Take a Cooking Class
Couples who cook together stay together! Sur La Table offers a variety of cooking classes from kitchen basics to seasonal dishes. You and your sweetheart will be able to choose your favorite class ranging from mastering macaroons to hand making your very own fresh pasta. And best of all? You’ll get to enjoy your finished product together! Classes are from 2-2 1/2 hours long and range from $75-$200 per person. For more info and to locate your closest Sur La Table, visit www.surlatable.com.
See Live Entertainment at the Paramount Theatre
The Paramount Theatre is the perfect Long Island venue to see your favorite comedians like Kevin James and Jim Gaffigan, live music ranging from classic rock to hip hop and catch a show like Chaz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale.” Right in the heart of Huntington, couples can spend the day strolling the village and then check out their favorite performers. The venue offers a munchies menu and full bar selection to enjoy before and during your entertainment. For more information, visit www.paramountny.com.
Take a Road Trip to the North Fork
The North Fork of Long Island has endless adventures for couples looking to experience something fun and new. When in season, stop by Lavender By the Bay, a 17-acre lavender farm in East Marion. Lounge in their adirondack chairs and take in the beautiful fragrant fields of fresh grown Lavender. Make sure to stop at a roadside farm stand for local produce, fresh cut flowers and even some award-winning cheeses. Lastly, grab a quick casual bite. The North Fork Table & Inn food truck serves up everything from wild caught lobster rolls to pork banh mi and fresh made lemonade.
Picnic at Cooper’s Beach
Cooper’s Beach in Southampton is a one of the most romantic LI destinations to visit with your sweetie. The scenic beach is noted as one of the best beaches in the US boasting more than seven miles of beautiful white sand and views of the stunning mansions in the area. Couples can enjoy the day sunning, surfing, swimming or take a scenic stroll and set up a beach side picnic for two. Looking to stick around? Book an overnight stay at one of Southampton’s B&Bs. For more information, click here.
Take a Tour of a Long Island Brewery or Winery
For good times and even better drinks, take your love on a tour of one of Long Island’s local breweries or wineries. Most Long Island vineyards offer behind-the-scene tours and tasting flights year-round. The LI brewery scene has also been expanding with spots like Jamesport Farm Brewery in Riverhead to Blue Point Brewing Co. in Patchogue and Port Jefferson Brewing Co. in Port Jefferson, which also offer walking tours and live music on the weekends.