Whether you’ve been happily married for decades or just started dating someone new, it’s always nice to get off the couch in your furnished Fort McMurray suite and go on a romantic date. Fort Mac is vibrant and picturesque, so there is definitely no shortage of romantic things to do in this incredible location. Here’s a list of the best romantic things to do in Fort Mac.
Dinner at the Atmosfere restaurant:
Located at 9925 Biggs Avenue, Atmosfere Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal in an ultra-romantic setting. The menu consists of Italian and Mediterranean dishes, it is a bit pricey, but the quality of the food is worth every penny. Atmosfere prides itself on excellent customer service, which makes your romantic date that much more enjoyable.
See a production at the Keyano Theater:
Sharing the experience of watching live theater is a great bonding tool. The Keyano Theater has a wealth of acting options for all tastes. Check their calendar of events and surprise your date with two tickets to the theater.
Have a picnic:
Having a good old-fashioned picnic will never go out of style. Pack your wicker basket with a gourmet home-cooked meal (or to go) and two glasses of champagne. More important than the food is the location. Fortunately, there are many places in Fort Mac where you can enjoy a romantic picnic with your date, including: MacDonald Island Park, near the Athabasca River, in the Boreal forest, etc. Just watch out for bears!
Take a helicopter tour:
If you are not afraid of heights, a helicopter ride is an unforgettable experience that you can share with your date. It’s a great opportunity to see all of Fort Mac and its pristine oil sands from an aerial perspective. There are several companies that offer helicopter tours in Fort Mac, including: Wood Buffalo Helicopters, Highland Helicopters, Delta Helicopters, Lakeshore Helicopters, etc.
To ride a horse:
Imagine you and your date on horseback, trampling side by side through the woods. Riding a horse is a fun and unique date. The Clearwater Horse Club, located south of Prairie Creek along Rodeo Drive, offers riding lessons, contact them for details.
Get a massage:
Release your tension and take your date to the spa for a relaxing massage. The therapeutic touch is highly restorative and rejuvenating. The body undergoes internal transformations with the massage strokes, leaving you agile when it is complete. A couples massage is a great opportunity to clear your mind and improve your relationship with your date. Couples who receive partner massages report that they have better communication after their experience. Plus, it’s a great way to introduce someone to professional massage if you’ve never done it before. There are many spas in Fort McMurray for you to choose from, including: Perfectly Divine Day Spa, Stillbrook Spa at Clearwater Hotel, Soft n ‘Silky Day Spa, Sweet Escape Spa, etc.