11 Unique Date Ideas to Try in Baltimore

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Freelance Writer22 December 2017

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.

Have a bite 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.

Dangerously Delicious Pies, 2839 O’Donnell St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 522 7437

Take a hike through the town of Daniels.

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.

Patapsco Valley State Park, 8020 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD, USA, +1 410 461 5005

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.

Blue Moon Café, 1621 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 522 3940

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.

Mustang Alley, 1300 Bank St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 522 2695

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.

Sushi Q2, 10999 Red Run Blvd #210, Owings Mills, MD, USA, +1 410 363 1878

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.

Columbia Lakefront Stage, 10275 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD, USA, +1 410 715 3161

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.

Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 837 7400

Visit the museum.

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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.

The couple that works out together…

Try working out together at REV Cycle Studio, located in downtown Baltimore. Not only will you be able to see what your significant other is made of, but you’d be able to make working out fun; betting on who could last longer in a class or who could follow the instructor properly. Either way, make working out together enjoyable and push each other to your limits.

REV Cycle Studio, 1718 Whetstone Way, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 727 4738

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.

Schola, 1005 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 443 714 7516

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.

Assateague State Park, 6915 Stephen Decatur Hwy, Berlin, MD, USA, +1 410 641 2918

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