Date Ideas

Dating Ideas in Boise Idaho

Ste Chappelle - Award Winning Idaho WinerySte Chappelle Winery
An easily overseen dating idea can be as simple as wine tasting. You don't have to have any experience, wineries are happy to help you find your love for wine. St Chappelle is one of the best for 1st timers! Being one of the few wineries with an extensive white collection, and several sweeter wines, even if you're not a big wine fan this is an easy one to get into. For $5 they guide you through the tastings of 5 wines and you get a keepsake wine glass all done with the beautiful backdrop of the vineyards. What more could you ask for?

Silverhawk Aviation - Helicopter ToursSilverhawk Helicopter Tours This one is for the more extravagant date. For the date you never want them to forget. Silverhawk aviation out of Caldwell does scenic tours starting at $140 for a couple. They have all sorts of tours available depending on the package you buy but check out their page they frequently offer Valentines packages as low as $99 per couple and at Christmas they do tours of the Christmas Lights.

Cottonwood Grille - Northwest Inspired CuiseNorthwest Inspired Cuisine in a Stunning Riverfront Setting
Downtown Boise, along the beautiful Boise River at the corner of 9th and River Street, is the memorable Cottonwood Grille. The restaurant specializes in fresh, local ingredients that capture the unique flavors of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy fresh seafood, Double R Ranch premium Northwest beef and local game in a friendly, relaxed dining room setting, or out on our scenic patio overlooking the Boise River and Greenbelt. With the addition of the River Room, the Cottonwood Grille an ideal location for meetings, banquets, wedding receptions, and private parties. The restaurant is open daily for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, with a popular Happy Hour everyday from 3 -6 p.m.

Knock 'em Dead Dinner Theatre - Boise, IdahoKnock 'em Dead Dinner Theatre
To save on drumming up ideas for your date, why not have dinner and your entertainment all rolled into one! During the summer it's hard to beat the Shakespeare Festival but during the winter check out Knock 'em Dead dinner theatre. They have been putting on shows for the Treasure Valley for more than 21 years running an average of 8 different shows a year, you can check their site to see what the shows are and a rundown of the plot. Thursdays are show only nights, tickets will run $18 per person, Friday and Saturday are your 'dinner and a show' nights, tickets need to be ordered 24 hrs in advance, and run $39 per person (hint: students, military, and seniors – check out the site for great discounts).

Local Geocaching
Ever heard of Geocaching? (JEE-O-CASH-ING) If not, geocaching is essentially a huge treasure hunt worldwide! Using a GPS system and the instructions online, you will be entertained the entire time while trying to find the hidden treasure. You can also leave your own articles behind for someone else to find. With your date, you are guaranteed to have a good time and may even spark the feeling of being a kid again. Did we mention that it is free?

The MK Nature Center
This FREE attraction boasts opportunities for exploration and education! Here you will have the chance to walk through the visitor center which is packed full of information from the Idaho Fish and Game Department about our state and the wildlife it contains. The visitor center has a handful of life-size animals that have been preserved for your enjoyment. The grizzly bear is sure to catch your eye and astonish as you stand right next to it! Outside of the visitor center is a lovely nature walk. The path will take you over bridges where the fish below are easily seen in their natural habitat. Keep an eye out for the incredibly large sturgeon as well! The rest of the walk has designated learning spots, where you can stop and read about the different stages of a fish's life, while also getting to see it first hand. Take the time to try out this hidden gem in the middle of our wonderful city .