It can be difficult to have date night when you’re in a long distance relationship.
A lot of times you just end up talking on the phone but no matter how much you love your boyfriend this can get boring after a while.
Here are 20 romantic and fun date night activities you can do while on a video call with your other half to keep the spark alive in a long distance relationship!
1. Watch a Netflix series 📺
Download the Netflix Party Chrome extension so you and your other half can cozy up and watch a show together while sending text commentary in real time.
2. Have a virtual games night 🎮
If you and your boyfriend like a little friendly competition, there are tons of new and classic games you can play online, like Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Pictionary and Monopoly.
3. Plan your next trip together ✈️
If you’re in a long distance relationship here’s nothing more fun than planning the next time you’re going to see each other, especially if its a romantic trip away together!
4. Ask each other questions ❓
What better way to connect with your partner than to ask each other new and interesting questions. Whether it be “Would You Rather?”, “36 questions to fall in love” or some deep questions about life, you’re guaranteed to learn something new.
5. Take a compatibility test 📋
Taking quizzes together can be super fun. Take a compatibility test or the 5 Love Languages test to find out if you’re soul mates or just for some light hearted fun.
6. Cook or bake together 🥧
Cooking or baking together is super romantic even if you’re miles apart. Make and eat dinner together or bake a sweet treat and see who’s turns out better!
7. Go house hunting 🏠
There’s nothing more fun than dreaming about your future home with your partner. I looove looking at houses online with my boyfriend.
8. Go on an evening walk 🚶♀️
Going for a walk while catching up with your other half is the perfect way find out how their day went and stay connected when in a long distance relationship.
9. Learn a new language 💬
If one of you speaks a different language and wants to teach the other, or if you are both just interested in learning a new language, it can be a really cute date night idea to practice speaking together.
10. Workout together 👟
Working out together is a great way to keep each other motivated. It might not be the most romantic date idea ever but you’ll definitely have some fun and feel great afterwards!
11. Talk to each other’s family or roommates 📱
When you’re in a serious long distance relationship it’s really nice to spend some time getting to know the important people in your other half’s life.
12. Write a bucket list 📝
A great date night idea is to create a bucket list of all the fun and crazy thing you want to do together. It will make you super excited about the future.
13. Shop online together 🛍️
I love when my boyfriend sends me photos and asks my opinion of clothes before he buys them. In a long distance relationship it can be fun to shop online together!
14. Read to each other 📖
This is definitely a more old fashioned date night idea but it can be so romantic to read a book together if you both like reading.
15. Take an online class 🎓
There’s no better way to keep the spark alive in a long distance relationship than to do new things together. Find something that you are both interested in learning more about and take an online class in it.
16. Have dinner 🍽️
The classic date night idea works great for long distance relationships too. It can be a candlelit dinner or something more casual but either way having dinner together can always be romantic.
17. Do a gift exchange 🎁
Mail each other thoughtful gifts and open them together while on a video call. This is a great date idea coming up to the holidays, someone’s birthday or just when you one of you needs a little pick me up!
18. Plan your future together 👪
Thinking about and planning your future together, whether it be the next month or the next 5 years, will really help keep the spark alive in a long distance relationship.
19. Watch a movie 📽️
Watching a movie is the perfect date night activity if either of you are tired after a long day or just don’t feel like talking a lot but want to spend time together.
20. Fall asleep together 💤
A super romantic idea for a long distance relationship is to fall asleep together by not hanging up after you finish talking.