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5 Ideal Things to Do with Your Date Near Westchester This Valentine’s

Valentine’s day is fast approaching! Whether you and your partner have been together for a few weeks, months, or years, the safest bet for a gift is to spend time together. There’s nothing wrong with giving gifts, but it’s well known that experiences usually give you the best bang for your buck. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of 5 activities near Westchester that are sure to make your next Valentine’s day with your significant other memorable.

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A night out at the Candlelight Theatre

Food is the path to the heart, but the eyes are a window into the soul. So the secret is to eat while watching a spectacle! It has been said that The Candlelight Theatre is Delaware’s best-kept secret for a night of entertainment. They provide an all-inclusive evening of dinner and shows in a warm atmosphere. While musicals are their specialty, they also have other events like Comedy Night, offering patrons various opportunities to experience live Theatre.

Adventure at the Linvilla Orchards

Take a trip with your partner and tour the Linvilla Orchards! They house numerous activities like mini-golf, fishing, visiting the animals in the barnyard, or taking a hayride around the scenic fields and orchards. Bonus tip: make sure to not pass up the chance to try their legendary apple cider donuts! All in all, it’s a great way to have fun and discover new things. 

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Wine tasting for two

It’s pretty hard to  go wrong with a wine tasting date (as long as you’re 21+). You get to break routine, taste many different wines, and learn while doing so. Penns Woods Winery provides an all-around vineyard experience and hosts live music, food and wine pairings, classes, and other exciting events for you and your date. And as a bonus, you can get an exquisite bottle of wine to celebrate getting your new apartment near the University of Maryland (wink wink, nudge nudge).

A romantic walk in the Longwood Gardens

Walking hand-in-hand with your significant other can be a powerfully romantic experience. You can go on for hours just listening to each other, sharing memories and thoughts, while getting in some exercise for good measure. Longwood Gardens is the perfect place to go on long walks amidst dazzling displays that elevate the art of horticulture. Check the list of gardens and blooming flowers on their website to see if you find anything you like and give yourselves some free time to enjoy nature and each other’s company.

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Childish fun in Round1

Nostalgia is a very compelling feeling. Getting to experience the days of arcades, karaoke, and bowling is sure to make your date enjoy their time with you. Round1 offers bowling, arcade games, billiards, ping pong, food, and drinks: the perfect mix for having a blast like it’s the 90’s all over again. 

That’s our short but sweet list of activities for you and your date this Valentine’s day. Try out these date ideas and let us know how it goes! Now, all of these attractions are so much better when you can be there in no time. So be sure to check out our stellar apartments at Westchester Tower (near the University of Maryland) and look around to see what suits your tastes. We’ve got some amazing outdoor facilities like a pool and a barbeque area, along with a very pleasant and tightly-knit college community.

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