Dating Differently:
The 150 Most Unique Destinations for a First Date

The below ranking shows the most unique first date experiences across America, as voted for by 3,000 singles.

RankingDate IdeaState
11 Scenic Boat Ride in Baltimore Maryland
12 Kayak Tour Through Bioluminescent Waters Hawaii
13 Stroll Through Chinatown, San Franscisco California
14 Miami Neon-Lit Wynwood Walls Florida
15 Explore Mackinac Island on Tandem Bikes Michigan
16 Dinner & Show at the Lexington Opera House Kentucky
17 Tour the Nemours Mansion and Gardens Delaware
18 Scenic Drive & Winery Hopping in East Tennessee Tennessee
19 Anchorage Chocolate Tour Alaska
20 Secret Pizza Tour New York
21 Portland Craft Brewery Tour Oregon
22 Alyeska Aerial Tram & Stargazing Alaska
23 Explore the West Side Market, Cleveland Ohio
24 Horseback Riding Through Lexington's Bluegrass Country Kentucky
25 Oklahoma City's Bricktown Canal Cruise Oklahoma
26 Underground Donut Tour & Coffee Crawl Washington
27 Phoenix Art Walk & Rooftop Cocktails Arizona
28 Montgomery Mini Golf & Board Game Adventure Alabama
29 Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour & Ice Cream Treat Vermont
30 Candlelight Theater in Arden Delaware
31 Stargazing in Joshua Tree National Park California
32 Chocolate Tour in Bloomington Indiana
33 Explore Omaha's Riverfront and Old Market Nebraska
34 Lewisburg Historic Walking Tour & Craft Beer West Virginia
35 Vintage Arcade Bar in Fort Wayne Indiana
36 Craft Brewing Tour and Tasting in Frederick Maryland
37 Homer Glass Blowing Demonstration & Sip & Paint Alaska
38 Explore the Strip District, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
39 Fairbanks Ice Sculpting Class Alaska
40 Wine Tasting in the Outer Coastal Plain New Jersey
41 Visit Board Game Bar 'Tabletop Tap' Colorado
42 Hot Springs Soaking in Glenwood Springs Colorado
43 Culinary Experience in the Bywater, New Orleans Louisiana
44 Visit Thicket Food Truck Park Texas
45 Craft Distillery Tour and Tasting in Bardstown Kentucky
46 Explore the Portland Museum of Art Maine
47 Atlanta Botanical Garden Georgia
48 Zanies Comedy Club in Rosemont Illinois
49 Federal Hill Foodie Tour Rhode Island
50 Jekyll Island Dolphin Cruise Georgia
51 Art and Cocktails at Meow Wolf Colorado
52 Soak in the Hot Springs of Chico Hot Springs Resort Montana
53 Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour Florida
54 Experience a Sleigh Ride in Jackson Hole Wyoming
55 Stone Mountain Park Skywalk Georgia
56 Explore the Minneapolis Institute of Art Minnesota
57 Sedona Vortex Jeep Tour & Stargazing Arizona
58 Sunset Sail on Narragansett Bay Rhode Island
59 Visit the Delta Blues Museum and See a Live Show Mississippi
60 Catch a Performance at the Virginia Theatre Illinois
61 Visit the Montford Rooftop Bar North Carolina
62 Attend a Performance at the Walton Arts Center Arkansas
63 Visit the Pinball Hall of Fame Nevada
64 Rooftop Cinema Club Florida
65 Visit the Hope Outdoor Gallery, Austin Texas
66 Record Store Date at Grimey's New and Preloved Music Tennessee
67 Wilmington Riverfront Exploration Delaware
68 Seattle Pinball Museum & Cocktail Crawl Washington
69 Wickford Harbor Cruise & Dinner Rhode Island
70 Jazz Night on Frenchmen Street, New Orleans Louisiana
71 Food Crawl Through Jackson Heights, Queens New York
72 Cody Rodeo & Country Line Dancing Wyoming
73 Columbus Food Tour in Italian Village Ohio
74 Couples Spa Day in French Lick Indiana
75 Visit the Hot Tin Rooftop Bar Louisiana
76 Art Deco Walking Tour in South Beach Florida
77 Salt Lake City's Art Galleries & Cocktail Crawl Utah
