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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.
Bryant Lake Bowl & Theater
Bryant Lake Bowl & Theater

(612) 825-3737

810 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55408   Directions Website

Have fun playing the game where striking out is a good thing at Bryant Lake Bowl. This bowling alley isn't your typical bowling venue - they encourage "Crazy Bowl" with moves like bowling with your opposite hand, bowling on your knees, bowling after spinning in a circle and closing one eye, and a few other silly tactics. Don't worry about eating before you head to BLB, they serve up breakfast, lunch, dinner, and appetizers. The bowling alley stays open late, so you can midnight bowl every night.

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

(952) 934-1525

501 W 78th St
Chanhassen, MN 55317   Directions Website

Surprise your date with a visit to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. For the ultimate romantic experience with your lucky lady, we suggest the Sweetheart Package. The package includes a bottle of sparkling wine, the yummy appetizer sampler, shrimp or prime rib entrees, the chocolaty goodness that is the Tower Cake for two, and a lovely long-stemmed rose. Wine, chocolate, and roses - she won't believe you're just getting started.

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

(800) 262-7799

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, MN 55372   Directions Website

Let's hope lady luck is on your side when you gamble at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel. The Midwest's largest casino attraction tests your luck with blackjack, slots, bingo, and more. If you're not having much luck, check the schedule and see who's hitting the Mystic Showroom stage. Heart, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Steve Miller Band, The Beach Boys, B.B. King, Peter Frampton and Hank Williams, Jr. have all played at the Mystic.

Nicollet Island Inn
Nicollet Island Inn

(612) 331-1800

95 Merriam St
Minneapolis, MN 55401   Directions Website

Spend a romantic evening at the Nicollet Island Inn, where classic charm and elegance reign supreme. Enjoy drinks on the patio and dine on international fare at the inn's restaurant - it's been called the most romantic restaurant in the city. For a full weekend of romance, book the Ultimate Romance Package and guarantee a cozy room equipped with flowers, dinner for two at the hotel restaurant, in-room champagne and dessert, and breakfast in bed.

The Covington Inn - Bed & Breakfast
The Covington Inn - Bed & Breakfast

(651) 292-1411

100 Harriet Island Rd B3
St Paul, MN 55107   Directions Website

Plan your next getaway for a romantic stay at the Covington Inn Bed & Breakfast. The towboat-turned-hotel is moored permanently on the Mississippi River, making it one of the few floating bed and breakfasts in the nation. From its perch on the river, enjoy the sights of the city - the St. Paul Skyline, the Capitol Building and much more.

The Escape Game Minneapolis
The Escape Game Minneapolis

(952) 856-3374

300 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425   Directions Website

The Escape Game Minneapolis is located in Mall of America. You’ll find on us on the 3rd floor, East. Free parking can be found at the mall. Enjoy great shopping and restaurants before and after your game. MSP Airport offers Light Rail Transit from the airport to Mall of America.

Treasure Island Resort & Casino
Treasure Island Resort & Casino

(800) 222-7077

5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd
Welch, MN 55089   Directions Website

Get ready to feed the slots and wear your best poker face for an excursion to Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Table games, bingo, slots, and poker are available to those wanting to gamble but if you're looking for some friendly competition or fun recreation attractions, you can find it on the lanes at the bowling alley or the greens of the golf course. Bored with games? Take a look at the calendar for the Island Event Center - your favorite entertainer may just be making an appearance at Treasure Island.

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