Instead of the usual dinner and a movie, step outside the box the Valentine's Day and take your date on one of these creative excursions.
Sign Up For a Georgetown Food Tour by DC Metro Food Tours Perfect for the foodie couple, this three-and-a-half hour tour will familiarize you with Georgetown's food scene. Visit local eateries and indulge in tastings of French cuisine, Mediterranean tapas, and much more. 809 Princess St., Alexandria, 202-683-8847
Take a Hot Power Fusion Class at CorePower Yoga Sweat it out with your honey in a unique class at CorePower Yoga. Aiming to detoxify our body in a climate-controlled environment, this fun class will leave you both feeling strengthened and energized. 1055 Thomas Jefferson St. NW, 202-338-9642
Learn How to Cook Together at CulinAerie CulinAerie offers special date night couples cooking classes. Choose from a variety of options, including the "Spring Food and Wine Pairing" installation and the "Fresh Flavors" class. 1131 14th St. NW, 202-587-5674
Spend the Night with Phillips After 5 This fun mix of entertainment and art takes place the first Thursday of every month. Enjoy food, live music, and a cash bar while reveling in the modern art museum’s collection of masterpieces. Reservations strongly recommended. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St., 202-387-2151
Plan a Picnic at the United States National Arboretum Surround yourself with the beauty of the United States National Arboretum’s gardens and spend the afternoon relaxing with your partner. Plan a picnic with your sweetheart’s favorite snacks and pick out a grassy knoll where you can enjoy lunch while taking in the tranquil scenery. 3501 New York Ave. NE, 202-245-2726