10 best places to take a techie on a date

The 10 best places to take a techie on a date

For Valentine's Day, how about taking your techie sweetheart on a date outside the home office away from your personal computers? We've scoured the country to come up with the 10 best spots where you can have both romance and a whole lot of geek fun.

Denver\'s Wings Over the Rockies Museum

This aeronautics museum displays a large collection of rare airplanes including a B-1 Lancer. Techies in love will also see stars over its impressive spacecraft and rocket technology exhibits. More info .

U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, Ala.

This is the home of the world famous Space Camp. While six days of camp may be over the top for a date, the center is also a good spot for a one-day jaunt. Its museum offers an intense collection of rockets and space memorabilia plus attractions like the G-Force Accelerator. More info .

New York\'s Sony Wonder Technology Lab

With its high-def theater, digital gaming lab, music and movie making labs, the Sony Wonder Technology Lab is a whole lot of fun. It's a great destination for families, too. Best of all, admission is free. More info .

Seattle\'s Experience Music Project

Old school techies will enjoy the world's largest collection of Jimi Hendrix stuff on display here. But the Project is not just a warehouse of music memorabilia. Techies in love will enjoy the Project's interactive, state-of-the-art sound lab and the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. More info .

Cape Canaveral\'s Kennedy Space Center

Tour launch areas, meet an astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and, if you time it right, view a live launch. This is one techie destination that just might send your date to the moon. More info .

Orlando\'s DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive Theme Park

Five floors of this indoor interactive amusement park house cutting-edge technology, virtual reality and 3-D experiences, including CyberSpace Mountain where you and your date can design and ride your own simulated rollercoaster. More info .

Los Angeles\'s Universal Studios Hollywood

You simply can't go wrong on any ride or activity at this Hollywood amusement park. But techies will especially love the Special Effects Stages where visitors learn the film making secrets of King Kong, The Mummy and other special effects blockbusters. More info .

Cambridge\'s MIT Museum

All techies will love the world's largest collection of holograms, housed here. If that weren't enough, the museum also features Kismet and other MIT robots, the interactive sculpture of Arthur Ganson, and "Doc" Edgerton's famous stop-motion photography. More info .

Philadelphia\'s Franklin Institute Science Museum

Every great city has a great science museum with a planetarium and IMAX theater. But the Franklin Institute stands out for its numerous technology exhibits. Plus, starting Feb. 8, it will host a Star Wars exhibit featuring props from all six films and demonstrations of how Star Wars technologies are being brought to life. More info .

San Francisco\'s Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is the interactive science museum that sets the platinum standard. To call it a museum is really unfair. It is actually a playground for the techie in us all. With hundreds of interactive exhibits on space, chemistry, weather, language, it is the ultimate spot for a techie date. If you can't visit in person, you can always meet your date's avatar in the Second Life version. More info .

Your favorite spots for a techie date?

What places do you recommend as romantic destinations for geeks in love? Join the discussion.

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