Spring is here and love is in the air. Why not plan a few seasonal dates to enjoy with your SO? The flowers are blooming, the sun is (kinda) shining, and it’s high time to get romantic! Here are 12 spring date ideas in and around Seattle.

Ride the ferry


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If you’re looking for a day trip or an amazing start to a getaway you can’t go wrong with taking the ferry. Washington has several ferry routes that will provide you with stunning views of our state’s waterways, islands, and even aquatic life.

Leave a letter at Mailbox Peak

As you might have guessed by the hike’s name, there’s a mailbox at the summit of this peak. You and your special someone can enjoy an unforgettable spring hike and maybe leave some love letters in the box at the top.

Where: North Bend, WA

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival


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This festival is a beloved PNW tradition and is back for the 2022 season. Watch as the Skagit Valley transforms into millions of beautiful blooms. It’s a great excuse to get out for a drive or you could even plan a weekend getaway in Skagit Valley.

Where: Skagit Valley, WA

Play some mini putt

Golf might not be everyone’s cup of tea but playing mini putt is an undeniably fun way to spend an afternoon. You and your SO can go as a duo or invite some friends or other couples. Who knows, one of you might just have a knack for it.

Sip a drink at a speakeasy

If you’re in the mood to grab drinks, try something new and check out some of Seattle’s most secretive bars. You’ll enjoy the intimate settings, unique menus and overall vibes. We of course, compiled a list of some of Seattle’s best spots.

Plan a getaway

If you’re looking for a bit of an extended date then you can check out our ideas for the perfect spring getaway. You can make it a day trip or extend it over a weekend, the choice is yours. Now is the time to get out there before it gets too busy.

Check out a 500-year-old castle

Washington does in fact have a 500-year-old castle. As you might have guessed it’s pretty dang cool and you can stay in it. If you’re looking for a super unique weekend date spot, you should consider visiting Thornewood Castle. It’s probably the closest thing you can get to Bridgerton in Washington state.

Where: 8601 N Thorne Ln SW, Lakewood, WA

Hike at Turtleback Mountain Preserve

We are extremely lucky to have the beautiful islands that surround our state. If you find that you’ll be spending some time on Orcas Island, we highly recommend checking out the Turtleback Mountain Preserve. While hiking through the preserve you can enjoy some of the best views in the San Juan Islands.

Where: Orcas Island, WA

Explore the Olympic Sculpture Park

This is a great date that any Seattlite can enjoy and it also happens to be free. And what’s great about it is that you can enjoy some amazing art and also beautiful views of the Puget Sound. Not to mention, you can walk along the waterfront and catch the setting sun to really top off date-night.

Where: 2901 Western Ave

Spend a day at the museum

Rainy day? Check out the museum, it’ll be fun. Not to mention, if you have a library card, you can get into some of them for free! If you’re planning on checking out SAM, here’s a look at their 2022 show lineup.

Shop some spring plant sales


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Ready to commit this spring? Why not become plant parents? There are several amazing plant sales happening around Seattle this spring and you don’t want to miss out! Don’t worry, we’ve listed them all out for you.

Venture down the rabbit hole

If you’re looking to enjoy live performance this spring you should check out Cafe Nordo. Down The Rabbit Hole is centered around the themes of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. You’ll get to watch as your favorite tales like “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “The Stolen Tart” are set to original music and performed by a local cast. It’s an experience designed to cater to all the senses.

When: Until May 28th
Where: 103 South Main Street
Cost: $95-$105 per person

We hope these spring date ideas in Seattle help spark your imagination. Enjoy!