A couple’s bucket list is an incredible way to keep the romance alive. A bucket list can help you make your bond stronger as work together to tick off your goals.
So, whether you feel like your relationship is stuck in a rut or are just looking for some fun ideas to spend time with your partner, here’s a curated list of 50 fun and romantic activities to do with your significant other.
Why Do You Need To Have A Bucket List As A Couple?
A bucket list essentially gives you clear and specific goals to work towards. It functions the same way for couples so that together they can dream, hope, and try to achieve their goals as partners.
Creating a bucket list with your partner will help you reflect on what you both value and create memories together. As you cross out each item on your couple’s bucket list, you get to do something fun together and may even learn valuable lessons along the way that can help strengthen your relationship.
While you may have to compromise with each other’s recommendations, you will also learn more about your partner and appreciate each other more.
50 Couples Bucket List Ideas That You Need To Try
#1. Build Blanket Fortress
Bring back your childhood and camp out in the living room using blankets and pillows.
#2. Schedule A Fruit Picking Date
Drive down to the local farm for a lovely weekend date.
#3. Bake Something Together
Try your hand at creating sweet treats and bake a pie or a cake using all the fruits you picked.
#4. Jump In A Pile Of Leaves
Hold hands and jump over a pile of golden, crunchy leaves.
#5. Go To A Vineyard And Attend A Wine Tasting
You may not be a wine connoisseur, but you can still enjoy the varietals together and bring home a wine to remember the day by.
#6. Enjoy A B&B Staycation
Get away for a day and book a room at your town’s quaintest bed and breakfast.
#7. Go To A County Fair
Good food, exciting rides, and fun games — what better way to spend a day with your partner?
#8. Volunteer As A Couple
Support a cause you both strongly believe in by volunteering.
#9. Make Dinner For One Another
No rules, no limitations — so long as everything’s cooked at home and from the heart.
#10. Ride A Hot Air Balloon
Grab a bottle of champagne and fly high!
#11. Stay In Bed All Day
Be lazy and savor your time together under the covers.
#12. Dance Under The Moon And Stars
Cap off a perfect date by kicking off your shoes and dancing under the moon and stars.
#13. Sleep Under A Sky Of Stars
Go camping or pitch a tent in your backyard to enjoy a star-lit night sky.
#14. Spend The Day Tech-free
Tuck your phones away, and don’t turn on your computers, laptops, or tablets for 24 hours.
#15. Unwind With A Couple’s Spa And Massage
Give your body some TLC with a detox spa and a relaxing massage.
#16. Visit Each Other’s Hometown
Welcome your significant other into the place of your childhood.
#17. Make A Trip To Disneyland
Unleash the kid in you and let the magic of Disney overpower you.
#18. Bask In A Tropical Paradise
A getaway to soak under the sun and swim in the ocean.
#19. Learn Something New Together
Be classmates as you take this educational endeavor together.
#20. Spend The Entire Summer Overseas
Pick a continent or country that will serve as your home for the summer.
#21. Work On A DIY Project
Work on a project together for your home.
#22. Set Up A Picnic At Home By The Fireplace
Can you think of a better romantic winter date night?
#23. Play Truth And Dare
Test each others’ honesty and game-on attitude with this game.
#24. Go For Any Outdoor Activity Both Of You Haven’t Tried
Be one with nature, and let your adrenaline keep you going.
#25. Try Skydiving Together
Another adrenaline-pumping activity! Nothing beats falling from the sky.
#26. Get A Small Tattoo
Make sure you get a tattoo that means something to both of you.
#27. Join A Muddy Obstacle Race
Get down and dirty by joining a fun race with your friends.
#28. Karaoke Night
Belt out those tunes, reach those high notes, and see who gets the highest score!
#29. Go On A Weekend Picnic And Play Frisbee At The Park
Relaxed day-outs are best after a week of work and stress.
#30. Explore An Arboretum Together
You may not have a green thumb, but greenhouses offer the perfect background for those pictures.
#31. Attend A Festival Out Of State Or Out Of The Country
Coachella, Lollapalooza, or Ultra Music Festival? Let loose and have fun!
#32. Throw A dart At A Map, And Follow The Road
Take a chance and leave your next destination to destiny.
#33. Attend A Luau
Head to Maui for a traditional Luau and enjoy the islands.
#34. Share A Kiss In Times Square On New Year’s Eve
Nothing can be more romantic than bringing in the New Year with a kiss.
#35. Conquer The Grand Canyon
Climb the summit of the Grand Canyon together.
#36. Share Your Fears And Insecurities
Never forget — honesty and communication make relationships stronger.
#37. Witness The Northern Lights
Take a trip to Iceland to see the magical Aurora Borealis up close.
#38. Go To Paris And Kiss On Top Of The Eiffel Tower
Paris, after all, is the city of love!
#39. Stay A Weekend In A Cabin In The Woods
Cozy up and forget about the outside world as you spend some “you and me” time in the woods.
#40. Experience A Gondola Ride In Venice
Pricey, but definitely picturesque and worth the experience!
#41. Take Out A Boat In The Middle Of A Lake
Paddle a boat out into the lake and let the water relax you as you watch the sunset together.
#42. Spend A Vacation In Another Continent
Feed each other’s adventurous side and visit another continent.
#43. Experience A Drive-in Movie
Go retro and watch a movie at a drive-in.
#44. Watch The Sunrise And/or Sunset Together
Simple, cheap, and an always-available option — a beautiful way to start or end your day together by basking in the beautiful glow of the sun.
#45. Go Skinny Dipping
Make sure you pick the right place where you’re both safe when you decide to do this.
#46. Kiss In The Rain
Hands down, the most romantic item on anyone’s bucket list!
#47. Have A Candlelight Dinner On A Rooftop
Good food, candles, some fairy lights, and the person you love the most — all in one place.
#48. Go To A Live Game
Doesn’t matter if it’s a baseball, football, basketball, or tennis game, just as long as you both like to be there.
#49. Recreate Your First Date
Revel in a romantic déjà vu and you will fall in love all over again.
#50. Renew Your Vows
Reaffirming your commitment to each other is one way to celebrate the love you share.