31 Fun And Interesting Activities For Couples To Do Together

Couple activities can help bond with your partner in exciting ways. Dinner dates or movie nights are quite passe. Try some kickass activities for couples to break the monotony. Head out and try out something unique to keep the spark alive between you two.

Experts say
Couple activities allow partners to spend quality time together and strengthen their bond. Laughing and having fun together can improve emotional bonding, communication, and conflict-resolution skills, which helps enhance marital satisfaction (1).

There is no dearth of ideas when you look forward to spending some quality time with your partner. You can make use of some leisure time when your child is asleep, you have a day off, or an extended weekend is coming up. So read on as we share a list of interesting couple activities to rekindle your love.

31 Fun Activities For Couples

Let’s look at some fun things for couples to do:

1. Bicycle around your city

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Explore a new street in your locality or go a little farther. Bicycling together will help to strengthen your relationship in ways that you had never imagined. This exercise will boost your mood, bring you both closer and is good for your health too.

2. Take a Waltz Lesson

Waltz dance is one such bonding activities that couples can try when they want to grow their personal intimacy. This dance is for star-crossed lovers, who believe in powerful connections beyond the ordinary norms.

3. Read a Book Together

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Reading a book is like traveling back in time. Books are mystical and some are filled with stories of an age-old romance. Choose a book that both of you like, cozy up in a blanket with your partner and read it together. It’s not only romantic but also a refreshing experience.

4. Join a Pilates class

Sweat and get fit together. The craze for Pilates fitness routine is catching on like wildfire and why should you be left behind?

5. Do charity

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Organizing a charity event or just being a part of one is fulfilling. Involving in a noble cause makes you feel satisfied with the way you spent your time together. Although it’s an unusual couples activity, it’s worth all the time and effort to share your happiness with some useful work.

6. Bar hopping

If you two like to drink together, then you may try bar hopping. Select some of your favorite bars in the city, pay a nominal cover charge and enjoy the complimentary drinks in each bar. Then, hop to the next.

7. Learn to play a musical instrument

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This activity is for couples who love music. Playing a new musical instrument or singing together uplifts your mood and brings you closer. Anytime you learn something new with your partner, you will grow closer together. It will create a deeper emotional bond between you.

8. Volunteer at an animal shelter

Believe it or not, helping the animals and spending time at a shelter makes you feel happy. It’s a great stressbuster and teaches you to be grateful for the blessings in life. This is an amazing way to bring about a change in the community.

Did you know?
A study found that couples who own pets tend to be closer, more content in their marriages, and better at handling stress compared to those who do not have pets (2).

9. Go for a couple’s massage

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Spa dates are a passé, but couple’s massage is not. Give a steamy massage to your partner or make them feel relaxed with your massage strokes. You will not only receive appreciation but also lots of love from your partner.

10. Play Sudoku

Solving a crossword puzzle or Sudoku together is a great bonding exercise for couples. Take it up as a challenge or keep it entertaining, either way, it is a delightful experience.

11. Learn a foreign language

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The process of experimenting, learning, and understanding a new language is fascinating. Choose a language, hire a teacher or enroll for online classes and you are ready to roll. It is a delight to spend creative and learning time with your partner.

12. Go to a museum

Visiting a local museum with your partner and appreciating the pieces of art on display, can be romantic. If you both believe in old-school romance, then try this for sure.

13. Bake cupcakes

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Grab an apron, flour, and a big bowl, and get on the job. What can be better than getting messy with your partner while preparing something sweet and super delicious? Baking cupcakes is one of the sweetest couple activities to do at home.

14. Binge watch a show

This is an absolute favorite among couples. When you are lazy to do anything else, watch a show which is so captivating that the marathon doesn’t end until your eyeballs are drained. Just be cautious and make sure you don’t get addicted to it.

15. Go on a mystery trip

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Let the world map surprise you. Don’t plan or pre-book anything; just set out on an adventure and be amazed by everything that a mystery trip can offer you. This is one of the best relationship building activities for couples as you two get to spend time doing things which were never on your mind.

16. Watch a Play

Even if you are not a fan of theater, go watch a play. Do something new, and you will see the change such little things can bring in your relationship. It helps in connecting with your partner.

17. Have a double date

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Invite your friends who are also a couple. Try some indoor activities like watching a movie, playing card games, cooking and eating together or even just gossiping about everything in the world. It’s therapeutic and pleasant.

18. Couples monogram

Have your initials designed into a beautiful monogram and hang it in your living room. You can hire a designer or do it yourself. Also, you can get the monogram inked as a couple tattoo.

19. Karaoke with your partner

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Go to a local club which has a karaoke night or set up your own karaoke party at home. List down your favorite songs, find these songs with lyrics on YouTube and sing them out loud.

