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100+ Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando

Planning an epic date? Orlando has plenty of options and we’ve compiled a list of the best date ideas to give you lots of inspiration for the perfect date!


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando

Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando


Orlando offers an epic choice of romantic, unique and fun dates for couples to enjoy, from the romantic, including strolling hand-in-hand in one of Orlando's many beautiful parks and gardens, to the unique, including swimming with dolphins and feeding gators, to the fun, including mini golf, go-karting and thrill rides.


The only problem with picking date ideas in Orlando is that there is so much to choose from! Check out our suggestions for your next date.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Swan Boat Ride at Lake Eola

Enjoy a romantic Swan Boat Ride on Lake Eola

The City of Orlando offers pedal-powered swan boat rides on historic Lake Eola! This is the perfect daytime date in Orlando, it's fun and romantic. Take in the views of the city from the lake and enjoy seeing the Lake Eola Fountain up close, then enjoy a picnic in Lake Eola Park or enjoy a stroll to one of the many downtown restaurants, and at under $15 for a 30 minute swan boat rental it will leave plenty of cash for a fancy dinner!


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Expore Orlando parks and gardens for free

Take a stroll hand in hand at Orlando's Parks and Gardens

Orlando is blessed with an abundance of beautiful parks, gardens, and the chance to escape the tourists and enjoy the great outdoors together, strolling hand in hand, with not a care in world. Heck you can even pack a picnic for a truly outdoor date, your welcome!


The variety of free parks, gardens, nature trails,and more here in Orlando is breathtaking, get outside, and enjoy a very romantic date.


Lake Eola Park

Lake Eola Park is a must visit, located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, with a sidewalk that circles the lake.


Relax amid beautiful flower beds and a spectacular view of Orlando’s skyline and the gorgeous Lake Eola, enjoy the swans and other birds inhabiting the park, or you can check out a free concert, movie or a play in the Walt Disney Amphitheater.


Harry P Leu Gardens

Explore an amazing botanical oasis nearly 50-acres minutes from Downtown Orlando. Harry P Leu Gardens features landscaped grounds and lakes, with walking trails all shaded by 200-year-old oaks and forests of camellias.


The UCF Arboretum

The Arboretum of the University of Central Florida is located on the main campus of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, United States. Covering 80 acres, it contains more than 600 species of plants, including more than 100 bromeliads, in cultivated gardens.


Lake Lotus Park

Lake Lotus Park is the City of Altamonte Springs’ nature preserve. The total area is approximately 150 acres, including 120 acres of woods and wetlands. The park is a diverse, natural habitat that provides limitless natural encounters with flora and fauna.


Oakland Nature Preserve

West of Orlando, just 30 minutes from the attractions and nestled between Winter Garden and Clermont in the beautiful Town of Oakland, lies a "hidden gem." Oakland Nature Preserve is a150-acre preserve offering environmental education and ecotourism activities for visitors of all ages.


Mead Botanical Garden

With 47 acres to explore in Winter Park, your senses will come alive with the sights, sounds, and scents of the garden. Mead Botanical Garden offers hiking trails, creek, boardwalk, tall pine trees, greenhouse, butterfly garden, and pond that’s home to turtles, fish and wading birds.


Kraft Azalea Garden

This 5.22-acre public garden is located on the shore of Lake Maitland and is open year round from 8 a.m. until dusk. Kraft Azalea Garden is a beautiful park is shaded by enormous cypress trees that add to the old Florida charm of the 13-acre property


Orlando Urban Trail

The Orlando Urban Trail is located near Downtown Orlando and is considered the spine of Orlando’s trail network.


The trail is approximately three miles long and runs from Lake Highland through Loch Haven Park, to Mead Garden in Winter Park. Highlights include connections to six lakes, Orlando Cultural Park, and the Gaston Edwards Trail.


West Orange Trail

The West Orange Trail is a 22-mile long multi-use rail trail. The paved trail passes through downtown Oakland, Winter Garden, and Apopka with most of its length built on old railroad alignments.


Lake Nona Sculpture Garden

The Lake Nona Sculpture Garden is a 50,000 square-foot outdoor space designed for the exploration and discovery of a distinguished selection of sculptures from one of the world’s largest private art collections, The Lewis Collection.


Orlando Wetlands Park

The Orlando Wetlands Park is a man-made wetland designed to provide advanced treatment for reclaimed water from the City of Orlando and other local cities. The Park is 1650 acres in size and located in Christmas, Florida. Visitors can visit the Park seven days a week, between sunrise and sunset, to enjoy primitive and passive activities including, Photography, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, and Guided Tours


Cranes Roost Park

Cranes Roost Park is at the heart of Uptown Altamonte surrounding Cranes Roost Lake. The lake is encircled by one mile of continuous walkway with benches and covered seating areas. Within the 45-acre park is a European-style plaza including a choreographed fountain show, a 62-foot picturesque tower and the Eddie Rose Amphitheater which features stadium-style seating and a one-of-a-kind floating stage.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - See a concert


Rock out at a Date Night Concert

For an exciting date night see a live concert. Orlando has an eclectic music scene, with a whole world of music being performed every night by local upcoming artists, the latest touring bands and international superstars. On any given night you can tune into musical styles from rock, country, jazz and easy listening to indie, techno, hip-hop, reggae and punk.

