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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®.

1. Grab breakfast

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A nice alternative to dinner is breakfast!

2. Explore a playground

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Virtually everything is built for two!

3. Pick some fruit

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

4. Go for a tandem bike ride

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This way, nobody is the only one to fall.

5. Make up new rules for chess

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No one knows the official ones anyway.

6. Make pizzas from scratch

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

7. Hit up all the photo booths in your area

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

8. Go to the beach

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Swimming is optional, but sand play is not.

9. Search through old treasures at a flea market

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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"

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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

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Science says adventure brings people closer together.

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

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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

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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 / Via Flickr: epsos

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