Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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41. South Dakota
> Average cost of a date: $38.27 (the lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 76 per 100,000 (3rd most)
> Restaurants: 160 per 100,000 (21st fewest)
> Date idea: Enjoy the natural beauty of Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota at no cost during one of the park’s four entrance fee free days this year.

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42. Tennessee
> Average cost of a date: $92.38 (21st lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 43 per 100,000 (25th fewest)
> Restaurants: 157 per 100,000 (14th fewest)
> Date idea: Cheaper than bed and breakfast — go camping in Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains.

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43. Texas
> Average cost of a date: $110.99 (22nd highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 27 per 100,000 (4th fewest)
> Restaurants: 150 per 100,000 (6th fewest)
> Date idea: Hit one of the Lone Star State’s numerous rodeo events, with tickets ranging from around $50 to $150.

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44. Utah
> Average cost of a date: $98.28 (25th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 42 per 100,000 (24th fewest)
> Restaurants: 148 per 100,000 (3rd fewest)
> Date idea: Check out Antelope Island State Park for a wide variety of activities like mountain biking and boating. Carpool together and pay $10 for one entrance pass.

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45. Vermont
> Average cost of a date: $153.52 (14th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 70 per 100,000 (5th most)
> Restaurants: 186 per 100,000 (11th most)
> Date idea: Satisfy your sweet tooth with Vermont’s classic creemee, a local take on soft serve ice cream.