Author: Nancy Devault

Get a Real Florida Passport to Journey to Every State Park

Perhaps you have a government-issued passport which allows you to explore abroad. Well, the new Real Florida Passport grants adventurists permission to embark on worldly travels… just a bit closer to home and within the state borders. As with a…

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Three Perfect Days Discovering the Palm Beaches

The Sunshine State is bursting with fun-in-the-sun getaway options for couples. Some of the most popular destinations are situated in South Florida – like Miami Beach and the Florida Keys. But 2.5 hours southeast of Orlando awaits 2,300 square miles…

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A Culinary Map of Plant Street Eats

Written by Nancy DeVault and Stephanie Patterson Winter Garden was incorporated as a town in 1903. Once known for its orange groves and railroad station, this historic suburb in West Orange County is now a favorite among fitness enthusiasts, thanks to…

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Dive into Florida’s Best Tubing Destinations

Our state’s beaches definitely encourage splish-and-splash fun with opportunities to surf, boogie board and more in the ocean waves. But, nothing will float your boat with your favorite date night mate quite like tubing. Explore Florida’s waterways by hopping into…

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4 Ways to Do Date Night in Lake Nona

Lake Nona is one of Central Florida’s fastest growing areas. Located about 20 miles south of Downtown Orlando, the area offers plenty of date night options for couples of all interests. Lake Nona first made a name for itself as…

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Three Perfect Days in Dunedin

Dunedin is home to Honeymoon Island, so it’s safe to say that this Florida beach town makes for a lovely couples getaway. Less than a two-hour drive from Orlando, this romantic destination is situated on the shoreline of the Gulf…

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5 Aquatic Date Adventures for Seafoodies

A table for two at a seafood restaurant is divine. But seafood lovers can dive deeper into date night with wild aquatic date adventures. You’ll reel in much more than the catch of the day on the open water with…

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Holy (Sea) Cow! Where to See Manatees on Your Next Date Night

During our cooler months (typically November through March), thousands of manatees migrate to Florida’s warmer waters. And this annual visitation presents date night opportunities for couples to see the mellow giants up close in the great outdoors! PS: Manatees can…

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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…

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10 After Dark Date Nights for Outdoorsy Couples

Outdoorsy couples thrive on fun in the sun. But you can stay active and heat things up when the sun goes down too – and without sunscreen! We’re shining a light on outdoorsy after dark date nights that are best…

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6 Cool Ice Cream Shops for Hot Dates

On a hot date, cool off with ice cream! We’ve got the scoop on the coolest local spots for beat-the-heat treats. Amazeballs Classic New Orleans Sno-Balls (Winter Park) Make a trip to the Winter Park Farmer’s Market even more amazing…

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Visit Florida Ruins on a Historic Date Day Trip

Maybe the romantic city of Rome, Italy holds the crown for most impressive ruins. But, you may be surprised to know that Central Florida has its fair share of notable ruins as well. A day trip visit to the following…

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Daddy-Daughter Date Ideas to Celebrate Father’s Day

It’s time for a date with your true love! Aside from your significant other, your child melts your heart like no other. Celebrate Father’s Day (Sunday, June 18, 2017) together with an epic daddy-daughter date that you both will cherish….

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Three Perfect Days in Jensen Beach

Looking for a nearby, relaxing couple’s getaway? Discover Jensen Beach, a small beach town inclusive of Hutchinson Island, a barrier island that continues into Fort Pierce. Jensen Beach and Stuart, its neighboring town to the south, offer two coastlines to…

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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…

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8 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…

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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…

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Saddle Up! 10 Dates for Horse Lovers in Central Florida

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…

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Discover Historic DeLand on a Date Day Trip

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…

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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…

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8 Florida Wineries to Drink Up

Get a Taste of the Sunshine State with Vine-to-Wine Adventures Did you know that the Sunshine State is the birthplace of American-made wine? In 1562, missionaries in St. Augustine used local grapes to make wine for religious ceremonies. Today, Florida…

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8 Uniquely Flavorful Disney Dining Experiences

Walt Disney World resort restaurants offer much more than kid-centric character themed breakfasts. In fact, Disney dishes out some of the most flavorful culinary experiences for date nights! Here are some delicious options: “Untamed” Dining Adventure Let your taste buds…

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

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…

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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…

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Three Perfect Days in Islamorada

Just 90 minutes south of Miami, Islamorada is the ‘key’ to a perfect getaway! The Florida Keys are made up of 1,700 islands, though only 42 are connected by bridges; six of which comprise the village of Islamorada. STAY The…

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30 New Ways to Do Date Night in 2017

2017 will bring fresh fun for Orlando couples! As the New Year kicks off, Orlando Date Night Guide is excited to test out the newest hot spots, happenings and more to best provide you with awesome date night ideas. We’re…

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35 Low-Budget Date Ideas for 2017

Discover Orlando through date nights without breaking the bank. The City Beautiful boasts plenty of free and/or cheap options for lovers on a budget. Our 2017 low-budget bucket list will ensure priceless date adventures! So, make 2017 the year to…

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Orlando Gift Guide: 30 Local Holiday Gifts for Your Love

UPDATED for 2017 Shop local this holiday season and wow your love with something he/she will truly treasure!  Santa’s elves ─ in the form of Orlando Date Night Guide ─ have shopped locally to present this holly jolly filled gift…

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6 Orlando Bed & Breakfast Staycations

Staycations are a great way to experience vacation pleasures without depleting your bank account or PTO stash. Orlando has some of the best resorts packed with awesome amenities but, for a change of pace, try a different kind of getaway…

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Touchdown! Best Places to Watch Football in Orlando

During football season, your significant other may be married to the television for both NFL and college football games. So, if you need a new game plan with more date night fantasies and less fantasy football, we recommend these victorious…

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19 Orlando Holiday Events to Kick-Off the Festive Season

As the famed Christmas carol declares: “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!” It’s time to celebrate with holiday-themed date nights. Here are some festive activities to ignite your seasonal spirit: Festival of Trees Orlando Museum of Art November…

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