ABC’s The bachelor Premiered January 23, 2023 with a new lead and a new cast of women vying for a chance at love. This season, producers cast Zach Shallcross as the lead. Fans know Zach from his time on Rachel Recchia and Gabby Windey’s season of The Bachelorette. Zach made Rachel’s Top 4, but she eventually decided to call it quits because of his age. However, Zach is willing to try and find the one. Of the thirty new women this season, these are the four Zach is taking on at Hometown Dates.
[WARNING: This article contains spoilers regarding The Bachelor Hometown Dates with Zach Shallcross.]
According to Reality Steve, Zach filmed his first hometown date with Gabi Elnicki this season. However, that doesn’t mean the producers will air them in the order they were filmed. Zach and Gabi spent time together in their hometown of Vermont on October 31. Other than that, the reality TV blogger didn’t have many details about the activities the couple engaged in during their date. Gabi had previously landed a one-on-one date with Zach while the group were out in London.
On November 2, fans spotted Zach and Ariel Frenkel in New York City. The reality TV blogger said the couple spent some time in Washington Square Park before heading to Murray Hill for Sarge’s Deli and Diner. Photos sent in by fans showed the couple walking hand-in-hand through the streets of NYC. Zach and Ariel spent some time alone on a singles date in Estonia.
During the group’s overseas trip, Zach invited a few different women on one-to-one dates. One of these went to the Lawson charity while they were in Estonia. Zach later chose Charity for a hometown date, and the couple spent some time together in Columbus, Georgia.
Kaity Biggar scored two one-on-one dates with Zach during The Bachelor. Reality Steve reported that the couple’s date included a night at the Museum of Natural History. However, he wasn’t sure what Zach and Kaity were doing during the daytime portion of their date.
Zach also took Kaity on a singles date when the group traveled to Budapest, Hungary. There the couple spent some time at Fisherman’s Bastion.
Zach’s last hometown date was with Kaity. Fans spotted Zach and Kaity in Austin, Texas, in the city’s South Congress area.
There you have it. These are Zach’s hometown dates for this season of The bachelor. Make sure to tune in to the January 23 premiere on ABC. The fun starts at 8:00 p.m. EST!