5 DIY Date Ideas to Build the Perfect Date Night

January 13, 2020

It is 2017, the year of change. Stray away from the normality of movie and dinner nights, and the ever classic Netflix and Chill. You can build the perfect date night with these great DIY date ideas.

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    Sunset Paddle

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    If you seek a titillating twilight tour, look no further. This kayaking journey will give you a whole new perspective of city of Chicago. You'll be making your way along the Chicago River, surrounded on all sides by reflections of gold as the sun drops below the horizon. You'll paddle for six miles with a licensed guide who will point out some of the unique sites as you pass by, offering up nuggets of architectural fact and history. Whether you have years of experience kayaking, or are picking up the paddle for the first time, you'll find plenty to enjoy during this adventure. That is, if you're not too busy being titillated by the views.
    Sunset Paddle

    1220 W LeMoyne Ave, Chicago

    • Kayak across the city on the Chicago River during this energizing twilight adventure tour
    • Learn about the history and architecture of Chicago as you paddle by several famous sites
    • Let a certified instructor show you the ropes during a safe row
    • Feel the adrenaline of adventure consume your senses and fuel your sense of wonder
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    31 positive reviews
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    Architecture Fireworks Tours (Navy Pier)

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    Experiencing the architecture of the Windy City is a breeze (good one eh?) with Shoreline Sightseeing's 90-minute river tour. You'll travel all three branches of the Chicago River and leisurely view of more than 40 of the city's greatest architectural treasures. Knowledgeable guides will walk (or maybe float) you through the history of buildings like the Tribune Tower, the Trump Tower, the Wrigley Building, Marina City and more. You'll finish your tour with a spectacular fireworks display by the Navy Pier. Perfect for the architecture or history buff in your family!
    Architecture Fireworks Tours (Navy Pier)

    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

    • See the Chicago's architectural landmarks on this relaxing river tour
    • Discover the Tribune Tower, the Wrigley Building and more than 40 other sites
    • Learn the history of some of the most impressive buildings in the world
    • Cap your tour with a viewing of the Navy Pier fireworks display
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    50 positive reviews
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    White Water Rafting

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    Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting as you and your friends raft Indiana's only whitewater river, the St. Joseph. After a short ride from Chicago, you join your rafting guides at the St. Joseph River. You'll receive an introduction to rafting before taking on some of the most challenging rapids in the Midwest. Seriously, this area draws Olympic winners and National Champions. Laugh, shout and have the time of your life as you repeat your thrill ride over and over again. Whether you come alone or in a group, experience an excellent introduction to whitewater rafting. After the trip you'll stop for food and drinks, with the first drink on the house!
    White Water Rafting

    4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago

    • Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting!
    • Learn the fundamentals of rafting before taking on some of the best rapids in the country
    • Enjoy food and beverages after a day conquering the St. Joseph River
    • No experience necessary
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    Lake Michigan Shore Wine Tour

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    Forget California! Forget France and Germany. There are some wonderful wines produced right here in the Midwestern states of Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Join an adventure through the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail, settled on the Eastern shores of Lake Michigan - a terrain that hosts numerous microclimates which make the region's wine diverse and unique. You'll visit 3 wineries sprinkled throughout the area on this eight-hour tour. Experience the lush countryside, home to over 10,000 acres of grapes. If you like wine, which you obviously do, then taste the best of the Midwest.
    Lake Michigan Shore Wine Tour

    505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago

    • Discover a variety of wines found right in the Midwest
    • Visit three wineries sprinkled throughout the city and uncover the region's diverse and unique wine characteristics
    • Explore the lush countryside that houses over 10,000 acres of grapes
    • Taste your way through the one-of-a-kind flavors of Midwest wines
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    Original Chicago Hauntings Tour

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    Check out the hauntings tour that's inspired more shivers than nails on a chalk board! You'll check out the sites of famous tragedies like the Eastland disaster and the Iroquois Theater Fire, the locations of famous ghosts like Resurrection Mary, the body dump of serial killer H.H. Holmes, the house that inspired "Rosemary's Baby" and more! This is not a "spook show"or haunted house tour filled with cheap thrills and scares. Rather, it's darkly historical, sometimes deeply disturbing, and not recommended for highly sensitive children or adults. After this tour, you'll feel a whole new connection to the city -- and all its restless, roving spirits.
    Original Chicago Hauntings Tour

    520 S Michigan Chicago, Chicago

    • Let veteran paranormal researcher Ursula Bielski show you some of Chicago's most haunted locations
    • Visit the sites of massive tragedies, including the Eastland disaster, the Iroquois Theatre Fire, the Fort Dearborn Massacre, and more
    • Explore the death site of "Resurrection Mary" and the dump of legendary serial killer H.H. Holmes
    • See the infamous Hull House, the inspiration for "Rosemary's Baby"
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    Sunset Dinner Cruise

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    What does a night out in Chicago need? Dinner? Dancing? Maybe a glimpse of the city's charm and beauty? Have it all on this Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise. Aboard a three-hour luxury cruise on Lake Michigan, you'll encounter attractions such as Navy Pier and Soldier Field as you dine on a lavish, all-you-can-eat buffet! See spectacular views of the city skyline, while being entertained by a singing ship staff and a live DJ spinning your favorite songs. The sumptuous all-you-can-eat buffet is complete with everything to keep your stomach satisfied. As you enjoy your meal in the elegant setting of the ship's dining room, you'll be entertained by the colorful characters of the ship's cabaret. Let the city enchant you with a wonderful night out!
    Sunset Dinner Cruise

    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

    • See spectacular views of the Chicago skyline aboard a luxury cruise on Lake Michigan
    • Encounter attractions like Navy Pier and Soldier Field
    • Be treated to a sumptuous all-you-can-eat buffet, complete with a carving station
    • Enjoy the entertainment of a live DJ
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    Tiki Pontoon

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    Chicago TikiBoat's Tiki Pontoon is the premiere party boat of the Chicagoland Area, and they want to take you out on Lake Michigan for some fun! The Tiki Pontoon is the original Chicago TikiBoat. It comes equipped with a sundeck, Bluetooth enabled stereo, complimentary grill with 3 bags of fuel, and even a waterslide! And of course, you'll also be provided with a cooler and ice for all the booze you'll bring to keep the party going. As if all that weren't enough, you'll also get to see some fantastic, unforgettable views of the famous Chicago Skyline, and even choose where you want to boat to end up. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and cut loose!
    Tiki Pontoon

    400 E Monrore St, Chicago

    • Head out to Lake Michigan on one of Chicago's premier party boats
    • Enjoy a fun ride in the sun and some incredible views of Chicago's skyline
    • Check out the sun deck, Bluetooth enabled stereo system, and waterslide
    • Party in style with all of your closest friends
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    6 positive reviews
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