Summer is undeniably the season of romance, flings, and love. Maybe it's the warm weather or the availability of more activities; whatever it is, we love it all. One thing we can say though is that the most fun can be had this time of year, especially with a special someone. But instead of wasting the days away with plain ol' dinners and movies, introduce yourselves to unique date plans that will make this Summer one to remember. Get inspired by these 15 offbeat ideas.
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Plan out a short little road trip or figure out the destination as you go.
If you can't find any local low-key swimming spots, turn it into a mini adventure and locate the next closest one — even if it's not so near.
During the Summer, there's always some kind of festival happening, whether it specializes in cheese, grapes, or jazz.
Be a kid again and go on all the water slides the park has to offer.
Morbid but romantic! Check out your city's Summer movie events or DIY your own screening.
Get educated while maybe getting a little drunk. Some companies even offer brewery tours on bikes, which could be a fun option!
Strap on those fanny packs and be a stranger in your city.
Make a playlist together, roll down the windows, and just drive.
Put together a basket of goodies or take a box of pizza to enjoy while the sun goes down.
Hang out at a bookstore, library, cafe, or even at your own home for some side-by-side reading.
If you don't feel like hitting the forest or campgrounds, pitch a tent in your backyard.
Get a little boozy under the sun together and hang out until dark.
Make a day of it and hit one museum after the other.
Check out your neighborhood park's offerings or rent a kayak or canoe at a lake if you're feeling adventurous.
Ice cream is always a good idea. Find all the must-try spots in your city and sample each one.