The holiday season is almost upon us, so it's time to start planning romantic dates for the most magical time of the year.
These seven date ideas in Georgia include something for every couple — from rides in a horse-drawn sleigh to rides at a Christmas amusement park.
Stone Mountain Christmas
When: November 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Address: 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA
Why You Need To Go: At Stone Mountain Christmas, you can see millions of twinkling lights in the Musical Frosted Forest, take a ride on the scenic railroad, watch the Snow Angel's Christmas Parade, and have an outdoor Christmas movie experience.
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Price: General $24.95 - $44.95; Premium options available
When: November 14, 2020 - January 16, 2021
Address: 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA
Why You Need To Go: Atlanta Botanical Gardens is transformed into a Christmas light show extravaganza every year. 'Garden Lights, Holiday Nights' has been named the city's best holiday event for three consecutive years. You can stroll through the twinkling holiday paradise hand-in-hand with your S.O. for a romantic evening date.
Christkindlmarkt "Christmas Market" in Helen
When: November 28 - December 6
Address: 8600 N. Main St., Helen, GA
Why You Need To Go: The holiday season in Helen is so picturesque & romantic that a Lifetime Christmas movie, Christmas Love Letter, was filmed there just last year. The annual German Christmas Market, or Christkindlmarkt, is a traditional German market with food, music, & entertainment that you can visit with your boo starting in November.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Santa Express
Price: $52 per person
When: November 27 - December 23
Address: 241 Depot St., Blue Ridge, GA
Why You Need To Go: You and your babe can take a beautiful train journey on the Santa Express through the Appalachian foothills of North Georgia. Cozy up together on this Christmas-themed train and gaze out at the scenic landscape.
World's Largest Drive-Through Light Show
Price: $35 per car on weekdays, $45 per car on weekends & holidays
When: November 13, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Address: Six Flags White Water – 250 Cobb Parkway N.,
Why You Need To Go: If you and your S/O are looking for a socially distanced holiday date, this drive-through light show in Marietta is the perfect option. You can drive your own car through 2 million glittering lights that are fully synchronized to your favorite holiday music and sing along with bae.
Carriage Ride in Dahlonega
When: November 27, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Address: 13 S. Park St., Dahlonega, GA
Why You Need To Go: Dahlonega is so magical at Christmas time that it is literally the scene of a Hallmark movie — Christmas in Homestead. You and your date can take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride around the town to feel like you're the stars of your own romantic movie.
Six Flags Over Georgia - Holiday In The Park
When: November 21, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Address: 275 Riverside Pkwy., Austell, GA
Why You Need To Go: If you and your S/O are looking for a Christmas date that's a little more thrilling, Six Flags Over Georgia is the place for you. Take a ride on one of the park's roller coasters and then stroll down Main Street, which is transformed into a holiday dreamland with a canopy of lights, a 20-foot-tall Christmas tree, and snow machines to create a magical atmosphere.