Sober Date Ideas
Every once in awhile, we do a healthy eating plan that excludes alcohol from our diet. If you’re on a fitness kick, are currently expecting a little one (congrats!), are underage, or just don’t drink at all, this list of date ideas will keep you entertained.
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Most Saturdays in the fall you'll find us at a UT tailgate!
Because laughter is good for the soul.
Many history museums offer free admission nights.
Pinballz Arcade has a huge collection to choose from.
No casino? Host a poker night with a few other couples. We've been known to win it all!
Search the area for free live music, grab a drink, and have a dance.
Search for what's on stage at your local theater. In addition to plays, you might find comedy shows or other special events.
Hook 'em! You can find us at a University of Texas Longhorn game.
Our favorite overlook in Austin is Mount Bonnell.
Sweat + Endorphins = Passion. Plus, Achieving new milestones together strengthens relationships.
Check for free admission days! Free museum day in Austin in September 22nd, you can also find that most museums offer free admission on certain weeknights.
The only tough decision you'll have to make is roller skates or rollerblades...
Karen was a competitive figure skater so taking the ice hand in hand in a favorite of ours.
Our favorite disc golf course is at a brewery, how convenient!
We take a food tour any time we visit a new city, why not take one in your own backyard?
Learn a new recipe and savor your creation!
Weeeeee! See if you can go tandem to get extra up-close-and-personal.
Whether it is at an orchid or a farm, curl up in a blanket and enjoy.
Not sure why getting frightened is a bit romantic, but we're into it.
Foam Run? Color Run? Whatever seems like a fun 5k, sign up and race together.
Feel like high school sweethearts, curled up under the friday night lights.
Pick up some fresh produce and make a homemade pizza together - one of our first dates as a couple!
Bring on the cute golf attire.
Head to a lake or river for a paddle boat ride. We like to bring a bottle of wine and rent a swan boat on Lady Bird Lake.
Cruise around your neighborhood or scope out a citywide garage sale.
Find a free public pool or pay the entry fee for a hotel pool. We love visiting Barton Springs, Austin’s natural swimming hole!
Craft workshops are popping up everywhere. Grab a drink and create something together.
It takes 2 to tango!
Austin features Crux Climbing Center or the Austin Bouldering Project.
Pack a bag with refreshments and hop on a kayak made for two.
The boardwalk in Austin is perfect for a stroll, hand-in-hand.
Cathedral of Junk? World's largest something-or-another? Go explore!
Take a search for local areas in your town and take some photos! Bring a tripod with a timer to get pictures together or ask a stranger to help capture a photo.
Search for hiking trails near you. We're blessed to have access to many miles of beautiful greenbelt in Austin!
Visit a local waterfall. We love to hike to sculpture falls where you can have a seat in the rapids.
Pun intended. Bring your own tent or look into renting a yurt for a glamping experience.
One of the benefits of going to the ballet? Getting dressed up together.
Look for a local dinner cruise or if you're in Austin book a bat viewing cruise!
If you're bad at art, at least you can eat the evidence.
Some cities even have free outdoor symphonies in the park!
Whether it's Colombian, Ethiopian, or Phillipino, find a cuisine that you've both never tried and expand your palate.
Already have a bike? It's a free date!
A fun way to keep cool, Austin has had a massive water balloon fight on 6th street!
Save your quarrels for the ring!
Check with your city on which evenings they offer fireworks, we bought our own this past Independence Day!
Gavin won us a 4' stuffed penguin the night before Karen's relocation to Texas!
This ain't your first rodeo! Or maybe it is...
Cue all the Ghost movie vibes.
Squeaky clean fun. Light candles, add bubbles, and play spa music. Bathtub pizza is optional.
Outside of Austin city center, you'll find berry and peach picking.
Even if you're not by the ocean you can still go sailing. In Austin, head to Lake Travis.