Love doesn't have to cost a fortune

Love doesn't have to cost a fortune

Dating is blissful and exciting, but sometimes tough on the pocketbook. With upscale movie theaters and dinner bills reaching new, wallet-exploding prices, daters’ bank accounts are groaning.

But who says love has to cost a fortune? There are a variety of choices around San Diego that are romantic, fun and won’t leave you stressed out and running numbers in your head when you should be making out.

Here are some of PACIFIC’s favorite options for free fun and romance.

Resident Free Tuesdays, Balboa Park

For a day of culture, hand-holding and sunshine strolling, head to the park any Tuesday of the month for free admission to designated museums. Check the