15 Valentines Day Date Ideas

Choose your adventure + picnic!  From watching the sunset on the beach, to a scenic hiking excursion in the moutains, whatever adventure you choose, just add in a picnic with a few tasty treats and the possibilities are endless. Check out these fun picnic ideas from DIY Ready, and don’t forget the chocolate covered strawberries.
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15 Valentines Day Date Ideas
Choose your adventure + picnic!  From watching the sunset on the beach, to a scenic hiking excursion in the moutains, whatever adventure you choose, just add in a picnic with a few tasty treats and the possibilities are endless. Check out these fun picnic ideas from DIY Ready, and don’t forget the chocolate covered strawberries.

Cozy up with your Valentine during a frosty ice skating session at a local ice rink. Add in a cup of hot cocoa or cider and you're set for a romantic evening. Don’t forget you mittens! Photo courtesy of Wedding Bells.

Awww, a boat ride for two is as cute as can be! If you're blessed with warmer weather, then this is a perfect way to get some alone time with your sweetie. From kayaks to canoes, there are plenty of boating options to choose from for your adventure. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Sunderland.
Whether you ski, snowboard or just like to go sledding, a day on the slopes with your Valentine is the perfect date. Total newbies? Schedule a class for two and learn something new together. Photo courtesy of Jason & Gina Photography.

Hot springs are amazing to visit year round and if you're fortunate to have some in your area, then you should take full advantage! From fancy temperature-controlled resorts, to more exotic clothing-optional pools off the beaten-path. Get ready for some much needed R&R with your Valentine. Check out these enticing thermal pools here for more ideas. 
Dress up for a night on the town and learn some new dance moves the two of you can share together. Whether you're into Latin, swing or ball room dancing, there's something for everyone to enjoy! Not sure where to start? Check the studios in your area to see if they offer Valentines day dance classes. Image courtesy of Jacqueline Campbell Photography.
This Valentines day, let your love soar, literally! Build a kite together and go fly it. That's right! Adults fly kites too, and with these super helpful DIY's from Instructables you two can build a one-of-a-kind creation worthy of the skies. Photo courtesy of Jenna Henderson Photography.

Homemade sushi is a must-try! It’s healthy, delicious and you can really go all out with the ingredients. Create new combinations together, or have a ‘sushi-off’ to see who can make a tastier roll. Learn the tips + tricks on how to make killer sushi here
Go on a tour of the local breweries and/or vineyards and find the perfect bottles for your Valentines day dinner. If you don’t have any in your area, have no fear! Just pick up a few bottles for a little DIY tasting at home. Find wine pairing ideas here, and unique beer pairings here. Image courtesy of Food52
Take your sweetie on a "best of" treats tour in your area. Find the best cupcakes, donuts, cookies, fudge or whatever your heart desires, and don't forget to bring some home for later. Can't fit it into your schedule? Then surprise your special someone with this adorable pucker up cake from Studio DIY
Book a Valentines day massage for two, or stay home and pick up a few tricks here on how to give a great massage. Oh, and don't forget the massage oil. We found a great recipe you can snag here.
How about a Valentines game night for two? Check out this free Lover's Day Matching Cards game courtesy of The Dating Divas. Or try spicing up a game you both already love by creating your own naughty "strip" version. Get creative with the rules, and remember to have fun!
Grab your Valentine for a romantic evening at the drive-in! Don't forget to pack lots of blankets + pillows, and a cute picnic for two. Bonus: snuggle up for some star gazing after the movie. SWOON! Photo courtesy of Martha Stewart
Get out of your comfort zones and create your very own intimate work of art! With some paint, a giant canvas and a whole lot of you know what, your naughty masterpiece will be something you two can giggle over for years to come. Grab your very own Intimate Art Kit here.
Plan a scavenger hunt! Hide some fun + sexy clues around the house for your Valentine to find. Try their favorite candy, movies, games and maybe some lingerie to spice things up. If you want to keep it more low-key, check to see if there is Geocaching in your area. Its free to play and you can even create your own geocache for others to find. It's a special way to commemorate your amazing date. Have fun!