woodworking class or working on a project together is a great way to work on your bond. The project itself can vary in degrees of difficulty, and your abilities will grow over time. Each project you work on with each other will give you the skills and confidence to work on more complex things. You can sell the things you make, use them in your own home, or donate them to a local charity. No matter what you do with the final product, the real fun is always making it.
For those of you who don't know what beachcombing is, it's where you scour the beach for valuables or interesting items. The most common form of beachcombing is where you search the beach for seashells. If you've never been beachcombing before, you'll be shocked by all the things that you can find. Keeping an eye out for loot and other valuables while walking the beach is a great way to get some exercise and spend time with your spouse. Keep a stash box at home with all your beachcombing findings to look back and remember all the fun dates you had at the beach. For best results, find a time when there are few people on the beach so you have little competition for the objects that wash up.
What is spelunking? Spelunking or caving is where you walk through or explore a cave. Usually, spelunking is done with a group that is led by someone experienced with the cave. Trekking through a cave can be dangerous, so make sure you're prepared and with the right people. The interesting thing about walking in a cave is that you get to walk through the earth's history. It's hard to believe that areas like these exist all over the world beneath our feet. If the cave has a gift shop, you might want to consider buying a souvenir, so you always have something to remember your cave excursion date.
The great outdoors is where many couples like to spend their time on a date. The act of hunting in itself is an excellent way for two people to get closer. You've got to have a keen eye when it comes to finding prey to hunt down. The two of you will have to be in tune with your surroundings. You can't ignore each other when you are a part of the wilderness. The closeness you share while out in the middle of nowhere will increase your bond strength. Also, if you're able to bag something, then you'll have fresh meat for dinner.
If you and your spouse are movie buffs, then a film festival is right up your alley. By attending a film festival, you'll get to watch many different movies. Quite a few of those movies may never see the light of day outside of the festival. Film festivals are also places where movie producers and fans get to meet each other. Don't be surprised if you end up rubbing shoulders with legendary producers and actors who you've admired your whole life. Sometimes the smaller festivals are the best because they get less attention and that means you'll have more access to celebrities.
Fun & Games
Juggling classes are a thing, and you don't need to want to be a clown to attend them. Juggling is a fun activity if you're blessed with great hand-eye coordination. Nothing is funnier than seeing someone try to juggle, and they end up causing all the balls to fall on the ground. A date night filled with laughs is what you should expect if you're planning on taking a juggling class. Don't be surprised if you don't get the hang of juggling right away because it takes quite a bit of time learning to pull off what a clown makes look easy.
Babysitting is a surprisingly fun date activity for those who need a little diversity in their lives. If you have grown kids, then babysitting will make you remember when your children were young. Those couples who don't have kids, but are thinking about having them, will benefit from babysitting since it'll give you the chance to see what having a family is like. Plan out fun activities for the child or children to do that everyone can participate in. An evening babysitting is a whole lot more fun than it sounds if you're the type of couple who loves children. You can also trade babysitting with another couple so you each have free sitters for your date nights.
For those of you who don't know, hydroflighting is like those jet packs that propel you in the water. You strap a device onto you, and two streams of water jolt you up to make it kind of look like you're flying. If you live anywhere near the beach, you should be able to find someone offering hydroflight without any problems. There's something magical about seeing someone shoot up into the air by the power of water. If you decide to go on a hydroflight, make sure you have a camera or your smartphone ready to take plenty of pictures and videos of the excitement to share with others.
Part of the fun of a potato gun date is making the gun. How do you make a potato gun? Typically, you use pipes that you can get at any hardware store. A quick Google or YouTube search will show you plans on how to make a potato gun. You can also buy potato guns already made, and you only have to add the potatoes. Buying ready-made potato guns might seem like the best choice, but making the gun is half the fun. You'll enjoy your date even more if you use your noodle to create a gun that actually works. Once you have your gun it's time to go shoot it. Find a safe location and be amazed at how far your potato gun can actually shoot.
