Autumn is the perfect time of the year for sober couples to really take in the changing of the seasons. However, lots of pumpkin flavored alcoholic beverages, spiked apple cider, and more, will be out in full force. That's why the experts at our center for drug and alcohol rehab in Columbus OH have come up with a list of fun date activities that you can do as a couple, or with family and friends.
Grab your favorite sweater, and your calendar, and get ready to have a lot of fun before the winter sets in! If your family is facing addiction, know that help is available. Legacy Freedom provides the most affordable drug and alcohol rehab in Columbus OH. Call us today to learn more.
Fun Fall Date Ideas for Sober Couples
Go Out Drinking!
We mean drinking coffee, hot chocolate, non-alcoholic apple cider, and the like. Fall is the best time of the year to have a drinking date like this with your sober partner. There are lots of great coffee shops around town that also provide other forms of entertainment, like karaoke, live music, poetry readings, and more. Warm up over a hot beverage and go on your own sober coffee crawl of the city.
If you're looking for a few resources to help you choose the best coffee shops in Columbus OH, we've got you covered. Here's a list of the top ten coffee shops put together by Columbus Underground based on their 2015 reader's survey. The Daily Coffee News has their own list of favorites that they think you should try. Regardless of the list you choose, you'll find a warm cup-of-joe waiting for you.
Go on a Segway Tour of the City
Here's an idea, take a tour of the city. But instead of walking, take a Segway tour. Going on a Segway tour is a great way to check out Columbus OH, or your city, from a different perspective and give your feet a rest at the same time. Plus, zipping around on a Segway is pretty fun and different.
Furthermore, Segway Tours of Columbus is getting ready to start their Holiday Lights Tour. This is a romantic date idea that your partner is sure to love. Click here for more information.
Go Apple Picking at an Orchard
Apple picking is a fall activity that every sober couple should try. You never know, it could become a new annual tradition. Picking apples is a great idea because you get to be outside in nature doing something fun and seasonal. The best part is that after you go apple picking, you'll have lots of sweet and juicy apples to eat. You can then use them to try out different fall recipes and even save some for Thanksgiving. For a few examples, you can make apple pie, your own apple butter or jam, make chicken salad with apples, they can even be used for stuffing, and so much more.
If you're interested in going apple picking this autumn, here are a few places that you can go close to Columbus OH:
Make Candied or Caramel Apples
Here's another great idea for sober couples! After you go apple picking, try out a recipe for candied or caramel apples. This delicious treat is a fall favorite in my household and it's an activity that we all love doing together. It's really fun to get in the kitchen and try out new ways to make the most awesome candied or caramel apples. The key is to try out different toppings. We suggest crushing up cookies, cereal, nuts, pretzels, and more.
If you need some good candied and caramel apple recipes to try out, check out these resources below:
For more ideas and recipes, just use your favorite internet search engine and get creative! You'll love the end results, and your friends will too if you have any extra!
Hot Air Balloon Rides
Do you really want to impress your sober partner with a great fall date idea? Then we suggest scheduling an autumn hot air balloon ride, This is a really unique experience that is exhilarating, romantic, and out-of-the-ordinary. For a great view of the fall colors, you cannot beat a hot air balloon ride!
If you'd like to take a romantic flight aboard a hot air balloon, below you'll find a few links that contain helpful information on costs, scheduling, and more.
- Real Adventure Hot Air Balloon Rides
- Columbus Hot Air Balloon Rides
- Gibboney’s Aerostation
- Bella Balloons
- Balloon Masters Inc.
If you need more ideas on how you, and your family and friends, can have fun during the fall season, don't miss our other posts in this series. They contain valuable information on how you can remain sober and have a lot of fun.
If you have a loved one who is suffering from drinking or drug problems, please keep reading to see how Legacy Freedom helps families beat addiction.
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Substance abuse, alcohol abuse and other forms of addiction, are controlling diseases that can and do get worse over time. That's why Legacy Freedom Treatment Center of Columbus is here to help. We know how important it is to receive effective, comprehensive treatment that is specialized to each individual, and not a group. Our outpatient drug and alcohol rehab in Columbus OH includes holistic and alternative therapies that are customized to fit your needs. It’s not just a 12-step, or a one-size-fits-all program; it’s about real recovery with real people. Our outpatient methodology also allows your loved ones to be able to be at home, go to work, or attend school!