35 Steamy Summer Date Ideas You’ll Both Love

DISCLOSURE: I am not a mental health professional. If you need help finding a mental health care provider, call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit Online Therapy to call, message, or video chat a certified therapist online for an affordable monthly price. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I may receive compensation from Online Therapy or other sources if you purchase products or services through the links provided on this page. You can read my full disclaimer.

This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are 100% my own.

Dating your partner is important to keep the spark alive in your relationship. Actually going on dates with your partner regularly is one of the best things you can do to nurture your relationship.

Just because the weather heats up in the summer doesn’t mean you get to cool down on your dating.

Keep reading for 35 steamy summer date ideas you’ll both love.

35 Steamy Summer Date Ideas You’ll Both Love

1. HAVE A PICNIC

Pack a basket filled with your favorite goodies and pick a cool spot in the shade to have a romantic picnic with the one you love.

2. MAKE S’MORES

Grab some marshmallows and roast them over a fire. Indulge in this childhood treat!

3. GO MINI GOLFING

Check Groupon for inexpensive packages for your local miniature golf location. Don’t forget to use Ebates to get cash back!

4. BASEBALL GAME

Nothing screams summer quite like a baseball game. You can attend an MLB game, or opt for something cheaper at a minor league ball game.

5. GO SKATEBOARDING

Grab a skateboard and ride around some of your favorite neighborhoods.

6. GO CAMPING

Spend the weekend camping. You can increase the romantic level by camping in own your backyard.

7. GO TO A CARNIVAL

The summer screams carnivals. Live wild and see how many dizzy rides you can stand before you get sick!

8. SEE A DRIVE-IN MOVIE

Nothing is quite as romantic as pulling up to a drive-in movie with your partner and catching the latest flick.

9. HIKE YOUR LOCAL FOREST

It may be hot, so stick to the shade, pack lots of water, and don’t forget to pack sunscreen and bug spray.

10. STARGAZE

Grab a light blanket, cuddle up to your partner, and look up at the stars. Play a game and see how many constellations you can make out.

11. GRILL

Grab some fresh ingredients, make homemade veggie burgers, and fire up the grill.

12. COMPLETE A DIY PROJECT

Tackle a project around the house together.

13. GO THRIFTING

Spend a day going to various thrift stores and see who can find the coolest items.

14. CATCH FIREFLIES

Act like kids and try to catch fireflies in your hands. Don’t forget to set them free!

15. PLAY BOARDGAMES

Pick a day for game night. Candyland and The Game of Life are my all-time favorites!

16. TAKE YOUR DOG FOR A WALK

I love nighttime walks. Hold hands and talk about your goals as you walk your furry family member around the neighborhood.

17. RELAX IN A HOT TUB

Cuddle and splash in a hot tub underneath the stars.

18. SAIL ON A SAILBOAT

Get in your swimsuits and let the breeze guide you on the water.

19. ATTEND A FLEA MARKET

Make a game out of it and see who can find the wackiest item first.

20. PLAY AT AN ARCADE

Arcades are an amazing date! I find awesome deals on Groupon all the time.

21. GO FOR A NIGHT SWIM

Avoid the sun by going for a romantic night swim.

22. PICK OUT FARMERS MARKET

Pick out fresh fruits and vegetables at the farmers market and make an amazing meal when you get back home.

23. BUILD A SANDCASTLE

Try and build the most badass sandcastle on the beach.

24. RENT A CANOE

Build communication as you learn to row a canoe together.

25. COMEDY CLUB SHOW

Attend a show at your local comedy club and spend the night laughing together.

26. VOLUNTEER TOGETHER

Build teamwork while you volunteer for a good cause.

27. PLAY TOURIST IN YOUR OWN CITY

Try to find hidden gems within your own city.

28. SEE A CONCERT

There’s a bunch of outdoor concerts. If you want to escape the heat, find one indoors.

29. FROYO DATE

Grab some frozen yogurt and pile on as many toppings as you can.

30. HOST A BONFIRE

Double date and host a bonfire night.

31. GHOST HUNT

You might be thinking ghost hunting might be a fall activity, but summer weather means warmer nights so you won’t be freezing your butt off!

32. SEE A PARADE

Summer is filled with parades. Grab a seat and talk about your favorite floats.

33. GO ON A BOAT TOUR

If you’re lucky enough to live in a city with a river, check out a boat tour. It’s a great way to learn a bunch of rich history.

34. CATCH A MATINEE

Hot weather means wanting to stay indoors. Heading to the movie theater is a perfect escape from the hot weather.

35. SPEND A DAY ON THE LAKE

Have fun on the water and go wakeboarding or waterskiing.

 

What’s your favorite summer date? Let me know in the comments below!

 

Related posts:


More recommendations:

1. BEATING 50 PERCENT

Navigator’s Council: A Marriage Journal is both a weekly journal and a weekly rhythm for your marriage. The foundation of the journal is six questions that you’ll ask each other once a week and record your answers. Each week also includes a short devotional and a week-long calendar to help foster good conversation and make sure you and your partner are on the same page.

2. THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES

We all have a love tank, and everybody loves and feels love differently. Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Physical Touch, Receiving Gifts, and Acts of Service make up the five love languages. The 5 Love Languages has been a game-changer for me and my boyfriend. Very eye-opening.

3. MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus is a classic. For years, the theory behind it has helped save countless relationships. I know it’s definitely opened my eyes to how men, like my boyfriend, communicate. It’s helped us understand each other more, and I’m so grateful.

 

 

 

logo

Facebook | InstagramTwitterPinterestBloglovin’ |  YouTube

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *