Private Date Ideas*
a limo for the night and spend the evening around town in style. Bring along
some champagne and enjoy the romance. Make a stop at a romantic restaurant for
dinner, then continue the romance in the limo. If you're feeling adventurous,
spend the after-dinner ride getting a little frisky.
up a canopy outside and fill it flickering candles, twinkling white lights, and a radio
playing your favorite love songs softly in the background. Have his/her favorite
drink chilling and a romantic meal prepared. After dinner, dance together under
the lights or take a planned walk lit up with luminaries that leads to a blanket
full of rose petals where you can lay
together and look up at the stars.
the evening piecing together a puzzle. It's something completely different that
allows you work together with a challenging puzzle, but also have an incredibly
to an old cemetery to watch the sun set/rise or for a picnic and try to contact
the dead for fun (if you're into spooky stuff).
over and dance off to the side of the road under moonlight.
a hike and have a bonfire on a little known trail complete with a sunset and
a date of it either in your backyard or at a local park. Bring along a blanket,
a bottle of wine and a few decadent treats to enjoy while you lay on the blanket
and watch the show together.
a hot air balloon ride together, especially at sunrise or sunset for an
incredibly romantic and inspiring experience.
Sunset Boat Ride
you have your own boat or make reservations for a dinner cruise, take her out on
a sunset ride. Standing close together watching the sun setting over the water
is incredibly romantic.
pizza from your local favorite and have a picnic in the park.
Ride Through A Quaint Town
don't have to be in New York City to enjoy a romantic carriage ride. Many
smaller towns offer smaller carriage tours that are just as romantic.
cities from Charleston, SC to New York City, NY offer carriage rides through
their downtown areas under the moon and stars. Grab a blanket and go for a
romantic nighttime carriage ride.
Trains Go By
in a secluded pasture near a train track and watch the trains go whizzing by as
you lay looking at the clouds and talking.
a recipe that neither of you has tried. Shop together for the ingredients and
then slave away together in the kitchen. Be sure to sit down to a romantically
set table including candles.
a few games such as Scrabble or Monopoly, a bowl of popcorn, and a few treats
and settle in for a fun night at home together.
a deck of cards and settle in for an evening of Gin Rummy and Hearts. Up the
ante with a few little friendly bets. If you're really adventurous, you could
even try strip poker.
it's in your backyard, at a local pool, or at the beach, grab a couple of towels
and spend the afternoon sunbathing
together and talking.
a Ball jar and waste away the night time hours catching fire flies like you did
when you were children. Bring along a blanket and when you're done, just lay
together looking up at the night sky.
Go for a
along a few snacks and spend a Sunday afternoon just driving through the country
in your backyard, a secluded pasture, or the beach, lay down a blanket and
stargaze together. Get a star chart ahead of time and you can identify the
various stars and constellations together.
to your local video store and pick out a movie (and yummy treats to go along
with it) to watch that night while cuddled together on the couch.
down a blanket in your living room and have a romantic picnic at home together.
your favourite TV programs together just to spend more time together. Spend the
commercials making out.
Ducks at a Pond
a picnic lunch and some day old bread for the ducks. Spend the afternoon eating,
feeding the ducks, and lounging on your picnic blanket together.
Go on a
often found in October during fall/harvest time, you could find hayrides at
other times if you look hard.
Each Other Backrubs
some massage oils and spend the evening giving each other back rubs and body
massages. This often leads to more bedroom fun. ;)
Go for a
a walk, hand in hand, as the sun goes down. Need we say more?
Dinner for Each Other
is actually a two part date idea. On Friday night, cook dinner for your partner
and then have them cook for you the next night.
a gourmet dinner and cook it together in the kitchen.
Ice Cream Sundaes
all of the ingredients and make banana splits or ice cream sundaes together
while watching a flick.
up a couple of coloring books and crayons and snuggle up down on the floor to
color the pictures like you did when you were kids.
With Play Dough
to really play like a kid again? Get out the play dough and create romantic
figures that describe your partner's feelings for you.
works best if you have a convertible or a sun roof. If not, bring along a
blanket and spend the evening identifying stars together.
Limo for the Evening
doesn't matter if you're heading out for a 5-course gourmet meal or to fast
the Beach at Midnight
a walk on the beach, with the romantic sound of the waves gently crashing on the
Marshmallows Over a Campfire
you went camping together, roasting marshmallows is a given. For everyone else,
build a mall fire in your back yard and roast marshmellows together or even make
back to your childhood roots with finger paints! Create a print that describes
your love for your partner.
up in Front of the Fireplace
in front of the fireplace. Need we say more?
out to a local coffee shop for some great java, conversation, and people
watching. This makes a great first date because it's in a non-committal
setting -- meaning you're not stuck if it's not going well. Plus, it's a great
date for really talking and getting to know another person.
in a Convertible
a convertible for a day and take your date out for a drive.
a local pub for some live music, go to a concert, or even listen to music at
home while you talk and just enjoy being together.
those that have been dating for awhile... or possibly for the end of the date?
Set the mood with bubbles and candles.
a Hot Tub
you've ever watched ABC's 'The Bachelor' you know that the hot tub is an
excellent end to any date.
a romantic movie together at your local video store, then watch it together on a
laptop under the stars while laying on a blanket.
Your Own Video
up the video camera and make your own fun videos.
Apples at an Orchard
Pick apples together at a local orchard, then bake an apple pie (or other apple dessert) together when you get home.
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