 

See concerts in intimate venues including small clubs and cozy pubs to huge indoor arenas. Make sure you check out our latest concert news, and our what's on calendar to plan your rock out date night.


Enjoy a Date Night at the Theater

Orlando offer a surprising mix of traditional and modern entertainment for all tastes in a variety of venues including the impressive Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Orlando, which produces more than 300 shows every year. including the latest touring Broadway productions and much more.

Plus, Orlando is lucky to be rich in local, talented, and renowned performing arts organizations dedicated to bringing quality productions to an Orlando audience, highlights include Orlando Ballet, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Orlando Family Stage, ArtSpace and Orlando Shakespeare Theater, and more.

To plan your theater date night check out the latest productions and performances right here at Gotta Go Orlando.


Enjoy Date Night in Downtown Orlando

When the sun goes down, it sure gets hotter around here, Orlando an electric nightlife scene with a never ending choice of bars and clubs offering drinks, music, dancing and more, it's an ever changing scene with new locations popping up all the time and here at Gotta Go Orlando we've got your back when it comes to planning the perfect date night.

Turn it up, way up. Looking for loud and all the right moves? Downtown Orlando has been the area’s dance floor for decades, Downtown Orlando is packed with options, from quaint hole in the wall bars to all out nightclubs, Downtown comes alive in the evening, with a solid mix of local-style taverns, modern bars, rooftop bars and a solid selection of nightclubs, hosting everything from live music to globetrotting DJ's.

 

So get ready to glam up, let your hair down and let loose, it's time to have a fun date night! 


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Watching an Outdoor Movie in Orlando Florida

Snuggle up and watch a Romantic Movie under the Stars

Living in the sunshine state we are blessed with perfect evening weather to catch an outdoor movie, and there truly is something magical about watching a movie under the stars, so snuggle on a blanket, enjoy a picnic and watch a romantic movie!


MoviEola At Lake Eola Park
Select Nights

Enjoy free outdoor movies on the East Lawn, Lake Eola Park. Bring blankets, chairs, snacks and the whole family to enjoy this MoviEola. Arrive early to catch the food vendors and lawn games. The event begins at 6 pm, with movies starting at 8 pm.


Popcorn Flicks In The Park
Second Thursday Of Each Month

The Enzian Theater presents classic films in Central Park, Winter Park. Presented by The City Of Winter Park and the Enzian Theater, Popcorn Flix In The Park features classic films. These films are usually held on the second Thursday of each month and are FREE. Just bring a blanket, a picnic or some snacks.


Outdoor Movie Monday At À La Cart
Every Monday

FREE outdoor movies at the social dining experience À La Cart, downtown Orlando. Enjoy food from the food trucks, and inside the bar has a variety of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages. There is some outdoor seating, but please feel free to bring blankets or low backed chairs to enjoy the movie on the lawn.


Movie In The Park Oviedo
Select Evenings

A free outdoor movie night in the park, at Oviedo Amphitheater in Center Lake Park. The movie begins at "dusk" (approximately 7:30pm). Remember to bring a blanket or lawn chairs.


St. Cloud Movie At The Lakefront
Select Fridays

Join the City of St Cloud for a movie under the stars at the St. Cloud Lakefront. Bring your own chair, blanket, and snacks and settle in for a free movie at the Lakefront.


Leu Gardens Movie Nights
Monthly

Enjoy an outdoor movie in Orlando’s most beautiful gardens, Leu Gardens. Pack a dinner picnic basket and seating, alcohol is permitted.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Eat, Drink And Be Entertained At The Pointe Orlando

Eat, Drink and Dance the night away at The Pointe Orlando

An open-air dining, entertainment and shopping hub close to the Orange County Convention Center, Pointe Orlando offers an amazing choice of places to eat, drink, and have fun, perfect for a romantic night out with your sweetheart..


Savor a taste of Havana and late-night dancing at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, headed by two-time James Beard award-winning Chef Guillermo Pernot, or feast on fine Greek cuisine with a side of live belly-dancing entertainment at Taverna Opa.


You can also opt for fresh catches at The Oceanaire Seafood Room and legendary steaks at The Capital Grille. Pointe Orlando constantly adds new flavors, too, such as Chicago’s famous The Hampton Social and Brazilian churrasco steakhouse Rodizio Grill. You can’t go wrong with British favorites at The Pub Orlando, and don't miss JoJo’s Shake Bar, and for nightlife, a must visit is Blue Martini!


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Andretti Karting and Games Orlando

Go Indoor Karting!

Here in Orlando we have some pretty awesome indoor kart tracks, so no need for wipers, or worrying about skidding in the rain here!


Experience the adrenaline rush of electric go-kart races with instant acceleration as you put the pedal to the metal around hairpin turns, up and down elevation changes, and long straightaways on our indoor climate-controlled tracks.


Challenge your date to a race at a fun date night idea here in Orlando.


The karts at Andretti Karting and Games Orlando are powerful, ergonomic, safe, and environmentally friendly plus pack enough torque to take you all the way to victory lane.


