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19 Valentine's Day date ideas for married couples

Posted February 10

Because you love his romantic side. And he loves seeing you smile. (Deseret Photo)

After all this time, you are still each other's favorite person to spend time with.

So why not use this February 14th as just another reason to spend that time together doing something fun?

Need some ideas? Here you are!

1. Cook something yummy together

Find a new recipe you both want to try. Or take a cooking class together. Watching his inner chef come out will be cute. And in the end, you get to enjoy a yummy meal together.

2. Take a dance class

So your cha-cha might not be the smoothest thing ever. But he thinks it's cute. Try learning some new dance moves together that you can use at home later on when your favorite song comes on the radio.

3. Visit a farmer's market

Pick out some fresh ingredients for salsa, or grab some fresh fruit. Or head to a winter market for squash and jarred goodies.

4. Go on a dinner cruise

A delicious dinner while surrounded by water and stars — need we say more?

Or, if this doesn't fit the budget at the moment, spend the evening planning the details of a future vacation, and then start saving so you can take it.

5. Visit a museum or art gallery

Pick one that you both think sounds interesting, and see what new things you learn.

6. Go bowling

Winner gets to pick where you go for dessert.

7. Take a hot air balloon ride

Unless one of you dislikes heights. You want this to be fun, remember?

8. Re-create your first date

Take her to the restaurant you first took her to. Talk about when you first met. Reminisce about the little details of that time together.

9. Make s'mores

And snuggle in a warm blanket under the stars.

10. Go to a play

Dressing up for a nice evening out can be refreshing and fun for both of you.

11. Visit a new city or town together

Go exploring and see what cool places you discover. Find an old town to walk around while holding hands, or try a new restaurant you stumble upon.

12. Make ice cream sundaes

Go shopping together beforehand to pick out all the toppings. Or grab some root beer and ice cream for root beer floats.

13. Go hiking

If you go often, go to a new spot you've been wanting to try together. Maybe even bring along a picnic.

14. Play tennis

It's a date and a great workout all in one.

15. Go swimming

Find a heated pool or some hot springs or hot tubs and relax.

16. Have a spa night

Book a couple's massage or some facials.

17. Have a perfume/cologne date

Go out and smell some new fragrances, and then help each other pick one that you both like. You'll have a cute date and get your Valentine's Day gifts for each other picked out at the same time.

18. Try a couples yoga class

Because why not use Valentine's Day to de-stress, stretch and feel great afterward?

19. Attend a sports game

A night out with a little cheering while eating good food may be just what you both need.

Give one of these a try this Valentine's Day — and then use the others for regular date nights with your spouse, and see how much closer you become.

Kelsi graduated with a journalism degree and is passionate about the written word and the power it has to bring more good into the world.

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  • Tim Orr Feb 11, 9:37 p.m.
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    You could just say spend some time being nice to each other...