Fantastic First Date Ideas

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The first date is both exciting and scary at the same time. You’re excited to hang out with someone you’re interested in but what are you going to do on this first date? The first date can set the tone for the whole relationship, so it needs to be one you’re going to remember, in a good way.

Finding the perfect first date may seem impossible but there are several ideas you can try. You don’t have to go to the traditional dinner and a movie route anymore. Check out below a few first date ideas that are out of the box and can help you set the tone for a fantastic first date.

Take a Hike

If you both enjoy the outdoors, consider taking a nature walk or hike near your home. It is a great way to enjoy the scenery, learn about each other, and to spend time together without the typical distractions. You can explore new territory you’ve never seen before or just spend some time enjoying old trails as you share it with someone new.


This is a great, inexpensive way to spend your first date. You do need to be a little more outgoing to do this one, but it is a fun time for all. Find a nearby karaoke location and enjoy some fun and singing with your new-found interest.

Video Arcade

Take a walk back into your childhood and see who can get the high score on your favorite video game. This is a fun and stress-free way to enjoy time together without too much pressure. You can play your favorite games, challenge your date to a game of air hockey, or play skeet-ball and see who can get the high score.

Dog Park

If both of you have four-legged friends, consider taking them out to the dog park together. They can have some fun and so can you! This helps to break the ice and find common ground between you two. It is also a great way to get to know each other and their pets.

Escape Room

These popular puzzle adventures are becoming a great way to spend the first date. You can learn a lot about each other and how you can work together while solving to get out of the room in time.

Treasure Hunt

Geocaching is a great way to spend time on a first date. Check out the nearby points of geocaches and plan out an adventure for the day. You can find out new places to enjoy in your town and learn about each other at the same time.

Go to Breakfast

Shake things up a bit and have an early morning date. This allows you all to sit down and enjoy the start of the day together as you get to know one another.


This is yet one more way to have an exciting time while you’re getting to know your new interest. This is a fun pastime that everyone is sure to love!

These are just a few ideas to have a fantastic first date. Think outside of the box. You’ll find true adventure when you do!

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