Go to the hardware store Wander around, and dream of everything you would do to your house if money was no object.
Get some thrift store tennis rackets and go to your city’s free courts 30. Go to an antique store and talk about the past lives of old objects 29. Find out what tours businesses in your city offer and try one out. Do a breakfast date Breakfast is the least expensive meal option (and tastiest if you ask me). Take photos of each other Maybe your social media profile pictures are out of date. This is the perfect opportunity to teach each other 44. Research your local train and bus lines There just might be a train that goes right up to the mountains or a cheap bus ride might get you to the beach.
Find a free (or very cheap) class and take it together 39. Drive up to the highest point in your city, spread out a blanket, and then gaze up at the stars 42. Teach each other something You probably know something your partner doesn’t and they probably know how to do something you don’t. Open Mic or Improv nights I feel like this one shows up on every list but there’s a good reason why. Find cheap sporting event tickets or go to your local high-school or college games 41. Play in the snow, build a snow man, then drink cocoa 2. Movie marathon with ice cream sundaes Pick a genre, queue up some movies, and make the biggest, most obnoxious sundae you can. Play hide and seek in a corn field (or the woods) 8. Go to a community play, a dress rehearsal, high school or college play 3. Work out together It’s fun to subtly flirt with each other at the gym because the other gym patrons don’t necessarily know you’re together. Go on a very long walk around your neighborhood at night 9. Go to a real- live movie store, pick out a movie together then pop homemade popcorn at home 10. Spa night together Spoil each other with home treatments like bubble baths, exfoliating face and body scrubs, foot massages, etc. Bowl Most bowling alleys have specials and fun things like black-light bowling with loud music.