Inexpensive dating idea
Juice up your phones and head out and about on any one of these 30 dates, and then see where the day takes you based on what you see that’s most ‘grammable.
You might find yourselves drawn to a park you never noticed before, or a gritty part of the city where the graffiti is super-photogenic.
Also, if you go at the right time, some galleries will offer snacks or free drinks to people wandering in and out, so Google first to see if there’s a good time to go.
Light some candles, break out the lotion or oil, and give each other a nice long back-rub.
This modern-day real-world treasure hunt is the perfect adventure. Take a dip, make a sandcastle, play a game of beach volleyball, or just totally chill out together while soaking up some sun this summer.
Strap on some roller skates and roll around town or a nearby park with your date.
Here, our 30 top free date ideas that are actually pretty cool. If you and your date happen to be morning people, make it a sunrise hike—you’ll get some killer Instagram shots. Take the subway or bus, get off at a random stop you are unfamiliar with, and explore.
It’ll feel great to spend a day with no inhibitions and hey, the date practically plans itself!
You’ll learn tons about each other and have a total blast!
Pop some popcorn, cuddle up together on the couch, and start up a movie marathon, a.k.a. Check local listings of open houses and take a look around a dream home that you and your date could never afford.
Tip: Walk in like you own the place (just don’t get carried away and try to actually own the place). Make a bonfire, roast a marshmallow (or two, or three) and end off the evening with some stargazing—there’s nothing more romantic than that!
Take it to the backyard and play game of messy Twister.
The same rules apply, but put coordinated paint colors on the Twister circles and let the games begin!