5 adventurous date ideas on the Gulf Coast to try before the new year

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It’s time to add some spice to date night. Photo via Sept Commercial on Unsplash

Are your date nights getting redundant? Looking for something that’s sure to stand out? Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up five different adventurous date ideas on the gulf coast for you to try that are sure to spice up your time.

1. A murder mystery dinner cruise is perfect for the foodies and true crime junkies

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Perdido Queen’s Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise is perfect for a romantic night full of laughs. Photo via Perdido Queen Dinner Cruise’s Facebook

Perdido Queen’s Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise is guaranteed to be two and a half hours of laughs, delicious food, and beautiful views.

Bay Cities Improv Company provides a fully live and interactive experience. There are no scripts and actors blend in with the guests to keep the dinner new, engaging and exciting.

Dinner is catered by none other than Dauphin’s Restaurant, so the food is sure to make your mouth water. Guests receive the choice between two entrees in addition to salad, bread, and dessert.

2. Looking to spice up group date nights? Try a local escape room

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Not only are escape rooms great at testing your brain, but they’re a great way to get closer to those you love. Photo via XIT Escape Room’s Facebook.

Have you refined your problem-solving skills? Put them to the test by trying out a local escape room! They can be perfect one-on-one or group dates to help you get to know the people you’re with a little better.

Escape rooms vary in difficulty level, theme and suggested number of players, so you’re bound to be able to find one that fits the needs of you and your sweetheart.

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Orange Beach

3. Want to get your adreneline pumping? Try an amusement park

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Amusement parks are a classic choice for adventure. Photo via OWA’s Facebook

Of course, nothing says “adventurous date” more than an amusement park!

The Park at OWA is filled with rides that are gentle and topsy-turvy alike. Get bored of the rides? Check out one of their daily events like Brandon Style’s Magic Show, the Comedy Hypnosis Show or even their Holiday Tree Show.

OWA also offers a plethora of different restaurants and shops to pass the time.

4. Try axe throwing for something both adventurous and unique

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Axe throwing is a great way to shake things up. Photo via Civil Axe Throwing’s Facebook

Are you looking for something you’ve never done before? Axe throwing is a fantastic choice for date night that connects you with your inner outdoors survivalist.

Most axe throwing facilities have trainers that work with you and your partner one-on-one to teach you the safe and proper way to throw an axe so that you can make the most of your time there.

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Foley

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5. Try a helicopter tour for something extra-special

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Helicopter tour dates are the perfect splurge for special occasions. Photo Via Hang Ten Helicopter’s Facebook

Need an idea for those ultra-special occasions? Helicopter tours are scenic, romantic and thrilling making them perfect for anniversaries, birthdays or even proposals.

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How will you make your next date night more adventurous? Let us know @thebamabuzz

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