Whether it’s your first date, or your 50th, going on a date is meant to be a fun and exciting time. The standard dinner, drinks, or movie outings will never go out of style but sometimes the situation calls for something more unique. Changes in your date-night routine will turn-up-the-volume on any relationship, be it old or new. Score extra creative points with that special someone by trying one of these unique date ideas in Las Vegas.
1. Have a Savory Bite
For a fun spin on the dinner date, try a food tour. The Lip Smacking Foodie Tour lets you visit four of the Las Vegas Strip’s top restaurants where you can enjoy 3-4 signature dishes at each spot. Guests are always treated as VIPs with immediate seating, along with a guided walking tour of Las Vegas sights along the way. Make the night extra special by pairing The Lip Smacking Foodie Tour with a Maverick Night Flight over Las Vegas. During the Savory Bites and Neon Lights Experience, you’ll soar high above the world-famous Strip where you can see stunning views of Las Vegas landmarks.
2. Build Your Own Dessert
Skip the dinner and go right to dessert with the “build your own dessert menu” at Public House inside The Venetian. To start, choose your base of either chocolate layer cake, blackberry cobbler, or butterscotch pudding. Next you pick your sauce and toppings. Then finalize your creation with a choice of ice cream, which includes house-made flavors like cold brew coffee or rhubarb gin. A sweet treat wins hearts.
3. Ride an Authentic Gondola
No trip to The Venetian would be complete without a romantic gondola ride. Glide through the Grand Canal shops in an authentic Venetian gondola while your official gondolier serenades you and your date. That’s amore!
4. Get Some LOVE™
Taking in a show in Las Vegas is a fun twist on the movie date. The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil combines exciting acrobatic acts with exquisite choreography set to the iconic sounds of The Beatles. Pair it with a Maverick Helicopters Night Flight over the Las Vegas Strip to create an even more unique date idea.
5. Go See Gwen
Speaking of shows, multi-platinum recording artist and global icon, Gwen Stefani headlines her own residency show, “Gwen Stefani – Just a Girl,” inside Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Stefani performs her biggest hits from her solo career and her time with 90’s super group No Doubt. Performances dates run from 6/27/18 – 3/16/19
6. Rock the Hard Rock
Not a “pop” fan, how about some hard rock? Take your date on a journey through the history of rock n’ roll with Raiding the Rock Vault at The Hard Rock Hotel. Voted “Best Musical” and “Best Tribute Show,” in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas Awards, Raiding the Rock Vault features classic anthems in rock from the 1960’s to today, performed by members of some of the greatest rock bands in history.
7. The Dome at Container Park
For truly unique video presentations, take your date to The Dome at Container Park. Designed to embrace the energy of downtown, the dome is an immersive, 4K-visual entertainment experience with nearly 14 million pixels surrounding viewers in a full 360-degrees.
8. Get Your Topgolf On
Topgolf is an inclusive, high-tech golf game that everyone can enjoy regardless of your level of golf skill. Couples can practice their swings in climate-controlled hitting bays paired with delicious food and beverage.
9. Flip Out
Looking for an idea that’s a little more active where you can play? FlipNOut Xtreme is a place where you and your date can cut loose and feel like kids again. Show off your tricks on trampolines and bounce walls. Besides trampolining, FlipNOut Xtreme offers zip lining; laser tag, ninja warrior courses; and trampoline jousting to make a fun date idea.
10. Couples Who Sweat Together Stay Together
A great way to get closer is to try new experiences together (which is what this unique dating list is all about!). Taking a fitness class is a good way to let your guard down and experience something new together. Getting outdoors exemplifies this experience. For instance, HeliYoga – Limitless is an exclusive yoga experience set at the top of the Valley of Fire. Take in the serenity of your surroundings while you relax your body and mind.
11. Heat Things Up at the Valley of Fire
Speaking of the The Valley of Fire, it is one of the most unique and beautiful desert landscapes in the United States. Using this natural wonder as the backdrop for your date is the perfect choice to have the moment all about the two of you. Want to make it even more unique? Make this the moment where you pop the big question with a Maverick Proposal package.
12. Find a Fur-Ever Friend
Not ready for a marital commitment just yet, how about a fur baby? Adopting a pet on a date may sound a little curious at first blush, but nothing warms the heart faster than a furry friend. Just visiting these precious pets together is a unique way to spark a sense of closeness, but you may find yourself falling in love with the animals as well! Whether it’s a ball-chasing dog, a curious kitten, or a cuddly critter, The Animal Foundation welcomes your adoption interests.
13. Get Wrecked
Just a mile from the Strip, you’ll find a date night experience that is very unique. You and your sweetheart will suit up in safety gear before starting demolition. The Wreck Room lets you unleash on breakables from bottles and ceramics, to TVs and computer printers. They supply the bats and crowbars and you get to demolish everything in sight!
14. Explore the Neon Graveyard
Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs. The outdoor exhibition space, known as the Neon Boneyard, let’s you view the collection through either an hour-long guided tour or a self-guided tour. Walk hand-in-hand with your sweetie while you take in a large part of Las Vegas’ unique history.
15. Paint and Sip in Town Square
Wine and date night go hand-in-hand. Add a little paint to that and make it extra special. Pinot’s Palette at Town Square provides a fun atmosphere to paint, drink, and enjoy time together. Can’t paint, don’t worry! This isn’t an art class this is for a fun date night out.
16. The Void
The Void is as unique an experience as it gets. This is more than just a VR experience, its hyper-reality. This is unmatched realism that takes you entirely out of your own world and into another—not just visually, but physically and emotionally. But mainly, this is fun!
17. Try to Catch a Killer
Dating a crime buff? CSI: The Experience might be the perfect idea for you. Based on the hit TV show, you’ll perform realistic CSI tests like matching DNA, examining bullet casings, and identifying single strands of hair. It takes teamwork to solve the crime.
18. Have a Laugh
First date? Heading to a comedy show is a great ice-breaker because laughing puts everyone at ease. Las Vegas is full of comedy shows where you can have a laugh and some fun. Whether it’s a prop comic like Carrot Top; a variety act like Aces of Comedy; or a performance show like Terry Fator; there’s a show for every couple to enjoy.
19. Float Beneath the Hoover Dam
Getting outdoors and into a new environment can make a date extra special. You may have traveled to historic Hoover Dam before, but traveling the waters of the mighty Colorado River is an entirely new experience. There are many different kayaking and rafting tours to choose from that will make your date unique and memorable. Make your date an adventure with a Maverick Helicopter flight combined with a river rafting tour.
20. Walk the Skywalk
Are you so in love you feel like you’re walking on air? Do you want to experience it for real? The Skywalk at Grand Canyon West provides you with unsurpassed views 4,000 feet to the floor of the Canyon below. Step out onto the glass bridge with your date in hand and take in this natural wonder together. Pair this experience with a Maverick Helicopter ride over the sacred lands of the Hualapai tribe for unique, one-of-a-kind photo opportunities.
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