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Dating Guide

Dallas’ Finest Fancy Dates

The sky's the limit with these upscale rendezvous.

For all you billionaires in Dallas (we know you’re here—where are you?), this list is for you: the most extravagant, elaborate, over-the-top date nights in Dallas. Get your wallets ready.

See Dallas from above. What’s the one date activity that every Bachelor in the history of the infamous show has adopted? The helicopter tour. So romantic—and expensive. Dallas has multiple reputable helicopter companies, but if you’re looking for the perfect date night, head straight to Epic Helicopters or SKY Helicopters; both provide sunset tours made for couples.

Take the ride of your life. Rent a classic car and go for a Sunday drive. Uptown Exotics and Hertz Dream Cars will let you take the best of the best out for a spin, if you’re willing to cough up a few hundred (or a few thousand) dollars. Chances are, any man would jump at the chance to drive fast-and-furious style, but in the off chance that you’d rather sit in the back, private drivers are readily available at an additional cost.

Relax. You could just skip the stress of finding the perfect date, and let The Spa at The Joule do all the work for you. Located within The Joule Dallas, this spa is as high-end as it gets. There are hours worth of facials, massages, and body wraps for you to enjoy between steams, so you should definitely make a day out of the experience. The treatments are catered equally to men and women—they even have names like “Golfer’s Tonic” or “Gentleman’s Revival” just to make you feel manly.

Spend an evening on the lake. Life jackets are the most appropriate and flattering date attire. OK, not so. But chartering a private sailboat is sure to impress regardless. And since you won’t be steering, all you’ll have to focus on is each other—meaning you won’t need to worry about knocking each other overboard with a huge pole. This outing begins at sunset, and ends under the stars?

Be a conscious diner. If you’re less into doing things, I like your style. But the most upscale of dates would not be complete without a meal and a bottle of wine at one of Dallas’ top restaurants. Abacus, Nobu, Uchi Dallas, Fearings at The Ritz-Carlton, and The French Room at The Adolphus are just a handful of the posh options that cater to the high-end crowd.

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