33 Romantic Things to Do This Weekend (No Reservations Necessary)

Rekindle the romance.

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No matter what stage you're at in your relationship, it's important for couples to carve out special time for one another. Whether it's regular date nights, saving up for a big event, or indulging in the little things as often as you can, all these romantic acts nurture your relationship and keep your bond strong. To help you rekindle the romance, we've rounded up romantic things to do this weekend—and beyond. Ideas span from simple but special activities that won't break the bank to more splurge-worthy experiences that will take some worthwhile planning. Most importantly, we've listed a number of romantic ideas that don't cost a penny and don't need a reservation. Make these pastimes with your partner a priority, and keep the love burning.

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(Some of) the Best Things in Life Are Free

  • Go to the farmers market
  • Pick wildflowers
  • Make a scrapbook with photos and mementos
  • Create a collaborative Spotify playlist
  • Write a shared bucket list
  • Slow dance to romantic music
  • Take turns giving each other massages
  • Read poetry together
  • Leave little love notes in unexpected places
  • Take a bubble bath together
  • Build a fire and cuddle
  • Queue up some romantic movies
  • Watch the sunrise together
  • Make each other breakfast in bed
  • Plan out your dream vacation
  • Stargaze

Budget-Friendly Activities

  • Cook a romantic dinner
  • Order takeout and light some candles
  • Ride a Ferris wheel
  • Rent bicycles
  • Recreate your first date
  • Pack a picnic lunch
  • Visit a museum
  • Hit the road for an unplanned day trip
  • Play tourist in your own city
  • Get drinks at a bar with live music
  • Go to a drive-in movie

Splurge-Worthy Experiences

  • Enjoy a couple's massage
  • Go wine-tasting at a vineyard
  • Take a cooking class together
  • Take a dance class together
  • See a concert
  • Book a quick weekend getaway

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