Cost: $$ - $$$Hitting the pavement to train for a race, whether it’s a fun 5K Color Run or a challenging marathon, can bring the two of you closer and help you both hold yourselves accountable for training days. But now many cities have rolled out similar programs that allow folks to cruise around on rented two-wheelers on the cheap.Plus, a shared sweat sesh can help you get lucky in the sheets: One survey found couples that run together get it on more too. Grab some cruisers and explore the local scene for a few hours.Tired of doing the same-old, same-old with a new love interest?Try something different this summer to get the sparks flying. There’s no better place to indulge in simple pleasures than Brooklyn Bridge Park.If anything, it’s a surefire way to get some endorphin-boosting laughs at the sight of what others are trying to pawn off… Cost: 0 - $$$Spend the day paddling away on the nearest river or lake.Many parks offer cheap day rentals, so it’s easy to relax on the water, enjoy beautiful sights, and burn some calories.
Cost: 0*When the season’s right, hit up a local apple orchard to pick a bundle of the antioxidant-rich fall superfood.
Cost: $$A day trip to the trails is a great way to enjoy beautiful landscapes, chat, and sneak in some exercise while you’re at it.
Plus, a couple hours in nature can boost creativity and reduce cortisol levels.
A mere ticket will get you a ride on DUMBO’s 1920s-era merry-go-round, Jane’s Carousel.
Stroll along the winding paths and waterfront for incredible photo ops of Manhattan, if you brought bathings suits the free Pop-Up Pool is still open, then grab some locally made treats at the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.