Anyone who's been in a relationship will tell you first hand how difficult it can be to make plans. Deciding what to do or where to eat can be one of the most annoying, time-consuming decisions you'll face with your s/o because it seems like you can never agree on anything.\nAs a woman, I'll be the first to admit that we girls love nothing more than when a man takes initiative and plans the date for us. Gentleman, if you have trouble with this, I'm here to help. The following is a list of super-cool, low-key spots in PA that are sure to win your girlfriend over.\nThere's something for everyone on the list—artsy girls, adventurous girls, outdoorsy girls...the list goes on and on. Take a peak, and plan the dream date that the special girl in your life deserves.\nContent disclaimer: We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit a potentially hazardous location, you check for the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. The locations listed below may or may not have changed their regulations in regards to what you can or cannot do on site since the article was last updated. Always consult with local authorities. If you do plan to visit a location, know the risks beforehand and respect the environment\nSusquehanna State Park\nWilliamsport\nView this post on Instagram It was snowing Monday, yet another reason Fridays are better. • • • • Plot twist @alexa_kurtz took a picture of me A post shared by Łîñdšęÿ Krëįdēr (@lindsey_._anne) on Apr 13, 2018 at 4:51pm PDT\nSometimes, you've just got to get away from it all. If you make the trip to Susquehanna State Park, you'll forget your troubles before you even hit the road! This park is a great place to cool off by the water, take a hike, enjoy a picnic, or take your bike for a ride.\nWebsite\nThe Rose Gardens\nAllentown\nembedded via\nView this post on Instagram ➖just fading out these talkers➖ . . 🔹 🔹 🔹 . . #filthyflora #tv_flowers #ponyfony_flowers #flowerporn #roses #unlimitedsunset #sunset_vision #chasingsunsets #sky_painters #discoverearth #exploremore #keepitwild #pacollective #pennsylvaniaisbeautiful #naturalpennsylvania #scenicpa #fromwhereistand #nothingisordinary #moody_nature #romantic_darkness #fiftyshades_of_nature #the_mirror_of_our_souls #sombresociety #pocket_flowers #moodedits #myheartinshots #all_my_own #findyourepic #fosterthepeople A post shared by Kwin (@kwin.derlust) on Jul 2, 2018 at 11:03am PDT\nIt's no secret that the key to a woman's heart is through flowers, so why not take your girlfriend to a whole garden full of them? The Allentown Rose Gardens are one of the most beautiful spots you'll find in any state. Take a walk or ride your bike along the many trails and be sure to stop and snap some photos.\nWebsite\nCrystal Cave\nKutztown\nembedded via Does your girlfriend have a wicked sense of adventure? She'll definitely love you forever if you take her to the Crystal Cave of Kutztown. This unique spot offers guided tours of the mysterious and beautiful cave and gives you plenty of cool photo ops.\nWebsite\nPresque Isle State Park\nErie\nView this post on Instagram ❯❯ Another #ScenicSunday in the books 👍 #ScenicPA ↠ cc: @abbeydeedrick ↠ ↠ ↠ ↠ #Wildernessculture #Optoutside #Discoverglobe #Artofvisuals #Beatifuldestinations #Earthpix #Visualsoflife #Landscape #Discoverearth #Moodygrams #Vsco #Landscape #Roamtheplanet #NatureAddict #Vscocam #Awakethesoul #ExploreTheWorld #Simplyadventure #Folkvibe #exploretocreate #Socality #Adventureculture #Getoutatayout #Adventurevisuals #GreetTheOutdoors #Liveoutdoors #Goexplore #tbt #throwbackthursday A post shared by Scenic Pennsylvania ™ (@scenicpennsylvania) on Jul 1, 2018 at 7:33pm PDT\nYou may not be able to afford a trip to the beaches of California, but you can afford a trip to Presque Isle State Park, which is just right outside of Erie. The park has a beautiful beach where you and your boo can spend a day relaxing in the sand, going for a swim, or watching the sunset.\nWebsite\nSkytop Lodge\nSkytop\nView this post on Instagram Found a new perfect NYC getaway! @skytoplodge in the Poconos. Booked it Friday for a Saturday night stay. Just two hours away, and $215 AAA rate, including breakfast, with loads of hiking trains, sunset kayaking, golf, etc. 