Date Ideas
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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.

Gage Park Mini-Train

635 SW Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS 66606   Directions

(785) 251-2612


Topeka's Gage Park is the city's answer to New York's Central Park. The sprawling greenery sits comfortably amid the city's urban hustle and bustle. And while there are many reasons to visit the park, the younger member of your family will most enjoy this unique experience that is made possible by the Gage Park Mini-Train. This is an amusing mile-long train ride through the park that allows guests to see the natural beauty of the area and even a few specimens of wildlife along the way. Don't forget to take your camera, as you will surely see some scenes and attractions that you will want to capture.

His & Her Salon & Day Spa

3311 W 6th St
Topeka, KS 66606   Directions

(785) 232-9724


Step away from the busy schedules and spend a day in total relaxation mode by planning a romantic date at the His & Her Salon & Day Spa. Bask in the lap of luxury as you experience a massage for two, complete with your choice of a bottle of champagne or sparkling lemon water, along with a decadent treat for you both.

Kansas Historical Society

6425 SW 6th Ave
Topeka, KS 66615   Directions

(785) 272-8681


Dig into the state's past in a truly memorable way when you visit the Kansas History Center. Perhaps the most compelling attribute of this impressive venue is that it encapsulates the widest scope of history as it begins in the prehistoric period and presents the most noteworthy events through time all the way up to the recent past. Various multimedia exhibits and attractions, artifacts, photographs and interactive presentations are used to illustrate the importance of the people and the events that have all been a part of the state's uncompromising history.

Lake Shawnee

3137 SE 29th
Topeka, KS 66605   Directions

(785) 251-2600


When you visit Lake Shawnee, you can expect to have some great fun outdoors either sunbathing, fishing or enjoying a picnic on the shore. But you may not have expected such excellent amenities as the nearby Garden House, Reynolds Lodge, a marina, tennis courts, volleyball courts, campgrounds and even a golf course. When you spend some quality time at Lake Shawnee, be prepared to be pleasantly surprised!

Mulvane Art Museum

1700 SW Jewell Ave
Topeka, KS 66621   Directions

(785) 670-1124


Forget the everyday stresses as you and your date escape to a romantic world where colors, artistic expression and inspiration are the main focus. Such a destination is the Mulvane Art Museum. You will both love strolling leisurely from one gallery to the next taking in some of the world's most breathtaking artwork on your date. The collections at the Mulvane are both national and international in scope, and the facility which first opened its doors in 1924, is the oldest accredited art museum west of the Mississippi River.

Reinisch Rose Garden

685 SW Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS 66604   Directions

(785) 251-2600


Sure, there's romantic music, romantic meals and even romantic poetry, but nothing symbolizes romance quite as effectively as a beautiful rose. The two of you can enjoy the multilayer bouquet of sights and smells when you stroll hand in hand on a date at the Reinisch Rose Garden. The walking paths are lined with beautiful roses and even offer several small benches where you and your sweetheart can sit and take it all in. The garden is home to 6,500 bushes of roses that are captivatingly presented over 2 ½ acres.

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