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15 Unique Romantic Ideas in NJ 

Going to a dinner and a movie can get pretty boring after a while. If you're looking for a fun and unique way to spend time with your loved one, see our picks below for the top 15 most unique date ideas! From wine making to a couples massage, we have come up with some great ideas.

Lambertville Day Trip
Northern New Jersey

Take her antiquing in Lambertville NJ

Lambertville has more than 20 antique shops in town. Nestled on the east bank of the Delaware River, its tree-lined streets, Victorian houses and Federal row homes and churches evoke a feeling of romance just as it did in the 1800s. 

Sights to see in Lambertville NJ
Visit the River Horse MicroBrewery for some afternoon libations. Have a romantic dinner at the famous Anton's at the Swan. Head over to the Unionville Vineyards in nearby Ringoes, NJ for some complimentary wine tastings, then take view the countryside on a Carriage tour in Stockton, NJ.

Grape Escape
12 Stults Rd., Dayton, NJ 08810
Central New Jersey

Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Bottling
This completely unique culinary experience is only available at The Grape Escape. They will step you through an Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar tasting, then you will custom label your own bottles and lastly, they will cook for you a menu consisting of their favorite Olive Oil & Balsamic recipes. 
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Make your own Mozzarella

The Grape Escape will show you everything you need to know about making mozzarella. You'll leave with your handmade mozzarella, the recipe to do it yourself and the know-how to impress your friends at your next party.
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Melt your own gourmet chocolate

Join the Grape Escape for a one-of-a-kind event where you will enjoy a chocolate melting experience with their exclusive gourmet chocolate. Melt your own chocolate, package it in their gift boxes and custom label them. If you love chocolate then this romantic date idea is for you!
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Grape Expectations
Central New Jersey

Make wine together in NJ

Experience the atmosphere of your own winery and what fun winemaking can be. You will be involved in the complete process from the crushing and pressing of the grapes through to the bottling of the wine. You will choose from select California, Italian and South American grapes and juice and be assisted by international award winemakers. Please call 732-764-9463 for detail TODAY. They know that you will be happy not only with the wine you make with them, but also the entire wine making experience.

Create your own romantic wine labels

Create cool romantic wine labels for each other. This is a really unique and unusual romantic idea for the two of you. Grape Expectations is a very romantic winery where they show you exactly how to make the wine together!

Cedars & Beeches B&B
Central NJ

Ultimate Romantic Getaway
Arrive at Cedars & Beeches and check into your spacious king size bedroom featuring French windows and private bath.  Upon arrival in your room, the resort's gift to you, your complimentary bottle of wine, awaits you and your love. 

One of the highlights of your intimate getaway will be your just for two massage, en suite. Their staff will set up your rooms, complete with spa robes, just before your appointed time. Once the therapist begins, you both will be transported to a world of relaxation. Book your escape today! Call 1-800-323-5655 or 732-571-6777.

Area attractions

Shopping and dining at West End Village or Pier Village is just a few blocks away. Entertainment?  The NJ Repertory Company on nearby Broadway, offers a (wide) variety of theatrical performances throughout the year, both drama and comedy, and are always interesting.  Guests will receive a 25% discount on tickets booked through this package. The Pollack Theatre, the Lauren B. Woods, and the Count Basie also offer entertainment ranging from music to theatre. A toast to you and your love.

Spirit Cruises Spirit Cruises Unique and Fun Romantic Date Ideas in NJ
New Jersey and NY

Spirit Cruises Unique Romnatic Dinner Ideas in NJRomantic cruise dinners on the NYC Harbor

Your most memorable date night is waiting on the water as you enjoy the best views of the iconic skyline as it dazzles across New York Harbor. There’s no better place to create a special and unforgettable memory with your sweetheart then cruising past the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, One World Trade, the Brooklyn Bridge, and more. A Spirit Cruise promises a fun and relaxed atmosphere with a fresh buffet made by our onboard chefs, DJ Entertainment, onboard games including Giant Jenga, Connect Four, Foosball, and Shuffleboard, and a rooftop lounge.

Step aboard for a truly spectacular evening, raise a glass to toast the ones you love most, and watch the sun set over the Statue of Liberty! Departing year-round from both Chelsea Piers, NY and Lincoln Harbor Marina, Weehawken, NJ impress your partner with a unique and unforgettable memory on the water!

Step aboard our sister ship, Bateaux New York for a more elegant and sophisticated evening onboard a European-inspired, all-glass vessel offering 360-degree views of the iconic city skyline. Enjoy an upscale, three-course dinner, live band entertainment featuring an acoustic trio, pianist, and vocalist, and unobstructed views. Departures out of Chelsea Piers, NY.

