Author: Erica Thomas

Glide in Style on a Segway Tour in Central Florida

It’s so easy to get stuck in a routine of doing the same old thing for date night. We get busy with work, hobbies, obligations and kids and we don’t take time to plan extraordinary dates. Why not break free…

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Dine-In Theaters for Entertainment Enthusiasts

Is it true that movies can make a marriage better? The answer is “yes” according to research conducted by professors at the University of Rochester. Couples were split into three groups for the study, two participating in lengthy sessions with…

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Romantic Steakhouses for a Swanky Night Out

There’s something about getting dressed to the nines for an upscale evening with your other half. Steakhouses are the perfect excuse to step up date night or celebrate in style. The two of you can bond over indulgent cuisine while…

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Must-Visit Florida Lighthouses for a Date Day Trip

Light Up Love at These Must-Visit Florida Lighthouses Florida has 29 lighthouses remaining today with even fewer still operational. You could make a vacation solely out of traveling to the lighthouses around the state! Lighthouses have been and continue to…

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Mobile Scavenger Hunts in Central Florida for Puzzling Play

Remember the fun of youthful scavenger hunts? Thanks to technology, couples can bond in a new way with the ease of smartphone apps. Step out of the norm on your next rendezvous with your love and try something unique while…

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The Best Disney World Hotels for a Romantic Escape

Heading to Disney for a staycation isn’t just for families, despite the kid-centric stigma. There are more activities offered for adults than you may think. Try out a DIY Disney Monorail Pub Crawl for starters. While many may not consider…

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Orlando Chef’s Tables and Omakase for Culinary Cravings

While chef’s tables have been around for awhile, it’s not something that pops up in daily conversation (for most of us anyway). However, it’s the perfect option for creating a special moment with a loved one. You’ll have a one-on-one…

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Glamping and Camping in Central Florida and Beyond

Living in a locale with plenty of sunshine and desirable weather (almost) year-round provides ample opportunities to grab your sweetie, pack a few supplies, and head into the great outdoors for some quality time together. Camping is a favored nostalgic…

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12 Romantic Destinations for a Florida Day Trip

Every day is a chance to celebrate the special bond shared with your beloved, which makes now the perfect time to plan a romantic excursion for your sweetie. Fill up the car, toss your phones and tablets aside, and spend the…

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7 Unique Central Florida Airbnb Rentals for an Overnight Staycation

Written by Erica Thomas Sometimes you just need to get away, but may not have the time or funds to travel far. While you may assume you need to travel hundreds or thousands of miles away to experience something exciting…

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13 Over the Top Orlando Desserts to Blow Your Mind on Date Night

Written by Erica Thomas The only thing that could sweeten a date with your honey more is to end it with a delectable dessert. These final course options are so spectacular they can make even the most simple date seem…

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Orlando Annual Passes with Perks Besides Universal and Disney

Written by Erica Thomas Central Florida is home to so many activities for locals. How lucky are we to have endless ways to connect with our loved ones right in our backyard?! You may be familiar with the major theme…

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Date Nights for Donut Lovers

By Erica Thomas There’s something about biting into a soft, doughy cake with divine goodness drizzled, sprinkled, or spread on top. What makes donuts even better is that these tasty bites are acceptable to eat any time of day. Dive…

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Orlando Resort Pools Locals Can Actually Use with Day Passes

Updated June 2019 The dog days of summer are here and things are really starting to heat up outside. While you may have access to a refreshing pool, sometimes it’s more fun to grab your honey and relax in the…

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Florida Resident Deals: Discounts in Orlando and Beyond

Updated March 2018 Living in Central Florida has so many perks. We have desired tourist attractions like Universal and Disney literally in our backyard, an endless list of palate-pleasing restaurants for foodies, remarkable beaches within a short drive, and beautiful…

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Private Dining Rooms for Two or More in Orlando

A Guide to Orlando’s Best Private Dining Rooms Updated April 2019 Whether you are looking for a space to accommodate 2 people or 500, certain celebrations call for an extra special setting. We’ve compiled a guide to help you navigate your…

