Spending time with the people you love doesn’t have to be expensive or extravagant, but it should definitely be fun. We’ve got you covered with a few fun date ideas that are sure to bring you and your grandparents closer together.

Culinary Classics

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Take a tip from Rachel Ray and enjoy the joys of cooking together by preparing a favorite dish for dinner. Make it even sweeter and surprise them with an extra-special dessert or something you know they’ll love.

Game Night

Get your game face on and indulge in some healthy competition with your favorite board games, like Taboo, Monopoly, and Apples to Apples.

Pack a Picnic

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Take a stroll to your favorite spot outdoors or venture to a park you’ve never been to before with a tasty picnic in hand. Pack a savory selection of gourmet snacks to enjoy while you take cover under a shaded tree for a relaxing time outside.

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Visit a Museum

Explore the cultural scene and see what exhibitions are in town. You may discover you share a love for local artists or history.

Puppy Love

Visit your local animal shelter and spend the afternoon volunteering. One of you may even end up heading home with a new family member.

Five-Dollar Grab & Go

Head to the local mall with five dollars each. Split up for 30 minutes and see who comes back with the best buy for five bucks. This will bring out the creativity in each of you and give you something to laugh about.

Coffee Talk

Hit up your neighborhood coffee shop and catch up on some light reading, or just enjoy a conversation with each other while trying out new coffee flavors. Trying something new brings people together and makes the day more memorable.

Fruitful Afternoon

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Visit a nearby orchard or farmers’ market and pick out the best fresh fruits. Dig up a favorite recipe for a fruit-filled treat and bake a delicious pie.

Spending time together doesn’t always have to just include dinner and a movie. There are countless more great date ideas for a fun day with your grandparents. Time is one of the best gifts, after all; now it’s just a matter of figuring out what to do with that time.


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