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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.
California Museum of Photography
California Museum of Photography

3824 Main St
Riverside, CA 92501   Directions

(909) 787-4787

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then how many words are hanging in the California Museum of Photography? Find out when you pay a visit to this highly enjoyable facility that is a feast for the eyes from beginning to end. See stunning prints by such famous photographers as Ansel Adams, Lewis Hine, Alfred Steiglitz and Mary Ellen Mark. The expertly lit pieces all seem to come alive as you stroll from one exhibit to the next. Don't forget to stop into the gift shop to purchase copies of your favorite prints.

Heritage House
Heritage House

8193 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504   Directions

(951) 826-5273

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History and nature balance out in a most alluring way at the Heritage House in Riverside. This is a great romantic date destination because you will get to gaze upon the 1.3 acres of orange groves as well as various historical pieces that are on display at the nearby Heritage House, a 19th century Victorian home that has been restored to an incredible detail. This home reflects what life was like back in the 1800s, and even then, the reliance on the citrus crops was as significant as it is today. You'll no doubt remember your time here with your date as the area is incredibly picturesque, historic, and uniquely California.

Oasis Vegetarian Cafe
Oasis Vegetarian Cafe

11550 Pierce St
Riverside, CA 92505   Directions

(951) 688-5423

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It really doesn't matter if you and your partner are really health conscious or you are just up for a culinary adventure, but you will both enjoy the tastes that await you at Oasis Vegetarian Cafe in Riverside. Learn about some of the tastiest meals that feature no meat at all. Sandwiches, salads, and various other specialties are on the menu here, and it's a great place to have a comfortable lunch or early dinner. Oasis really is an oasis of nutrition, and maybe even a little romance, too!

Riverside Art Museum
Riverside Art Museum

3425 Mission Ave
Riverside, CA 92501   Directions

(909) 684-7111

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Show your significant other that you have a uniquely romantic view of your relationship when you take her to the Riverside Art Museum. This is an ideal place to meet and take in all the exceptional art that is displayed here. From various media to different themes, this is where the two of you will enjoy strolling from one eye-catching exhibit to the next. There's also a gift shop to stop into before you depart, and by picking up an art print or a souvenir, you'll demonstrate how much your sweetheart means to you, and how your love is a constant work in progress.

UCR Botanic Gardens
UCR Botanic Gardens

900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521   Directions

(951) 784-6962

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Even though the beauty of nature is all around us all the time, it may be hard to stop and appreciate it given your hectic schedule of activities. You can take a much-needed breather when you take the kids to experience the UCR Botanic Gardens. This amazing collection of nature is more than just flowers and greenery. You will be able to relax along with the birds and the bees and other natural life forms in a remarkably captivating way. This attraction boasts an impressive 39 acres of flowers, woods, and gardens that also include hiking trails and several picturesque spots for the kids to play or for the whole family to enjoy a picnic.

Victorian Salon and Day Spa
Victorian Salon and Day Spa

6499 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92506   Directions

(909) 684-5579

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When the pressures of the everyday routine start to get to the both of you, it's time to book a very special “his and hers” visit to the Victorian Salon and Day Spa in Riverside. The moment you arrive here on your romantic date, you will know that you are in a place that values your comfort, making total relaxation the ultimate goal. Choose from a variety of treatments like a facial, manicure, pedicure and more. Plus, the various types of massage treatments are all designed to melt away the stress in the most enjoyable way.

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