Plus, K1 Speed Orlando on I-Drive offers indoor go-kart racing too, and anyone 4'10" or taller can drive their fast all-electric go-karts that can reach speeds of 45 miles per hour!


Have kids that don't meet the height requirement? No problem! They also have junior karts for kids 48" (4') or taller that can accelerate to 20 mph - much faster than those go-karts found at mini golf places. No reservation required - Arrive & Drive!


Over at Dezerland Action Park you can experience Florida's longest and fastest indoor Go Kart track at Karting Orlando.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Go Bowling

Score A Strike at a Bowling Date Night

Who doesn't love to bowl? Bowling is some series fun here in Orlando, with a choice of bowling alleys on International Drive that are ideal for a fun, and romantic date night.


Kings Dining & Entertainment on I-Drive brings a chef driven scratch kitchen, lounge, upscale bowling, billiards, world class A/V and sports packages and more to International Drive while providing a kid-free haven for adults in the evening.


Also on I-Drive is Main Event Entertainment, located at Pointe Orlando, Main Event Entertainment combines dining, state of the art bowling, high ropes adventure course, billiards, and a brand NEW laser tag arena! Come in and Eat. Play. Bowl.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - ICON Park on International Drive

Enjoy a romantic ride on the Wheel at ICON Park

Not your average Ferris wheel, The Wheel at ICON Park is a stunning 400 foot tall Observation wheel that towers over International Drivethat will take your love to new heights.


The Wheel gives you a view of Orlando like no other. From the top of this spectacular Observation wheel, you can take in the sights throughout Orlando and beyond.


For an extra romantic trip on The Wheel, go during sunset for spectacular views as the sun goes down over Orlando.


In addition to The Wheel, there is lots of inside attractions at ICON Park including Madame Tussauds Orlando, here you get up-close and personal with the hottest celebrities and enjoy the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. Dazzle your friends with the ultimate selfie as you strike a pose with Taylor Swift, kick a GOOOAL with Neymar, fly back through history to meet our greatest leaders, and save the world with Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.


Next door is SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium where you come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more. Prepare for a world of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth. Get ready to plunge deep into the oceans, explore our 360-degree ocean tunnel, meet our friendly rescue sea turtle, and touch exotic starfish and anemones.


Also at ICON Park you can enter the fascinating world of illusions which will trick your confidence in senses, but amaze you by doing it; the world that will confuse you completely, but also educate you… Visit the Museum of Illusions Orlando and you will be thrilled because nothing is what it seems, especially not HERE!


You won’t go hungry at ICON Park, either, thanks to amazing restaurants including Blake Shelton’s Ole Red, Helena Modern Riviera, Tin Roof, and Yard House, plus legendary Key West saloon Sloppy Joe’s.  


Ready to dance? Ole Red and Tin Roof also offer live music to dance the night away!


Come Face to Gator with an Alligator

Come on out and enjoy all the alligator awesomeness of a day at Gatorland, “The Alligator Capital of the World!”


There isn’t a better place to see alligators and crocodiles of all sizes, from babies, also known as grunts, to the 14-foot monsters that call our Breeding Marsh home. They even have the largest collection of extremely rare white leucistic alligators. But, Gatorland is more than just a gator park! Enjoy the free-flight aviary, petting zoo, one-of-a-kind animal shows, and more. This is an only in Orlando, must do attraction, and is a unique, fun and exciting date in Orlando!


Enjoy a wild ride on a Wild Florida Safari

Buckle up and take a road trip through the Wild Florida Drive-thru Safari Park where you and your sweetheart can see more than 150 exotic and native animals roaming freely. In addition to exploring the drive thru safari, there are also a variety of animal encounters and experiences you and yor family will enjoy. From feeding to painting with the tallest living animals on Earth, this adventure will definitely reach new heights.


To make your adventure truly one to remember, admission to the Wild Florida Gator Park is included in with the Drive-thru Safari Park experience.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Explore Downtown Orlando murals

Insta your way around Orlando's Murals

Take a walk through downtown Orlando, and you’ll discover art in unexpected places, including larger-than-life butterflies, a vintage Orlando postcard, hanging gardens, even a parking garage covered with murals, and the latest downtown mural, Unbelievable Real!


Perfect for those couples selfie shots to show the world that you are together!


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Aerophile Balloon Rides Disney Springs

Enjoy a Balloon Ride over Walt Disney World

Soar sky-high during an 8-minute tethered adventure in the world’s largest hand-painted helium balloon at Disney Springs. Aerophile Balloon Rides will give you a birds eye view of Walt Disney World! Try this at sunset for a very romantic thing to do in Orlando with your sweetheart.


Take a ride on a Massive Swing

The Orlando StarFlyer is the world’s tallest stand-alone swing ride attraction standing 450 feet high. It has 24 seats (12 x 2 seats), the ride has no age limit, has no weight limit (you must be able to fit the seat safely and fasten the seat belt/lap belt properly), and the minimum height for the ride is 44 inches which makes this a unique attraction that appeals to the young and old and the adventurous and not so adventurous.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando -  Lazy H Ranch Kissimmee

Saddle up for a romantic Horseback Ride through ranch land

The Lazy H Ranch offers scenic trail rides through hundreds of acres of pristine Florida ranch lands. There is nothing much more romantic that side by side horseback ride!


