Every romance, no matter how young or old, needs a little added kindling once in a while.
Going on a special romantic date with the one you love or the one you like right now but might someday love… is a great way for the two of you to connect. These special Nebraska date ideas will bring you closer and create some treasured memories. Tell us your best romantic Nebraska date stories in the comments! During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
Take a walk through a beautiful garden together. You could visit the Sunken Gardens in Lincoln, pictured here, or venture out to some of our other favorites.
It's even better than picking up a bundle of flowers from the grocery store on the way home. Stephen Conn. You don't even need to make a plan - just get into the car and head away from the city or town. Check out some of Nebraska's deated Scenic Byways here.
NE Game and Parks. Did you know we have waterfalls?!
We do, and they're magnificent. Snuggle up to your honey near the natural beauty of one of our state's lovely cascades.
No, really - walking through the woods can be incredibly romantic. With nothing to distract you but the splendor of nature, you'll be able to have deep conversations while getting your hearts pumping.
Here are a few ideas for finding the perfect hiking location. Nebraska has some exceptional lakes. Choose one near you and plan a day of fun.
A canoe ride, a picnic, and then a bonfire, maybe? The sun sets the sky on fire Get away from the light-polluted towns and cities, find a nice secluded spot, and get comfortable with your sweetheart. A nice bottle of wine and a blanket to share will complete the romantic scene. Surrounding yourselves with exceptionally beautiful art can remind you both of the beauty you see in each other. Visit Nebraska.
You can only visit them in the summer, but Nebraska has two operating drive-in theaters: one in Neligh and one in Alliance. Seeing a movie in a theater can be kind of romantic, but it's nothing compared to the coziness of gazing at the silver screen in your car, just the two of you.
Magical Journey Carriage Service. Make your partner feel like a prince or princess by taking them on a fairytale ride through one of Omaha's most picturesque areas.
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Nighttime rides, especially in the winter when the holiday lights are twinkling, are unforgettably magical. Nebraska Balloon Rides. Climb aboard a hot air balloon with the one you love and take a one-of-a-kind journey on the wind. There are several hot air balloon ride operators in Nebraska, so you can find one just about wherever you are.
A riverboat cruise, that is. While you're in downtown Omaha for your walk across the pedestrian bridge, take a detour over to the River City Star for a lovely water tour of the river.
Silver Hills Winery. Nebraska's vineyards and wineries have been exploding in popularity, and any of them can be perfect for a date. Here are 15 stellar wineries and vineyards to get you started.
Burchell's White Hill Farmhouse Inn. Put away the cell phones and other devices and make the whole weekend just about the two of you. Nebraska In Your Inbox spinner.
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