Hiking is fantastic and biking is a good time, but what about romantic adventures on those gloomy, stormy days? Don’t let a little weather get in the way of your next springtime date. If you’re planning to spend some quality time with your boo, there are plenty of options for a date night (or day) to remember. With a little creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, rainy day dates might just be your new fave. So listen up: Before you go don your LBD, check out these 12 ideas for a rockin’ rainy day date.

grown up tent

1. DIY Fort: It’s a fact that we heart forts. Make a cup of hot cocoa and snuggle up together under your homemade tent for a cozy night in. (via Brit + Co)

house projects

2. House Projects: Whether you’re a homeowner or renter, there are probably projects you’ve been meaning to do. Put on some dancin’ tunes and get those four hands to work. (via Showcase Realty)

local book store

3. Bookstore Visit: Barnes and Noble is an awesome place, but there are lots of local bookstores with even greater treasures. Spend a peaceful afternoon avoiding the wet in some old stacks. (via iUMBC)

rain gear shopping

4. Rain Gear: Spring is just going to be wet. Period. Why not go shopping for some new rain gear to keep you dry on your adventures? (via Skinny Minority)

coffee shop planning

5. Coffee Shop: Everyone knows the future is a bright place. Take an hour or two sipping your favorite cup of joe and plan your next vacation or house project or dinner party. (via Melanie Gabrielle Photography)

learn a language

6. Learn a Language: We’ve all dreamed of speaking French or Portuguese like a pro. Why not give it a go and then quiz each other on what you learned? (via Brit + Co)

play board games

7. Board Games: How long has it been since you’ve played Scrabble? Time to dust off those boxes of games and have a duel to the death… err, dinner. (via Amagico)

laser tag date

8. Laser Tag: Not all dates have to be just the two of you. Grab some friends for a group date at your closest laser tag spot. Losers buy pizza. (via Laser Play)

romantic bath

9. Bath Time: Take a few minutes to turn your bathroom into a mini spa and then pour the wine and get to soakin’. (via At My House)

romantic movie

10. Romantic Movie: Rainy days are perfect for snuggling up to watch your favorite romantic flick. May we suggest Singing In The Rain? (via The Prisma)

hotel room afternoon

11. Hotel Stay: Why not ditch your place for a romantic overnight stay at your favorite hotel? It’s your time to wine, dine and relax without all the cleanup. (via Innovation Edge)

dancing in the rain

12. Dance: If you’re a couple that’s adventurous at heart, embrace the rain and have a waltz through the puddles. (via Pixgood)

How do you and your SO spend your rainy days? Tell us below!