Of course, simply frolicking in the waters off the white-sand beaches or lingering over a sunset-view cocktail (try Di Lido Beach Club) or savory seafood meal (The Redfish Grill’s beachfront patio is tops), are perfect tropical-inspired dates all their own.
New Orleans The French Quarter’s wrought-iron balconies and flickering streetlamps; the soaring oak canopies of City Park; and balmy Southern nights combine for romantic only-in-N’awlins’ strolls.
Foodie-minded duos, meanwhile, can seek out romantic Italian eateries in the North End neighborhood (try Trattoria di Monica) or the food stalls of historic Quincy Market.
This renowned hub for higher education (50-plus institutes call the Boston area home, including heavyweights like Harvard and MIT) buzzes with the youthful energy of undergrad and post-grad singles looking to pair off.
Or, indulge in neighborhood cafés (hit Café du Monde for café au lait and beignets for two) and restaurants flexing their culinary chops (Bayona’s lush courtyard is especially enchanting).
New York City The Big Apple is big on dating, with hip, career-driven New Yorkers oozing unrivaled cultural diversity, perfect for those looking to broaden their dating horizons (plus, a special bonus for the fellows: Females outnumber males here by 52.5 to 47.5 percent).
After sunset, a foodie scene unfolds at date-primed eateries like T.
Cook’s, while chic nightlife abounds, especially in downtown Scottsdale (try Kazimierz World Wine Bar).
Grab your squeeze and head out on the town for the bustling pub scene (try the historic Bell in Hand Tavern), top venues for sporting events (don’t miss a Red Sox game at Fenway), or strolls along the Harborwalk and the Charles River Esplanade.Cosmopolitan Chicago is made for dating: Check out world-class art museums (like the Art Institute of Chicago), comedy clubs (Second City is unsurpassed for laughs), theaters (second only in concentration to Broadway), and sporting venues (catch a Cubs game at Wrigley Field).Then, continue your rendezvous well into the night at one of the legendary blues clubs or a trendy rooftop bar showcasing Chi-town’s cityscape.Phoenix & Scottsdale The bordering, sun-kissed sister cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale, tucked into Arizona’s palm- and cacti-speckled Sonoran Desert, tout a top-notch dating scene that’s no mirage.The desert delivers abundant hiking, rock climbing, and biking opportunities for outdoorsy types; follow it up with some pampering for two at one of the area’s world-class spas (Royal Palms Resort and Spa ranks tops for romance).NYC’s abundant offerings ensure a date night needn’t be repeated twice – from music clubs to museums, Broadway to bars, and rooftop lounges to top-ranked restaurants, Manhattan seems designed with matchmaking in mind.