Valentine’s day is coming up and everyone is looking for a creative way to spend the day with their significant other. Most people usually want to do something that they wouldn’t go for any other day, something to take them out of the routine. Today the options for different adventures and exciting activities are plentiful but they’re usually not everyone’s cup of tea.
Over the last few years escape rooms have become a popular destination not only for couples but for friends, family and even coworkers. It’s a unique concept and the variety of options, themes, difficulty levels and so on makes the activity very versatile and suitable for a lot of different people. This is why they’ve become one of the top valentines activities for adults. This is why escape rooms became so popular all over the world and continue to grow and develop constantly. Over the years we’ve seen more variety of themes and escape room styles that cater to different groups, covering more and more of them every year.
Escape rooms have become a popular destination for dates as well, but if you’re not sure whether or not it’s the right option for you here’s what to consider before booking your valentine’s day date at an escape room.
Check-in with your date about what they enjoy
It’s hard to pinpoint the best escape room for couples. And while checking in with your date seems like an obvious thing to do, it actually will help you to understand what sort of adventures you two would enjoy the most. When it comes to escape rooms here are three major themes that you will encounter time and time again when scrolling through escape rooms near you. You have the scary, gory, over the top stressful escape rooms, you have the ones that are focused on different puzzle solving and scavenger hunt type of adventures and then we also have the more lighthearted, funny escape rooms. Escape rooms are one of the more unique valentine’s day ideas. While the last one may seem like the most obvious choice, don’t be too quick to discard the other two. The point of going to an escape room on Valentine’s day is that you want to do something out of the ordinary and memorable, it does not have to be funny. Some people actually enjoy the other two types of escape rooms way more and might actually prefer to do those over the tamer ones, simply because they are more exciting. Since the main goal of going to an escape room on Valentine’s day is to have as much fun as possible check-in with the other person about what sort of adventure they are up for. There are so many different options that you will likely find the right escape room close to your location soon enough. Since escape room for couples are popping up everywhere, make sure to look for those as well.
Escape Rooms for Valentine’s Day are memorable
Not only is an escape room a good alternative option to the classics Valentine’s day activities but it is also a very memorable one. In most cases, you will find that escape rooms are very intense, largely because of the time limit but also because of their content. They keep you focused and engaged with the other person, which is crucial to making a date successful. Doing an escape room on valentines day takes care of that with very little effort. Since both of you will be engaged in the same challenge it is a great way to reconnect with the other person, that is why so many companies now book their corporate events at the escape rooms because they know how helpful these sort of activities can be to help people reconnect and work as a team- what more can you ask for from a fun night out. Not that many people do escape rooms as their weekly activity and usually, they reserve it for special occasions and there is no reason why this special occasion can’t be a valentines, especially if you feel like you’ve done the same boring thing for the past few years. It’s a great way to shake things up and to get in touch with your adventurous side right in the middle of city life. If you were struggling with valentine’s day ideas, this is a great option that is easy to get to, is affordable and memorable.
You can make escape rooms personal
Yes, the major part of why escape rooms are fun is because of the tasks and the jumpscares and all that fun stuff. But there are also romantic escape room options that can be personalized and for that you should also look out for the different themes at these escape rooms. Maybe your significant other loves murder mysteries, maybe they’re a big fan of the Joker character, maybe they like Sherlock Holmes. What’s great about escape rooms is that you can use it as a way to tie the adventure in with one of your favorite pop culture themes or character and stories. In most cities, you will find multiple escape rooms based on movies, books or comic books and you should keep an eye on some of these escape rooms that might feature the favorite movie you both have in common or some other cultural phenomenon that made its way into the escape room scene. A personalized escape room is the best game for valentine’s day. It’s a great way to show love and appreciation for Valentine’s day and give your partner an unforgettable experience. Plus it is more exciting to be a part of the imaginary universe that you already know something about. Not only will it make the task of getting out easier it will also feel way more personal than just a regular escape room. If you manage to find a theme that fits you both perfectly in that sense when you will definitely have a way better experience at an escape room so make sure to keep that in mind.
Escape rooms are cheaper than other V-day date ideas
While it’s probably not a good idea to start saving up on Valentine’s day, it doesn’t hurt to get a good bang for your bank. While the price of an escape room depends on the location as well overall escape room equipment and quality, it will usually cost you less than a dinner at a nice restaurant. if you are just getting to know each other, it’s one of the best first valentines day ideas and it won’t cost too much. And maybe you still want to go get dinner after, but the important thing is that you don’t have to pay huge amounts of money to have a memorable Valentine’s day. When going to the ane escape room you can combine a personalized adventure with the lower price point and maybe use all the money that you both save for some additional Valentine’s day activities. If you decide to spend valentine’s day at an escape room make sure to look out for some deal or coupons to make it even more affordable. If you are looking for a last minute valentine’s day plans this is also a good option.
Valentine’s day escape rooms
While making it personal and exciting is a great option, you can also opt for something more romantic and get to an escape room that centers around Valentine’s day. Since the escape room industry is so big, we have not been seeing more and more couple printed escape rooms and you will also be able to find a valentine’s day themed escape room. They escape room geared towards a couple are usually 18+ and might involve some inappropriate jokes as well. If you search for an escape room for 2 you will likely come across many of the similar options. They’re fun, romantic and not overly complicated. This is a great option if you just want to do something new but you aren’t necessarily up for an hour-long scare shows or a quiz. It can be just as memorable but will definitely require less effort on both parts. If you can manage to find anything that would feel personal, or you just want something more laid back Valentine’s day escape room is a perfect option to go for.