What a great way to unwind after a long work week..kick off a night on the town!When it comes to dating, a little extra thought can go a long way.
Encanto Park is a lush oasis smack dab in the middle of Central Phoenix, and if you've got a partner, you need to rent a paddleboat, bring along some snacks and beverages, and spend the afternoon on the lagoon. Then get behind the wheel for 14 laps of adrenaline-pumping fun at the largest indoor kart-racing facility in the US.
Be warned though: If your date has a competitive side, this is where you shall discover it.
Because making out in a theater tends to annoy the people sitting around you, take it to the backseat and check out first-run movies like they were meant to be watched (or not watched, in this case) at Arizona's only drive-in movie theater.
First Friday lets you check out the beautiful, funky, and downright weird exhibits at galleries throughout the city.
Bring your date to this quiet refuge, where you can stroll hand-in-hand through the verdant landscaping, complete with waterfall, koi pond, and crazy-romantic lushness. From native instruments from around the globe to pieces owned by Johnny Cash and Joshua Bell, all musical styles are represented here.
For some added culture, you can even join in a traditional tea ceremony. See The Valley in the way it was meant to be seen -- from the back of a horse.
If you’re in the Phoenix area, we’ve got you covered.
Anyone in any city can look up the best Italian restaurant on Yelp, make sure to grab a reservation on a night when a violin player is on call, and brush up on the best wines to order to make you look like you know what you’re talking about. There are many places in the Phoenix area that can leave a lasting impression on your date and help keep you in the front of her mind.
romantic, but trust us, and head east for a lazy two-hour glide down the Salt River.
Ice-cold beer (just no glass bottles, please) and munchies will stay dry with the rental of a cooler tube, so you can enjoy a floating picnic.
Every Tuesday, the Duce offers free swing dance lessons, followed by hours of live music and drink specials.