Ride back in time as you osey along and ride across the Kissimmee Valley, through hundred-year-old oak hammocks and along the shores of beautiful lake Tohopekaliga. Take in the beautiful scenery while you hear the tales of Florida's cattlemen, Kissimmee's cow town heritage, and what it means to be a Florida Cracker.


Enjoy a beautiful Hot Air Balloon Ride

Another way you can enjoy Central Florida's natural beauty is by flying above it aboard a hot air balloon at Airhound Adventures Hot Air Balloon Tours. You'll love will soar gently over Florida's wilderness getting a spectacular view from thousands of feet in the air.


Enjoy a beautiful sunrise over Orlando while sipping champagne, for the most romantic way ever to start your day together.


Enjoy a cruise through Winter Park

The Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour, located on Lake Osceola is less than 10 minutes from downtown Orlando, and is a must do date idea in Orlando.


The boat tour offers hour-long, guided cruises through narrow manmade canals on the tranquil Winter Park chain. On any given tour, participants may observe large cranes swooping waterside to snag a large fish or a lazy alligator languishing on a nearby bank. Every tour guarantees plenty of swaying palms, towering cypress trees, lush ferns and a variety of flourishing sub-tropical flowers. Breathtaking views of opulent private homes and exquisite estates sprawling along the shores are also a key feature of the scenic cruise.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Orlando Natural Spring

Enjoy Bioluminescence Kayaking together

For a very romantic thing to do in Orlando, explore Orlando by Kayak with Adventures in Florida. Paddle side-by-side as you watch the sunset, and then under the light of the full moon with the water all around you lit up in a magical way, experience natures magic on the Bioluminescence kayaking trip.


An experienced guide heads the tour, and all kayaking equipment is provided, as well as snacks and refreshments. This is the closest bioluminescence paddle to Orlando!


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Celebration the Town that Disney Built

Visit the Town that Disney Built

Just a few miles south of Walt Disney World is Celebration, the town that Disney, did in fact build.

Founded by The Walt Disney Company in the mid 90's, Celebration is worth exploring and admiring for its charm and new urbanism ideals.

Although not now owned by Disney, Celebration is a charming and picturesque small town featuring tree lined streets, captivating architecture and a welcoming mix of shops and restaurants.

 

Visitors can take a self guided walking tour, enjoy a romantic horse drawn carriage ride, or rent a Segway or a bike for a trip around town. Then on Market Street enjoy a cocktail or two over a romantic meal for two.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction Located in Old Town Kissimmee

Hold each other tight at Orlando's only year round haunt

Located in Old Town Kissimmee, Mortem Manor is the only year-round haunted attraction! Named "One of America's Scariest Haunted Attractions".


Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects. This is a fun and heart pounding way to enjoy a date night in Orlando!


Go Wine Tasting in a beautiful Country Estate

For the perfect wine lover’s day out head to the Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, a stunning country estate in Clermont located just west of Orlando.


You can take a complimentary wine tour whilst soaking up the views of the rolling Florida countryside which stretches for miles in every direction. After the tour you can head to the wine tasting counter and sample a selection of the venue’s award-winning wines.


Afterwards you can take a stroll around the gorgeous grounds, before heading off for a romantic picnic in a peaceful spot nearby.


Take a Helicopter Tour over the Theme Parks

Get a birds eye view of Orlando's world famous theme parks from above! Your love will soar as you and your sweetheart soar high over Orlando.


International HeliTours helicopter flights are a favorite with Florida's tourists!


Play a round of Put Put

You simply can't come to Orlando and NOT play at least one round of put put!


Play award-winning miniature golf at Congo River Golf, there's an adventure for everyone. It’s a fun and romantic thing for couples to enjoy together.


Congo River Golf has locations on I-Drive, Kissimmee, Altamonte Springs and more.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - Orlando Museum of Art

Explore an Orlando Museum

Along with showcasing local, national and international works of art, Orlando Museum of Art is the perfect romantic date, the museum will inspire creativity, passion and connect you and your sweetheart with wonderful art.


Orlando Science Center is Central Florida’s award-winning, hands-on science museum. For more than 60 years, the exhibits and programming have brought science to life for not just residents of Central Florida, but also visitors from around the world.


With four floors of interactive exhibit halls, labs and workshops, theaters, an observatory, and experiences that change with the seasons, this is a fun way for you and your sweetheart to enjoy a date in Orlando.


The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), including the artist and designer’s jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps and windows; his chapel interior from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago; and art and architectural objects from his Long Island country estate, Laurelton Hall.


The Museum’s holdings also include American art pottery, late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings, graphics, and decorative art.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - visit a water park

Cool Off in an Orlando Water Park

There is nowhere better than Orlando to experience miles of lazy rivers, massive wave pools and some of the most thrilling water slides imaginable and then some.

Orlando has the perfect weather for fun days at the pool or a water park, so get ready to cool off and splash into our amazing water parks with your sweetheart.

Highlights include Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World, and the amazing South Pacific themed Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando, while SeaWorld Orlando of course specializes in all things aquatic and their water park Aquatica is amazing.