Time spent 4-wheeling is always quality time in the great outdoors. Every couple in today's modern world finds themselves inside way too much. Sometimes you've got to come up with unique date ideas to ensure that you get some fresh air. 4-wheeling is one of those date ideas, and it will take you as deep into the wilderness as you want to go. It doesn't take much effort to learn how to drive a 4-wheeler, and they can go over almost any type of terrain. If you're feeling adventurous, pack a picnic and take a break along the trail for a bite to eat. By eating lunch out in the forest, it will make your date even that much more enjoyable.
Arts & Culture
Shooting a bow and arrow usually requires you to go an archery range or out into the wilderness. Going out in the woods is a great date idea for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. If you're country folks, then you already know the value of enjoying nature. You don't have to go hunting or anything like that to have fun. Target practice can be fun if you have all the equipment necessary. Even if you don't, then shooting arrows into a tree can be just as fun. Always remember safety is crucial if you want to have a good time and be able to talk about it later.
A great date idea for a young couple is to plant a tree. Sure, couples of all ages can enjoy planting a tree, but there's something special about it when a young couple does it or when you move to a new place. Just think about how you'll be able to look at the tree years later and watch it grow. The tree will grow just like the love between you and your spouse does. Every year you can plant a new tree to symbolize your love and to make the world a better place. Those trees will be like your love; they will stand the test of time.
Causes & Service
Do you know someone in the hospital, serving in the military or maybe someone lonely or down on their luck? If so, making a care package for them is a great idea. If you belong to a church, you can ask your pastor if there are people who you can make care packages for. Making care packages during a date night will bring you closer together while also doing something great for other people. Any time that you can combine your energy to make lives better for others is a great date. Your compassion for others will improve your life and strengthen your relationship.
Riding in an airboat is a fun way to see and experience an area such as a swamp or wetland. The average couple reading this won't have their own airboat or be able to drive one themselves. None of that is a big deal because if you live in an area where people use airboats, you'll be able to find someone who will rent it out and take you all over. You can ask the boat captain to be like a tour guide and tell you about all the things you pass through. You might also be able to ask the captain to stop the boat for you to go fishing or frog hunting. If nothing else, he might be able to stop the boat so the two of you can snap some pictures or maybe even have a picnic.
Whale watching requires andvanced planning and you usually need to order a package through a tour company. Whales never swim near the beach, and you've got to get a little far out there to see the action. A date out on the open water can be as thrilling as it is romantic. The smell of the saltwater, the sun beating down on you, and the sight of one of nature's most incredible species are all things that combine to create an atmosphere for the perfect date. Don't forget to bring your camera along so you can preserve the memories of your whale watching for years to come. If you're not sure if you might get sea sick you might want to try shorter boating excursions before attempting to go whale watching.
Food & Drink
Every week there are new products at your local supermarket. Big companies love to roll out new items because the public demands something different. A fun date at home is to try a few of these new products. You can find the products by either watching YouTube reviewers talk about the latest products or cruise the aisles at your local grocery store. Don't always buy things that you know both of you will like; instead, try some new foods. The big companies don't make duds, and you'll be surprised by how many of the new items that you like. Venture off into the unknown by trying new things and enjoy watching how the other reacts to them.
Food & Drink
Gardeners and fruit growers are always looking for ways to preserve their bountiful harvest. Even if you don't garden or grow anything yourself, you probably see all the fresh fruits and vegetables during harvest time and wish there was a way to preserve them. The best way to preserve the fruit of the land is by turning it into a date. You and your spouse can pickle, can, or make jam out of the season's best produce. If you want to turn your preserving date into something even better, give your products away as gifts. Everyone loves to receive homemade stuff as a gift because the best gift you can give anyone is something made with love.
