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Orlando’s Most Beautiful Places

Orlando's Most Beautiful Places

For those of us who spend too much time on I-4, it can be easy to forget that the City Beautiful is, in fact, quite beautiful. Look beyond the gridlock, skyscrapers and endless theme park parking lots and you’re bound to find wondrous, even awe-inspiring views and vistas to take your breath away in Orlando, Winter Park and beyond. Need ... Read More »

26 Orlando Sports Date Ideas Under $50

10 Essential Central Florida Experiences - Orlando City SC

By Hannah Green Your favorite sport’s season can easily be spent on the couch, watching games in your PJs while eating snacks and scrolling through social media. Rising ticket prices may deter you from leaving the couch to attend a game in person, but this list of Orlando sports dates offers deals that will get you off the couch without ... Read More »

85 Orlando Cooking Classes in November and December

Orlando Cooking Classes

It’s hot in the kichen, baby! Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out together, you’re bound to find something you love from our list of 85 Orlando cooking classes happening this November and December. Where to take a cooking class in Orlando: Truffles and Trifles Tapa Toro  ... Read More »

10 Must-Have Art and Performance Experiences in Orlando

Art in Orlando: Must-Have Experiences for Couples

In addition to the theme parks and blossoming food scene, Orlando also boasts a thriving arts community. Annual events like the Orlando Fringe Festival and Immerse are paired up with unique venues, art workshops, museum happenings, and stellar performances. Each offers a wonderful opportunity for a date night that will enrich your mind (and your relationship!), spark dialogue, support art ... Read More »

5 Itineraries for a Low Key Date in College Park

College Park Date Night

While everyone loves hitting the popular spots for date night, there are several areas of Orlando that could be considered hidden gems. College Park is one of these areas, named for its abundance of streets named after popular colleges. Traffic and crowds are minimal as College Park is one of the more low-key areas of Orlando. But don’t let that ... Read More »

Date Night at Topgolf Orlando

Topgolf Orlando opening Friday, October 20 for play, food, and fun There’s a new date night hotspot in town! After much anticipation, Topgolf Orlando will officially open its doors on Friday, October 20 at 9am. The sprawling 65,000 square foot facility includes dozens of hitting bays, an outfield with targets of various distances, a spacious bar, and a full food ... Read More »

18 Places for Music Lovers in Orlando to Explore Together

Date Night for Music Lovers in Orlando

Orlando truly is the City Beautiful, but this title is more than skin deep. Besides being an area full of visual delights, Central Florida is full of wonderful sounds and music. Places like Nashville, Memphis, and New Orleans may come to mind when you think of cities for music lovers, yet Orlando is home to plenty of places that will ... Read More »

42 Must-Go Halloween Events in Orlando for Couples

Halloween Events in Orlando for Couples 2017

Give date night a spooky twist at one of these Halloween events in Orlando Halloween is just around the corner, but you can partake in frightful festivities all month long. Start planning your couples costume, stock up on your favorite Halloween goodies at the store, and do date night at one of these fantastic Halloween events in Orlando. We’ll be ... Read More »

Date Yourself First: 8 Solo Date Ideas in Orlando

Solo Date Ideas in Orlando - Date Yourself First!

Whether you’re in a committed relationship or single, there is never a wrong time to spend quality time alone. From Lake Nona to Winter Park, you are sure to find a place where you can treat yourself! So do just that with this list of dates to take yourself on in Orlando. 1. A Day on Park Avenue – Winter ... Read More »

How To Help Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Updated 10/17/17 The island of Puerto Rico was already significantly affected by Hurricane Irma, with 12 towns declared disaster zones and leaving 1 million residents without power. Unfortunately, this would be only a fraction of what was to come less than 2 weeks later thanks to Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico was no match for the Category 4 hurricane, whose 155 ... Read More »

8 Dates for Couples in The Milk District

8 Date Nights in The Milk District

Though The Milk District officially became an Orlando Main Street District last year, it’s been unofficially known as such for at least 8 years. The district, named after the T.G. Lee dairy plant that still inhabits the area, is one of the few areas where you’ll see the real Orlando. Most of the businesses that call the relatively small district ... Read More »

Date Night Made Easy with Rosen JCC Saturday Night Out Child Care Program

Rosen JCC Saturday Night Out

Most of us in committed relationships know that regular date nights are an integral part of a happy, healthy partnership. Despite this, date night often gets lost in the shuffle as we try to balance work, our personal lives, family, and the general demands of life. In my own relationship, date night often gets unintentionally abandoned the moment our work ... Read More »

Pair it Up! 12 Ways to Combine Magical Dining With Local Attractions

magical dining

Update 9/20: Magical Dining Month has been extended through October 12, 2017! A majority, but not all, of the restaurants are participating in the extension. The Magical Dining Month website has been updated with a note found at the bottom of each restaurant menu containing details on whether or not the restaurant is participating in the extension. A date night during ... Read More »

Reader Tips: How to do the Epcot Food & Wine Festival Like a Pro

2017 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Now in its 22nd year, Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival has returned for 75 days of foodie fun from August 31 to November 13, 2017. This year, there are bites and beverages to savor from over 35 marketplaces located throughout the World Showcase. Whether this year will be your first visit or you’ve made the festival an annual tradition, there’s ... Read More »

15 Fun Ideas for a Nerdy Date Night in Orlando

15 Ideas for a Nerdy Date Night in Orlando

Are you into comic books and superhero movies? Do you like to exercise your gray matter with science and technology? Did you grow up playing video games and just haven’t stopped? If you and your partner are a nerdy couple, you probably proudly admit it. If any of this is true for you and your honey, we’ve got plenty of ... Read More »

Create Your Own Fluid Painting with The Dirty Pour Project

As a lover of artsy date nights, I’m no stranger to local paint night events. The combination of a lively local venue, adult beverages, and creativity certainly makes for an enjoyable date night. Yet the downfall of most paint nights is the fact you’re often painting the exact same thing as the rest of the class. The Dirty Pour Project, ... Read More »

100 Orlando Cooking Classes in September and October

Where to Take a Cooking Class in Orlando

It’s hot in the kitchen, baby! Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out together, you’re bound to find something you love from our list of 93 Orlando cooking classes happening this September and October. Where to take a cooking class in Orlando: Truffles and Trifles Tapa Toro  ... Read More »

Ride the Wave on a Surfing Date Night

Ride the Wave on a Surfing Date Night

Written by Nancy DeVault and Stephanie Patterson Surfers are free-spirited, fit, and a bit salty (well, after a day in the ocean anyway). A surfing date will allow you to connect with each other while connecting to nature. Let’s face it… there is nothing better than doing what you love or discovering a new hobby – like surfing – with ... Read More »

Baby on the Way! Date Nights for the Expecting Couple

Date Nights for Expecting Couples in Orlando

When you’re pregnant and expecting, it is one of the most exciting, but also most worrisome times of your life. There is so much to do and think about! It’s also one of the most important times in your relationship to spend quality time together and reconnect as a couple. Yet being parents-to-be, it can sometimes feel like your date ... Read More »