Play some games, eat too much cotton candy, and take a trip on both the ferris wheel Zoos and aquariums are fun options for dates when you want a creative setting—enjoy some light banter under the calming blue lights of an aquarium or trade stories as you take in all of the sights and sounds of the wildlife.A local dive-bar can provide a lot more entertainment than a stuffy cocktail joint. Or,when that gets old, you can always play a game of foosball or darts.Summer is ripe for yard sales and outdoor flea markets.If you both have a bug for finding cheap records or furniture, take a walk around your neighborhood for the latest sidewalk sales or peruse the odds and ends at a nearby market.Though this could get incredibly awkward (falling into the water, unnecessary feet-touching, etc.), kayaking *is* the perfect opportunity to test out his or her teamwork skills.If you end up on the complete opposite side of your destination, you know what to do.Wind blowing in your hair plus picturesque views of the skyline are the ideal mood-setters for a date.Take a ferry or water taxi to an unexplored part of your city if you want to make it a longer day trip.
Yes, you *could* play it safe and opt for a traditional dinner.
There's no better time than now to plan for a beach date, whether you're going with a group of friends or hanging out one-on-one.
Pack some snacks and sunscreen at high noon or head out to the sands for a sunset stroll.
If you live in a city where you're lucky enough to experience the incredible views, why not do it with someone new?
Find a rooftop bar that fits the vibe (whether that's cozy intimate or more of a crowded scene) and soak it in together. If you want a less stuffy environment than a dinner setting, where there's mimosas a'plenty and no pressure to stick around for the rest of the day, try going for a day date for brunch on the weekend.