👍👍 A post shared by @ZachHonig (@zachhonig) on Jul 1, 2018 at 2:52pm PDT\nIf a romantic weekend getaway is what you're in the mood for, look no further than the beautiful Skytop Lodge. This hidden oasis is located among some beautiful sights, including lush greenery, trees, and a stunning lake. Stay at a room in this fairy tale inn or book a private cottage — your girlfriend will definitely be impressed.\nWebsite\nSeven Tubs Natural Area\nSure, hot tubbing in your backyard is cool and all, but what about sitting back and relaxing in a tub made by Mother Nature herself? Slip down the natural water slides, jump into the pools, or take a walk through the creeks all while taking in the beauty surrounding you.\nWebsite\nAbandoned Williams Grove Amusement Park\nMechanicsburg\nView this post on Instagram don't you get lost in nostalgia A post shared by Alex Hornig (@alex_hornig) on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:18am PDT\nIf you're not the type to get easily spooked, we recommend taking a trip to the super creepy abandoned Williams Grove Amusement Park. Once filled with the laughter of children and families, this spot has been left to decay since 2005.\nWebsite\nPenn's Cave\nCentre Hall\nView this post on Instagram Caves 🏞 A post shared by Olivia Haas🌙 (@beneathmoonlight) on Jul 30, 2017 at 10:22am PDT\nFor some reason, something about exploring caves is incredibly enticing. Perhaps it's that Indiana Jones-esque feeling, or the sheer mystery of not knowing what's beyond. Penn's Cave is a great spot to take your adventurous girlfriend in Pennsylvania. You can take a boat tour, explore the nearby wildlife park, or pick up some fun historical facts during your visit.\nWebsite\nLost River Caverns\nHellertown\nView this post on Instagram I need to find myself some better caves. A post shared by Walter(Volodymyr) Babiy (@walter.or.vlad) on Dec 29, 2016 at 3:38pm PST\nYet another cool cave you can explore is located in Hellertown — the Lost River Caverns. Be sure to bring along your camera on the guided tour so you can capture all the amazing moments and wonders you come across on your adventure.\nWebsite\nBushkill Falls\nBushkill\nThese waterfalls have been dubbed the "Niagra of PA." The scenic trail through this park will take you to many stunning waterfalls, and is best visited after a rainy day so you can admire the rushing water.\nWebsite\nWolf Sanctuary of PA\nLititz\nView this post on Instagram Another heat advisory today. Who is looking forward to snow again? Spirit a couple of years ago enjoying the snow. A post shared by Lisa Warren Photography (@lisawarrenphotography) on Jul 3, 2018 at 6:18am PDT\nA trip to the zoo seems like a fun date idea, but why not up the ante a bit and make it a trip to the Wolf Sanctuary of PA? Here you can spend the day with some of the most beautiful and majestic creatures on earth. It's like Game of Thrones but happy.\nWebsite\nMercer Museum and Fonthill Castle\nDoylestown\nView this post on Instagram Found a castle cuz I’m always a Dragon at Heart 🐉. #drexel #dragon #castle #view A post shared by Ammar (@captain.ammarica) on Oct 15, 2017 at 7:32am PDT\nA lot of guys refer to their girlfriend as their "princess," and now, you can take your princess to a real-life castle. Fonthill Castle was built in 1912 and has 44 rooms and over 200 windows. Take a guided tour of the castle turned museum, and see what it's really like to live like royalty for a day.\nWebsite\nButtermilk Falls\nNew Florence\nThere's something so mysterious and magical about waterfalls — they definitely make the perfect spot for a super romantic date. You'll feel like a scene straight out of a cheesy romance movie when you visit Buttermilk Falls. Don't forget to pack your swimsuit and a picnic lunch for the best day ever.\nWebsite\nBenezette\nBenezette\nView this post on Instagram It was a good day of catching fish with this cutie and the Thurby fam! I love it up here. 📷: @ashthurby #elkcounty #rippinlips #feeshin #mybowlife A post shared by justinzuzak (@justinzuzak) on May 27, 2018 at 3:21pm PDT\nIf you want to get away from city life and feel a little bit country, may we suggest you take a trip to Benezette? This lowkey community is a great spot to go nature watching (you can get some seriously amazing views of the elk), go fishing, four-wheeling, and much much more.