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Not Your Average Date Ideas

Spice Up Your Day or Night

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Article by Lauren Korte

Sick of Netflix and chilling? Said no one ever. But if you’re wanting to spice up date night and bring out your adventurous side, here are some ideas for a fun and unique day or night!

Old World Balloonery

Take your relationship to a new level. Hop into a basket and soar through the sky while you enjoy breathtaking views on a hot air balloon ride above the Kansas City metro area.

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TimberRidge Adventure Center

Ready to test your relationship and see how well you work together to solve problems and overcome hurdles? Then a date at TimberRidge is for you! Prepare to conquer a ropes course, zip line, and rock climbing wall on this outgoing and active date.

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Blade and Timber

Not sure how this became a thing but I am so glad it did! Put on some flannel and show off your axe throwing skills at Blade and Timber.

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Escape Room

This date will get you talking! In order to escape a room you will have to work together, solve problems, and race against a clock. Will your relationship pass the test?

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KC Wine Trail

Ok it’s not Napa but the KC Wine Trail is a great excuse to drink wine and explore some beautiful vineyards around Kansas City. Pack a picnic and enjoy the views!

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Barley Bus

Hop on the Barley Bus to tour and sample local breweries, wineries, and distilleries around KC! These range from three to four hours and bonus – you can bring your own food and drink on the bus for in between stops!

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Train Ride to Lee’s Summit

Get out of town for the day by taking a train ride from downtown KC to Lee’s Summit! There are two trains daily in each direction which makes this an easy and spontaneous date idea.

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Horseback riding

Trade in the mechanical bull for a real live horse for your next date. There are a ton of stables around KC that offer horseback riding that you and your date can enjoy!

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Zipline KC

For the adventure lovers, this one is for you. Plan a zip adventure for your next date! They even offer evening tours so you can  enjoy a romantic sunset as you zip through the trees.

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