50 First Date Ideas in the Cedar Valley

50 First Date Ideas in the Cedar Valley

We found a terrific article written by Cayla Anne on Cedar Valley Adventures about some of the great places to go on dates in the Cedar Valley!


We hope you enjoy them!

“If you sometimes wish your life was a movie I can help you with that! That is if you want the movie to be 50 First Dates and you are okay with not actually losing your memory and are living in the Cedar Valley and not in Hawaii.

So, if you are ready, check out these 50 first dates in the Cedar Valley.

  1. Picnic at Big Woods Lake
  2. Bike any of the many trails
  3. See a community play at Gallagher BluedornOster Regent, or a high school show
  4. Go ice skating at the Black Hawk Young Arena
  5. See a movie at the theater
  6. Walk your local downtown Main Street
  7. Try a new restaurant
  8. Find a fun brunch place
  9. Try a new coffee shop
  10. Go camping at George Wyth State Park
  11. Kayaking
  12. Go paddleboarding
  13. Take a yoga class
  14. Find the best happy hour deals and try a new drink
  15. Take a beer tour at SingleSpeed
  16. Go thrifting
  17. Visit the Humane Society and pet the animals
  18. Volunteer somewhere
  19. Participate in an open mic night
  20. Take a class together
  21. Spend time at a park
  22. Go swimming
  23. Go Christmas light driving
  24. Find a cute bookstore
  25. Visit the Farmer’s Market
  26. Take a painting class
  27. Go to a pumpkin patch
  28. Pick strawberries
  29. Visit a haunted house
  30. Challenge each other to karaoke
  31. Go to a bar’s trivia night
  32. Bowling
  33. Visit a museum
  34. Go rock climbing at the University of Northern Iowa
  35. Get some ice cream
  36. See a live band
  37. Watch a college sports game
  38. Go out for a cup of tea
  39. Go snowshoeing
  40. Eat giant pancakes
  41. Take a walk on the trails
  42. Explore Hartman Reserve
  43. Get a new plant
  44. Finish an escape room
  45. Holiday Hoopla
  46. Listen to the Cedar Falls Municipal Band
  47. Go to Movies under the Moon
  48. Visit the University of Northern Iowa’s botanical center
  49. Try new gelato at Stam’s
  50. Visit the Ice House Museum

Have fun and go adventure!”

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