Plus, with even more splashing fun in the fun of Island H20 Water Park at the Margaritaville Resort in Kissimmee, Coco Key Water Park on International Drive and Treasure Cove Water Park at Westgate Resort near the Convention Center and you have an incredible selection of Water Parks.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - watch theme park fireworks

Watch Disney Fireworks from outside the parks

Watch the nightly nighttime spectacular, Happily Ever After from outside Magic Kingdom with incredible view of the Happily Ever After fireworks spectacular lighting up the night sky from the beautiful the resorts around the Seven Seas Lagoon, you can get great views from both the Polynesian and Grand Floridian Resorts, especially the beaches, over at the Contemporary head inside and watch from the observation deck located on the 4th floor concours.


This is an incredibly romantic thing to do here in Orlando.


Romantic, Unique and Fun Date Ideas in Orlando - dinner for two

Enjoy a delicious meal for Two

Dining in Orlando is a real treat for the taste buds, where you can enjoy an endless world of choice at the most romantic restaurants throughout Central Florida, including well known chains brands, themed dining experiences, locally owned farm fresh establishments and celebrity chef restaurants.

At Disney Springs you'll be spoilt for choice with so many mouthwatering options including , Planet Hollywood, The Boathouse, Chef Art Smith's Homecomin', D-Luxe Burger, Enzo's Hideaway, Morimoto Asia, Paddlefish, STK Orlando and more!

Delight at Disney's Boardwalk with Flying Fish, Boardwalk Bakery and Trattoria al Forno.

 

Over at Pointe Orlando on I-Drive they offer some really unique and tasty dining experiences with Maggiano's Little Italy, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, The Hampton Social, Taverna Opa, JoJo's Shake Bar and more.

The food extravaganza continues over at Icon Park on I-Drive with Shake Shack, Sugar Factory, Uncle Julio's Mexican, Tapa Toro, and more.

Citywalk at Universal Orlando really know how to spoil you for choice with Hard Rock Cafe, The Cowfish, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, Big Fire Grill, Red Oven Pizza Bakery and more.


Treat your Date to a Gift

Who doesn't love to shop, and here in Orlando you will discover a shoppers paradise with lots of choices to treat your date.


A very popular spot is Disney Springs where you can shop till you drop, with everything Disney branded you can imagine and more, plus enjoy the Coca-Cola Store, LEGO Store, M & M World, Ron Jon's Surf Shop, and household retailers including Levi, Coach, Joe Malone, Kate Spade and many, many more!


Obviously outlet shopping is very popular here in Orlando and we're lucky to have our fair share of outlets, including Orlando Premium Outlets which has two huge locations featuring over 360 stores all offering amazing savings including Orlando's only official Walt Disney World outlet stores, you can find Premium Outlets locates on International Drive and Vineland Avenue.

Another popular outlet location is the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores featuring over 50 stores, with many brands you will not find anywhere else in Orlando.

 

Mall shopping continues to be ever popular here in Orlando with The Florida Mall a must visit, featuring over 270 retail stores, it's the areas largest shopping destination. The Mall at Millenia is a world class shopping destination boasting 150 of the finest stores, it's popular for upscale shopping here in Orlando.



Pick your own Fruit and Sunflowers

If your looking for a berry romantic thing to do in Orlando then a visit to the farm is a great idea, enjoy picking blueberries, strawberries and more, then get lost in the sunflower fields as you choose your favorite flowers.


At Southern Hill Farms they provide high-quality fruit to give from their home to yours. At the farm you can pick your own blueberries, peaches, sunflowers, and zinnias. You can also enjoy delicious treats like blueberry lemonade, blueberry muffins, and blueberry cobbler, it’s lip-smacking good!


Spring blueberry U-Pick season has never been as much fun as it is down at the bayou! Both a distillery and farm, along with their U-Pick blueberry fields, the farm also has a quaint country store where they sell fresh homemade pies and jellies, Amish cheeses, butter, and local produce.


Brewed right in its distillery, the farm offers sells 8 Rum, Brandy, and several flavors of Moonshine, including their award-winning Apple Smack Moonshine. Have yourself a true Florida outdoor experience at Blue Bayou Farms!


Fall in love at Heather Oaks Farm! Offering U-Pick Blueberries, visitors can also pick their Muscadine grapes, including Carlos, Noble, Delicious, Triumph, and Big Jumbo. Heather Oaks Farms also grows aquaponic vegetables, including kale, lettuce, squash, and tomatoes, as well as selling farm-fresh eggs daily. They are the only Florida farm to grow Louisiana Irises, and have over 250 color variations available.


The family-owned and operated Florida attraction boasts a variety of Florida adventures on a 2,500-acre estate featuring over 50 varieties of citrus. From oranges and tangerines to pomelos, lemon and grapefruit, this sunny oasis offers U-Pick citrus and pre-picked citrus for those in a hurry.


Spend the day at the farm and enjoy a Monster Truck Tour around the property and end the day with their refreshing world-famous Orange Creamsicle!


