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5 Ways to do Date Night in Winter Garden

5 Ways to do Date Night in Winter Garden

Winter Garden is one of Central Florida’s fastest growing cities. It’s just 14 miles west of downtown Orlando and offers plenty of daytime and nighttime date options. Winter Garden was incorporated as a town in 1903 with a roaring train station and blossoming orange trees. Today, the beautiful architecture of Plant Street ─ the main drag ─ still exudes small ... Read More »

8 Orlando Staycations with Date Night Perks

Orlando Staycations with Date Night Perks

Spa treatments and cabanas make for relaxing staycations. But, since your energy wasn’t zonked from travel, consider an energized Orlando staycation with these unforgettable date nights! Here are eight ideas… 1. Dive-In Movies at Four Seasons Orlando Every Saturday evening and select Thursdays throughout the year, Four Seasons guests can continue to float in the pool with an umbrella drink or cozy up ... Read More »

Where to Take a Cooking Class in Orlando

Where to Take a Cooking Class in Orlando

A guide to the best places to take a cooking class in Orlando As Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” We couldn’t agree more, although people who love to cook are wonderful in our book too. Treating yourself to an indulgent meal at one of our local restaurants is a must, but ... Read More »

10 Adventurous Ways to Date at Full Speed

10 Adventurous Ways to Date at Full Speed

Love can make your heart race! And so can awesome, action-packed date adventures. Adrenaline junkies aren’t crazy… they just like to have fast-paced fun. So here’s to living life (and dating) in the fast line: 1. Airboat Ride: Watching the sun set is romantic but, for adrenaline junkies, the anticipation can be had with added exitement aboard a wild watercraft! Soar over ... Read More »

Disney Springs After Dark

Experience Disney Springs after dark

By day, Disney Springs is a hot spot for tourists and shoppers, but locals know the real fun begins after dark. A multitude of bars and restaurants, each with their own distinct vibe, beckon you in for a fun-filled evening of live music, crafty adult beverages, and hearty fare. And did we mention parking is free? Wait until the sun ... Read More »

10 Over the Top Experiences to Save for a Special Occasion

10 Over the Top Experiences to Save for a Special Occasion in Orlando

It’s not everyday you get to celebrate a significant relationship milestone. Anniversaries, proposals, engagements, and meaningful holidays definitely call for a certain type of celebration. Yet planning can sometimes feel overwhelming and daunting. In fact, one of the most frequent questions we receive from the guys is, “Where is the best place to take my partner for a special night ... Read More »

Saddle Up! 10 Dates for Horse Lovers in Central Florida

Horseback riding in Orlando at Westgate River Ranch

Ready to horse around on your next date night? Florida is a horse lover’s paradise with more than 500,000 horse residents, of which more than 60% are used for competition and recreation. If want to hit the trails, use this list of Florida State Parks with equestrian trails. For even more horse play, have a “hay” day with these horse-themed ... Read More »

Discover Historic DeLand on a Date Day Trip

Date Daytrip to Historic DeLand

Orlando boasts endless opportunities for dating adventures, and its Central Florida location allows for even more fun through nearby day trips. Closer to home than Volusia County’s gorgeous beach cities, discover DeLand, a small historic town just 35 miles from Downtown Orlando. Here’s a day trip agenda to inspire your next road trip. PLAY Highland Park Fish Camp This rustic ... Read More »

10 Playful Date Ideas to Get Your Game On!

10 Playful Date Ideas to Get Your Game On

Couples who play together stay together! Whether you want to work as a team or engage in some healthy competition, let the games begin with these game-inspired playful date ideas. 1. Archery: Target summer camp memories of love and take aim with Cupid’s bow and arrow. LeadFeather Guns & Archery offers half-hour, one-on-one instruction courses for $30. It’s bow go-time ... Read More »

2017 Guide to Running Dates for Every Couple

2017 Guide to Running Dates for Every Couple

By Dani Dennison Have you and your honey kept your commitment to spending quality time together this year? Running together, especially in fun events like the ones included in this guide, is a great way to bond and have fun as a couple. If maintaining a regular running regime is one of your goals, now’s the time to map out the rest ... Read More »

8 Places for a Creative Paint Night Date in Orlando

8 Places for a Creative Paint Night Date in Orlando

Mix things up and add an artsy twist to your next date night by creating a work of art together. Couples of all skills levels will delight in a creative night out at one of Orlando’s many paint night date events. Even better, most paint night events are BYOB or hosted at neighborhood bars, so if you need a little ... Read More »

82 Orlando Cooking Classes in March and April

orlando cooking classes

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 82 local Orlando cooking classes happening this March and April. Where to take a cooking class in Orlando: Truffles and Trifles Tapa ... Read More »

Learn to Skate Date at RDV Ice Den

Learn to Skate Date at RDV Ice Den

If you’re not from Florida or have lived here a while, chances are your skate skills leave something to be desired. But with a little practice and training, ice skating can be a terrific option for couples looking to get moving on their date night. As an added bonus, spending an hour or two inside a frosty ice rink is ... Read More »

10 Ways to Take Date Night to New Heights – Literally!

The Canyon's Zip Line and Canopy Tour

You can take date night to new heights…literally! You’ll love tackling this ultimate bucket list with your thrill-seeking partner in crime. Aerial Yoga If your yogi has high standards for date night, add some oomph to the “om” through aerial yoga. Elevate Yoga offers a number of classes to accommodate beginner to experienced aerial yogis ($20 drop-in rate) that will ... Read More »

7 Things to Do at Wekiva Island

7 Things to Do at Wekiva Island

If you’ve ever rented a canoe or kayak from Wekiwa Springs State Park, you’ve likely passed by Wekiva Island and instantly wanted to join the party. This eco-friendly destination offers a little bit of everything: swim in the refreshing water, chill out at the bar, get active, give yourself the VIP treatment and more all in one place. Once you’ve ... Read More »

Orlando’s Best Bike-Friendly Dates

Orlando has 23 bike trail options ─ all within a 30 mile radius of downtown ─ that collectively total over 150 miles of paved, off-street biking. Bicycle tours can pave the way to adventurous dates for couples. Freshen up your standard go-to date with a two-wheeled tryst in the seasonally fresh air. No wheels? No worries! Most bicycle tour companies offer ... Read More »

Explore Central Florida on a Clear Kayak Adventure

Winter weather has arrived, and for Orlandoans that means finally getting outside to play! While hikes and beach days are perfectly acceptable, why not jump on the chance to try something new this season? A paddling adventure in a clear kayak through Central Florida’s waterways is the perfect opportunity to try something different while enjoying the great outdoors. For a ... Read More »

All-New Epcot International Festival of the Arts: Jan. 13 – Feb. 20

Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Disney recently announced the launch of the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, a showcase of visual, performing and culinary artistry across six exciting weekends from January 13 through February 20, 2017. Running Fridays through Mondays, each weekend will unveil brand new art and give return visitors something unique to experience each time. Festival Highlights Artist appearances Artful photo ops ... Read More »