Looking for Romantic Things To Do? Romance is an important part of any relationship. Unfortunately, we aren’t all born with the romance gene embedded into us.
Luckily, you don’t need to be naturally romantic to actually be romantic. All you need to know is how to be romantic. So here’s a list of 75 romantic ideas you can do for your partner – they’ll never know you got them from us!
Romantic Things To Do
Send Them Flowers
Showcase your love and send them flowers at work, at home, or at school. Better yet, bring them flowers yourself.
Leave Love Notes All Around
“I love you.” “You’re beautiful”. “You make my world spin”. Leave little post it notes on their mirror, on their car, in their lunchbox, etc.
Leave cute cheesy notes for your boyfriend or girlfriend…husband or wife…at their office, in their pocket, in their gym bag…everywhere!
Check out these 100 “Reasons I Love You” to get ideas!
Send a Sweet Text
Sometimes a text saying I’m thinking about you is all someone needs to feel special.
Write a Love Note
Even better than a text message? Pour your heart out in a love note – that’s bonus points in the romance sector!
Make Them Breakfast in Bed
Life is busy. Show your partner you’re willing to go the extra mile for them and treat them to breakfast in bed for a surprise morning date.
Make a Scrapbook
Collect all the photos of your favorite memories together, make a scrapbook out of them, and gift it to your partner.
Plan a Date
Spontaneity is super romantic. Plan a surprise date that your partner will love when they’re least expecting it.
Give a Massage
You don’t need to send your partner to the spa to be romantic. In fact, it’s more romantic to give them a massage of your own.
Run a Bubble Bath
Once you’re finished with the massage, run a nice hot bubble bath with some wine (or drink of choice) for your partner to extend your own at home spa night.
Watch The Sunset Together
Because really, what’s more romantic than that? Add in a fun sunset date to make it even more exciting.
Take Dance Classes Together
There are so many romantic dances to be learned! If you don’t feel like taking a dance class, just pull your partner off randomly to start dancing together!
Plan Your Future
Get excited about spending a life together. Where will you live? What about kids? What does your 10 year plan look like?
Plan a Photoshoot
Get dressed up with your partner and plan a photoshoot together. Photos make memories last a lifetime.
It might not seem like it, but trust us, helping others is romantic when you do it together.
Curl Up in Front of the Fireplace
Can you get any more dreamy?!
There’s just something about a clear night sky that gets us all going. Try a stargazing date together.
Visit Their Hometown
Let them tell you their story. This is such a cute small town date idea.
Blind Taste Test
How much do you trust each other? Find out in a blind taste testing! Remember, trust is romantic!
Go to a winery or create your own wine and charcuterie date at home.
Open Doors for Her
Chivalry is not dead – at least it shouldn’t be. Read up on ways to make your girlfriend happy.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
On a special occasion, go all out and do something that’s once in a lifetime. Experience the excitement of a hot air balloon ride together.
Wear Matching Outfits
Show your partner that you’re all about them and want to show them off by wearing matching outfits.
Surprise Them with Their Favorite Treats
Chocolate, candy, ice cream, whatever it is – surprise them with it.
Make Some Fondue
Chocolate and strawberries – we all know it screams romance.
Get sweaty and healthy together – because health is wealth! Do a couples sport that you can play each week.
Have a Picnic
In the house, in your backyard, at the park – you can never go wrong with a romantic picnic setup.
Call Them Just Because
You don’t need a reason to want to talk to your partner, if you miss them, let them know.
This is a great way to say I Miss You!
Do Something They Love
We don’t all enjoy the same things, but if you want to show your partner you care, you need to join them in the things they love once in a while. So today, even if you don’t love what they do – pretend to.
If you’re trying to make him fall in love with you even more, this is a great way.
Communication is an important tool in any relationship, but sometimes the best thing we can do is just listen.
Be a Shoulder to Cry On
Relationships aren’t all sunshine and rainbows. Sometimes we need to be there to support each other – real love is made up of the hard times that we go through together.
Go for Ice Cream
Romantic and cute – how could you go wrong with an ice cream date?
Recreate Your First Date
It’s what made you. So take your partner out and recreate the memories that brought you together in the first place.
