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Romance is in the Air: Five Date Ideas

It can be difficult coming up with new date ideas, whether it’s the first date or you’ve been together for 50 years. There’s always something new to experience together, so peruse some ideas we came up with for you.


The Exciting Date

There’s nothing better to warm you up in these cold months than some adrenaline. Take your date out to High Caliber Karting and Entertainment, Zap Zone or even Escapology at Spare Time Entertainment. No better way to get to know someone than by racing around a track or solving puzzles to escape a room!


The Outdoor Date

Whether it’s hot or cold, there’s always the great outdoors. The Waterloo Recreation Area in Jackson, the Lansing River Trail or Potter Park Zoo are some great outdoor activities. Just remember to check the weather beforehand.


The Downtown Date

Take your date out on the town to visit the many boutique stores in downtown Jackson or downtown Lansing. Get dinner at one of the fantastic restaurants in Lansing’s Old Town, like Meat BBQ, or the Rusty Mug in REO Town. Perhaps take a walk along the Bright Walls tour through Jackson to see the fantastic murals throughout the downtown.


The Staycation Date

Just because it’s a date, doesn’t mean you should stay at home. There are plenty of wonderful options for a bed and breakfast, such as the Willowicke Inn, the English Inn or Cozy Koi Bed and Breakfast.


The Dancing Date

Take a class at the Jackson School of the Arts and learn ballroom dancing together. Or for some more relaxed steps, the Green Door or the Exchange might be more your speed.