Summer Dates in SoCal

05 Jul

A statewide mask lift and it’s almost Summer 2021? California is the perfect place for that post-COVID dating life.

A statewide mask lift and it’s almost Summer 2021? California, you are heating up! But that is not the only thing heating up this summer. Now more than ever is a great time to say goodbye to the past, welcome new beginnings and get back out there. We understand that dating post-COVID life is daunting, so here are some notable date plans to help you capture the essence of a California summer.

Convertible Cruisin’ – Truly embrace the fresh air on your skin in a convertible along CA State Route 1. Along the beaches of Malibu, cross the Bixby Bridge landmark and pitstop at the incredible Heart Castle to the central coast cliffs of Big Sur. Make your way further up the map by chasing waterfalls, soaking up the views, hiking beach trails, stopping for street tacos or lodging in a cozy wooded cabin surrounded by Redwoods. How many bucket-list items can you tick off this season?

Intimate Island Time – Off the coast of Los Angeles, embark to the extraordinary shores of Catalina Island by chartering a yacht or hopping abroad the express ferry. Along the way, make a game out of who can spot the most marine animals including, tiger sharks, sea lions, dolphins and of course whales. This intimate island possesses many hidden treasures like beach front restaurants, boutique stores, quaint streets, and historical monuments such as the old war barracks. If you’re seeking adventure then renting bikes, ziplining over the marinas or hiking to the highest point of the island is waiting for you!

Boardwalk Banter – Enjoy some fun strolling along the boardwalk of Santa Monica and Venice. Keep things exciting by catching thrills on Santa Monica Pier’s notorious rollercoaster or Ferris wheel. Even impress your partner by winning a prize or two by playing carnival games and top it off by sharing a congratulatory cotton candy. Immerse yourselves in the history of the romantic Venice Canals while admiring the lavish and unique homes along the waterways. Cap off the date hand-in-hand perusing the trendy shops and street art of Abbot Kinney Blvd or opt for happy hour at The Rose, for a boho-chic vibe and craft cocktails.

Concert Cuties – Nothing says “crowds are back” like a summer concert. Dance the night away at the Hollywood Bowl with a variety of scheduled tunes and artists. Kick off your dancing shoes, set up a picnic and experience the South Bay’s annual BeachLife Music Festival right on the beach. Take it to the next level and immerse yourself in live interpretations of famous art pieces, a festival home to Laguna Beach, called Pageant of the Masters.

Wine Country Companions – Wine Tasting in Temecula’s finest – Rockin’ Wine Tours, Straight Off the Vine, Lorimar, or Villa di Cabrillo is a perfect way to reset in the countryside. Find ultimate relaxation from that summer heat in the evening at Glen Ivy Spas that offers hot springs, mud therapy, messages, facials and three course dinners with cozy robes to embrace maximum “us time.” It is you and your partner against the world in one of Temecula’s hot air balloon rides, the ultimate alone time.

If you’re seeking a date destination this summer, there’s endless locations and activities across the coast of Southern California. Maclynn International is here to support your dating life, whether suggesting romantic date spots or finding your perfect partner, contact us if you’re looking to turn the page to a fresh start this summer.

by Sarah Powell

Matchmaker, California

Sarah Powell is a Matchmaker who hails from California and has lived internationally in Australia and the UK. She obtained a Baccalaureate in Biological Sciences and credentials in Applied Behavioral Analysis, which has provided her with a psychology-driven approach to matchmaking. Sarah previously founded her own date coaching business and has years of headhunting experience, thus is well versed in pinpointing compatible couplings. Sarah finds matchmaking gives her great purpose- a life dedicated to cultivating love and connection.More by this author

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