Stakes will be low and there will be plenty of chances to banter while you recover golf balls from tough nooks and crannies (it's bound to happen). Pacman wasn't part of your childhood, an arcade date playing old-school games is bound to loosen you up and create a fun, interactive atmosphere.

If riding the open road isn't your thing, find a trail that provides more shade and requires less planning.

Galleries are great events for dates because there's usually not an entry free and you can score a glass of wine.

Take a ferry or water taxi to an unexplored part of your city if you want to make it a longer day trip.

Summer is ripe for yard sales and outdoor flea markets.

After dinner, head to a local show to see some live music—but do your research, since a random band that can't play their instruments can be a serious mood-killer.

Here's an opportunity to find out more about his musical tastes and to see how you both gel in a performance setting. Attend an opening you've both wanted to check out or explore the galleries of a museum with enough options to keep you entertained for more than one hour.Pack some snacks and sunscreen at high noon or head out to the sands for a sunset stroll.Wind blowing in your hair plus picturesque views of the skyline are the ideal mood-setters for a date.With Valentine’s Day coming up in a month, you may be starting to plan out some ideas for you and that special someone. In our state, you can get on board in any of the following cities: Vancouver, Kelso/Longview, Centralia, Olympia/Lacey, Tacoma, Tukwila, Seattle, Edmonds, Everett, Stanwood, Mount Vernon and Bellingham.If you’re tired of the same old typical dinner and a movie routine, here are a few romantic ideas in Washington to inspire your next unforgettable date: With so many breathtaking parks surrounding us, there are plenty of great spots to have an outdoor feast with your other half. No matter where you go in the Walla Walla area, you'll be able to taste some exquisite selections.This one's not for those who get easily embarrassed, but if you let your adventurous side come out, it's guaranteed to be a fun time.