Williams Towers waterfalls near the Galleria mall in Houston makes for a romantic spot.
Check out the Adventure Bay Water Park - perfect for a summer date! Here no one cares if you act like kids.
Make your wish on a star tonight! Take your date to the Burke Baker Planetarium in the Museum of Natural Sciences. They've got a laser light show in the evenings... "who doesn't love lasers?"
Have a picnic at Sesquicentennial Park - $30 and you'll feast on the best antipasto, cheese and even get a bottle of wine.
Enjoy a stroll through the Houston Arboretum and Nature Centre. There are lots of walking trails - it's such a great place to chill out in.
Have you been to the Bayou City Art Festival?
Take your date to the Heritage Society and check out what Houston was like in the old days. It's very cool!
Chill out at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary along Rummel Creek
Take your date to the Cockrell Butterfly Center - it's located in the Houston Museum of Natural Science. A three-story glass cone filled with exotic butterflies.
Hang out in Hermann Park and see what animals you can find. They've even got vampire bats!
Tour the Port of Houston by boat - there's a free 1.5 hour tour
Spend a lazy afternoon on a warm day at Bayou Bend - find the mansion there, it has art displayed throughout it.
I spent a fascinating afternoon with my partner at the Museum of Health and Medical Science! Only $5 each to get in! Worth it if you're into science or medicine.
For a laugh take your date to Imaginations 3, pick and paint a statuette for your date. See what you can come up with.
Grab a latte and head out to the Houston Bonsai Farm in Uptown. Check out the tiny trees. It's amazing how they make them grow like that.
Head out to the Baker Street Pub for a game of pool - best nights are Monday or Tuesday when its not so packed.
The Houston Holocaust Museum. It's probably not the first date idea on the list but still worthwhile looking at - definitely moving.
National Museum of Funeral History - ok for something a little west of your average date night. This wont freak your girl friend out but it's a little morbid. Open minded people will appreciate history in this place. http://www.nmfh.org/admission/index.html
Experience life the way it was in the late 1800's / early 1900's. The Moody Mansion has been restored to the way it looked at the turn of the century.
I love the orange show. It's worth checking out and taking photos. It's very quirky. They have events during the spring and the summer.
Christ Church Cathedral - faith or not - it doesn't matter this place is awe inspiring architecture! Mon - Thur they serve the best cajun/creole food in town.
Miller Outdoor Theatre - you cannot go past an outdoor flick! So romantic.
Some dude made a beer can house, I couldn't resist dragging my girl there to see it! Tours a run - actually pretty amazing how it was constructed.
Try your golf swing at a Driving Range - http://www.wildcatgolfclub.com/golf-course
Head to the Traders Village Market - split the $30 and go your separate ways. You've both got 20 minutes to buy each other a present. The funniest present wins!
Sam Houston Park - it contains seven historic homes, an oasis of antiquity in the heart of the bustling modern city.
If you've never had a chance to get around in the Houston Tunnel System you should check it out!
Wander around Glenwood Cemetery - Includes the grave of Howard Hughes
Ghost Tour of Galveston Island. http://www.ghosttoursofgalvestonisland.com/