Unique Date Ideas to Try in Baltimore

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In every relationship, there is always that fundamental question that remains, “What do you want to do?” Ever get tired of racking your brain trying to discover new and creative places to take your significant other? Have no fear because, if you’re in Baltimore, Maryland, here are a few unique date ideas that you and your significant other will appreciate.

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Have a bit of pie

Pie makes everything better, doesn’t it? There’s nothing like having a fresh, hot slice of pie straight from the oven. Dangerously Delicious Pies is the perfect place to have a date night with your significant other. Not only is Dangerously Delicious Pies located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, but the pies are handmade and made to order, with no added fillers or preservatives.

Try exploring an old, abandoned town located in the Patapsco Valley State Park as a potential date idea. This town, formally known as Daniels, Maryland, was full of life and industry at one point in time. There was a textile mill that eventually shut down, resulting in the town’s inhabitants having to move away. By hiking through this abandoned town, you’re able to see remnants of days past and abandoned memories. It’s quite a sight to see.

Meet the Captain for brunch

Brunch is always more fun when dining at the Blue Moon Café. This restaurant is known for its famous Captain Crunch French Toast. This French toast is freshly made to order and topped with fresh fruit and whipped cream. If you’re looking for a unique date idea, this is the place to be since the Blue Moon Café is full of quirky knick-knacks and paintings that make it a comfortable place to spend time with that special someone.

Bowling for two?

Before you grab a bite to eat, venture down to Mustang Alley in downtown Baltimore. This bowling alley is a medley of fun and activity as it has an energetic bar, happy hour specials, and great food. The bar and food served at this bowling alley aren’t your typical drinks and bowling alley food. Sangria, along with tacos and burgers, are served here, so bring your appetite and an extra pair of socks to Mustang Alley for a night of enjoyment.

Sushi anyone? (Sushi Q2)

Sushi is an excellent idea for a date night outing. In Owings Mills, Maryland, there is a small place named Sushi Q2 that, while located off the beaten path, still packs a punch. The food and service are both impeccable. This restaurant serves sushi as well soups, fried rice, and a variety of vegetarian options. Although alcohol is not served at this restaurant, you are encouraged to bring your own bottle of wine or beer, and if you forget your wine glass, glasses are provided for use by patrons.

Watch an outdoor movie

Every year in the summer, in Columbia, Maryland, a host of events are held around the Columbia Lakefront Stage. As a date night option, watching an outdoor movie is a great way to spend the evening. You are able to bring your own seating, blankets, food, drinks, etc. and enjoy spending time out in the cool breeze of the evening.

Go for a night at the theatre

Instead of traveling all the way to New York City in order to see a live theater production, venture into downtown Baltimore to the Hippodrome Theatre for an amazing night of live performances. Throughout the year, the Hippodrome hosts a variety of plays and theatrical productions that are crowd pleasers to the average theater-lover. This theater is comfortable, cozy, and elegant; making this a perfect date idea for the evening.

Visit the museum

Walters Art Museum Hackerman House, Baltimore, United States

The Walters Art Museum 0ffers a variety of cultural experiences, and pleasure for those who love art and art history. This museum has many walk-in tours and exhibits, including Russian Fabergé, Arts of Asia, and Art of the Americas. General admission to this museum is free, which makes this even more appealing as a date-night option. The money that you would have spent to enter the museum can be spent toward a nice meal instead.

Take a cooking class

Cooking together can definitely draw you closer as a couple. Visit Schola, located in downtown Baltimore, to take a cooking class to do something different for date night. At Schola, you not only learn how to cook lavish dishes, but you learn where the food originates from and different techniques on how to prepare different meals. These classes are held in two- to three-hour increments, so bring your own bottle of wine to enjoy during class.

Venture out to see wild horses

At Assateague State Park, you are able to see a beautiful array of wildlife. There are wild horses that walk through the marshes, and waterfowl frequent the area as well. This state park is the only waterfront park in the entire state of Maryland. If you’re one who loves to be at one with nature, this is the perfect place for you to take your date since you can spend time together enjoying the surrounding natural beauty.

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