20. Prepare for a marathon

This requires continuous training and preparation as running a marathon is not an easy task. Involve your partner and prepare together for a marathon. It is also a powerful way to nourish your relationship by engaging in running, dieting and resting together.

21. Solve a puzzle

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Buy a huge puzzle, grab something to drink and snack upon. For special effects, play soothing music in the background. Finding the right pieces to solve the puzzle is a beautiful way to hang out and spend quality time with your partner.

22. Side hustle

Build something new with your partner. There is no better person than your partner to start a new venture. Take your entrepreneurial skills to a new level and find ways to earn some extra income. Starting anything from scratch requires a lot of enthusiasm, motivation, and courage, so why don’t you make your partner to be your biggest support system?

23. Meditate

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Life is busy and chaotic with several responsibilities to meet. Try mediation together to relax and unwind. This will bring calm and peace into your life, and also be a step toward a balanced lifestyle.

24. Doodle

Sketching and being artsy are some of the coolest things couples can do at home. If the creative genius inside you is hesitant, then just doodle and scribble anything on a canvas. Doodle about your first date, favorite things in the world or just anything.

25. Cosplay

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Revive the romance in your marriage by trying cosplay. It doesn’t matter if your outfits are fancy or boring. You can experiment with cosplay even with a change in the tone and expression. Rest is all left up to your imagination.

Quick fact
According to research, the likelihood of cosplayers dating may depend on their assertiveness and how they blend their character and personal traits. However, the decision to stay in a relationship may be more influenced by the duration of the impact and other factors (3).

26. Couple’s podcast

After spending so much time together, you might have learned a lot about your partner, relationship and more. Why don’t you share your experiences and information with the world by starting a podcast? While recording a podcast, you not only get to spend a good time with your partner but also have a chance of becoming an influential couple.

27. Babysit for someone

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If you and your partner are planning to have babies sometime soon, then get the firsthand experience by babysitting your friends’ babies. This is a unique activity for couples to try when you are looking for something new and extraordinary.

28. Write down a couples bucket list

Jot down things that you want to do with your partner at some point in your life. Set target dates and achieving those bucket list items might get a bit easier. Do this once a year – either on your anniversary or around the turn of each new year.

29. Stargaze

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Drive away from the city’s hustle bustle. Carry a couple of blankets along and find a calm spot in the countryside, a beach or at a hilltop around your city. Stargaze till you get tired and fall asleep in each other’s arms. When the magical sky lights up for just you two, that’s a special feeling worth cherishing forever. If you are lucky, you might catch some shooting stars.

30. Declutter

Sounds weird? It won’t once you start doing it. Put on your favorite music, distribute the work, and get on to it. You won’t feel tired as you find it romantic to clear the house, with support from your partner. This way, you can spend time together and also get rid of all the unwanted things at home.

31. Have a bubble bath

Have a bubble bath

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Just do nothing. Get soaked with your partner and enjoy a bubble bath with some aromatic candles and soothing music.

Ideally, couples need three lives: One for him, One for her and One for them together. – Jacqueline Bisset. Be together and make the most of the time you get to spend as a couple.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is working out together good for a relationship?

There are several benefits of couples working out together, including:

  • Spending quality time together
  • Helps build trust
  • Helps motivate each other
  • Motivates you to challenge one another and aim toward accomplishing better

2. Should couples do everything together?

Doing things together in a relationship is essential as it lets you spend time with your partner and get to know each other better. However, it is also vital that you do not become dependent on each other for everything. A healthy relationship also includes giving each other enough space and time and concentrating on your own stuff.

Engaging in couple activities that your partner finds interesting will allow you to spend time together, help you understand one another better, and build your relationship. These activities may include going for a bike ride, doing charity work, getting a massage, or taking yoga or musical classes together. However, ensure that your spouse is comfortable participating in the activities you enjoy. As your partner tries out new activities, they may even discover they have an affinity for some of these hobbies and may thank you for introducing them to these activities.

Infographic: Board Games To Play With Your Partner

Check out this infographic on board game ideas that you can play with your partner and have a good time bonding over it. Also, do not forget to save it and pin it on your fridge so that you can add it to your next shopping list.

Board Games To Play With Your Partner (infographic)

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Which of these couple activities is on your agenda next? Let us know in the comments section below.

Key Pointers

  • Spending quality time together can make your relationship more special.
  • Couple activities can help improve your sync and coordination and let you explore each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • Learning a new dance form, doing charity, or playing music together can give you memories for a lifetime and beyond.


  1. Have Fun! The Importance of Play in Couple Relationships.
  2. Pet-Owning Couples Are Closer, Interact More Than Pet-Less Couples, UB Study Shows.
  3. Connor Leshner; Amira De La Garza; Dress for Success: How Cosplay Plays a Role in Relationship Dynamics.
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