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Awesome Date Ideas for New Couples

Updated May 18, 2019 1.3k votes 167 voters 16.4k views20 items

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You're in the honeymoon stage of your relationship, when butterflies still get caught inside your stomach, and you're still just a little bit shy around each other. Your relationship is still new and you're still figuring each other out. What are some of the best date ideas for new couples? This list ranks the top dates for new couples to keep the relationship moving in the right direction.

Though you've successfully navigated that awkward first date stage of your relationship, it's still important to find ways to get to know each other in a low-pressure, casual way. The best dates for new couples show off your personalities, but they don't have to be as expensive or impressive as the first date. Being overly showy is distracting. Most people want to find out who the "real you" is, and the new couple date ideas on this list do just that.

Even though you still might be a little shy around this person, it's important to show them that they make you feel comfortable. Find activities that you both enjoy, like dancing or working out, and do them together. Invite your new significant other to a group activity, such as a dinner date or to meet your group of friends. It shows them that you want them to be a part of your life.

Cast your votes below for the best dates for brand new couples, and keep the love alive.

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    Browse a Record Store

    Browse a Record Store
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    If you're still learning about each other's tastes, browse the record store together. Pick out your favorite albums and see what musical interests you have in common.
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    Walk the Boardwalk

    Or just walk. Anywhere. Going for a walk is a simple way of getting out and doing something while still dedicating time to talking. Plus, it's a great excuse to have spontaneous, romantic moments.
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    Go to a Carnival

    Carnivals and fairs are notoriously romantic dating destinations, especially for new couples. Share some hot dogs and ride the ferris wheel together.

    Protip: Ride the ferris wheel first, and then eat the hot dog.
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    Go Shopping

    Whether it's grocery shopping or Christmas shopping, do it together instead of making it a chore. It's the small moments that will eventually become the most memorable in your relationship.
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