New York, the city that never sleeps, has something for everyone when it comes to dating ideas. Whether you want to enjoy cultural events in the evening or ride bikes in Central Park during the day with that special someone, you will find romantic opportunities everywhere. Create special memories together or perhaps even get engaged in this exciting city.
Take in a Broadway Show
After enjoying dinner at a romantic cafe or restaurant, take in a live show on Broadway. There are plays, musical theater performances and concerts to suit everyone's taste. Popular Broadway shows include "The Lion King," "Wicked," "Jersey Boys," "Sister Act," and "Rain," a tribute to the Beatles. Check out "Romantic Poetry" playing at the Manhattan Theatre Club to end a perfect evening.
Helicopter Flight Over New York City
Plan a romantic helicopter ride over New York City. Some of the helicopter services even provide a complimentary bottle of champagne afterward. You can typically have a photo taken with your date on the helicopter to remember your special flight date. Enjoy flying over the Empire State Building or Central Park. A bird's eye view of the city during the day or at night with all the lights makes for a romantic date indeed.
Enjoy a romantic dinner cruise along the Hudson and East River and New York's world-renowned skyline with your date. Get a close-up view of the Statue of Liberty as you eat a leisurely sumptuous meal. There are many cruise tours to choose from. Alternatively, you can do a day boat tour, or for those who are adventurous and up for some excitement, ride New York's speedboat "The Beast."
Central Park Date Ideas
Rent a rowboat or go for a Venetian gondola tour on the lake in Central Park during the day. If you're both into physical activities, rent bicycles and check out the Park together on your bikes. Late afternoon or evening, take a romantic ride in a horse-drawn carriage through Central Park. Stroll hand-in-hand throughout the park or take in a free concert.