Spirit offers a variety of lunch, dinner, moonlight, holiday, and specialty themed cruises. Visit for more information.

Visit their website for specific dates and times.

A Beautiful Balloon
Parsippany, NJ

Romantic Hot Air Balloon Rides in NJ
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly? Not enclosed in an airplane, but out in the open. To soar hundreds of feet in the air, seeing the land stretch out for miles below you. To float peacefully over lakes and mountains in a quiet that allows you to hear the sounds of nature below. A Beautiful Balloon's hot air balloon rides allow you to do just that!

With them, you'll experience the beauty, excitement and wonder that hot-air ballooning offers. To schedule your hot air balloon flight, please click here or call Dick or Mary Beth Young at 973-335-9799.

East Coast Parasail
Southern NJ Shore

East Coast Parasail Unique Romantic Date Ideas In New JerseyGo parasailing with your date!
Experience the high-flying thrill, panoramic views and pure excitement of parasailing down the New Jersey Shore. Come parasail at 500 feet over the beautiful Atlantic Ocean with East Coast Parasail.

Experience for yourself the natural high of soaring above the Jersey Shore. East Coast Parasail has a 100% safety record! Take off and land from the boat. You can get wet or stay dry - it's your choice. If you are trying to plan a unique date, take your partner on a parasailing adventure with East Coast Parasail. Soar above beautiful Cape May, NJ. They offer single or tandem passenger flights, so you can fly with your date or you can both ride solo. Visit their website for more information.

Nick Caruso Enterprises, INC 
905 NJ-35, Belmar, NJ 07719

Nick Caruso Enterprises, INC Romantic Date Ideas for Couples in Central NJ A Truly Unique Date Experience!
Try something different on your next romantic date and allow Nick Caruso Enterprises, INC to wow your significant other! You can start off with a day in the sun cruising around the Bay or Atlantic Ocean, and even take a dip if desired! You can plan activities like fishing, crabbing, or even scuba diving! You can have any of the local catering companies deliver food right to the boat and enjoy a delicious meal on the water! Nick Caruso Enterprises, INC also offers an amorous evening cruise so you can witness the sun setting over the Atlantic Ocean.

Their boats each have their own accommodations. When you sign up for a party, special event or occasion on one of their boats they will book your event on the vessel that best meets your needs.

If you’re looking for something REALLY dreamy for the Fourth of July, why not have Nick Caruso Enterprises find the perfect spot on the water to see the local fireworks show!

Romantic Water Boat Trips in Belmar, NJ

Paint your Life Oil Paintings
All of New Jersey

Turn a photo of your loved one into a painting!
The process is easy! Send in a hard copy of the image or upload it to Paint your Life. A talented artist will then begin to hand paint an oil painting or charcoal sketch drawing (which ever you choose). They will then send it over for your approval and when satisfied you pay the balance. All paintings are hand painted by real artists!

A romantic painting that will last forever
100% handmade oil paintings from your photo will be made by a professional artist. Prices start at $62. Their goal is to make custom portraits from photos affordable for as many customers as they can. Paintings are professional museum quality! How about a romantic photo of the two of you down the NJ shore?

Writing & Wine  
Serving Bars and Restaurants Throughout NJ

Writing & Wine Unique Romantic Date Ideas in NJ Sip and Write on a Spontaneous, Romantic Night Out!
Do you want to connect on a deeper level on your next date? The next Writing & Wine event is totally for you then! They hold inspirational sip and write events at local bars and restaurants where you can enjoy the chosen venue’s drink specials, unwind and relate with your partner’s inner creativity and imagination!

A professional writer will provide you with easy and fun guided writing prompts to help get you started, so there is absolutely No Writing Experience Necessary! All you need is your special date for the night and some eagerness to be creative and spontaneous!

Register for Writing & Wine’s next event and ask your sweetheart to join you for a romantic night out, full of laughter and fantasy!

As seen on MSNBC's "Your Business" program!

Also Available for Private and Corporate Parties and Events!

In Flight Balloon Adventures
Clinton, NJ

In Flight Balloon Adventures Unique Romantic Ideas NJ
Romantic Adventure Getaway in NJ

The Overnight Romantic Adventure combines the adventure of a Hot Air Balloon flight with the romance of elegant dining, followed by a comfortable night in a charming country bed and breakfast. Take a Sunrise flight, or evening flight, before or after dinner. It's your choice. Just call and In Flight Balloons will make all the arrangements for you! This is one the most romantic adventure getaways in all of New Jersey! Please call 888-301-2383 for more information or visit them at

Surprise your loved one this weekend!

