There is a stereotype that exists out there that when you head out for a “fun night on the town” it should involve visiting a trendy bar, a local pub, the hottest dance club, or even grabbing drinks at an upscale cocktail lounge. While this may be true for some, for those that don’t drink, these may not be the most fun activities, especially if everyone else in the group is drinking. Constantly being the designated driver can get pretty boring, pretty fast.
If you’re looking to head out on the town but aren’t a drinker, and are tired of all the typical activities that often revolve around drinking, you’re going to want to read on. Here are some fun ideas that don’t center on drinking, and are sure to provide everyone with a great time.
Take On an Intriguing Group Challenge
For the group of friends who see themselves as adventurous and outgoing, you may be up for an intriguing group challenge. The is just one example of the escape rooms offered by Breakout Games. For anyone who has ever played one of the escape room apps before, this is just like that but in real life.
You and your friends will be locked together in a room and will have just 60 minutes to look for clues, solve the puzzles and mystery, and escape from the room. Everyone will need to work together in order to be successful, and it’s sure to have your adrenaline pumping from start to finish.
Create Your Own Foodie Tour
Do you and your friends appreciate good food? Are you guys always on the lookout for a new restaurant or diner to enjoy? If so, why not create your own foodie tour and start and sample a variety of cuisine. You can ask for recommendations from co-workers, family members, and search online. This forces everyone out of their comfort zone and possibly find their new favorite restaurant.
Become a Tourist
It’s funny how many people have lived in the same town or city for years and yet still don’t know that much about where they live. This brings us to the next idea, which is to become a tourist where you live. Sign up for a guided tour, a class, or an adventure and experience your town or city through a tourist’s eyes. This is a great way to learn more about where you live, its people, the culture, and the history.
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Plenty of Ways to Get Out There and Enjoy
For non-drinkers, there are so many activities and adventures that can be enjoyed with friends that don’t revolve around drinking. These types of activities can provide not just a great night, but memories that you will all remember for many years to come.