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Orlando’s Romantic Overnight Hotel Packages – Winter/Spring 2017

By: Erica Thomas Nothing says romance like a remarkable rendezvous to remember for years to come. Here you will find a plethora of romantic overnight hotel packages to celebrate your love this Valentine’s Day that fit every budget. And as…

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11 Pet Friendly Getaways for Orlando Couples

By Erica Thomas There is nothing quite like being greeted at the door by your four-legged friend with their tail wagging behind them. The bond between a human and their dog is unlike any other. So the next time you…

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Best Spots to View Fireworks in Orlando

By Erica Thomas No matter your age, there is something magical and exhilarating about watching bursts of fireworks light up the sky. Living in a tourist capital, we have an abundance of nightly shows to choose from. Here’s a list…

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14 Memorial Day Weekend Orlando Getaway Packages

*UPDATED FOR 2019* By Erica Thomas There’s no need to travel far to relax and unwind during the long weekend. Why not stay close to home and enjoy some affordable fun? Take your pick from these Memorial Day Weekend Orlando getaways…

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10 Places to Renew Your Vows in Orlando and Beyond

Say ‘I Do’ all over again when you renew your vows in Orlando, across Florida and beyond! By Erica Thomas There are few moments as special as vowing to love your spouse for the rest of your life. For some…

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7 Disney Date Night Ideas – Outside of the Parks

Plan a perfect Disney date night; no park admission necessary! By Erica Thomas Don’t write off the famous mouse as nothing more than a tourist attraction for families and children. Mickey and Minnie have many date night possibilities to offer…

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10 Fabulous Orlando Dining Deals

Use these stellar Orlando dining deals to make date night more affordable! By Erica Thomas Looking for ways to have a regular date night without breaking the bank? Check out the dining deals we found at 10 terrific Orlando restaurants….

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Friday Night Flights at K

By Erica Thomas Relax and kick back after the grind of your work week at Friday Night Flights. Nestled in the back of K Restaurant & Wine Bar is an intimate and quaint garden patio filled with fresh organic herbs…

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Cook Up Some Fun at Publix Aprons Cooking School

By Erica Thomas Turn up the heat on your next date night by attending one of the classes offered at Publix Aprons Cooking School. It is fun, educational, and you just might learn a new trick or two to try…

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10 Date Night Workshops for Hands-On, Interactive Fun

By Erica Thomas Sure, you can do the typical dinner and a movie for your next date night. Or you can interact with your sweetie and leave your date night with a one-of-a-kind memento in hand! Several savvy companies in…

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Heat Things Up: International Hot Glass Date Night Workshop

**CLOSED 2017** Glass blowing may seem like an activity only a professional can do, but the artists at International Hot Glass have made it a reality for anyone. Nestled inside Artegon Marketplace on International Drive, International Hot Glass (IHG) is a…

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Chocolate & Wine Pairing at World of Chocolate Museum

By Erica Thomas Nothing says romance like chocolate and wine. We recently found that there is better way to combine the two than at the World of Chocolate Museum and Café. Located in a less congested section of International Drive, World of…

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Best Rooftop Bars & Restaurants in Orlando

The Sky’s the Limit at These Rooftop Roosts Updated June 2018 We are fortunate to live in a desirable climate allowing maximum use of time outdoors. Plan date night just right to take advantage of our pleasant year-round weather and…

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Catch Some Gaming Fun at Dave & Buster’s

By Erica Thomas Most people have heard of or visited Dave & Buster’s, but have you been there lately? It’s the perfect combination of dining, game playing, and watching your favorite team, all in one stop. And whether you’re on your first…

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Take Date Night to the Court at WhirlyDome

By: Erica Thomas My husband and I are quite competitive so what better way to fan the flame of our love than a little bit of friendly rivalry at WhirlyDome. Located on International Drive,WhirlyDome is home to Whirlyball – a motorized sport…

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