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100 Original Austin Date Ideas To Try

Check out our list of 100 original Austin Date Ideas to try! After these months of quarantine, everyone’s craving some connection as much as they are craving, well, anything to do besides deciding what show to binge watch. How many times can you go out to dinner and a movie? Not that there’s anything wrong with the quintessential date standard, but it gets boring after a while. Especially if you’ve been in a relationship for any length of time, you’re probably running out of original Austin date ideas. You are still going on dates, right? Even long-term relationships need to go on a date occasionally!

We have compiled a list of creative and memorable 100 original Austin date ideas to try that will surprise and amaze her.

Pro  Tip: Be sure to include a meal/drinks on the 100 original Austin date ideas to try!

  1. Umlauf Sculpture Garden– they have wine nights, movie nights
  2. Top Golf
  3. Peter Pan Mini Golf
  4. Punch Bowl Social– life-size scrabble, bowling, karaoke, classic video games and a 9-hole Putt Club.
  5. Helicopter Tur
  6. Go Kart Racing
  7. Rent a tandem bike and bike around Zilker Park.
  8. Swing Dance Lessons
  9. Panic Rooms
  10. Sunset sailboat cruise on Lake Travis
  11. Indoor sky diving
  12. Upscale ping pong bar
  13. Ax Throwing
  14. Austin Detours day trips
  15. Star Gazing
  16. Austin true crime walking show 
  17. Trail Rides
  18. Target Shooting
  19. Private archery lessons
  20. Zilker Botanical Gardens
  21. Hiking
  22. Zipline longest and fastest zip line in Texas on Lake Travis
  23. Austin Aquarium
  24. Upstairs Circus– make crafts and drink craft cocktails
  25. Pinballz Arcade
  26. Rock Climbing
  27. Geo Caching look for buried treasure together
  28. Take a cooking class together
  29. Scavenger hunt
  30. Giant Chess Set
  31. Drive Thru Safari Experience
  32. Drive In Movie
  33. Painting with a Twist
  34. Haunted ATX Tour (in a hearse!)
  35. Inner Space Caverns
  36. Zach Theater Outdoor Concert Series
  37. Hyde Park Theater
  38. Visit Outdoor Art Exhibits
  39. Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  40. Visit a museum
  41. Private Dance Lessons
  42. Make your own wine
  43. Couples Mixology Class
  44. Fly a Bi-Plane
  45. Town Lake Moonlight Cruise
  46. Private Sushi Making Class
  47. Morning Walk Tour
  48. Pub Crawl on a bike
  49. Classical Music by Candlelight Concerts
  50. Driving tour of Austin outdoor art exhibits
  51. Play a backyard lawn game and grill out
  52. Go to Lake Travis water adventure park!
  53. Rent the swan boat and paddle around Town Lake
  54. Visit hill country wineries in a limo!
  55. Take a bike and brew tour
  56. Go target shooting
  57. Take a tour of Neverlandia, one of Austins most unique homes
  58. Take a private glass blowing class
  59. Go fishing with a private tour guide
  60. Go sing a duet at Karoke bar
  61. Go to a water park
  62. Play pool
  63. Go to a speak easy
  64. Pretend to be a stuntman and jump out of a building
  65. Play Tennis
  66. Take a two step dance lesson at the Broken Spoke
  67. Bond over movies at the world’s largest and oldest video store, I Luv Videos.
  68. Get a day pass to a five star hotel pool and lounge
  69. Go to Kura, a revolving sushi bar!
  70. Get nostalgic at the Texas Toy Museum
  71. Take in the theater outdoors at Zilker Park
  72. Go on a hot air balloon ride, don’t forget the bubbly
  73. Get a picnic and take her to one of Austin’s beautiful parks like Mt Bonnell to watch the sunset!
  74. Go see a drive in movie on the rooftop!
  75. Go old school and get your roller skates on!
  76. Visit a farmers market and get your veggie fix
  77. Have a luxury picnic
  78. Take a private Austin mural and selfie tour
  79. Jump together on a trampoline!
  80. Go have purrrfect coffee at a cat lounge! 
  81. Be an amaeture slueth at a murder mystery dinner party
  82. Learn to play pickleball!
  83. Go on a camel ride at Austin Petting Zoo
  84. See a roller derby show
  85. See a hockey game and watch a fight!
  86. Take your honey  on a bee hive tour!
  87. How about a cheese lovers tasting date night?
  88. Make sparks fly with a forging class!
  89. Have your tarot cards read together
  90. Take a private meditation class! 
  91. Go see a burlesque show

Trying to come up with 100 original Austin date ideas is nerve-wracking as it is, even without all the pressure of planning. Keep it simple: Pick your favorite of this 100 original Austin date ideas list, relax, and focus on having a great time. With such a memorable date, you’ll be moving on romance in no  time!