Romance & Relationship
If you're looking for a steamy date idea, put on your own lingerie fashion show. This is super fun even though there's only one model and one spectator. Sometimes it takes a little spark to make your love life interesting. A fashion show will do just that if it features the right lingerie. Suppose you turn your show into a date, who knows what's going to happen afterward. To make it more interesting, have her be in charge of what outfits (and accessories) to wear. His job will be to come up with the rules for how to rate the different outfits. Then once the show begins, have fun with it! It's always nice when your spouse finds you attractive, and there's no better way to get their attention than to wear an outfit that sizzles from head to toe. It's always exciting to see how your husband reacts when you're all dolled up and looking incredible.
Don't knock it until you've tried it... Dumpster diving can result in a memorable date if you know the right dumpsters to dive in. The worst dumpsters to look for stuff in are going to be those from restaurants and grocery stores. Try to find dumpsters from high-end stores if you want to score the good stuff. The two of you can hop into the dumpster and look around while trying your best to find all the goodies. You might want to consider taking turns and someone being outside of the dumpster so you can keep an eye out for garbage trucks. The last thing you want is your dumpster diving date to end wrongly by a garbage truck coming and tossing both of you into the back of it.
Arts & Culture
You've probably heard the song The 12 Days of Christmas before. If celebrating Christmas is a tradition you follow then 12 days of Christmas can be a great date activity. Traditionally the 12 Days of Christmas mark the Christmas celebration beginning on Christmas day. Each day celebrates an important event in Christianity. For your date activity you can learn about or celebrate these events. There are several additional takes on this tradition including the popular song. For this date activity you could use the theme of the gifts in the song in some way. See who can sing the song from start to finish without making any mistakes. Record yourselves singing the song so you can preserve the hilarity for years to come. Or why not try acting out the song or finding the items in your home or online? Turn the song into a scavenger hunt to see who can find the most items. There's also a way to use this theme to leave gifts for others on their doorsteps for each of the 12 nights leading up to Christmas. Make it more fun by being anonymous and trying to run away after ringing the doorbell without being caught. There are a lot of fun ways to enjoy the season. Above all else, enjoy the season and be thankful for the person you love.
Fun & Games
The world of robotics is ever increasing and becoming more exciting. You can build simple robots at home with kits that are easily found online. You could take your love of robotics to a whole new level by going on a factory tour and seeing robots in action. A fun robotics date idea might be for each of you to search YouTube for the best robot videos you can find and then share them. Watch the videos you stumble upon over a hot fudge sundae while the two of you talk about why the videos are so incredible. If your spouse loves robotics as much as you do, you'll melt faster than the ice cream while watching the videos.
Badminton is instant fun, no matter if you're a novice or a pro. The fun of badminton is that you get to run around while trying your best not to let the birdie hit the ground. Badminton can be played in your backyard, in a parking lot, or at the park. A game of badminton can last a few minutes, or you can make it an hours-long event. If you're short on time, head out into the backyard and hit the birdie around a little. If you have more time, make it a longer date and bring along a picnic and take a break and eat between your badminton sessions.
Archaeology enables history buffs to take things one step further and touch the historic landmarks and items of the era. An archaeology date can be as simple as the two of you going to an area and digging for things like glass bottles in an old trash pit. If you're feeling adventurous, you can team up with a group of researchers trying to uncover a secret hidden past. Archaeology allows you to experience history in a way that nothing else can. You will be able to see and feel the past, and it will come to life in your hands.
Food & Drink
Fondue is the perfect treat for cold weather or any time when you want to have a date night inside with the person you love. You can do chocolate or cheese fondue and dip all kinds of stuff in it. You can dip fruit, bread, or anything you can imagine. The magic of a fondue pot is that you get to enjoy creamy deliciousness at home. Turn your date night into a memorable experience by putting the fondue pot on the floor and feed each other delicious treats from it.
