We get in a rut sometimes. Dinner and a movie. Here are some other date ideas, you might want to try.

  • fondue-708181_640Dip fondue.
  • Browse the farmer’s market.
  • Rent a canoe.
  • Go out for breakfast.
  • Make a fancy popcorn recipe and eat it while you watch a movie.
  • Attend a presentation at your local library.
  • Play cards or board games.
  • Cheer on the high school sports team.
  • cookie-cutter-497133_640Bake cookies.
  • Take a peek at homes in your community during real estate open houses.
  • Cook dinner together.
  • Conduct a taste test. Comings suggests driving to three or four local bakeries, picking up one chocolate chip cookie from each, then tasting and rating them to decide which the best is.
  • Visit a historic site in your area — admission is usually inexpensive.
  • Go out for ice cream.
  • Attend a free concert in the park.
  • Invite another couple over for a game night.
  • Go fantasy car shopping. Browse the lots and dream about which ones you’d like to own.
  • bowling-696132_640Go bowling.
  • Fly kites.
  • Grill a pizza in your backyard.
  • Play Frisbee.
  • Browse a secondhand store for new-to-you treasures.
  • Attend a poetry reading — you might even consider reading your own compositions.
  • Browse the stacks at the bookstore or library.
  • Go geocaching.
  • Pick up a pizza and eat it in the park.
  • Go mini golfing.
  • Feed ducks at the pond.
  • pictures-776248_640Attend an art fair or art show.
  • Listen to podcasts.
  • Go roller skating.
  • Watch planes take off and land at the airport.
  • Visit a hobby store to pick out supplies for a project you can work on together, like a vacation scrapbook or a model car.
  • Go out for slices of pie.