Promenade at Sunset Walk

Stroll along the Promenade at Sunset Walk

If you've not been to the Promenade at Sunset Walk yet, why not? The Promenade is a beautiful outdoor entertainment district that is free to visit, and is home to a variety of regular free events and entertainment including weekly car shows and craft markets.


Sunset Walk features amazing bars and restaurants too, perfect for couples to enjoy a date night, with beautiful food, cocktails and live music to dance the night away.



Catch a Burlesque Show

Couples looking for a fun, sexy date night should catch the PEEK-A-BOO Burlesque Show.


The show, held at the 1960s Las Vegas-themed Dust Lounge will tantalize you with a  titillating blend of comedy, daring and extravagance. Enjoy the show with cocktails or champagne.


Led by Orlando’s resident burlesque queen Blue Star, the Peek-a-Boo ladies stage their classy and classic striptease. on the third Wednesday of every month, with a hefty helping of dancing, sequins, feathers and garters.


Old Town Kissimmee

Enjoy Date Nights at Old Town Kissimmee

Old Town in Kissimmee is a much loved and very popular free entertainment district featuring unique shopping, dining, rides and more with free weekly events, live music, and of course, Old Town's legendary Saturday Night Cruise!


Dinky Dock in Winter Park

Waste Away The Day At Dinky Dock

Spend a romantic day at the beach in Winter Park. Dinky Dock is a 1.56-acre year-round park and offers a fishing pier and boat ram.Yes there is a beach and swimming is permitted.


Take picnic, and enjoy a romantic day having fun!

Romantic Things To Do in Orlando for Couples

Whether Watching or Taking Part, enjoy Sports together

What sets Orlando apart is golf, and the pro-designed golf courses tare truly special. Arnold Palmer’s layouts can be found at Shingle Creek Golf Club, Orange Lake Resort,Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge and Walt Disney World Golf’s courses.


Palmer also designed one of the three courses at Reunion Resort, with the others designed by Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus. Another Nicklaus designed course is at Grand Cypress Golf Club. Other pro designed courses are from Greg Norman, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes, and Reese Jones, Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, among other celebrated designers.


If tennis is your racket, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Campus in Lake Nona is the Home of American Tennis with 100 courts spread across 64 acres. Players of all ages and skill levels can play for free, plus for Pickleball fans they even have full-size Pickleball courts.


When it comes to watching sports here in Orlando, The NBA’s Orlando Magic play their home games in the Kia Center in Downtown Orlando, as do the ECHL Orlando Solar Bears.


Orlando is also home to a 25,500-seat soccer stadium that hosts MLS Orlando City Soccer Club and the NWSL Orlando Pride.

Orlando Speed World offers stock car racing speedway, well worth a visit for a fun night out and of course nearby Daytona Beach is home to the world famous NASCAR and Daytona 500, as well as to the annual Bike Week gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts.

 

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is home to hundreds of sports competitions, ranging from youth soccer to professional fast pitch softball and the annual Disney Marathon Weekend.

 

Kissimmee is the home of the Silver Spurs Rodeo, this twice-yearly event features bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, a Florida tradition since 1944.


Romantic Things To Do in Orlando for Couples

Enjoy a Spa Day together in Orlando

Indulge your partner and yourself with a relaxing couples spa day, where you can both get soothed, refreshed, rubbed and scrubbed at some of the most amazing spas anywhere.

 

In Orlando’s International Drive area you can experience many upscale resort spas, for example at Hilton Orlando you can indulge with locally inspired therapies at Eforea Spa while The Spa at Hyatt Regency Orlando offers a refined oasis in the heart of Orlando’s main tourism area.Also, The Ritz-Carlton Spa Orlando, Grande Lakes provides bespoke treatments using herbs grown in The Ritz-Carlton Orlando's s very own garden! The Spa at Rosen Shingle Creek offers restorative treatments that draw on Florida’s indigenous flora. 

Universal Orlando Resort hosts the world famous Mandara Spa at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, while at Walt Disney World check out Senses, A Disney Spa, designed to delight the senses. Another fabulous spa awaits at Four Seasons Resort Orlando and for the ultimate indulgence, the Waldorf Waldorf Astoria Orlando Spa boasts a treatment using gold-enriched creams and precious stones.


Enjoy a romantic date on the Ice

​It might surprise you to know that right here in the heat and humidity of Central Florida, you can enjoy ice skating at the Ice Factory, and from the movies we all know just how romantic skating hand in hand is!


The Ice Factory is conveniently located just off of the Florida Turnpike exit 244 in Kissimmee.


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Go Roller Skating

Skate Reflections offers fun and romantic date night idea in Orlando. They play a variety of music from a music library of nearly 40,000 songs as you roller skate around the roller rink!


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Walk Hand In Hand on the Beach

So... when you think of the Sunshine State, two things spring to mind, theme parks and beaches, and thanks to Orlando's central location, you don't have to choose, pretty awesome, right? And what is more romantic than just the two of you at the beach, watching a stunning sunrise on the east coast, walking hand in hand along the beach, then sitting snugging on the sand watching a beautiful sunset on the west coast.

Whether it's just for a few hours or a few days, look out your flip flops and get ready to soak up the sunshine on a romantic break for two.


