Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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1. Alabama
> Average cost of a date: $87.93 (18th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 26 per 100,000 (2nd fewest)
> Restaurants: 159 per 100,000 (17th fewest)
> Date idea: Explore the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, paying $25 general admission for one adult.

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2. Alaska
> Average cost of a date: $95.60 (22nd lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 78 per 100,000 (2nd most)
> Restaurants: 155 per 100,000 (11th fewest)
> Date idea: Go for a 3.3-mile hike at Flattop Mountain Trail in Anchorage — a great idea if you’re trying to save money.

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3. Arizona
> Average cost of a date: $106.36 (25th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 26 per 100,000 (3rd fewest)
> Restaurants: 123 per 100,000 (the fewest)
> Date idea: Go horseback riding at one of several ranches in Tucson.

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4. Arkansas
> Average cost of a date: $59.01 (8th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 32 per 100,000 (7th fewest)
> Restaurants: 159 per 100,000 (19th fewest)
> Date idea: Learn to belay for under $10 and climb for around $25 at a rock climbing center in Little Rock.

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5. California
> Average cost of a date: $226.35 (5th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 56 per 100,000 (14th most)
> Restaurants: 173 per 100,000 (18th most)
> Date idea: Head over to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles to enjoy a concert. The venue often holds concert rehearsals that are free and open to the public throughout the summer.