Throughout 2020, the joy clob responded tremendously to our "Unique Date Ideas in Arizona" series on TikTok, so we thought we would do you the favor of compiling your top ten favorites! Whether you're looking for the perfect first date or looking to switch up date night, you've come to the right place! Here, you will find the perfect date for that special someone :)
#10 - Watch the Sunset & Enjoy Takeout in Phoenix
Grab takeout from your favorite local restaurant and then head to Fountain Hills to find this secret sunset spot! Take the Shea exit on the 101 north towards Fountain Hills and look for the parking lot shown in the video.
#9 - Horseback Riding in Mesa
Go horseback riding on the Salt River in Mesa, Arizona! Book your date through Saguaro Lake Ranch. Prices range between $50 and $100 depending on the length of your ride.
#8 - Lakeside Sunset in Pinetop-Lakeside
Head to Woodland Reservoir in the White Mountains and take the Hitching Post Loop Trail! This is an easy 2.5 mile hike that will take you to the perfect spot to watch the sunset.
#7 - Sunset at Hunt's Tomb in Phoenix
Hunt's Tomb is located near Papago Peak in Phoenix, Arizona. They have benches and the perfect view of the Phoenix skyline to watch the sunset!
#6 - Restaurant Hopping in Scottsdale
This date costs under $50 and will take you on a cute little drive through Scottsdale! First, head to Slanted Rice and try out their potstickers. Next, drive to Randy's Restaurant for dessert and try their banana cream pie or ice cream sundaes! Finally, head to the Cholla Lane Lookout. Details on how to find the lookout are in the video below!
#5 - Humboldt Mountain near Carefree
Enjoy the scenic drive as you take the 9 mile windy road up to the top of Humbolt Mountain. At the top, park your car and enjoy the sunset!
#4 - Candle Making in Scottsdale
Head to Candle Chemistry in Scottsdale, Arizona to make candles together! You can pick out your favorite scents and even pour your own wax. You can also make your own sugar scrubs and hand sanitizers!
#3 - Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix
Head to the Desert Botanical Garden to check out their featured exhibits! The Desert Botanical Garden has free admission on the second Tuesday of each month.
#2 - Runabout Speedboating in Mesa
At Saguaro Lake, you can rent a runabout speedboat for under $100 an hour. Don't forget to pack a picnic to enjoy a romantic sunset boat ride!
#1 - Secret Arcade in Tucson
Bring your date to Hideaway Arcade for some old school fun! Hideaway Arcade is a secret underground arcade located in Tucson, Arizona. Be sure to bring some coins for the games!
We hope you enjoyed our countdown of our most popular date ideas throughout Arizona from 2020! Be sure to tag us, @wildjoyexperiences, if you try any of these dates - we'd love to see how you like them!