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Top 10 Coolest Date Ideas

Are you stuck in a dating rut? Are you and your lady doing the SAME THINGS every Friday night? Well, if so, you are probably wondering what you can do to branch out. It doesn’t take a ton of money or time to wow her. Just try out these ten fantastic ideas!


picnic1. Picnic

Pack a picnic and a blanket and head to your local park. Don’t tell her what you are doing or where you are going. Let her be surprised when you pull the picnic basket out of the trunk!


dinner2. Dinner at Home

Cook her dinner at home. Light some candles. Play some music. Set the table. Make an elaborate show of serving her a nice dinner. She will be wowed by how romantic you are!


walk-hike-bike3. Walk/Hike/Bike

Get outside and active together. Hike a trail, bike on the beach or just walk around your neighborhood. Spending time outdoors like this is great for your relationship and for your physical fitness.


shopping4. Shopping

You don’t have to go to Rodeo Drive to buy purses and shoes. Just go to the mall and walk around. Buy her nothing or something small. The point is not to spend money but to browse and chat. Let her show you the clothes she loves or show her your favorite sporting goods store. The quality time will be great.


painting5. Take a Class

Sign up for a class. You can learn to cook, make a craft, paint or some other skill together. It is great bonding and super fun. She will appreciate the forethought and planning that went into signing the two of you up for a class.


restaurant6. “Restaurant Hopping”

This can be a fun way to spend an evening together. Go to an area with lots of restaurants and then start hopping. Have drinks at one restaurant, then an appetizer at another and so on. Between drinks and a 3 course meal you could check out four restaurants.


gardening7. Gardening

Get outside and plant things together. It is a great way to enjoy one another’s company while doing something productive and Eco friendly. And just think, every time you two walk by your new tree, flowers or bush you two will think of your love!


zoo-animals8. Zoo

Go to the zoo! The zoo isn’t just for kids. It is fun, interesting, exciting and a great way to learn, laugh and spend time together.


card-games9. Game Night

Plan a game night. Pull out board games and cards and play games, have drinks and just enjoy one another. You two can learn about each other’s skills, interests and personalities while laughing and chatting.


volunteer10. Volunteer Work

Volunteer work is a great way to get to know yourself and each other. Volunteer at the local soup kitchen or kids’ rec center. Spend time helping others together and you will see the best in each other’s personality.


Dating isn’t always about dinner and a movie! As a matter of fact, if you want to impress your lady then you really should get creative! Try one of these ten great date ideas and show her that you are inventive and ambitious enough to break out of the mold and come up with a great date for the two of you.