Looking for something fun to do with your significant other in Lancaster, Pennsylvania? You're in luck — Lancaster is bustling with food, entertainment and activities any couple can enjoy. Here's our guide to fun date ideas in Lancaster for couples.
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For the Adventurous Couples
If you and your partner love staying active together, Lancaster has multiple attractions for you. Plenty of hiking and mountain biking trails in the area lead to scenic views of the Susquehanna River and surrounding farmland. We also highly recommend Spooky Nook Sports, a 700,000-square-foot indoor sports complex with a fitness and climbing center, turf fields, basketball courts, and an arcade.
Lancaster has restaurants galore! There are tons of amazing places to eat within Lancaster or further outside town along the Susquehanna River. Some of the best dining spots in Lancaster are all-you-can-eat restaurants like Shady Maple Smorgasbord or Manor Buffet — find more endless dining options in Lancaster for your date night.
For Art Aficionados
Couples who love the fine arts will feel right at home in Lancaster. The first two blocks of North Prince Street downtown comprise Gallery Row. Here, you'll find dozens of unique art galleries featuring a mixture of local, regional and international artists. Some galleries may charge admission, but there are also plenty of free-to-enter art galleries.
For Puzzle People
Plenty of stimulating mental challenges await couples in Lancaster's various escape rooms. An escape room is interactive entertainment where participants solve riddles, complete puzzles and communicate with each other to complete a task within the room's time limit — usually around one hour. Escape Room Lancaster has three unique offerings — check them out on their website.
For Music Freaks
Lancaster's live music venues are some of the best in the region, making this city a perfect destination for date night. Sit down to see a musical in the beautiful auditorium at the Fulton Theatre along South Prince Street or rock out to a live band at Tellus360. Plus, Long's Park hosts a free summer concert series every Sunday at its outdoor amphitheater.
For Wine Connoisseurs
If you and your partner are looking to enjoy a glass of wine while experiencing Lancaster's beautiful rural landscape, explore one of the many wineries. From Grandview to Thorn Hill and Weathered Vineyards, there are plenty of amazing Lancaster wineries to choose between for your date night.