Date Ideas
in Anchorage, AK (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

Dinner and a movie are always great date night options. But after a while, date night can end up turning into a routine more than a fun outing. If you’re looking for date ideas, whether for a first date with a partner or a night away from the kids with your spouse, check out our options below.

We’ve found the best spots near you to give you the variety you have been craving for. Think outside the box and dare to try something different for your next date night! Turn a regular night into one to remember forever.

Adagio Day Spa

404 K St
Anchorage, AK 99501   Directions

(907) 222-3601


Your respective schedules may have the two of you stressed out more than usual. If that's the case, then a romantic date at the Anastassia Spa is most definitely in order. There's something special and relaxing waiting for the both of you at Adagio Day Spa, as you can choose from a variety of treatments like a gentleman's facial, a hot stone massage or a deep tissue massage that will melt away your stress and leave the two of you relaxed and ready to enjoy each other's company for the rest of the evening.

Alaska Botanical Garden

4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507   Directions

(907) 770-3692


The Alaska Botanical Garden is a great way to get your family familiarized with the state's natural beauty in many different ways. The garden attraction is spread out over 110 beautiful acres and features over 900 species of perennials and 150 native plants that are as inviting as they are beautiful. Take the kids on a mile-long nature walk to the banks of Campbell Creek to see even more natural beauty. Don't miss the alpine rock garden, herb garden and wildflower walk, too. It's a big day of fun, so don't forget to pack a picnic lunch so you can relax and enjoy a meal together among the garden's relaxing environment.

Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture & Massage Therapy

2636 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK 99503   Directions

(907) 279-0135


As a couple, it's always good to have a lot in common. But if the one thing that the two of you have in common the most is stress, then that situation can be changed for the better with a visit to the Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture & Massage Therapy. The two of you can relax and enjoy not only each other's company, but also a menu of full therapeutic services that will have both of you feeling completely relaxed in no time. The Center is open seven days a week, and walk-ins are welcome, so plan for some real chill time on your next romantic outing.

Alaska Museum of Science and Nature

201 Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508   Directions

(907) 274-2400


A trip to the Alaska Museum of Natural History will not only give the two of you a break from your normal routine, it will give you lots of interesting things to discover and discuss. The museum features the largest exhibits of Alaskan rock, mineral and fossil collections in the state that includes Lizzie, the area's oldest known dinosaur. You'll also be able to see Native American cultural artifacts, Alaskan Gold Rush exhibits and lots more. For the time it takes the two of you to stroll through this impressive venue, you'll forget about all your deadlines and just focus on spending some quality romantic time together among these highly memorable artifacts.

Beartooth Theatre Pub

1230 W 27th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99503   Directions

(907) 276-4200


Instead of going to a movie and then having a couple of drinks afterward, why not do both at the same time? You can do just that on a romantic date at the Beartooth Theatre Pub. The wide-ranging menu includes pizza, tacos, subs and other munchies as well as a fully-stocked bar. Enjoy various movies as you have your meal in a relaxed, fun atmosphere that is truly one of Anchorage's most unique places to relax with your special someone.

Portage Glacier Cruise

1500 Byron Glacier Trail
Anchorage, AK 99587   Directions

(800) 544-2206


Portage Glacier Cruise makes it possible for you to get up close and see a glacier from a vantage point that would otherwise be nearly impossible. Get ready to visit the sheer, crystalline surface of an Alaskan glacier. This one-hour cruise has many highlights, including the opportunity to stand just 300 yards from a relic of the Ice Age. The water is quite calm even though you may see pieces of the glacier break off and drift away. The guides are well-informed and friendly and they also allow you time between their descriptions for you to just take in the natural beauty of these majestic, icy works of art. Tours must be booked at least 7 days in advance.

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