New York January 17, 2017
You And Your Partner Will Love These 11 Unique Date Ideas In New York
If you’ve grown tired of staying in or taking your loved one on the typical dinner and a movie date, then we have the perfect solution for you to spice things up a bit! During New York’s colder months it can often feel impossible to find anything to do, let alone something that truly is exciting and romantic. But fear not! We’ve put together a list of various options that are all open during this season and will charm the socks right off of your date.
1. Take advantage of Storm King Art Center's only Winter Weekend and bring your date to see this art park covered in snow.
If you thought you would have to wait until May to bring someone special on a date to Storm King Art Center, then guess again! For one weekend only, you can buy tickets for January 28th & 29th to enjoy an off-season look at this art park. The park is amazing to see during the seasonal months, but it's something truly special to be able to see during this time of year when everything is covered in ice and snow.
Open from 11AM to 3PM on both days, you can buy your tickets and find out more information if you click here.
2. Take on the challenge of climbing one of our High Peaks with someone special.
Some of our High Peaks can be quite challenging and time consuming, but if you take your date up to Cascade Mountain you two should have nothing but an unforgettable time. Coming in at just under 5-miles long round trip, it generally takes hikers around 2 hours to reach the summit. Giving you panoramic views of New York's tallest mountains, there's nothing more romantic than soaking in scenic views like this.
3. Or see our tallest peaks in a different way by taking your date on winter horseback riding adventure through the Adirondack mountains.
If you have no interest in putting in the amount of effort that it takes to climb one of our mountains, then soak in views of our High Peaks in a whole new way. Hiding up in the small town of Lake Clear in the Adirondacks, you can take picturesque trails while riding on horseback this winter.
Offering a variety of different packages, you can find out more information if you click here.
4. Experience a dimly lit date and underground boat ride with your sweetheart at Howe Caverns.
Open throughout the year, if you're looking to take someone on an adventurous date underground it's best you head for Howe Caverns. Just under an hour west of the Capital Region, this amazing hidden attraction takes you through dimly lit caves and gives you the opportunity to cuddle up with someone cute during an unbelievable underground boat ride.
To find out more information about prices and when you can visit,
5. Take a visit to New York's largest snow tubing park at Hunter Mountain.
You may be use to hearing about Hunter Mountain for its wonderful skiing and snowboarding trails, but did you know it's also home to New York's largest snow tubing park? Featuring over 20 chutes that are over 1,000 feet long, you'll love tiring yourself out as you fly down these hills.
To find out more information about Hunter Mountain's Snow Tubing Park, click here.
6. Make the trip to Allegany State Park where you can get cozy inside of a rustic cabin with waterfront views.
Romantic cabin getaways aren't just for the summer, make your way out to Allegany State Park and you'll be able to cozy up inside a charming cabin that has waterfront views. The Red House Area has so much to offer visitors, from an assortment of cabins and campsites to waterfalls, covered bridges and trails that will lead you to spectacular places.
To plan out your romantic adventure to this amazing state park in Western New York, click here.
7. Soak in history and unforgettable views at the Olympic Ski Jump Complex.
If you've never had the guts to make your way up to the top of Lake Placid's Olympic Ski Jump Complex, then maybe the best time to visit is when you have an attractive pair of hands to help reassure you that everything is alright. Giving you dreamy views of our snow-capped mountains and villages down below, you can visit daily from 9AM to 4PM.
To find out more information and to plan out your date to the complex, click here.
8. Stay warm and loosen up while you explore America's oldest winery down in Orange County.
While some prefer to keep their dates warm by cozying up near a fire under an assortment of blankets, others will choose to enjoy an adult beverage to keep themselves nice and toasty. There's nothing like taking a trip to one of our vineyards out in the Finger Lakes, but down in Orange County you can actually bring your date to America's oldest winery!
To find out more information and to plan out when you're going to taste these delicious wines for yourself, click here.
9. See what it's like to take an adventure to High Falls Gorge during our winter months when these beautiful waterfalls are frozen over.
Enjoy a little piece of heaven in New York at High Falls Gorge up in the town of Wilmington. The private park makes for the perfect place to have a romantic date during the winter, allowing guests to hike to frozen waterfalls, snowshoe along an amazing trail and conclude the date with a campfire and marshmallow roasting! Does it get any better than this?
To find out about all the reasons why we love visiting this one park and to learn how you can take a trip here too, click here.
10. Grab your toboggan and head towards Chestnut Ridge Park to experience an epic winter slide.
If the thrills of visiting New York's largest snow tubing park didn't sound appealing to you, then this epic slide sure will. Head out towards Buffalo to the town of Orchard Park and you'll find historic toboggan chutes that you won't be able to find anywhere else in New York. These chutes are now some of the only remaining ones you'll find in the country and have long been a favorite winter tradition for locals.
To find out how to get to this park and what you'll need to experience this epic slide, click here.
11. Rock red robes and snuggle up inside of igloos at one of New York's most stunning rooftop bars.
If you're going to be heading down to the Big Apple, you can't miss out on this extraordinarily romantic date opportunity. New York's largest outdoor rooftop garden, 230 Fifth is a rooftop bar that keeps its guests warm inside of igloos during the winter. That's right! No need to miss out on these spectacular views of the city just because it's cold outside, the bar provides guests with cozy red robes and igloos to keep you warm on your special date.
To find out about their fantastic brunch buffets and more, click here.
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