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10 Tips New Orlando City Fans Need to Know

Tips for First Time Orlando City Soccer Fans

The Orlando City Soccer Club started in 2010 when Phil Rawlins brought the USL PRO team, the Austin Aztex, to Orlando. In 2013, due to its large following, strong ownership, and support from the city for the new soccer-only stadium, Orlando City became an official MLS team. They opened their brand-new stadium in 2017 to a sold-out crowd for the ... Read More »

8 Itineraries for Date Night in Kissimmee and St. Cloud

Date Night in Kissimmee and St. Cloud

Kissimmee and St. Cloud have quintessential, all-American downtowns and to some city folk, that might not scream date night. But after some exploring, what I initially thought might be a short and sweet list of date night ideas has turned into a rather long list. If you’re ready to leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind, you will ... Read More »

80 Orlando Cooking Classes in May and June

FitLiving Eats 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 80 Orlando cooking classes happening this May and June 2018! Where to take a cooking class in Orlando: • Truffles and Trifles ... Read More »

A New York City Inspired Date Night in Orlando

New York City Style date night in Orlando

Orlando was where I was born and raised, but for a short time I also called New York City home. Sometimes I still pine for the Big Apple, The Empire State, The City of Dreams, or as the locals call it simply—“The City.” I miss afternoons lounging in Central Park, evenings spent bar-hopping in Greenwich Village, and the spectacle of ... Read More »

35 Outdoor Activities to Enjoy Together Before Summer

Your romance is hot enough as it is! Before the oppressive heat of summer in Central Florida rolls in, head out to explore some of the best outdoor places and activities that Orlando has to offer. 1. Wekiva Island Wekiva Island offers tons of outdoor activities while serving as the ideal spot to relax along the river. Kayak, paddleboard, play ... Read More »

10 Orlando Places to Explore Together by @orlandoissleeping

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a new series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will too! This month, we’re featuring @orlandoissleeping, an account comprised of stunning nighttime photography captured by a local night shift ... Read More »

7th Annual Orlando Date Night Awards – Vote Now & Win

It’s time again for Orlando’s Annual Date Night Awards. Sponsored by the Epicurean Hotel, Tampa, these awards are your chance to have your say in our area’s most romantic restaurants, activities, events and experiences. Voting is now open and will remain open until 7am on Thursday, March 15, 2018. So, VOTE VOTE VOTE. Winners will be announced same day. Best of ... Read More »

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

Hidden Palms Ranch private trail rides in Sanford FL

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 horse’s hooves hitting the gentle ground below. Then, the canopy of Spanish moss-adorned live oak trees opens up into a ... Read More »

A Progressive Date at Disney’s BoardWalk

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 ways to fill your night here and it can be hard to pick just a couple. Here’s our itinerary for ... Read More »

106 Orlando Cooking Classes in March and April

Orlando Cooking Classes at Edible Education Experience Chef Night

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 106 Orlando cooking classes happening this March and April 2018! Where to take a cooking class in Orlando: • Truffles and Trifles ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know for an Orlando City Soccer Date

10 Essential Central Florida Experiences - Orlando City Soccer

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 experience for Lions fans. With Orlando City’s 4th MLS season on the horizon, we have a roundup of everything you ... Read More »

7 Quintessential Dates at Plant Street Market (VIDEO)

Plant Street Market Winter Garden

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 market houses over a dozen local vendors. So if you’re feeling like sushi but your date is craving pizza, this ... Read More »

Couple at Large Giveaway: Enter to Win a $700 Winter Park Village Date

Winner: Rebecca Gonzalez Just in time for Valentine’s Day, our Couple at Large Giveaway with Winter Park Village is going to be a ‘knock your socks off’ date night for one lucky couple. Located on 17-92 between Lee Road and Fairbanks Avenue, Winter Park Village is a best bet for dining, nightlife, shopping and pampering. For this special giveaway, Winter ... Read More »

5 Aquatic Date Adventures for Seafoodies

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 your favorite mate! First, enjoy date night fun and then feast on your seafood catch. Click over to the Florida ... Read More »

7 Date Itineraries in Orlando’s Iconic Church Street District

Church Street District Date Night Itineraries

With its history dating back to the 1800s, the Church Street District is one of Orlando’s most iconic areas. The district centers around Orlando’s original train station, Church Street Station, formerly known as The Old Orlando Railroad Depot. Today, Church Street Station is home to a number of restaurants and is a popular event venue, and the district is jam-packed with ... Read More »

2018 Guide to Running Dates in Central Florida for Every Couple

2018 Guide to Running Dates in Central Florida

2018 is here! Are you looking to make this new year a healthy and active one? Central Florida is full of fun running events that are the perfect way to participate in a healthy hobby together. We’ve sorted through hundreds of running events in the Orlando area and compiled the most unique running events into the following categories: Charity-Loving: Have a ... Read More »

96 Orlando Cooking Classes in January and February

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 96 Orlando cooking classes happening this January and February 2018! Where to take a cooking class in Orlando: Truffles and Trifles Tapa ... Read More »

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

Where to See Manatees in Florida

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 reach up to 13 feet in length and 3,000 pounds. Holy (sea) cow! However, it is important to keep a ... Read More »

5 Itineraries for a Juice Bike Date

Juice bike

You see our City Beautiful every day on your commute, but when you hop on a bike you begin seeing so much more! Bicycle riding is fun, good for you, good for the environment, and such a unique way to explore different areas with your date! Don’t have a bike? Juice is Orlando’s bike share program, and there are Juice ... Read More »

Introducing Our Couple’s Book Club

Join us for a three-part book discussion series designed for couples.  Kick off 2018 with some quality time for book lovers. We’ve partnered with Writer’s Block Bookstore to create a Couple’s Book Club and are inviting you to join us with your partner for a three-part discussion series focused on three of our favorite books. Each night we’ll meet from 7pm-8:30pm ... Read More »