Having a couples bucket list is a great way to make sure you keep your relationship exciting while also challenging yourselves to do things. Sometimes day to day life can get busy.
Having a couples bucket list can keep you both on track to keep your relationship healthy and vibrant but also exciting.
Often times we get stuck in the rut of seeing relationships online that have been curated a certain way and feel like our own don’t live up to the standard. However, those are curated and usually created to attract certain people.
You can make your own couples bucket list and live out your dreams. You do not have to sit by and watch everyone else online. Elevate your time together with these date night bucket list ideas!
So whether you want grand adventures, explorations or just simple things at home, this couples bucket list has it all, and then some!
100+ Couples bucket List Ideas
1. Visit the place you had your first kiss
Is there anything more romantic than reminiscing on old times together? Take a walk down memory lane.
2. Stay in an overwater bungalow
Looking for the ultimate romantic vacation in an overwater bungalow? Bora Bora is hands down the best place.
Fun fact: overwater bungalows started in Bora Bora!
3. Take lots of photos of your adventures
Memories last a lifetime, even the little ones that you may think in the moment aren’t as special. Take a lot of photos of your time together to look back on.
4. Make your significant other feel extra special on their birthday
Whether your partner loves birthdays or not, make sure to recognize them as they age and do something special.
For an extra point on your couples bucket list, throw in a surprise party for a big birthday.
4. Unplug for a weekend
and start checking off items on your camping bucket list
5. Do an in home spa day and give each other a massage
Looking for simple ideas of things to do at home that have a low cost? Try an at home spa day! Make your own masks and scrubs and have fun with it.
6. Take a local staycation in a fancy hotel and get breakfast in bed
Even if you cannot get away for long, try an overnight in a local hotel. Go during the slow season so you can get a better deal and splurge on room service and even a spa.
7. Dress in flannel and go leaf peeping
Of all the best things to do in the fall, seeing the fall foliage and wearing toasty flannels tops the list.
8. Get matching tattoos or a pair tattoo
If your couples bucket list is looking for something a little more .. permanent, consider a tattoo. You could do a matching tattoo or each get one that pairs with the other.
9. Say “I love you”
A bucket list for couples should always have these three words on it. When you love someone, tell them often.
10. Sit by the fire and snuggle
Add this to your boyfriend bucket list at least once. You could rent a cabin, stay at a ski resort, get a room with a fireplace, or if you have one at home, use it all the time.
This is a great time to wind down and catch up.
11. Move in together
When it comes to bucket list ideas for couples, keep this on your list if your relationship progresses. You do not need to move in day one, just when you two are ready.
12. Host dinner parties
Do you both love to cook and have people over? Consider hosting dinner parties instead of going out for dinner. It is a bit more personal and you can showcase your skills and home.
13. Kiss under the mistletoe during the holidays
Make this a game during the holiday. Every mistletoe you see, sneak under it for some stolen kisses.
14. Go on double dates with friends
Looking for fun things to do as a couple? Double date other couples! Every couple needs a couple best friend.
15. Buy a home together that you can grow old in
A big investment in your couples bucket list is making the decision to purchase a home together. Make sure you both love it and can see your future there.
16. Write each other love letters
The simplest thing that can occupy our hearts is the small moments. Take time to leave little love notes or more elaborate letters.
Sometimes we can say more in writing than we ever could out loud.
17. Never stop surprising each other
Big or small, surprises go a long way.
18. Spend a day in bed with no phones
Things that couples do is escape technology and focus on each other. Take a day in bed together and leave the phones behind.
19. Binge watch a TV show together
Decide on a show and binge watch it together. Being able to discuss a show with another so closely and get their perspective is fun.
Everyone perceives things differently, so you may be surprised how your partner sees the show.
20. Visit London for a sunset cruise on the River Thames
Planning a trip to the UK? For romance, one of the best things to do in London is take a sunset cruise on the River Thames.
21. Make an enormous sundae and eat it together
Every couples bucket list should include a larger than life sundae to share.
22. Get engaged
When you are ready, get engaged and plan to spend your life together.
23. Take a wine tour of Napa Valley
24. Grow a garden and eat the fresh produce
25. Plan your future
26. Take cooking classes to improve your kitchen skills
27. Go Skydiving
Looking to do something thrilling? Why not visit a new city and take the plunge? You can check this off your Chicago bucket list!
Make a calendar each year with memories from the year before to remind you how epic it was
Start a family tradition and get a new ornament for your tree each year
Make time for each other in the morning and enjoy coffee/breakfast
Take a brewery tour
For a simple bucket list idea, watch the sunset together! Its romantic
Do a couples costume for Halloween. Make it hilarious by pulling from your funny bucket list!
Make a budget and be financially stable
Take a workout class together
Adopt a dog and work through your doggy bucket list
Build a floating shelf of photo memories in your home
Go to the drive-in for a movie and snuggling
Make sure to have alone time
Start a couples blog or social media channel to share your adventures
Go somewhere new every year that you have never been
Start a tradition in your family
If you love parties and dressing up, check off one of your Christmas bucket list items and make ugly Christmas Sweaters and throw a party
Have an epic destination wedding
Buy your first home
See a live concert
Have kids (if you want them) and start your family bucket list
Go skinny dipping
Take a dancing class together
Go to an all-inclusive resort and day drink at the swim up bar all day and laugh
Take a honeymoon
Make photo books each year of your lives together to look back on
Take on a home project together
Kayak somewhere epic, like Alaska
Eat dinner without your phone/electronics
Try new recipes from around the world and learn about the culture
Learn each others love language
Start a book club
Create an epic Paris bucket list and go visit
Visit a haunted house during Halloween
Do a 5K Color Run together
Renovate a room in your home together
Add a love lock to a bridge
Have a romantic picnic in the park
Go the farmers market together
Cook together in the kitchen
Have dance parties to a CD of songs you guys love
Do a water balloon fight in your backyard
Watch each others’ favorite movies
Take a sailing trip
Travel to another country together
Spend New Years in a new place each year
Have a fondue night at home
Visit a theme park and ride all the rides
Take photo booth photos whenever you can
Grab blankets and pillows and go stargazing
Learn a new sport together
Do an escape room
Take a picture kissing
Visit a National Park
Ride the London Eye and see the city from new heights
Take a bubble bath – candles and all
Make a date jar for when you are feeling spontaneous
Go skydiving together
See the tree lighting in New York at Christmas
Cook Thanksgiving at your home and invite the family or host a Friendsgiving
Take weekend trips to cool bed and breakfasts in your state
Go on a food tour
Learn a new language together
Canoe together in a local pond or lake
Try a new restaurant each week
Share a milkshake with two straws
Drive Route 66
Get dressed up real fancy for a night on the town
Go to a sporting event
Take a hayride
Bake Christmas cookies together and decorate
Go camping and sleep under the stars
Have a water gun fight
Start a family and have a baby!
Get cute engagement photos taken during your favorite season
Create a vision board for your future
Play pranks on mutual friends for laughs
Sing a karaoke duet
Send flirty texts
Take a road trip together in a convertible
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