78 Ice Skating at the Jones Center in Springdale Arkansas
79 Up-Down Arcade Bar in Des Moines Iowa
80 Wine Tasting at Gouveia Vineyards in Wallingford Connecticut
81 Jazz Night at Village Vanguard New York
82 Star Gazing at Petit Jean State Park Arkansas
83 Take a Dip in Vermont Hot Springs in Pittsford Vermont
84 Cincinnati Wine Tour Ohio
85 Take a Vintage VW Bus Tour Through Temecula Valley Wineries California
86 Date Night At The Met New York
87 Visit the Frankenmuth Bavarian Town and Brewery Tour Michigan
88 Wine Tasting in Charlottesville Virginia
89 Cooking Class at Rat's Restaurant New Jersey
90 Blues & Barbeque in Deep Deuce District Oklahoma
91 Ghost Tour in Gettysburg Oregon
92 Take a Helicopter Tour over Sleeping Bear Dunes Michigan
93 Birmingham Ghost Walk Alabama
94 Blue Ridge Wine Tasting Georgia
95 The Dice Dojo in Chicago Illinois
96 Dog Sled Tour in Seward Alaska
97 Boat Rental at Como Park Minnesota
98 Catch a Show at the KiMo Theatre, Albuquerque New Mexico
99 Explore the North End, Boston Massachusetts
100 Visit a Show at Branson Landing Missouri
101 Gondola Ride Through Venetian Resort Nevada
102 Take a Gondola Ride Through the Canals of Long Beach California
103 Voodoo Doughnuts & Coffee Date Oregon
104 Visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Alabama
105 Little Havana Cultural Tour, Miami Florida
106 Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum Wisconsin
107 Craft Brewery Tour and Tasting in Lafayette Indiana
108 Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Tour Delaware
109 Two-Step Dancing at the Broken Spoke, Austin Texas
110 Glassblowing Workshop in Tacoma Washington
111 Pike Place Market Adventure, Seattle Washington
112 Atlanta BeltLine Tour Georgia
113 Muse Paintbar New Hampshire
114 Wall Drug Store & Quirky Roadside Oddities South Dakota
115 Live Music on Sixth Street, Austin Texas
116 Wine Tasting in the Yadkin Valley North Carolina
117 Explore Boston's Hidden Gardens Maryland
118 See a show at the KiMo Theater New Mexico
119 South Dakota Art Museum South Dakota
120 Tucson's 'Ace of Escape' Escape Room Arizona
121 Elizabeth Street (Secret) Garden in Nolita New York
122 Escape DSM Escape Room Challenge Kansas
123 Goats and Yoga Connecticut
124 Escape Game Alaska in Juneau Alaska
125 Live Music at The Hive in Sandpoint Idaho
126 Live Music at Laughing Sun Brewing Co. North Dakota
127 Speakeasy Cocktail Experience at Blind Barber in Chicago Illinois
128 Tulsa Arts District Stroll & Gallery Hopping Oklahoma
129 Wine Tasting in the Willamette Valley Oregon
130 Visit the Green Bank Observatory West Virginia
131 Explore the Eastern Market, Detroit Michigan
132 Visit the Mississippi Museum of Art Mississippi
133 The Empty Bottle Live Music Venue Illinois
134 Shaskeen Pub New Hampshire
135 Tempe Improv Comedy Show & Board Game Bar Arizona
136 Explore the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Alabama
137 Visit Powell's City of Books, Portland Oregon Oregon
138 Wine Tasting in the Finger Lakes New York
139 Visit the Coeur d'Alene Resort Spa Idaho
140 Wine Tasting in Altus Arkansas
141 Escape Room Cryptiq Escapes in Iowa City Iowa
142 Winery Tour at Snyder Winery Idaho
143 Visit the Old Mill in North Little Rock Arkansas
144 Visit Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Virginia
145 Indianapolis Artsgarden Indiana
146 Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Iowa
147 Explore Over-the-Rhine (OTR), Cincinatti Ohio
148 Take a Walk in Klyde Warren Park, Dallas Texas
149 Live Music at The Deadwood Social Club South Dakota
150 Wine Tasting in Frederick County Maryland