Quiet dating ideas
The ambitious and craft-savvy among us can even turn the pics into a scrapbook to give as a holiday or anniversary present.
Cost: $$Scout out seasonal produce, take advantage of the freshest ingredients, support local businesses, and get to know exactly where your food is coming from.
Get familiar with the cosmos (check out this handy guide if you’re new to astronomy) and head outdoors to see who can spot the North Star and Big Dipper first.
Many observatories, parks, and local colleges also offer public viewing nights with guided “star tours” and discussions.
Map out a combination of favorite and as-yet-untested coffee shops around town and do a taste testing of their most popular picks, whether it’s a cup of dark roast or a seasonal latte.
Plus, a shared sweat sesh can help you get lucky in the sheets: One survey found couples that run together get it on more too. Grab some cruisers and explore the local scene for a few hours.
Cost: $$A day trip to the trails is a great way to enjoy beautiful landscapes, chat, and sneak in some exercise while you’re at it.
Cost: 0Yes, twerking is all the rage right now, but there are other ways to boogie together.
Many dance studios, fitness centers, and even gyms offer tons of dance options, from salsa lessons and line dancing to fitness-inspired options like Bokwa, a Zumba spin off.