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Just because the pandemic hasn't quite gone away yet doesn't mean you can't still celebrate Valentine's Day in a special way. We've all spent plenty of date nights cuddled up on the couch with a good movie over the last year, so why not try something new without sacrificing the safety of social distance? Here are some romantic, pandemic-safe date ideas.


Nothing says romance like watching the stars with your main squeeze. Find a night with clear skies and venture away from the city's bright lights and enjoy the quiet, peaceful ambiance.

Go for a Picnic

Rather than risk dinner at a restaurant, pack up a picnic with your favorite snacks and enjoy the outdoors with your valentine. Who says you need candlelight to make a dinner romantic?

Rock Climbing

You could book time at an indoor rock-climbing wall if you're new to the activity – many gyms have reopened with enhanced safety protocols. But if you and your partner are experienced athletes, you could always try your hand at the real thing!

Pick Fruit Together

Chances are you have at least a couple farms or orchards nearby that let guests pick fresh fruit for fun. You'll be surprised at how much fun you and your partner will have picking fresh apples, berries, or even fresh herbs together.

Hit the Water

Have an aquatic adventure with your partner that you'll both remember for a long time. Rent kayaks, paddleboards, or even a full-sized boat and enjoy a fun and romantic outing on the water.

Explore Your City

You may think you know your own city, but when is the last time you went exploring? Together with your partner, plot an expedition downtown, visit popular landmarks, and check out other corners of the city you've never visited. Discovering the city together can deepen your connection to your partner.

Play a Sport

Whether it's a tennis showdown, nine holes of golf, or even a quick game of H.O.R.S.E. on the basketball court, a little bit of friendly competition can lead to sparks.

Make a New Dish Together

Don your chef hats, put on your aprons, and pour your love into a new recipe. Creating a new delicious dish is an amazing shared experience that will highlight just how well you two work together.

Break Out the Board Games

Another way to spark your competitive spirit is with a board game night! For an extra layer of fun, bring back the classics of your youth like Connect Four, Battleship, Hungry Hungry Hippo, and more.

Hot Air Balloon

This one may be a bit trickier to organize depending on where you live, but if you can make it happen, you and your partner are in for the date of your lives. Few things can match the romantic thrill of embracing each other hundreds of feet in the sky with a 360-degree view of the world's beauty surrounding you.

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