\nWebsite\nRicketts Glen State Park\nBenton\nAs kids, we all grow up watching Disney movies and dreaming of enchanted forests. Now as adults, we actually get the chance to explore those enchanted forests — or as close to them as we can find, anyways. Ricketts Glen State Park is one of the most gorgeous spots in PA. You'll find waterfalls, hiking trails, and wildlife all around you.\nWebsite\nJoe's Bar\nLigonier\nView this post on Instagram Sunday funday with my favorite guy! 💕 A post shared by koritetkoski (@koritetkoski) on Jul 30, 2017 at 5:16pm PDT\nYou may be saying to yourself, "A bar date? Really?" But hear me out. Joe's Bar is like nothing else you'll find in Pennsylvania — it's actually a hub full of giant preserved animals for you to marvel at. Down some tasty drinks and then snap a photo with giant polar bears, giraffes, and elephants—it'll definitely be a date to remember. Just make sure you're both ok with the decor before heading out.\nWebsite\nColumcille Megalith Park\nBangor\nYou and your girlfriend may have dreams of traveling the world, but your bank accounts are probably holding you back. If you want to get a little taste of Scotland and Celtic tradition, a trip to Columcille Megalith Park will do the trick! It's a soothing, tranquil spot with some seriously amazing architecture.\nWebsite\nCamel Beach Waterpark\nTannersville\nView this post on Instagram We got soaked ☀️ who else loves waterparks but screams like a little baby when on the water slides? 😂🤣 A post shared by Julie》fitness|milso|fashion (@juliejigsaw) on Jul 2, 2018 at 12:03pm PDT\nAs a kid, you likely spent a lot of time at the waterpark, but that doesn't have to stop just because you're an adult now. The Camel Beach Waterpark is a ton of fun, no matter how old you get. Hit the slides, laze around in the sand, grab a bite to eat, or hang out in the pool — your options are endless.\nWebsite\nMattress Factory\nPittsburgh\nView this post on Instagram I've never felt safer. I've never felt more myself. I've never imagined something like this. I've never felt anything like this before and I owe it all to you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for existing. Thank you for showing me what it's truly like to be appreciated, cared for, and loved unconditionally. Always. #art #love #polkadots #mirror #mattressfactory #adorable #cuteness #lucky #genuine #how #wherehaveyoubeen? A post shared by Morgan Hartley (@morganiteheart) on Dec 29, 2016 at 8:55pm PST\nIs your girlfriend the artsy type? A trip to the Pittsburgh Mattress Factory will definitely rock her world. This spot was formerly a hub for local artists to work together and showcase their stuff, but it has since been turned into a non-profit organization full of unique and interesting exhibitions.\nWebsite\nGrafitti Highway\nCentralia\nHave you heard of the town that's been on fire for more than 50 years? That would be none other than Centralia. The town was set on fire in 1962 and continues to burn underground to this day. The highway is covered in graffiti and definitely makes for some seriously cool photos.\nWebsite\nPoe Valley State Park\nPenn Township\nembedded via\nView this post on Instagram Poe Valley falls 🌊 #nature #poevalleystatepark #parks #dcnr A post shared by Melisha Hartman 🌲 (@melishahartman) on Sep 22, 2015 at 6:34am PDT\nNow that summer is in full swing, it's likely that you want to get outside and enjoy it. Luckily, Pennsylvania has no shortage of beautiful parks to visit, including Poe Valley.\nWebsite\nTrundle Manor\nSwissvale\nView this post on Instagram We sure have got a lotta teefs. Velda is well prepared for when hers all fall out from rum and candy rot. #trundlemanor #teeth #dentures #oddities #houseofoddities #wunderkammer #pittsburgh A post shared by Trundle Manor (@trundlemanor) on Jul 3, 2019 at 2:11pm PDT\nIf you haven't at least HEARD of Trundle Manor, there's no way you're really from Pennsylvania. This spot is widely known for being one of the strangest in the state, as it's home to an abundance of odds and ends that are incredibly weird and may even freak you out a bit. You'll find antique taxidermy, coffins, and much much more.