Forget making reservations; try making some memories this Valentine's Day! Here are eight unique ideas for dates to remember.

Think back to some of your favorite February dates over the years. Can you even remember what you ate? I didn't think so! Why then, are restaurants so crowded every Valentine's Day?

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Photo by Scott Broome

Skip the crowds and do something a little different this year. From outdoorsy to indulgent, we've got all the bases covered.

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