Planning a fun date for duded can be tough, but St. Louis is chock-full of spots to explore. Here are some of my favorite ways to make a date for your partner feel like a mini vacation.
Sip and Shop: Schlafly in Maplewood always has something fun brewing. In the summer, the neighborhood hosts a market on Sundays with local goods. Make it a day date and explore the streets before grabbing a tasty local beer.
Pool Day: When the weather heats up, an upscale pool day would make the best surprise. Many area hotels, such as the Four Seasons, Le Meridien, Hotel Saint Louis and The Last Hotel, offer day passes.
Change Lanes: Looking for an adrenaline rush? He will love the chance to drive a rare exotic car at World Wide Technology Raceway. With no experience required, he can hop behind the wheel and drive the racing line.
Get Wild: The Zoo is well known in St. Louis, and the staff offers a unique chance to go behind the scenes for special tours. Experience close-up interactions with favorite animals and leave with priceless memories.
Culinary Tour: Experience dozens of different local cuisines all in one spot at the City Foundry’s Food Hall in Midtown. Make it a tasting tour and rate desired dishes.
Friendly Competition: Stop by Central West End for dinner and head to Up Down, a gamer’s heaven. They are home to more than 60 arcade games and each one is just 25 cents to play.