It's the season for love once again. With Valentine's Day right around the corner, you might be wondering what to do to make your day extra special with your significant other. If you've run out of date ideas, we've got you. Here are some of our top date ideas for valentines day that will woo your partner and give both of you a fun time to remember.
If you're looking to surprise your significant other, here are some ideas that you can do for valentine's to spend the day with your partner. Below are our top 5 date ideas for valentine's day.
1. Valentines Day Gift Exchange
Everybody knows the thrill of receiving gifts on special occasions. Think of a lovers' version of a Kris Kringle – with a twist. Surprise each other with a valentine’s day gift exchange with them for every day of the valentine week.
It doesn't have to be expensive, as long as it's meaningful. You can go crazy with the gift ideas. Choose themes that reflect meaningful cornerstones of your relationship.
Perhaps a gift that reminds you of your first date or first kiss? Get creative with your gift prompts. It's not really the gift alone that'll make you valentines special, but the stories you'll get to share when you look back on your relationship.
2. Go on a Hike and Stargaze
Interested in the outdoors? Here's some valentines date ideas for him. Get some ideas on what you can do with your boyfriend on Valentine's Day. You can go for a hike, a nice bike ride, rock climbing or a quick trek at a trail with a picturesque view.
You can choose a trail that's beginner-friendly or a more advanced hike for the more outdoorsy couple. Take it up a notch and go camping and stargazing. Get cozy around a bonfire and enjoy the night sky with each other.
3. Throwback First Date
Looking to impress your girlfriend? Here's a date idea you can do with your girlfriend on Valentine's day. If you're looking for a sweet little nostalgia trip down memory lane, here's the perfect date idea for you.
Recreate your first date with your significant other - from decor and set-up to food to the first few conversations you had on that fateful day. You're bound to get some laughs when you look back on your first date. If you've got an old photo, be sure to recreate it for posterity!
4. Valentines Dinner
If you're the type to stay in or opt for a simple valentine’s day dinner, here's what you can do to put a twist on the old candle-lit dinner.
Put a twist on the traditional valentine's dinner and try an outdoor movie night dinner with your partner. You could set up a nice dinner table decked out in the traditional valentines day decorations.
After a hearty meal you can move to a cozy hammock and watch an outdoor movie marathon with a bottle of wine and some popcorn in hand. If you're not the movie buff type, you could opt for a game night as well. Bring out your favorite board games and talk about your favorite childhood memories. This way you can be as comfortable as you when you stay at home and still enjoy the outdoors.
Decorate your valentines dinner tablescape and eat in with style wherever you are. You'd be surprised what difference the right linen tablecloth can make. Dress your dinner space with some flower wall panels with a rose backdrop with a pink tablecloth. Check out other date night decor to set the right romantic mood and catch some cv linens discounts.
5. Destination Getaway for Valentine’s Day
If you've had your share of city lights and the urban landscape, get a quick escape on valentine's day and go for a destination valentine!
Perhaps one of the best places to celebrate valentine’s day is someplace new where both of you can explore together. If you're both into traveling, you could go for a backpacking trip in a foreign country. You'll find the challenge of navigating a new place a refreshing experience.
If you wanna catch some waves, go out for a drive to the beach and eat a hearty seafood fresh meal. Spend a long night walking along the shore. Go scuba diving in pairs and swim with the dolphins. The possibilities are endless with a romantic getaway!
Planning the Best Date Night for Valentine's Day
We've gone through some of our top ideas for valentine's day to make your February 14 special. There are so many more date ideas for valentines day. You could opt for a fancy romantic dinner date outside or choose to stay in for some cozy quality time together.
There are so many romantic date ideas to go around, you could practically make the romance last throughout the month or even throughout the year. What's important is you've both made your expectations known and have made plans together to make your valentine's date a day to remember.