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First Date Ideas in NJ

First Date Ideas in NJ

Figuring out where to go on a first date is an important task! First impressions matter, so take a look at this list for ideas on what to do on your upcoming date.

Northern NJ
Newport Skates
95 River Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07310

Newport Skates NJ first date ideas Ice skating with skyline backdrop!
During the spring, summer and early autumn seasons, Newport Skates is home to a beautiful tree-lined plaza that makes for a lovely date spot in its own right. But in the winter, this 7,000 square foot space turns into an awesome ice skating rink that is perfect for a first date! Skate with your date as you both enjoy the beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline. The cityscape backdrop provides the perfect romantic setting for your date!

Beautiful plaza during warmer months

Northern NJ
Shanghai Jazz
24 Main Street, Madison, NJ 07940

Shanghai Jazz first date ideas in NJ One of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world!
Shanghai Jazz was named one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world! It is a perfect place for a classy first date with someone special. Enjoy world-class live jazz performances, gourmet-Asian cuisine inspired by the seasons, upscale ambiance, great drinks (including an exemplary wine list and about a dozen beers on tap) and top-notch service. Reservations are strongly recommended. If you are looking to impress a date, this is the place you want to visit!

Gourmet Asian dining and great entertainment

Southern NJ
Cape May Whale Watcher
1218 Wilson Drive, Cape May, NJ 08204

Cape May Whale Watcher first date ideas in New Jersey Whale watching and dinner cruises
Nature lovers will have an amazing time aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher! The 110 foot ship has been a premier whale watching attraction in the South Jersey area since 1993. Take a cruise to catch views of beautiful whales and dolphins or enjoy a dinner cruise featuring a delicious prime rib meal in the evening. Other specialty cruises include sunset cruises, dolphin watch, fireworks cruises and a light house cruise. They all make for great first date ideas!

Other special cruises also available

Central NJ
A-Lot-A Hot Air Balloon Rides
155 Union Rd, Frenchtown, NJ 08825

A-Lot-A Hot Air balloon ride idea for a first date in New Jersey Float through the hillside
Appreciate the breathtaking New Jersey scenery as you and your date soar through the clouds on a fun balloon ride! This very affordable aerial adventure is a first date idea that is sure to impress. Drift through the hills in a completely safe hot air balloon as the beautiful landscape sets the mood of your date. Let nature do its job and simply enjoy the ride! Do not worry about winds or a shaky ride- balloon flight is an absolutely smooth experience, so rest assured that your ride will be secure and comfortable.

Enjoy a smooth ride

Northern NJ
Meadowlands Racetrack
50 New Jersey 120, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Meadowlands Racetrack ideas for a first date in NJ Watch fun horse races!
Bring your date for a day of excitement and fun at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Watch horse races, place bets on your favorite racing hoses and take part in various activities that take place throughout the season. Take advantage of free general admission and live racing program on Thursday and Friday. Admission and the live racing program are $2 each on Saturdays. General parking is always free! There are also a variety of dining options on-site. Come by for a fun daytime date!

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Professional Sporting Events
Various Locations

Professional Sporting Events first date ideas in NJ Cheer for your favorite team!
Tickets to the big game are a great idea for a first date! If the object of your affection is a sports fan, take him or her to an exciting sporting event in the area. Cheer for your favorite team and have a guaranteed fun time at one of the many sporting events in New Jersey. Find tickets for Giants, Devils, Red Bulls, minor league baseball, Jets, Knicks, Yankees and more teams’ games here! Tickets to concerts, theatre and other events are also available.

Many event tickets available

Central NJ
Twin Brook Golf Center
1251 Jumping Brook Rd., Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

Twin Brook Golf Center first date ideas in New Jersey Championship mini golf course
Unleash your playfully-competitive spirit on a date at Twin Brook Golf Center, your one-stop facility for all golf needs. The 18-hole miniature golf course is a fun idea for a date in NJ. It is well suited for adults and fun for people of all ages. This championship mini golf course features waterfalls and beautiful caverns. There is also a 9-hole par 3 golf course, a heated driving range and a bar and grill for when you and your date work up an appetite.

9 hole par 3 course as well

Southern NJ
Hang Loose Parasail
1044 W Rio Grande Blvd., Wildwood, NJ 08260

Hang Loose Parasail ideas for first dates in New Jersey Fun parasailing in Wildwood!
Grab a date and head to Hang Loose Parasail in Wildwood, NJ for an exciting adventure! Parasailing is the perfect activity for couples. Enjoy your ride above the ocean in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. Take in the ocean and shore views from hundreds of feet in the air, and then get dipped in the ocean before being pulled back onto the boat. If you don’t want to get wet, don’t worry- you can choose to simply glide in the air with your date. Complimentary drinks are also offered on board.

Perfect couples activity

Southern NJ
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
208 Broadway, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park ideas for first dates in New Jersey Have a romantic picnic
The Barnegat Lighthouse State Park can provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic outing. Visitors can climb to the top of the lighthouse and get amazing panoramic views of the surrounding coastline for an affordable $3 fee. You and your date can also explore the Barnegat Lighthouse Interpretive Center, enjoy a meal at the picnic tables, sunbathe and enjoy the view along the jetty. It is the perfect destination for a first date at the Jersey Shore!

Beautiful panoramic views

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