Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and love is in the air. If you are looking for the perfect place to take your special sweetheart, this article has you covered. The spots listed below help you move beyond the typical “dinner and a movie” into something truly unique and adventurous.
Take In A Show
If you live in a large city, chances are there are many shows and cultural events for couples to take in. Dressing up and going to a ballet, or a play or musical, or seeing a performance by your local symphony is not only great fun–it can be engaging and enlightening as well! It can also be fun to see a more interactive performance, such as an improv show or a murder mystery dinner theater. Such shows allow the audience to participate in the fun. If you do decide to go to one of these events, make sure to get your tickets early, as Valentine’s is a popular date night for such events.
Find An Alternative To The Fancy Restaurants
Having a candlelit three-course meal at a nice restaurant can be very romantic, but it can also be very expensive. Fortunately, there are romantic dinner options that do not break the bank. If you are lucky enough to live in a city that isn’t freezing cold in February, try packing a picnic dinner and taking it to someplace romantic—perhaps a park or along the beach. These places allow you to sit back and enjoy the romance of the setting. Another, more silly option is to go to a fast food restaurant and make it fancy: set up your own tablecloth–you might be surprised how much fun that can be! Finally, if all else fails, you can never go wrong with a thoughtful, well-prepared meal at home.
Go Back To Class
Many cities offer different classes that can be great fun for couples. Try going out to a cooking class, or a dance class, or perhaps a pottery or painting class. If you and your significant other are a pair of connoisseurs, perhaps a food or wine tasting would be more up your alley. Many cities have classes that allow you to sip fine wines will painting on canvas, so that you can indulge your creative side while opening up your palette. The great thing about classes like these is that you not only have a lot of fun and laughs, you often learn something valuable in the process. It is a win-win!
It’s All Fun And Games
A good, cheap way to enjoy a nice Valentine’s Day is to do something interactive. Whether that includes bowling, miniature golf, laser tag, going to the arcade or shooting pool, having the perfect romance doesn’t mean you can’t have a little friendly competition! Enjoy some of these activities to help you feel young again, without doing too much damage to your wallet. After all, Valentine’s Day is about showing affection, but it’s also about having fun with the one you love.