Getaways

Detox in the Outdoors: How to do a Camper Staycation in Central Florida

If getting outside and away from I-4 construction for the weekend sounds enticing, try these steps to planning the ultimate camper staycation in Central Florida for you and your date. According to a recent study by University of Pittsburgh School…

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Food & Wine Weekends at Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Food & Wine Weekends are back at Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. From September 14 through November 11, 2018, this 8th annual culinary fete turns a date night or weekend getaway into a gastronomical adventure thanks to…

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Three Perfect Days in Tampa

For an escape from the norm, Tampa is an ideal destination. A 90-minute drive will transport you to a city where old and new intersect in the best of ways. An array of cultural attractions fill the city, which boasts…

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Three Staycation Itineraries for a Long Weekend in Orlando

Enjoy all of the perks of a blissful three-day weekend right in your backyard! With a little bit of adventure, romance and relaxation, a staycation is the perfect way to spend a travel-free 72 hours with your significant other. Eat,…

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Three Perfect Days in New Smyrna Beach

Located about an hour away from downtown Orlando, New Smyrna Beach is well-known to most locals. However, New Smyrna Beach has plenty more to offer couples than lazy days by the ocean. There’s a creative arts scene, rich history, and…

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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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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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The Great Summer Staycation Giveaway 2018

Win one of 14 two-night staycations at some of Florida’s best resorts and boutique hotels. Beat the heat this summer with a staycation at one of the many resorts and hotels across Orlando, Tampa and beyond. Now offering spectacular summertime…

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New Daycation Flights to Key West + 5 Day Trip Itineraries

You’ve made it to the end of the road: Key West is where the USA meets the tropics. It’s also a treasured Florida vacation spot whose popularity grows each year. We Floridians are fortunate to be able to visit this gateway…

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Three Perfect Days in Daytona Beach

If you ask someone what they know about Daytona Beach, chances are they will name one, if not all three, of the following things: the beach, motorcycles, and NASCAR. While each is integral to Daytona Beach’s identity, there is so…

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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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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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Three Perfect Days in St. Pete

Located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, St. Petersburg, nicknamed the Sunshine City, is an ideal destination for a short weekend getaway. Thought of by some as mainly a beach town, St. Pete provides visitors so much more. From the beach to…

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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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6 Date Night Must-Do’s in Mount Dora

By Margot Tejera I’ll admit, when I first heard of a place called Mount Dora, I immediately thought about rolling hills and snow-topped mountains (quite an imagination…). Instead, the small historic town of Mount Dora contains hidden local gems that…

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9 Hours in St. Augustine

A good day trip does wonders for refueling your life, whether it’s heading to one of the many beach towns nearby or traveling to the small shops and restaurants of nearby cities like Winter Garden and Deland. Traveling to St….

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Three Perfect Days in Asheville

Written in collaboration with Asheville Date Night Guide’s Jen Brooks Tucked into the palm of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the tiny town of Asheville, NC never ceases to amaze visitors looking for an action packed getaway in an unforgettable setting….

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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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Food & Wine Weekends are Back at Waldorf Astoria & Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

A staycation never looked so delicious than during Food & Wine Weekends at Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. From September 8 through November 12, 2017, this 7th annual culinary fete turns a weekend getaway into a gastronomical…

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Staycation: Spend the Night in a Romantic Yurt in Geneva

Orlando is home to incredible sprawling resorts where lazy rivers, luxurious spas, and award-winning restaurants are all part of the five-star experience. Sure, any one of them is more than suitable for a weekend staycation, but there’s another option for…

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40 Reasons to Plan a Tampa Date Night

Since starting Tampa Date Night Guide in May, we have been blown away by how many fun things there are to do in the Tampa Bay area. Tampa not only has the beaches and the bay (which means loads of…

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Three Perfect Days in Tallahassee

Despite its designation as Florida’s capital city, Tallahassee may be the last place on your mind when you envision a weekend getaway. Yet this vibrant city is merely waiting for curious travelers to arrive and unravel its web of surprises….

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The Great Summer Staycation Giveaway

Win one of 12 two-night staycations at some of Florida’s best resorts and boutique hotels. Beat the heat this summer with a staycation at one of the many resorts and hotels across Orlando, Tampa and beyond. Now offering spectacular summertime…

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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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Where to Experience a Farm Stay Near Orlando

Beach getaways, Disney staycations, spa retreats and adventure-filled exploits are all possible for those planning a Florida vacation. But for those seeking a more pastoral respite, a farm stay might just be the perfect plan. Florida might not have the…

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Three Perfect Days on Elbow Cay

Colorful homes, friendly locals, fresh conch, and vibrant turquoise waters are hallmarks of the Bahamas travel experience, often marveled at alongside a horde of other travelers arriving by cruise ship or major airline to the well-worn destinations. But dive a…

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Three Ways to do a Downtown Orlando Weekend Staycation

Orlando is constantly thrumming with events, new restaurant openings, culture, and adventure. So instead of focusing on getting away, why not take advantage of all the great reasons to stay? Booking a local hotel, even just for the night, is…

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Three Perfect Days on Longboat Key

Despite close proximity to nearby beach vacation hotspots like Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key has a distinct island vibe of its own. The pace is a bit slower, the people linger longer, and the food is spectacular…

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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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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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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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