As The Beatles famously said, "all you need is love." However, Pat Benatar reminds us that "love is a battlefield." Classic rock references aside, you probably already know the importance of love — and that it's not easy.

One thing that can make love easier is dating. The Harvard Gazette says that curiosity, exploration, and making time for your partner are all factors that help improve relationships. I'm no Harvard alum, but that sounds like dating to me.

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Unfortunately, dating can also suck. It can quickly turn from a fun outing to an exhausting chore.

Perhaps a Tinder prospect asking you to "Netflix and chill" again is the last straw. Maybe you and your longtime love are at the point where you shake things up by getting Chinese food instead of pizza.

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Those aren't necessarily bad situations, but it doesn't hurt to spice up your dating life. Thankfully, you don't have to go far to do just that.

Fort Collins has tons of fun dating options for couples new and old. From drive-in movie theaters to wine tastings to hikes around Horsetooth, there is no shortage of things to do in the Choice City.

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Whether you're looking to up your online dating game or find a new activity for you and your partner, check out 10 romantic things to do in Fort Collins in the gallery below:

Romantic Things to Do in Fort Collins

If you're trying to spice up your dating life, then look no further than Fort Collins. The Choice City is full of fun dating options for couples new and old. Read on to see 10 romantic things to do in Fort Collins in the gallery below.

Best First Date Spots and Activities in Northern Colorado

Before you ask someone out for the first time, it's a good idea to have a plan of what you want to do. Nobody wants to go on a date with someone indecisive! So here's a pretty solid list of first date ideas around NoCo to get your brand new relationship started on the right foot.



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