There are lots of great activities for couples that can actually help bring you closer together. What’s more, the options for couple activities are virtually endless! So read on.
Create a sense of adventure and excitement in your relationship by visiting new places together, travelling is a great way to recharge your relationship. Besides providing much needed time away, it returns you refreshed and invigorated and hopeful that you can establish new patterns to avoid getting sucked back into the humdrum of everyday living. Regardless of whether you venture near or far, you’ll reap the benefits.
Absorbing a little culture together can be one of the most exhilarating hobbies for couples. Whether it is once a month or once a week, try to appreciate new arts together. Check out new gallery openings or wander your local city to find a museum you’ve never been to. Learning about different cultures together will help you become a more enriched couple.
If it feels like everyone you know is into cycling these days, there’s a good reason. Being able to ride distances together enables the two of you to travel and tour cities or wine country by bike, or just take advantage of a beautiful ride in your town.
Spice things up by getting out of your comfort zone. Jump out of a plane, bungee jump, or zipline, do something that conquers your fears and gives you an adrenaline rush. You’ll create lasting memories with just the two of you.
Enjoy the great outdoors and test your limits together. Rock climbing boosts the confidence of each member of the couple, while also improving trust, as you have to trust your partner with your life.
Even if you don’t consider yourself a great dancer, learning a new style of dance together can improve teamwork—making it one of the most advantageous hobbies for couples. You have to work together and be responsive to your partner in order to master ballroom dancing.
Especially in races. For couples who are in shape (or trying to get there), races can be exciting and also provide time to bond, there are many fun themed races (e.g Colour Run) and more extreme ones (Tough Mudder, Spartan etc.), allowing for enough variety to keep couples busy all year. Plus, you’ll log some quality time together while training.
Turns out, it’s as beneficial for your relationship as it is for your mind. Meditation encourages balance, peace and harmony.
If you’re into vintage, this can be a unique way to connect, take local day trips to scope out the various swap meets or markets and antique shops. This makes for great conversation and you may come home with a great find!
Wine Tasting and Collecting
If you know anyone who is into wine, you know that it’s easy to get obsessed with it. A love of the stuff can take you anywhere from a local vineyard all the way to Napa Valley together.
Renovating an area of the house, re-doing a room, or building something is a great way to be together while working on a common goal you can both feel good about, just make sure that the project you take on is a manageable one in order to ensure the work you’re doing together stays fun and doesn’t get too stressful.
Hiking also allows you to be alone and with someone at the same time, you are sharing the experience of being together in an environment, but are walking independently and having alone, quiet time.
You haven’t experienced true teamwork until you’ve been sailing with someone. Take a class together to learn the ropes, then set out on your own cruise together. There’s nothing more romantic than taking on the open water.
Depending on where you live and where you like to vacation, scuba diving can be an amazing way to learn to trust each other and see some incredible creatures at the same time. Working towards getting your certifications can provide a sense of shared accomplishment, and you’ll have a new active travel hobby that can take you to virtually any corner of the globe.
Gardening together literally is helping you grow and create something beautiful together, it gives each partner responsibility and is an activity to get you outside together away from all other distractions. Whether it is planting flowers or growing a vegetable garden, it will help you grow as a couple.
Kayaking or Canoeing
If you want to work on your communication skills and be active at the same time, this could be the winner for you and your spouse. It’s perfect for couples who need to work on their bickering, as by rowing the same boat, you need to coordinate with your partner and cooperate during maneuvers.
Luxe vacations are a treat, but if you and your spouse like driving, road trips are something you can do much more frequently. Alternate surprising each other with destinations to keep things interesting.
Because who doesn’t love eating? Cooking together is a fun and also sensual way to reconnect, spending time in the kitchen creating a meal that you both have planned and shopped for is a great couples activity. Make it a playful and fun evening using fresh ingredients, wine, and music!
Creating something delicious together puts you in a great mood.
There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned board game night to strike up some playful competition and force a break from your Netflix habit. To make it more social, invite some friends over and make it a monthly gathering.
Another fantastic way to disconnect from technology and reconnect with your partner, camping is an awesome way for couples to get some much-needed alone time. The destination options are pretty much endless, and you’ll learn to rely on each other for your most basic needs.
Mystery Date Nights
Take turns planning romantic and adventurous dates for each other, and see who can come up with the best, most creative ideas that you both love. Knowing you have a surprise date coming up adds a whole new element of excitement to your relationship.