The Great Swamp Refuge NJ
Central New Jersey

Nature and romance go hand in hand in NJ!

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is open year-round from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. Couples are encouraged to observe, study, photograph and walk with nature in designated public areas. The best times for observing wildlife are early in the morning and late afternoon.

Explore the great outdoors together!
The Refuge has close to 9 miles of foot access trails, with varying difficulty from which wildlife can be viewed. Access to the refuge is about 5 miles southeast of Morristown in Basking Ridge, NJ.

Aerial Photos in NJ
All of New Jersey

An Aerial Photo of your NJ home!

As an experienced photography company, Aerial Photos in NJ uses the latest technology to provide aerial images that are of the highest quality. Their clients do not have the added expense of a hired pilot and rented aircraft. Let them create a long lasting memory for your NJ Home or business.

Aerial photos are a unique romantic gift idea
An aerial photo can be a long lasting romantic token of your memories together in a NJ dwelling. Their aircraft and helicopters are based at Morristown, Lincoln Park and Linden Airports which are only minutes away from locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut.

Preppy Grams
All of New Jersey and NY

Romantic singing Telegram in NJ
All telegrams are written based on information you provide them about the recipient who receives a decorated scroll. They will even be given a copy of the lyrics to keep as a memento! Some of Preppy Grams' costumes include tuxedo, red heart, gorilla, chicken, clown, grim reaper, fireman, doctor, nurse, French maid, priest, nun, Tarzan, Winnie-the-Pooh, Elvis and more. Click here to see all costumes.

Same day service available!
You want a singing telegram sent fast? There is no better or romantic spontaneous gift that you can give to your loved one in NJ. Preppygrams delivers singing telegrams 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! They accept all major credit cards and even PayPal! 

Discount Wine Club

Cellars Wine Club 
All of New Jersey Tri-State area

This wine club is perfect for the wine novice or for anyone interested in discovering wines they normally do not have access to.  Sample wines from classic regions such as Italy, France and California, as well as more recently discovered premium regions in Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina and South Africa. Including  well known varietals such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, members will also get the opportunity to experience lesser known red varietals such as Tempranillo, Carmenere, Malbec, Pinot Nero, Shiraz, and other white varietals including Pinot Grigio, Semillon, Alvarinho and Torrontes. Don't be locked out of the world of wine! You can choose between 1 bottle a month or a case of wine a month. 10 exciting wine clubs to choose from! Very reasonable prices.

Easy to Join - Hard to forget

Send a Handwritten Calligraphy love letter

Beautiful HandWritten Calligraphy NJ
All of New Jersey Tri-State area

Handwritten Calligraphy is a simple, elegant and affordable way to make a lasting impression. Whether you are considering calligraphy services for addressing wedding invitations or another social occasion, this company can offer personalized service and advice. They are a personalized & professional service that offers extremely competitive pricing. If you have a poem or gift idea and would like me to turn it into beautiful calligraphy art, simply fill out this form and the experts will create a beautiful, completely original love note for you to send off to your spouse.

Love letters are the most romantic form of communication

Do something really romantic in New Jersey

NJ Aerial Advertising -
All of New Jersey Tri-State area

Send him or her a romantic aerial message they will never forget! Imagine the two of you necking on the beach and your 
Very affordable, romantic (Unique and creative) "I Love You" Air Sign flies overhead! You can have any banner you like, like: "Will you Marry Me", "Happy 50th Birthday", "Happy Anniversary", "Congratulations", "Come back home", "I love you (Her name here"  or "Thank You". Romantic Aerial Banners that fly overhead your destination
! They service the entire coast of New Jersey beaches from Sandy Hook to Cape May with romantic airplane advertising. They also serve the entire NYC area. You name it, they'll make it! Just tell them WHAT you want to say - Skywrite (display on air), WHERE and WHEN. Please call them at 800-756-6247 for more information.

Why send just flowers when you can really make a statement?

Sandy Hook - Gunnison beach
Central New Jersey (shore)

Visit a nude Beach in NJ! - (Seasonal)
What could be more romantic than laying in the sand with your honey, and feeling the wind in places where you normally wouldn't? For obvious reasons, we can't show all the friendly beach goers here, but the picture to the left is an actual picture of the Gunnison Beach surf.

Very friendly relaxed atmosphere
Everyone we met here was really cool and down to earth, so there is no need to be intimidated. You will surely enjoy yourselves. Gunnison Beach is part of the Sandy Hook unit of the Gateway National Recreation Area, located in Monmouth County, NJ. See beach Access Here


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