East Coast Beaches

The world's most famous beach is just an hour from downtown Orlando, Daytona Beach is all about the cars, a place to catch a NASCAR race and even drive your own car right on the beach.

 

Free summer concerts with movies and fireworks are offered May through October at the Bandshell, and there's plenty of entertainment and fun at the nearby boardwalk and fishing pier.

For a quieter corner, head to Ponce Inlet and climb to the top of Florida's tallest lighthouse, built in 1835. Plus, for shopping and dining, a visit to Beach Street is a popular choice.

 

New Smyrna Beach is a hot spot for surfing, quirky shops, and delightful eats, plus you can drive your car onto this beach’s wide, compacted smooth sand! A must do for sure!

 

Once you’ve gotten your fill with paddle boarding and sunbathing, check out Flagler Avenue with Old Florida shops, local boutiques and casual eateries.

Orlando's closest beach is well known for its surfing culture with Cocoa the home of the world's largest surf shop, Ron Jon Surf Shop at 52,000 square feet.

 

Open 24 hours a day, the huge store features everything under the sun, from T-shirts and seashells to beach bikes, paddleboards, and of course, surfboards.

The Cocoa Beach Pier area is fun with lot's of beach activities, while many families like the quiet of Lori Wilson Park where you'll find free parking, restrooms and outdoor showers.


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West Coast Beaches

America’s number one beach, Clearwater is definitely a renowned hot spot, complete with shopping, dining, live entertainment, and a revitalized downtown area. White sand and clear, shallow waters make this beach a destination that can’t be beaten for families.

 

Don’t miss the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and the awesome sunset celebration that is held nightly at the always fun Clearwater Beach Pier. Don't miss it!

 

At Madeira Beach, the sun, the white sand beaches and emerald turquoise waters invite swimming and sunning, be a beachcomber, or just sit and watch the world go by from the shade of a beach umbrella.

 

Set sail on a sunset cruise or a daylong fishing excursion or just stroll the wooden boardwalk and check out the waterfront shops and dining options.

The main draw here is three miles of sparkling white, sandy beaches on shores of the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Go swimming, shelling, sunning, snorkeling, parasailing and more, or simply walk the beach and take in one of the most stunning and memorable sunsets that you will ever see.

Hang out at the world's longest waterfront bar, Gators Cafe & Saloon, to catch the sunset and enjoy the atmosphere at the surrounding beach bars, for live music and dancing.


With miles of beaches, surf shops and boutiques, along with dining and water sports for all ages, it's easy to see why St. Pete Beach is voted one of the best beaches in the U.S.

 

At the heart of St. Pete Beach is the historic pink palace, the Loews Don Ce Sar Hotel, built in 1928 at the heart of America's Jazz Age. It's worth a visit to soak up the nostalgic, Gatsby-like atmosphere.

Make time to see the Salvador Dali museum in downtown St. Petersburg, housing the largest collection of Dali's work outside of Spain.


Having fun on International Drive Orlando

Enjoy a Fun-Filled Date on International Drive

On International Drive you can experience flying at iFly Indoor Skydiving where you can feel the adrenaline rush of flying in a fun, safe environment, or go even higher and see Orlando and its world famous attractions from a helicopter ride on Air Force Fun.

Also near I-Drive, Andretti Indoor Karting & Games offer adrenaline fueled indoor karting fun for the whole family, while Topgolf Orlando features fun and competitive golf games for all ages, climate-controlled playing "bays" similar to a bowling lane.


Enjoy a game of put put at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf or Lost Caverns Adventure Golf. At Kings Dining & Entertainment enjoy upscale bowling and billiards, while over at Ripley's Believe It or Not! explore an amazing variety of exhibits, artifacts and displays in 16 galleries that pay tribute to the odd, bizarre and unbelievable, then experience over 100 interactive exhibits at Orlando's only upside-down attraction, Wonderworks.


For thrills and spills, head to Fun Spot America to race the day away on their multi-level, outdoor go-kart tracks, thrill rides, arcade games, roller coasters and more!


Plan a fun date at Dezerland Park

Dezerland Park is a great choice for a date, with numerous indoor attractions to enjoy.


Visit Orlando Auto Museum to see the country’s largest auto museum which is home to more than 2,000 vehicles worth over $200 million, featuring everything from military vehicles used in combat to cars made famous by television and movies and vehicles from a variety of decades and countries around the world.


With the only projection targets in all of Orlando, Axecelsior Axe Throwing offers a fun twist on your average axe throwing experience. With moving targets, a variety of games and end-grain wood, throwing just got more Axe-citing! Putting Edge is a “Black Lit” courses, offering a dizzying universe full of fun, imagination, and activity. You will be immersed in a kaleidoscope of dazzling “Glow-in-the-Dark” colors, images and sounds, rocking your senses in extraordinary and unbelievable ways.


The Pinball Palace is located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive. This is the largest pinball arcade in Florida, home to vintage vibes and timeless memories in the making, featuring over 70 classic pinball machines. Also at Dezerland Action Park you can experience Florida's longest and fastest indoor Go Kart track at Karting Orlando.