\nWebsite\nSalt Springs State Park\nMontrose\nHopefully, you're not sick of waterfalls yet — we definitely aren't. Salt Springs State Park is yet another beautiful park in PA which has an insanely picturesque boardwalk for you to explore, beautiful waterfalls, and a mini Stonehenge.\nWebsite\nCoudersport Ice Mine\nSweden Township\nView this post on Instagram The Coudersport #IceMine is a real thing. In August. 🤔🤔🤔 Science! Nature! A post shared by johnpaul golaski (@johnpaul215) on Aug 9, 2017 at 7:34am PDT\nWe spend all winter waiting for summer to come, and when summer finally gets here, what do we do? We complain about the heat. If you want to cool off a bit this summer, pay a visit to the Coudersport Ice Mine which stays frozen all year round — even in the summer heat. It truly is a crazy scientific miracle!\nWebsite\nHammersley Wild Area\nAustin\nView this post on Instagram Goodnight, Sun. Last weekend's PSOC backpacking trip catching the last little bit of light from hammocks overlooking the Hammersley Wild Area. | 📷:@kirabear_miller #psoc #pennstate #backpacking #hiking #OptOutside #hammersley #hammertime #pa #hammock #hammocklife #sunset A post shared by Penn State Outing Club (PSOC) (@psuoutingclub) on Apr 19, 2016 at 5:42am PDT\nHoping to plan a camping trip this summer? Hammersley Wild Area may be your best bet. This gorgeous spot is full of breathtaking views, hiking trails, wildlife, and perfect spots to pitch a tent and enjoy the company of your loved ones.\nWebsite\nLehigh Valley Zoo\nSchnecksville\nIf your girlfriend loves animals like I do, a trip to the zoo will definitely win her over. What better way to spend a hot summer day than by checking out all your favorite critters. The zoo is home to many animals from around the world including African penguins and mongoose lemurs.\nWebsite\nSwatara State Park\nPine Grove\nView this post on Instagram I think I see a shark. A post shared by Jeni (@jfey_24) on Sep 12, 2016 at 11:49am PDT\nHorseback riding through the forest? That sounds like something straight out of a Disney movie, so you can count us in. Swatara State Park is another hidden gem where you can explore creeks, woodlands, and fields by walking, biking, or horseback.\nWebsite\nMartin Guitar Factory and Museum\nNazareth\nView this post on Instagram Amazing hospitality from these people today! @martinguitar #martinguitars A post shared by Eryn (@erynofficial) on Jun 20, 2018 at 2:55pm PDT\nYet another cool Pennsylvania gem worth checking out is the Martin Guitar Factory and Museum. This is the perfect spot for music lovers to head on a date and learn about music history, culture, and craftsmanship.\nWebsite\nThe Linesville Spillway\nLinesville\nThe Linesville Spillway is known as one of the strangest spots in the state, but we definitely recommend going if you want to see some wildlife up close. This place has a lot of fish. A lot.\nWebsite\nPittsburgh Botanic Garden\nOakdale\nView this post on Instagram Oakdale’s hidden gem✨ @pghbotanicweddings A post shared by Ashley (@acyprowski) on Jun 26, 2018 at 6:01am PDT\nThere's something so strangely calming about walking through a Botanic Garden. Hey, it might even be the perfect spot to go to calm your nerves on a first date! The particular garden has some super cool spots, including a life-sized bird nest, a magical fairy garden, and a tranquil pond topped with lily pads.\nWebsite\nBube's Brewery\nMount Joy\nIf you're looking for an excuse to get drunk, this is it. Bube's Brewery is an authentic 19th-century brewery, so not only will you enjoy some amazing drinks, you'll also get a little history lesson while you're at it. The folks at Bube's know exactly what they're doing when it comes to booze — we can guarantee that you'll be back again.\nWebsite\nMoravian Book Shop\nBethlehem\nView this post on Instagram People are SLEEPING on Bethlehem A post shared by Naomi (@nizaks) on Jul 7, 2017 at 10:25am PDT\nIf your bae is a big reader, this cute little bookshop in Bethlehem will be her new heaven on earth. The Moravian Book Shop is the oldest bookshop in the United States and has been operating since 1745 — talk about impressive.\nWebsite\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.