“This is great for a second date during the day,” says Michelle Ngome, a speaker, author, and connection enthusiast.

“This activity really allows one’s personality to come out through patience, energy, and collaboration.” Prepare it yourself, or hire a service to do it for you.

Now’s the time to lock down a great encore performance that will lead to dates three, four, and potentially the rest of your life. And if you’ve just asked out someone you’ve only just met, we’ve got your covered, too. There’s something undeniably romantic about being on the water.

Make s’mores, have a few drinks, and enjoy each other’s company.

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The nice thing about this idea is that the talk can be about absolutely anything.

“You get to hear a speaker on a subject that may or may not be of interest to you, but it does create a focus for conversation afterwards that is about both of your observations and opinions that isn’t small talk,” says Janet Zinn, LCSW, a couples counselor.

(If you can’t you may want to scroll on.) “Find a local venue that holds an open mic night and sign up,” suggests suggests J. “You can each do a solo act, or join forces for a duo. There’s plenty of time to chat while you take the lift up to the top, and the time spent skiing down the mountain takes some of the pressure off of the need for constant conversation.

“While this date can be a bit pricey, discount deal sites can be the way to go to make it more affordable,” says Stef Safran, a dating and matchmaking expert. ” Experiences that scare you a little bit are amazing to bond over. Grab dinner, make homemade cocktails, or have an afternoon picnic together.

“It’s fun to see homes and talk about tastes and how you like to live and what you liked or didn’t like about those homes,” Zinn explains. It’s important to have a destination in mind with this idea—maybe the beach, your hometown if it’s nearby, or an amazing restaurant that’s just a couple of hours away.

Head to one of the many bars out there that has board games and spend all afternoon trying to beat each other at your favorite childhood pastimes. Wherever you’re headed, make a great playlist, pack some road-friendly foods, and let the conversation flow.

If you bonded over food on your first date, this can be a natural fit for a second encounter.