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Who doesn’t want to feel like a fairy tale princess?
Show your partner you’re still passionate about them. Spend the night getting steamy in every room of the house. The ultimate sexy date.
Make a Love Book
Or make a romantic reasons why I love you jar.
Go to the Park
Swing on the swings. Slide down the slides. Remember what it’s like to be a child together again with a date at the park.
Do a Chore
Does your partner have a chore that they hate? Take it off their plate. Yes! Doing a chore for your partner can be romantic by showing the appreciation you have for them.
Look in Their Eyes
Take 3 minutes and just stare in each other’s eyes. You’ll be surprised what it makes you feel.
Hug Them Often
Physical touch is a love language for many. Make your partner feel wanted by touching them regularly throughout the day.
Try our 30 day love challenge together!
Go to The Drive-In
Write Them a Song
It doesn’t matter if you can sing or not, writing a song for your partner is about as romantic as it gets.
Ask Them Questions About the Relationship
What do they value about your relationship? What do they want to see change? What do you do that makes them happy? Actively listen and make changes to improve your relationship accordingly with these relationship check in questions.
You’ll want to see all of our questions for couples to get some ideas.
Look Through Old Photos Together
To remember all the reasons you fell in love.
Tell Them What You Love About Them
If your partner’s love language is words of affirmation, they will absolutely love this. Speaking life into your partner with things you love about them, thanking them for things they do, etc. is huge!
And let the fireworks between you explode too.
Make Time Capsules Together
What do you want to remember? What do you think the future holds? Bury a time capsule and open it in 10 years from now.
Stay Up All Night
Remember when you would just spend all night talking on the phone? Plan an all-nighter together and do it again for a bedroom date idea.
Paint Pictures of Each Other
“Jack, I want you to draw me like one of your French girls.” Need we say more?
Or paint together with your own couples painting night.
A little friendly competition can be romantic, right?
Compliment Each Other
Everyone loves a good compliment, and if you’re giving out genuine compliments, they’re going to eat it up!
Say I Love You
Don’t forget, sometimes it’s the little gestures in life that are the most romantic and meaningful.
More Romantic Ideas
- Take a walk on the beach at sunset for a beach date.
- Write love letters to each other and exchange them.
- Have a picnic in a beautiful park.
- Go stargazing in a quiet, secluded spot.
- Surprise your partner with breakfast in bed.
- Cook a special dinner together.
- Have a movie marathon with your favorite romantic films.
- Take a hot air balloon ride.
- Go on a weekend getaway to a cozy bed and breakfast.
- Take a couples’ massage class and practice on each other.
- Spend the day exploring a new city together.
- Rent a tandem bike and go for a scenic ride.
- Attend a concert or musical together.
- Have a candlelit bubble bath for two.
- Take a cooking class together.
- Go on a hike to a beautiful lookout spot.
- Make a bucket list of things you want to do together and start crossing them off.
- Plan a surprise date night for your partner.
- Take a dance class together.
- Have a romantic weekend at a cozy cabin in the woods.
- Spend the day volunteering together.
- Go on a wine tasting tour.
- Write a love poem for each other and read them aloud.
- Plan a scavenger hunt for your partner with clues leading to romantic surprises.
- Take a photography class together and capture beautiful memories.
There are countless romantic things you can do to keep the spark alive and show your love and appreciation.
From simple gestures like holding hands and cuddling, to more elaborate activities like planning a surprise getaway or cooking a gourmet dinner, the key is to prioritize quality time together and make each other feel special.
With a little creativity and effort, you can create unforgettable moments and strengthen your bond with your significant other. So don’t hesitate to try out some of these romantic ideas and let your love shine!
Sara, a seasoned expert in wedding planning and date ideas, brings a wealth of experience to our couples blog. With a background in the television industry and hands-on involvement in a dozen weddings, including working as a wedding assistant on "My Fair Wedding with David Tutera," Sara has an innate understanding of the magic that makes weddings truly special. Growing up with four sisters has given her unique insights into the dating world, making her a go-to source for practical and heartfelt dating advice. Her knowledge and enthusiasm make her the perfect guide for couples seeking to infuse their relationships with creativity and love.