Columbus Circle, Bryant Park, Union Square The holiday markets trade in treats, trinkets, and cheer now through the end of the year. Use the interactive map below and select a region to find a winter destination. Spot winter creatures and find a tree that is older than the United States. Especially since Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner! Catch a sports game, but first, grab a Genny While the craft brew game in Rochester is only getting stronger, the locals will always hold a special place in their hearts for the Genesee Brewing Company. I just have no tolerance for corny overly traditional Hollywood romance. It was laid-back, but it was also great exercise because we were walking around all day. Each of you should pick their favorite movie and make it a double feature.
During the fall, many paranormal groups offer ghost-hunt tours in a haunted theater, bar, or an insane asylum. Raise the bar on the usual hot dogs and hamburgers by filling your grilltop with marinated ribs, teriyaki wings and a chili station. Chase waterfalls from Niagara to the gorges of Ithaca to Ausable Chasm in the Adirondacks. Sunday, January 31 Seneca Park, meet at the Seneca Zoo Parking Lot off of St. When people think about winter dates, they tend to get caught up in the idea that it has to involve snow, so it can be hard to break out of that mindset and come up with some alternative ideas that don't involve the powdery stuff. Hit the ice rink or pond for some adorable couples skating. Check out to find races and courses near you.
Go for a stroll or cruise around in a nice warm car to look at all holiday lights together. The community joins together for great eats and sweets, rides and attractions, and one-of-a-kind items from local crafters. Passport to Family Wellness The Passport to Family Wellness brochure is a great way to learn about parks and trails in the region. Indeed, it is one of the many local gems in our city. With a propensity for all things film—think Kodak—it only makes sense that there would be some pretty splendid indie theaters in town. If you are lucky enough to be close to the mountains or areas that are bursting with fall colors, taking a long romantic drive with your partner is a must.
The pop-up is a great opportunity to see what our local chefs do when there are no rules self or otherwise imposed. Open one at a time and split the bottle, taste testing each and noting your favorites along the way. So when this time of year rolls around, I start thinking of fun for me and my partner. Pizza will make your date happy along with some Super Tuscan wine flowing. Take a couple blankets, and curl up on the front porch to watch the world go by. This is the perfect overnight date for the theater buff in your life. Go On An Indoor Adventure For Two Break out some boardgames or jigsaw puzzles and play over steaming cups of mulled wine.
Farms offer horse-drawn or tractor-pulled hayrides, with the evening hours being especially romantic or spooky depending on the setting. Looking forward to seeing you all out and about this spring, feel free to say hello! Sound too spooky for your liking? Head to a local brewery to taste all the awesome seasonal beers. The city is also home to beautiful shopping districts and popular tourist attractions. Verdict: Cured of the Common Date Night I hope this blog post brings you a little closer to that special someone or made you laugh even the tiniest bit. Pick something that makes you feel cozy in the winter and use lots of seasonal veggies.
Check out your local park service website or visit an to get current trail maps for hiking on safe and marked trails. With winter-themed activities and attractions, cozy bed-and-breakfast inns, premium ski resorts, stunning vistas, wineries and more, there are countless ways to enjoy winter days - and nights - in the region. Then, take your newfound talents and do your best to recreate what you learned at home a few dates down the road. Performances are Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7pm, and Sunday at 2pm. Get starry eyed at the Strasenburgh Planetarium.
Take a and sample yummy beers! The enormous factory turned eclectic gallery space holds more than 500,000 pieces of art, so you two will have plenty to talk about. Some breweries also allow you to order custom beer labels, which is something to keep in mind for your wedding as well. This is a top pick for a second or third date. Summer hours at the park are 10 a. Be sure to find a couple fun places to stop on your route.
It's the perfect setting to try out new recipes like a pumpkin martini or a spiced hot toddy. For experts there is the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies at , and for beginners many slopes offer inclusive packages with lessons and equipment rental. Guests can nosh on a family-style prix fixe menu all French-inspired while taking in live jazz and burlesque dancing. Split an order of wings and a few Blue Lights sometimes we call them Blue Yummies and enjoy the adrenaline rush of being around other screaming fans that care about nothing else for a good 12 hours. Some wineries also give you the option of booking their tasting room for a private dinner, where you can sip fine wine and have a chef cook up a custom menu of farm-to-table dishes.
Some fall festivals even feature car shows, concerts, strongman competitions, microbrew stations with seasonal ales and more. According to fitness calculators, the average 130-pound person burns about 248 calories during 60 minutes of horseback riding. Verdict: Ooh La La La Casa Date 7 50 Public Market, 585-563-7941. If you're already living in a small town, this will be easier than ever they're usually hotspots for great antiques. If you have a stationary or portable fire pit, fire it up and enjoy under the stars.
I'm a poutine fanatic and they do not disappoint. While in Tupper Lake, stop by , one of the largest public beaches in the Adirondacks, with lifeguards watching over a floating dock with trampoline and rope swing. I would suggest the Carminuccio or Regina Margherita pizza. If your instincts tell you it's childish, ignore 'em! Luckily, this list of romantic things to do in Rochester is sure to inspire! Winter Washington Grove 10 - 11 a. In true Rochesterarian fashion, head to Javas Café next door after the show lets out. Adult and youth snowshoes are available for rent at the Recreation Bureau Office at 400 Dewey Ave. Test your teamwork skills with an escape room seriously, these are so fun.