In Montreal we are extremely lucky to have so many things to do whatever the weather and season, but where can you go, or what can you do if you don't want just a regular date and go for a drink?
As society becomes more and more health conscience drinking is not always on the agenda or at least sometimes we just feel like doing something else.
Dates are often about trying to create a special atmosphere and impress the other person, so here are some unique and different date ideas to sweep your date off their feet.
1. Walk to the top of Mount Royal
Whether it is to look over the view, enjoy a picnic, watch the sun rise or set over the city, this a beautiful setting for that perfect date. You can spend the walk sharing fun facts and getting to know each other.
2. Stroll through the Botanic Gardens
Take your time and enjoy the tranquility of the flowers of this beautiful garden hand in hand with your loved one.
3. Share a chocolate dessert
What could be more romantic than sharing a chocolaty dessert at one of Cacao 70's 4 locations. Their menus are absolutely packed with devilish delights to be enjoyed by all.
4. Enjoy a Drive in Movie
You will have to drive 45 minutes out of town to Saint-Eustache but as you are already in your car anyway for the drive in move what does it matter. Not only do you get value for money with 2 latest realize movies back to back but you can really set a private and intimate atmosphere. Bring some nibbles, pillows and a blanket and cuddle up to a good film under the stars.
5. Enjoy a takeout in the Park
There is everything from sushi, to pizza and fish and chips to grap and go. So why not grab one of these tasty delights and a blanket and enjoy your dates company in one of the beautiful parks of Montreal.
6. Bike ride in Parc Jean-Drapeau
For you active sports couples this is the one for you. Why not enjoy a leisurely ride or race through the 21km of paths across the 2 breath taking islands just the two of you.
7. Stroll through Marché Jean Talon
Stroll arm in arm through the rows of mouth watering local produce. Take your time to sample, taste and even pick food to cook together that evening. And if your feeling especially romantic why not pick a punch of beautiful flowers for your loved one.
8. Go Karting
For you active and adventurous types looking for a rush to start your date off with a bang, why not try go-karting at Kart-O-Mania . Not only will your hearts be racing but there is nothing like truly knowing someone till you see them in a competitive situation.
9. Go ice-skating
Whether inside or out, nothing compares than skating hand in hand. Not only is it a great activity for endless laughter and fun, but a great excuse to be falling over each other. You can enjoy ice skating all year round at the Le Atrium 1000 however nothing beats ice skating under the fairy lights in one of our many parks during the winter.
10. Go indoor rock climbing
Why not try something new and exciting and maybe even impress your date. Allez up is a fantastic rocking climbing center here in Montreal offering walls for everyone, of all levels and experience. Nothing can get better than this for an excuse to fall into your dates arms.