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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.

(651) 224-5606

276 Exchange St S
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions Website

Enjoy a romantic, elegant dining experience at Forepaugh’s. Built in an old three-story Victorian mansion, this restaurant offers an intimate setting where you can stop by for a wine tasting in the downstairs basement or sit down at the two other levels where you can dine among crystal chandeliers and rare antiques.

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s
Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s

(651) 487-8250

1225 Estabrook Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55103   Directions Website

Use the luscious Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s gardens and galleries as the romantic background for your date. This conservatory contains an abundance of artfully arranged botanical life as well as sculptures and beautiful architectural features. Stroll through the Japanese Garden or be awe-struck in the Enchanted Garden, filled with butterflies.

Rice Park
Rice Park

(651) 266-6400

109 W 4th St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions Website

Whether you are looking for a wedding venue, the right spot to propose or just looking for a romantic first date, head over to Rice Park. The tranquil fountain and lovely landscaping create a peaceful, lovely mood—and is even more romantic in the evening or at night. Take a walk along the pathways or have a seat on one of the benches.

The Hitching Company
The Hitching Company

(612) 338-7777

925 No. 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55401   Directions Website

Based in nearby Minneapolis, The Hitching Company offers romantic horse-drawn carriage rides in Saint Paul as well. Explore the Twin Cities’ respective downtown areas on guided tours or rent a carriage for a special occasion. Enjoy the knowledge of your tour guide or just ride in romantic silence while you take in the beautiful sights of Saint Paul.

The Saint Paul Hotel
The Saint Paul Hotel

(800) 292-9292

350 Market St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions Website

Spend your night at the city’s most luxurious hotel. The Saint Paul Hotel offers 254 beautifully decorated rooms, including 31 luxury hotel suites, and offers a romantic getaway in its classically designed building. Order a bottle of champagne or delicious food and wine to enjoy in your room, or leave your room for events held in the rest of the hotel.

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