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San Diego's 70 miles of coastline serve as an automatically-romantic backdrop. A common date night default involves a hand-in-hand walk in the sand or perhaps a picnic at sunset. While this is the stuff that dreams are made of, San Diego is also full of other ways to woo your partner.
Cruise the San Diego Bay on a romantic dinner cruise. Hornblower Cruises depart daily at 6:30pm for a 3-hour tour on calm water while enjoying cocktails and a three-course meal.
Engage a professional to help book anything from a unique helicopter tour of America's Finest City to a Segway tour of downtown. Another Side of San Diego Tours can arrange almost anything you can dream up. Check out the massive list of offerings on their site.
At first blush it doesn't seem like the most romantic thing to do in San Diego, but the Torrey Pines Gliderport is a local favorite for view, entertainment and free entry. Watching the gliders takeoff and land is surprisingly romantic set against the Pacific Ocean. Bring a picnic and definitely a camera.
The other good news? Dress up or down... it's your choice and one of the perks about the San Diego lifestyle.