23 Summer Date Ideas for 2023

Summer is the best time of the year to motivate couples to get out of the house and have some fun! If you are looking to get out of the house this summer and need some date ideas this blog is just for you!

1. Have a Picnic

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Planning a picnic with your loved one, is a great way to be romantic and intimate. A picnic is a great way to have deep meaningful conversations with each other and to grow together as a couple. Check out these conversation cards to keep the conversation going.

2. Plan a Beach Day

If you live close by to the beach, summer is the best time to go! Pack a yummy lunch and some cool drinks and take a trip down to the shore. Spend the day getting a nice tan and catching some waves!

3. Take a Road Trip

Roads trips are perfect for good weather! Taking a long trip in the car also leads to great conversation to get to know each other. think of a place you always wanted to go and map out the best route. Try to find a location that has a good scenic view for the drive.

4. Go Camping

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Camping is not for everyone but it can be a great experience with someone you love! It is a perfect way to step away from the digital world and tap into some nature. Camping does not always mean sleeping outside in a small tent, you can even try “Glamping“. Glamping is a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping. Find a spot where you both can be comfortable to get away from everyday life for a night or two 🙂

5. Have a Cookout

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Cooking out is a chill date night that is perfect for the summer theme. Grab some of your favorite grilled foods, whether that is burgers or salmon, and start up that grill! Have fun and make it competetive by having a cooking challenge of who can make the best grilled food.

6. Go Fishing

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If you are looking for something that is more outdoorsy, going fishing is the perfect summer date idea! Rent a boat or set up by a pier and see who can catch the biggest fish.

7. Reserve a Rooftop Dinner

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A rooftop dinner is very romantic! Find a scenic spot and enjoy the sunset across the horizon.

8. Go Out for Ice Cream

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This is a very simple summer date night. It is perfect for those extremely hot summer nights when you have a sweet tooth.

9. Sign Up for a Workout Class

Trying to get a hot summer body before hitting the beach? Sign up for a workout class. Try pilates, boxing, or a cycling class with your date. There a are a lot of studios and gym that offer free trials. See what is offered in your area!

10. Visit a Botanical Garden

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Are you or your date interested in flowers and plants? If yes, a botanical garden is the perfect date. This is great during the day or evening. You might be amazed by the different flower sculptures.

11. Take a Surfing Class

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Good at balancing on top of water? Try Surfing, this may be an easy or challenging experience for you, either way it is. a great way to stay nice and cool with your date in the summer heat.

12. Go to a Drive in Movie

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Drive in theaters are not easy to find anymore. If you are near by a drive in theatre, this would be a great experience with your date. One to remember, for sure!

13. Make a Bonfire

Bonfires are perfect for a cool summer night. Pick up some marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers for s’mores!

14. Go to a State Fair

The fair is a classic date night. Play some carnival games, get on rides, and enjoy funnel cake!

15. Plan a Pool Day

Imagine sitting pool side, with nice a cool drink and your beautiful date.. if you like this dream then make it a reality! Plan a pool day!!

16. Take a Bike Ride

Catch a breeze while getting a good working out by taking a bike ride in a near by park, city, or even your neighborhood. Pick a destination

17. Visit an amusement Park

Looking for a thrill? Take your date to an amusement park! Amusement parks are filled with excitement, you can easily spend an entire day enjoying rides, entertainment, games, food, and more!

18. Stargaze

Does astrology excite you? Stargaze with your date and try to identify the constellations. This summer date is great for intimate conversations. Maybe you can also grab some snack and drinks to share.

19. Take a Hike

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Hiking is great exercise and also a great way to explore! This is a great opportunity to have meaningful conversations while you enjoy a walk in nature.

20. Rent Kayaks

Kayaking is not easy for everyone, it requires balance and some muscle power. Challenge each other with learning how to kayak. Find a scenic are to make the time more romantic.

21. Visit the Zoo

The zoo is an easy going date, it is a great place to go to have one-on-one conversations while seeing cool animals. Beware, it ay bring back memories from your childhood.

22. Have a Seafood Boil

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If you and your date are foodies, a seafood boil is perfect! This is a fun and messy summer date. Be prepared for your date to see you chow down on some messy crab legs.

23. Have a Water Balloon/ Water Gun Fight

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Want some competition? Have a water balloon fight. See who is more soaked at the end of the fight to determine who wins

Hopefully you found an idea that is suitable for you and your date! For more date ideas check out the below blogs!

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