Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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21. Massachusetts
> Average cost of a date: $217.51 (6th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 54 per 100,000 (17th most)
> Restaurants: 202 per 100,000 (7th most)
> Date idea: Travel to Martha’s Vineyard and visit one or all five of the lighthouses on the island.

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22. Michigan
> Average cost of a date: $112.90 (21st highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 36 per 100,000 (13th fewest)
> Restaurants: 135 per 100,000 (2nd fewest)
> Date idea: Rent a tandem bike for around $80 and cycle around Mackinac Island for the day.

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23. Minnesota
> Average cost of a date: $109.81 (23rd highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 55 per 100,000 (15th most)
> Restaurants: 153 per 100,000 (8th fewest)
> Date idea: Go paddleboarding with your sweetheart in one of Minnesota’s many lakes.

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24. Mississippi
> Average cost of a date: $68.29 (10th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 25 per 100,000 (the fewest)
> Restaurants: 149 per 100,000 (4th fewest)
> Date idea: Put on your dancing shoes and shimmy your way through the night at Salsa Mississippi — there are free beginner lessons and late-night dance parties.

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25. Missouri
> Average cost of a date: $71.08 (11th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 37 per 100,000 (15th fewest)
> Restaurants: 161 per 100,000 (23rd fewest)
> Date idea: Float in the sky in a hot air balloon at various locations throughout Missouri for anywhere from $200 to $800.