Make dates with your crush even better with these fun cheap date ideas for teens. Some are even free! We guarantee: all of them are “parent approved!”
We found dates for every type of weather. Some of these date ideas are romantic, others are a little challenging. The ones that cost a little bit of money can be done with pocket money left over from your allowance or part-time job.
Fun Cheap Date Ideas for Teens: Outdoor Winter Fun
Play in the Snow
We don’t need to give you “tips” on how to have fun in a white winter wonderland!
If you’ve never skated before, or you know you’re clumsy on the ice, find in indoor rink with a railing to hang onto!
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Outdoor Athletic Type Adventures
If you just want to watch, good old Wikipedia has a guide to the coolest skateboard parks. Click HERE to go to the page.
Cruise your neighborhood or make it an adventure & pack a lunch. Not sure where to find a great bike trail? Click HERE for traillink.com’s search guide.
Keep it light and fun or make a day of it. Click HERE for a terrific article on 11 Items to Pack for Day Hiking
Whether you just want to have fun at the local pool or beach, this is a cute article if one of you is serious about the sport. Click HERE to read Guidelines for Dating a Swimmer
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Indoor Challenges, Rugged & Tame
Indoor Rock Climbing
If you’ve never tried the sport, Click HERE for Popular Mechanic’s article 10 Pro Tips for Rock Climbing Beginners
Yoga for Two
If your guy thinks yoga is “just for girls” have him check out Rodney Yee! In the meantime, here’s a fun routine to do together: Click HERE to read about a Couples Yoga Routine Your Guy Will Actually Love
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Outdoors in the Summer
If your guy is into fishing, he’ll love to teach you. Just don’t scream when you see him bait the hook with a real worm!
A leisurely paddle down a pretty stream … What could be more romantic? If one or both of you is new to canoeing, Click HERE for these 10 Basic Canoeing Tips
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Foul Weather Fun
So the weather rained on your picnic or a heat wave softened up the skating pond. Or maybe you just want to check out a movie at the $1 matinee.
Tip: To stick to window shopping and not be tempted, take only enough money for one pretzel or one drink or the $1 for the movie!
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Fun for the Slightly Nerdy
Go to a Museum
Choose something you’re both interested in – art, science, even a local aquarium.
Start a 2-Person Book Club
This does sound different, doesn’t it? Click HERE to check out Book Riot’s Two-Person Book Club ideas.
Don’t want to start a club? How about a date at the library? Click HERE for bustle.com’s 5 Reasons Libraries are the Best Place for a Date
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Romantic Daytime Outings
Raid the pantry & pack a lunch for just the two of you or make it a
“potluck picnic” double date!
Take a tip from Gavin Hoey’s 15 Minute Photo Challenge and see how many silly pictures you can take of each other.
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Romantic Evening Dates
Click HERE for Inthesky.org’s guide to what you can see in the sky in your area!
Binge Watch Netflix or Amazon
Click HERE for Insider.com’s best binge-worthy Netflix series.
The last thing ballroom dancing is is boring! Just find a dance club that has free classes and then an open dance party afterwards.
Some will cost a little money, but plenty of the classes are free.
If you still need convincing, click on the image to check out Take the Lead:
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Fun in the Kitchen
Cook Dinner for Yourselves or Your Family
Source: The Classy Chapter
Click HERE for a great bunch of recipes from The Classy Chapter
Bake Cookies Just for Two!
Source: Dinners Dishes & Desserts
Fun, Cheap and Free Date Ideas for Teens: Walking, Talking & Getting to Know Each Other
You don’t have to be “busy” to have a wonderful date. And if you want a lovely memento, you can get a copy of this pretty painting for only $16!