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Old 01-05-2012, 02:50 PM
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I am looking for general date night ideas. What are good thngs to do in nova? Please give me different date night ideas..romantic,fun,adventurous, anything really.

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Old 01-05-2012, 03:56 PM
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My personal favorite would take place in DC, but you can Metro from NoVa: a Caps game!!

This only applies for late May to early September: Bring a picnic to the lawn at Wolf Trap for a show. One of my favorite things to do and many shows to choose from each summer. You are permitted to bring your own food and beverages.
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Old 01-05-2012, 04:05 PM
Location: Expatriate Philadelphian in Northern Virginia
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A walk along King Street (especially east of Fairfax St./City Hall) towards the waterfront.

A walk along Mt. Vernon Avenue in Del Ray.

Plenty of casual restaurants to pop into - or formal restaurants to pre-plan for - in each neighborhood, depending on the mood you're looking for.
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Old 01-05-2012, 04:24 PM
Location: The South
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Ice skating at Reston Town Center -- very, very low key -- and pretty under the sparkling lights. Then dinner at one of the wonderful restaurants. There's quite a range of prices available.
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Old 01-05-2012, 05:30 PM
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Wolf Trap, in Summer. The Barns or the Kennedy Center in Winter. Care for Pinkberry?
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Old 01-05-2012, 06:54 PM
Location: Northern Virginia
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I love Top Golf in Kingstowne (they have heated bays, so it's actually a possibility on a mild winter day)

Renting boats at Burke Lake

Free outdoor movies in Rosslyn on Fridays during the summer

Not in NoVA, but the DC Improv has got to be my favorite part of the entire DMV region.

There are murder mystery dinner shows in Crystal City
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:14 PM
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
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An evening cruise on the Potomac from the Old Town waterfront.
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:22 PM
Location: Virginia
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I love the Perils of the Lost Jungle, especially for a first date. It's been rated one of the most imaginative mini golfs in the US:

The Perils of the Lost Jungle
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:23 PM
Location: Centreville, VA
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Pick an event at the new(ish) Hylton Performing Arts Center. It's a spectacular facility and a lot of the events are not that expensive.

Hylton Performing Arts Center - Manassas, Virginia
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:27 PM
Location: Virginia
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This thread has some great ideas:

Have you Tried or Been to These Nova Classics?

Here are some other threads that also have ideas--you should be able to come up with a year's worth of dates with all of these:

Bealeton Flying Circus--Worth Going To?
20 Great things to do in NOVA in October
Luray Caverns
Massanutten Resort
Lakes, Ponds, Recreation Areas
Suggestions for lakes/ponds!?
Please Help Me Get to Nationals Stadium
Minor League Stadium in Sterling Approved!
Parents, I'm looking for a park - can you help me?
Movie Theatre with VIP Section
Day trips
Things to Do in NOVA/DC
Going to District - Where do you eat? Museums or ??
Good movie theaters (live in Annandale)
Drive in movie theater
X-Mas in NOVA?
Alexandria: What is the nicest movie theatre in the area?
Burke Fun?
Old Town Night Spots
Beaches for Northern Virginia residents?
new in nova, where to meet new people?
Fireworks in DC. Where is a good place to watch?
So, things to do in NoVA?
Boating Question
Summer after work events?
Any non-paved biking trails?
Where can I waterski in D.C./Maryland/Virginia?
Good Places to Golf around Herndon?
Best Outdoor Activies in NOVA? Hiking? Canoeing? Nature Trails? Botanical Gardens?
looking for outdoor recreation opportunties
Hippest hangouts in/near Burke, VA?
Fun things to do in/near Ashburn?
Northern VA has no great OUTSIDE people watching places
Discount theater tickets?
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