back to top

14 Refreshing Ideas For First Dates

Great first dates don't have to happen at fancy restaurants. Here are some sweet and exciting activities that are sure to take some of the pressure off and allow sparks to start flying. And to stay refreshed all summer long, enjoy the many flavors of NESTEA®.

Posted on

1. Grab breakfast

A nice alternative to dinner is breakfast!
ballycsong / Via instagram.com

A nice alternative to dinner is breakfast!

2. Explore a playground

Virtually everything is built for two!
18kaylovee / Via instagram.com

Virtually everything is built for two!

3. Pick some fruit

It's great when you have a buddy there to help you get the ripe ones.
Alexandru Magurean / Getty Images

It's great when you have a buddy there to help you get the ripe ones.

4. Go for a tandem bike ride

This way, nobody is the only one to fall.
chrislyons5 / Via instagram.com

This way, nobody is the only one to fall.

5. Make up new rules for chess

No one knows the official ones anyway.
linnea_lyng / Via instagram.com

No one knows the official ones anyway.

6. Make pizzas from scratch

Plenty of chances to say "oh, you've got some dough... right there."
kortria / Via instagram.com

Plenty of chances to say "oh, you've got some dough... right there."

7. Hit up all the photo booths in your area

Click here to get the scoop on where they're hiding in your neighborhood.
tia_ashton_ / Via instagram.com

Click here to get the scoop on where they're hiding in your neighborhood.

8. Go to the beach

Swimming is optional, but sand play is not.
luciane80 / Via instagram.com

Swimming is optional, but sand play is not.

9. Search through old treasures at a flea market

If you find something good, you'll probably want help figuring out where it should go in your house ;)
ZVNnpGjMsk / Via instagram.com

If you find something good, you'll probably want help figuring out where it should go in your house ;)

10. Go on a "restaurant crawl"

Have appetizers at one restaurant, the main course at another establishment, and then dessert somewhere else!
cooperphotog / Via instagram.com

Have appetizers at one restaurant, the main course at another establishment, and then dessert somewhere else!

11. Take a train to a different town for a day

Science says adventure brings people closer together.
sarabera3 / Via instagram.com

Science says adventure brings people closer together.

12. Do a crossword puzzle on a Sunday in the park

What's more interesting: "where did you grow up?" or "what was the name of Jasmine's tiger in Aladdin again?"
howluckyiam23 / Via instagram.com

What's more interesting: "where did you grow up?" or "what was the name of Jasmine's tiger in Aladdin again?"

13. Do something aquatic

This includes fishing, canoeing, or sailing! Just be sure there's a lifeguard on duty. (Or better yet: BE the lifeguard!)
martina_raye / Via instagram.com

This includes fishing, canoeing, or sailing! Just be sure there's a lifeguard on duty. (Or better yet: BE the lifeguard!)

14. Identify the constellations

If you can both find the Emu in the Sky, it's probably meant to be.
epSos.de / Via Flickr: epsos

If you can both find the Emu in the Sky, it's probably meant to be.