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How to Conduct an Upscale Happy Hour Crawl on the SunRail

Ok, ok, we’ve all heard the gripes about the difficulty of utilizing the SunRail for anything but a work commute, but we have it all figured out for date night. Whether you take the day off, end the day early,…

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The Ultimate Guide to Date Night on the Central Florida Ale Trail (VIDEO)

In 2013, Paul Roy drank a total of 715 different beers. It was during this “Beer Year” that he discovered his love of craft beer while getting to know the people brewing the beer he was drinking. When a small…

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Where to Wine and Dine Around Disney Outside the Parks

Disney World is more than a family destination. With the revitalization of Disney Springs into a hub for foodies and a new focus on adult-friendly options like late-night entertainment, Disney is also transforming into a date night hotspot.  Perhaps the…

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WINNERS: Readers’ Choice Picks in the 7th Annual Orlando Date Night Awards

2,000 votes were calculated in this year’s Orlando Date Night Awards, which ran from March 7-15, 2018 and was sponsored by the Epicurean Hotel, Tampa. Readers selected from dozens of fabulous nominees for best date night picks, but only one can be…

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A Private Trail Ride for Two at Hidden Palms Ranch (VIDEO)

Imagine this: besides your horse companion and a field of grazing cattle, there’s not another soul in sight as you make your way through winding tree-canopied trails. The only sounds come from trees rustling in the breeze above and your…

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A Progressive Date at Disney’s BoardWalk

Disney’s BoardWalk is arguably one of the best date night spots on Disney property. The picturesque boardwalk that transports you to a seaside town in New England becomes even more romantic as the sun goes down. There are plenty of…

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U-Pick Farms in Central Florida for Strawberries, Blueberries & Citrus (VIDEO)

The local movement has taken Orlando by storm; restaurants love to source produce from local farmers and Orlandoans are eating it up. Go hyperlocal by visiting U-pick farms in Central Florida to pick your own produce. These local farmers welcome…

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Everything You Need to Know for an Orlando City Soccer Date

Since becoming an official Major League Soccer team in 2013, Orlando City has found a special place in the hearts of many local Orlandoans. The opening of the team’s very own soccer stadium last year brought an entirely new match day…

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7 Quintessential Dates at Plant Street Market (VIDEO)

Plant Street Market is a one-stop shop for date night: delicious eats, a bustling brewery, easy access to the 22-mile paved West Orange Trail, and a killer outdoor patio. Located 25 minutes from Orlando in charming downtown Winter Garden, the…

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Eat, Drink and Explore the West Orange Trail

Updated March 2018 Stretching from Winter Garden to Apopka, the West Orange Trail is a 22-mile long paved rail-trail. Bike, walk, run or skate your way through this itinerary to discover some of the best sights, sips, and bites along…

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A Visit to De Leon Springs State Park for DIY Pancakes and History

Just an hour drive north of Orlando lies the impressively historic De Leon Springs State Park. While you’ll find many similar activities at parks across the state, there is one main reason you need to visit this park and that’s…pancakes….

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Top Orlando Events for 2018: Concerts, Festivals, Sports and More

Our guide to the best Orlando events of the year for date night In search of date night inspiration for the year ahead? There are dozens of amazing Orlando events to choose from in 2018. Take your pick of the…

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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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Disney Monorail Pub Crawl: A Guide to the Best Date Night Spots

The Best Bars & Lounges for a DIY Disney Monorail Pub Crawl Written by Stephanie Patterson and Hannah Green Confession: despite living in Orlando for six years, I’ve still never visited the Disney theme parks. I know, I know; please…

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Weekly Grilled Cheese Happy Hour at La Femme du Fromage

Enjoy a $15 grilled cheese & beer flight every Friday from 4-8pm at La Femme du Fromage You’ve probably already discovered beer flights and wine flights, but what about grilled cheese flights? You can taste one for yourself every Friday…

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Oh My! This Dessert-Centric Restaurant has a Date Night Booth

Say the words “date night booth” and you’ve got the attention of the Orlando Date Night Guide team. We love sleuthing the city to find Orlando’s best romantic escapes. So, when we got wind that The Glass Knife was opening…

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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…

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Introducing the New Date Night Guide Mobile App

We are so thrilled to announce today that the Date Night Guide App is here! After months of design and development, we’re finally ready to give you all the details. The FREE Date Night Guide App houses highly curated ideas,…

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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…

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Date Yourself First: 8 Solo Date Ideas in Orlando

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…

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

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…

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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 Resort Pools Locals Can Actually Use with Day Passes

Updated July 2018 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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Guide to Viewing Disney Fireworks Outside the Parks

Here in Orlando, we have “The Most Magical Place on Earth” in our backyard. Walt Disney World is a magical place, and visiting such a place with our loved ones is all the more enchanting. Yet you don’t need to…

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How to Have an Orlando Food Truck Date

Looking for a date night experience that’s the perfect marriage of food and fun? Orlando’s delicious food truck scene has it all. Weekly and monthly meet-ups throughout Central Florida make for an easy breezy evening, and you’ll never have to…

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Introducing Tampa Date Night Guide

Big news!! Today we have officially expanded into the Tampa Bay area with the launch of Tampa Date Night Guide.  Designed to share ideas for events, dining and experiences in Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater, this new sister site to…

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Budget-Friendly Downtown Orlando Dates Under $30

In a city as beautiful and diverse as Orlando, we sometimes assume that date night on a budget isn’t possible. But the great thing about downtown Orlando is that there are so many things to do–regardless of your budget! From…

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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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10 Best Restaurants in Orlando for Bottomless Mimosas

Brunch food and cocktails…you can’t have one without the other. Lucky for us, there’s no shortage of options for brunch in Orlando when it comes to seriously great food and drinks. However, not all brunch spots are created equal. The…

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34 Ideas for a Perfect Date Night in Sanford

Discover dinner cruises, marshmallow workshops, horseback trail rides, craft beer tours, zip line adventures, and more. Here are 34 date night ideas to explore! Things to Do Take Sailing Lessons Learn to sail with the one you love! U-SAIL of Central Florida…

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We’ve Gone National! Introducing Date Night Guide

It’s been 10 years since Orlando Date Night Guide first began sharing date ideas with Orlando couples. Since then, we’ve grown to serve more than 50,000 unique monthly visitors and have shared thousands of date night ideas. It’s been incredibly exciting…

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