Orlando Dinner Shows

Enjoy A Themed Dinner Show

Orlando offers an amazing choice of dinner shows perfect for a date night in Orlando

Kissimmee boasts two very popular dinner shows, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is all about jousting, horsemanship and falconry, and Capone's Dinner and Show is a fun and unique experience full of comedy, action and adventure.

International Drive loves it's dinner shows too with an awesome choice including Pirate's Dinner Adventure offering swashbuckling thrills and sword fights, Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando offers a uniquely Latin themed experience not to miss and Orlando Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre features a night of nonstop laughter.

Also on I-Drive is Titanic Dinner Show featuring a one of a kind dinner parties aboard Titanic plus Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show is a world of comedy where you become the detective.


Eat, Drink and be Entertained At Disney Springs

Disney Springs is a wonderful place to waste away a few hours or more on a date in Orlando, and it's free to visit, and parking is free too.


Stroll through Town Center at Disney Springs to view vibrant displays from talented artists at the Art Walk, while everyone will love checking out a unique collection of stores including The Coca Cola Store, M&M's World, Lego Imagination Center and more.


You can take a break at The Welcome Center with air conditioning, comfy chairs and free ice water before enjoying the free entertainment at multiple locations throughout Disney Springs, with musicians and bands perform in the evening, plus House of Blues frequently offers free live music at its Front Porch Bar, oh and Raglan Road usually has free live music on their patio most nights.


Don't forget to eat and with a huge variety of restaurants you and yoru sweetheart will be spoilt for choice. Another great free things to do is jump on the free Water Taxi from Disney Springs to Port Orleans or Old Key West and back, along the Sassagoula River, very romantic!


Walk Around Disney's romantic Boardwalk

Disney’s BoardWalk is gorgeous, built around a lake and is beautifully themed to be reminiscent of Cape May or Coney Island in the 1940s. The boardwalk is perfect for a date night. It’s free to enter and fun just walking around and enjoying the atmosphere, in the evening you can enjoy street performers (jugglers, comedians, fire-eaters, jazz ensembles, etc.), and at any time of the day or night you can take a free trip on a friendship boat, and you can even Cath the fireworks at EPCOT from here.


You can enjoy a casual drink, a meal, or a takeaway pizza to enjoy on your stroll around the lake!


Hang Out At Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is a lively entertainment complex just before the entrance to Universal Studios and Islands Of Adventure, it’s FREE to enter and there is so much to do, day or night.


Parking is costly during the day, but at most times of the year, parking after 6 pm is free.


At CityWalk you can stroll, take in the atmosphere and simply enjoy people watching, or you can ride the free water taxi to the resorts and explore, a must do is the opera filled Italian piazza at Loews’ Portofino Bay Hotel.


Back at CityWalk enjoy the free nightly entertainment including outdoor DJ, stilt walkers and more, then enjoy a meal at the many eating locations, and dance, sing or take in a live band at CityWalk's entertainment venues.


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Stroll around an Orlando Area Farmers Markets

Adate to a farmers market is a great choice, it's a no-pressure relaxing date, stroll the stalls, check out the fresh, local produce, baked goods, honey, meats and other foods.


Treat your date to handmade crafts, a seasonal plant or pick up locally grown foods, the perfect ingredients to cooking your date a home-cooked meal!


Winter Garden Farmers Market

The Winter Garden Farmers Market is your hometown market open every Saturday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. in beautiful Historic Winter Garden.


Winter Park Farmers Market

The Winter Park Farmers’ Market is one of the best produce and plant markets in Central Florida which takes place every Saturday morning from 8 am - 1 pm in Central Park.


Lake Mary Farmers Market

The Lake Mary Farmers Market features local vendors of produce, plants, baked goods, and arts and crafts. The market is open every Saturday, from 9 am - 1:30 pm at Lake Mary City Hall.


City of Longwood Farmer's Market

Visit every Saturday at the City of Longwood Farmers Market at Reiter Park from 9 am - 2 pm, with locally sourced seafood and produce to handmade crafts and more.


Lake Nona Farmers Market

Join in every Saturday morning in Lake Nona, the Lake Nona Farmers Market takes place in the beautiful Town Center from 11 am - 3 pm, shop local with the freshest produce and more.


Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park

One of the most popular farmers markets in Central Florida, Orlando Farmer’s Market is located in the heart of Orlando at Lake Eola park, and takes place Sundays 10 am - 4 pm.


Celebration Farmers Market

Every week at Celebration Farmers Market there are multiple vendors here selling everything from fresh food and produce, to local crafted jewelry, and much more, with a beautiful backdrop of Lakeside Park, this is a must go to farmers market on Sundays, 9 am - 2 pm.


East Orlando Farmer's Market

The popular East Orlando Farmers Market offers hand selected produce, creative local small business owners, along with botanical varieties to chose from. Every Sunday 11 am - 4 pm.


Clermont Farmer's Market

Clermont Farmer's Market features over 60 vendors selling seafood, organic produce, and other household items, this popular market is the place to go on Sundays 9 am - 2 pm.


Downtown Mount Dora Village Market

Mount Dora’s open-air Mount Dora Village Market in Sunset Park is open Sundays from 9 am – 2 pm offering fresh products from over 50 market vendors.


As you can see there is an endless choice of places to plan the perfect date in Orlando!


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