From the best bars and restaurants to all of the cultural activities you can handle, there’s no shortage of fun things to do in the city. The downside: Going out alone can be expensive, and if you add another person to the mix, it’s easy to go broke! If cheap date ideas won’t cut it, don’t worry—there are plenty of stellar free date ideas that are just as fun and easy to do as they are on your wallet. Whether you’re looking for romantic first-date ideas or if you’re looking to mix things up with your long-term squeeze, here are the best places to do it—for free!
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