Fun & Games
A corn maze is the perfect autumn getaway. Usually, corn mazes are either free or very low cost. Do you go in together as a team or see who can make their way out on their own? The team approach is best if you're on a date. At the end of the maze, the farmer might have cider and donuts as a snack. Take a few bucks along with you in case there are treats available at the end of the maze. Corn mazes typically aren't difficult to figure out, but they usually have at least one tricky situation in them. Don't be surprised if a stroll through a corn maze leads to smooching.
Traveling by cable car is one of the most unique ways you'll ever get from point A to point B. You also get to see the mountainside and all its surroundings like you've never seen them before. If you live in a mountain community, then a cable car date is a must-do thing for every couple at least once. If you don't live anywhere near the mountains, plan a road trip or fly to the nearest mountain. The breathtaking view from the cable car is more than enough reason why you should travel far to take advantage of this spectacular date opportunity.
A hot-air balloon ride is the adventure of a lifetime. Your date can consist of one of those hot-air balloon rides that only go up in the air or you can hover over your city. A date that neither one of you will ever forget is what a hot-air balloon ride is. The view of the world from high above is one that draws you together. There's something romantic about being so high up and looking down at the world. The perfect opportunity to lean in for a kiss is when the two of you are floating high above while in awe about what's going on down below.
Arts & Culture
Making tie-dye shirts and other things is a total blast and an excellent date idea. Before you know it, the two of you will be tie-dye experts and creating all kinds of intricate designs. The most fun thing to do is to try to come up with designs that are so wild they make your jaw drop. Turn your date night fun into a profitable hobby or side hustle by selling your tie-dyed clothing online. Tie-dyed clothing is one of those things that never seem to go out of style. Remember, you can tie-dye all kinds of things, and you're not limited to only shirts.
Road cruising is probably not what you think it is, and it's a date idea for those of you who love reptiles, amphibians, and other critters that tend to make people jolt in fear or disgust. Or maybe you want to confront your fears or are just fascinated by the world around you. You will want to be careful though because some of the critters can be poisonous, and it can take someone knowledgeable to know which are which. It's best to find some back roads where you can drive slowly and look out your car window for the creatures. Take your smartphone with you so you can snap a few shots of anything that you see while you're cruising along looking for creepy crawlies.
Mind mapping is creating a diagram where you have something in the center, and you have things pointing to it that are similar. Mind mapping focuses on correlations between different things and what's at the center. You start with the center of focus and build up everything around it. Mind mapping can be a fun date because it can help you become more organized, and it can also give you an insight into how your spouse thinks. Sometimes it's fun to have a mind mapping date and see how your spouse puts together thought processes to understand how they compute things.
Couples who love to shoot guns will have a lot of fun skeet shooting. Your local gun range might offer skeet shooting for members. If you don't belong to a gun range or a gun club, skeet shooting is something that you can do by yourself. Don't be surprised if the two of you rarely hit any of the clay pigeons if you're not marksmen. The fun here isn't to see how many you can shoot, but to spend time with each other. Go back and forth and give each other the chance to practice shooting and provide tips on how to improve the accuracy of the shot. Be sure to take a class on gun safety first if you aren't experienced in shooting.
Fun & Games
Unleash your competitive side by going go-kart racing. Many of the places that have go-kart racing also have restaurants and video games. Why not turn your go-kart racing adventure into a day-long date? Eat pizza, race cars, and play a few games afterward. It's so much fun to drive side by side in the go-karts. You'll have a blast when one passes the other in their kart. Don't be surprised if you want to keep the fun going and race several times in a row. It's next to impossible to stop racing once you get it into your system.
Your financial future as a married couple is extremely important. Saving and investing are the ways you can financially prepare for old age and to create a lifestyle that you're comfortable with. An exciting date activity would be to choose a handful of possible things to invest in and then do research for them using the internet. For example, you could research investing in Bitcoin, commodities, or lesser-known stocks. Have some takeout food delivered to you and your date will not only benefit your future but will even be more enjoyable. Going over your portfolio's performance is always a great date idea, and it's also something you should do regularly.