Go indoor climbing at Planet Granite Especially if he’s into climbing, this is a wonderful way to bond and have a little active physical connection.
Stroll along Lovers Lane in the Presidio I mean, the name says it all. Take a golf or tennis lesson Lincoln Park Golf Course can help you perfect your swing and the Bay Club offers private tennis lessons. You’ll already get the awkward touching out of the way early. Explore Tilden Park in Berkeley Bonus points if you swim in Lake Anza! Walk around Lake Merritt Rent a watercraft and float around for a romantic afternoon outing. Go to the Oakland Zoo Make a game out of who can give the monkeys the silliest names. Go roller skating at Church of 8 Wheels 80’s soccer socks optional. Do laps at the Strawberry Canyon Pool Reminisce about the good old days when women could go topless there. Play croquet at the Stern Grove croquet lawns Loser buys the first round post-playing. Go horseback riding in Saratoga at Garrod Farms Wander through vineyards, admire the wildlife and enjoy breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay and Santa Clara Valley. Take a trapeze class Feel weightless and channel your inner circus star. Jog or power walk along the Embarcadero from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay Bridge Nothing like burning some calories before indulging in clam chowder or oysters along the water. Forage for edible sea creatures Really blow your date away by cooking dinner with your findings afterward.
Happy hour on a Wednesday could lead to cocktails and dancing, an art opening with open bar could lead to a six-course wine-paired dinner or any number of spirit-driven revelries that carry on late into the night. Here in the Bay, these types of shenanigans aren’t reserved strictly for nights. Hike Muir Beach to Pirate’s Cove If you’re feeling frisky, get a beer at Pelican Inn. Fall 2014 is here and Coffee Meets Bagel’s Chief Data Scientist sifted through over 1.3mm matches made among alumni & students of California’s Top Schools – Stanford, Berkeley, USC, and UCLA – to find out who is the most popular & pickiest.One of the greatest things about the Bay Area is that there is always something exciting to do. Other classic hikes that double as dates: Land’s End, Marin Headlands, the peak of Angel Island, and Mt. 3421 Blackhawk Plaza Cir., Danville, (510) 406-4583,
The plan: Master the complicated art of blowing glass during a Valentine’s Day–themed class, or sip wine while unleashing your inner Picasso.The plan: Have a reptile, bird, or mammal encounter at Lindsay Wildlife Museum—and make other dates seem tame.Perfect for: Unabashed animal lovers unafraid of getting dirty.With its thigh-high slit dresses and hip-to-hip contact, the tango oozes sexiness like few other dances.Learn the passionate art form during classes at Blackhawk Plaza.I’m not suggesting that you don’t have drinks, I’m merely saying that maybe you should start the date a little earlier and do something healthy instead of (or before) guzzling three glasses of Pinot Grigio.