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Romantic Fall Date Ideas In Southern California

Romantic Fall Date Ideas in Southern California
Whether you are looking for a fun getaway weekend, day trip, or even a first date idea, the perfect fall season is here and is bringing tons of fun new things to do! During this time of year, there are so many unique date options in Southern California. Here are some great fall date ideas to spice up your relationship!

Apple Picking

Who could resist fresh apples? Especially, when you work so hard to pick them! Head over to Stone Soup Farm for a day full of fun. Apple picking season, which generally runs till the end of November will give you a fresh taste of the farms.
It’s time to book your apple picking experience at Riley’s Apple Farm! Pick your favorite from Red Fuji, Dixie Delight, and so much more! Once you get home, try making a fresh-pressed apple cider, indulge in a tasty caramel apple, or take a bite!

Carve Pumpkins

Just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean pumpkins aren’t in season! Find your nearest pumpkin patch or pick up the perfect pumpkin at the grocery store. When you get home, put your carving skills to the test and see who can craft the better jack-‘o’-lantern! Afterward, set them out for display so all your neighbors can enjoy them, and don’t forget to warm up with a delicious pumpkin spice latte to celebrate the fall season.

Create Candy Apples

If you have a sweet tooth, this date night is for you! Get into the Fall season by no other than making homemade candy apples. All you need is a couple of ingredients you can pick up from your local market. Once the apples are dipped in a sugary coat you’ll be able to decorate them with candies of your choice.
Try one of these recipes:

Enjoy a Rooftop Movie

There’s nothing more romantic than snuggling up with a blanket while watching a movie! With the weather cooling down in Southern California, watching a movie outside can be enjoyable. Don’t forget the candy and popcorn! On a budget? – try this fun activity from the comfort of your home.

Explore a Corn Maze

These fun mazes aren’t just for kids! If you’re looking for first-date ideas, going on a corn maze is perfect for new couples. It’s such a fun way to get to know each other because of the amount of time you will be stuck in there.
Find one near you:

Go for a Hike

Take advantage of the Southern California weather! The temperature tends to cool down this time of year but still brings clear skies. Find the best hiking spots near you and spend an afternoon or spend the day with the beautiful natural scenery.

Grab a Drink

Feeling boozy?? For a few months, it’s chilly enough in Southern California that heaters are a must for outside dining. So when the sun sets, you might want to check out your local bars and restaurants. These spots are keeping us warm with crackling flames and seasonal cocktails all fall and winter long!

Have Wine and Paint Night

During this time of year being cozy is the best! Release your inner artistic skills by having a wine and paint night. You will need to pick up paint supplies such as paintbrushes, a canvas, paint, and don’t forget the wine! At the end of the night, show each other your masterpiece! Don’t worry we can’t all be as good as Picasso.

Plan a Picnic

Who doesn’t like cheese and cracker sandwiches?! Pack all of your favorite snacks, grab a blanket, and head out to a grass field for a picnic day! This idea is the perfect date idea all year round! However, during the Fall season, you get the chance to be a kid and jump into a pile of leaves or fall foliage!

Ride Horses

Even if you have never done this before, you and your date are sure to have fun horsing around in the Temecula Wine Country! The breathtaking views of the vineyards and the romance of wine country will be at your fingertips. Come join Wine Country Trails by Horseback for a date you won’t want to forget!
Put on a helmet and saddle up! If you and your partner love spending time outdoors, then you’ll love this activity. Enjoy memorable activities and events with Horse Play Rentals!
Horseback riding is the ultimate romantic experience for those in search of a new favorite fall date idea. Located just 15 minutes south of Downtown San Diego, Pony Land rides tour a beautiful River Valley Nature Preserve!

Temecula Wine Tour

Book a wine tour with Best Coast Tours! There is nothing more romantic than enjoying the best wine in Temecula. On our Temecula Valley Wine tour, discover the top vineyards and taste the best wines in Southern California. Drink up the views in wine country as we roll through the vines showing you the insider’s view of the valley. Tasting flights and cheese boards included!
Which date night idea are you choosing?
From $134
  • Delight in Tastings at Somerset Winery, Oak Mtn., Callaway Winery, and Vineyard
  • Savor a Delectable Charcuterie Board at Oak Mtn.
  • Discover the Art of Winemaking with a Production Warehouse Tour at Somerset Winery
  • Uncover the Enchantment of a Wine Cave Tour at Oak Mtn.
  • Enjoy Complimentary Pickups from multiple hotels and Airbnb’s throughout Temecula