Leave your wallet at home and find love for less in Texas, where everything’s big, except your dating bill in Houston!Photo: Wikimedia The Houston Museum of Natural Science, the zoo, the Bicycle Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston all have free days of the month, hours, or special time periods for access. There are more than 30 museums or heritage centers throughout Houston that you can venture to on a date, for a reasonable admission or for free.“Since the seats are cheap we can actually sit close enough to see the field and there are always fun events going on.It’s also far less crowded—which definitely has its perks...” “A guy I was seeing for a while once picked me up for a date in a convertible he rented for the day,” Anna, a California native, tells us.“We drove to a nearby area neither of us had explored before and took in the sights with the wind blowing in our hair.The car was a huge surprise, and it was really fun to do some sightseeing in a creative summery way.” If you sense that your relationship is starting to fizzle out, consider planning a day of river rafting or kayaking.Lufkin tends to have too many options for places to eat, but only a handful have that “classic feel” to them that really set themselves apart from the others.Ralph and Kacoos Manhattan Zoukis let’s you bring your own bottle of wine in.
From ATV riding to fishing and boating, you’ll have plenty of time to get to know your date while participating in some adventurous activities.
Summertime is quickly approaching, which means the days are getting longer and summer Fridays are just around the corner.
The warmer months also present a unique opportunity to plan some creative dates that will strengthen your romantic relationship, whether you’re seeing someone new or practically married (or, you know, actually married). You know how knocking back a couple beers can make date night a bit more fun?
Everyone has a different idea of what makes a great date, but essential ingredients have to include fun, discovery and maybe a bit of intrigue, just to keep things interesting.
See San Antonio, the Spanish missions, the Texas Hill Country and more from your own private helicopter tour.