Romantic Things To Do
Orlando is of course best known for it's theme parks and full on family fun but romance is in the air too, you'll discover some of the most romantic date night options here in Orlando, and all with a wealth of amazing things for couples to do, romance sure is in the air.
From outdoor adventure to intimate, upscale dinners, these ideas are sure to ignite the flames of romance.
Ride The Wheel At Icon Park
One of Orlando’s most romantic attractions, The Wheel at ICON Park is a 400 foot tall observation wheel. On a clear day, riders in the climate controlled capsules can see all the way out to the Atlantic coast.
While each one holds more than a dozen people, the good news is that you can book a private capsule for a special romantic evening to watch the sunset and catch the spectacular fireworks over Disney.
Watch The Fireworks Over Cinderella's Castle
Watching the fireworls explode over Cinderella's Castle is a moment to remember for ever, gazing up at all the colors and lights is incredibly romantic.
Together you can watch from a quieter spot at the back of the Magic Kingdom, enjoy a meal at the California Grill at the top of the Contemporary as you watch or for an especially magical experience, you can charter a yacht for two from the Grand Floridian to watch from the Seven Seas Lagoon.
Ride A Hot Air Balloon
Impress your date with a sunrise hot air balloon flight that will take you over Orlando, Kissimmee, and Disney!
Exclusive, couples only flights are available so you can gaze down at the diverse landscape in the most romantic way possible while floating through the sky. Before you take off, the crew will capture your picture in the basket and afterward, you’ll get to celebrate the experience by sipping Champagne.
Take A Romantic Stroll Through Leu Gardens
With it's stunning greenery and color, strolling through Leu Gardens can be especially romantic.
Leu Gardens is a gorgeous 50 acre botanical oasis where you can enjoy a walk among palms, cycads and flowering trees, enjoy the azaleas, vines, bromeliads and tropical philodendrons. The beautiful branches of camphor trees, elms and oaks are wonderful to duck under and steal a kiss.
Paddle A Swan Boat On Lake Eola
Paddling around in one of the swan boats on Lake Eola is so romantic and it’s really a fun, cheap thing to do while giving you a bit of a workout at the same time too!
This is one of the best things to do in downtown Orlando, you can enjoy a picnic in the park before hopping in for the romantic ride around the lake at sunset surrounded by glorious evening colors, as real life swans swim by, then you can enjoy a very romantic, hand in hand stroll around the lake
Enjoy A Couples Massage
Head to one of the many luxurious spas in Orlando for a couples treatment, or spend an entire day of indulgence for the ultimate relaxing and romantic experience.
Take A Moonlit Cruise
If getting out on the water sounds like a great idea then a moonlit cruise might be just right. St. Johns Rivership Co offers moonlight cruises along the St. Johns River in Sanford.
It all begins with hors-d’oeuvres and cocktails, followed by dinner and dancing as you cruise along the tranquil water under the light of the moon.
Paddle Into The Sunset
Enjoying a sunset together is always romantic and a sunset kayak tour can be an intimate, and very unique experience for you both to enjoy. You can both paddle around in a tandem kayak through the picturesque canals of Lake Osceola, Lake Virginia and Lake Maitland in the Winter Park Chain of Lakes.
Picnic at Bok Tower Gardens
Bok Tower Gardens is 50 acres of natural paradise. Plan your picnic so that you can feast while music from one of the daily carillon concerts fills the air. Or you can feed the koi fish that surround the 205 foot neo Gothic tower, flora and fauna inhabit the grounds so you can expect to see birds and tortoises alongside the vibrant blooms.
Proposing In Orlando
Create an unforgettable memory to last a lifetime when you pop the question in Orlando.
A trip to Orlando is the perfect time to propose and make your vacation truly magical. Orlando is home to a wealth of unique locations that make picture perfect settings for a special, life changing moment.
Top of the list for where to propose is always going to be Cinderella's Castle in the Magic Kingdom Park.
You can book a special dinner proposal package at Cinderella’s Royal Table and arrange for the ring to appear in a champagne glass or tied to a silk pillow. Or you can consider a starlit proposal beneath the magical fireworks in front of the castle, so romantic and a memory to share for evermore!
EPCOT World Showcase
For the well travelled couple, you can get engaged in the atmosphere of a far flung romantic land.
Pop the question under the Eiffel Tower in France or get down on one knee at the San Angel Inn in Mexico or propose in St Mark's Square in Italy. You could also time your proposal to the nightly fireworks too over the lagoon.
A visit to Discovery Cove is an unforgettable, unique experience, and you can make it even more extra special by proposing to your loved one during your day here.
Discovery Cove can help you propose, including popping the question as you swim with dolphins.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
If you and your other half are Harry Potter fans, there’s really nowhere else in Florida in propose.
You can kneel down on the cobbles of Diagon Alley, and propose, then enjoy the fire breathing dragon. Use your finest love spell and have a truly magical proposal…
Rent a cabana and spend a laid back, romantic day at Volcano Bay, one of the best water parks around.
You’ll enjoy a secluded and luxurious experience in the private cabana, which comes with towel service,
padded lounge chairs, fruit and snack basket, a small fridge with bottled water, and a concierge service too.
This experience combines romance and fun, making for an unforgettable day and wonderful proposal.
The Wheel at ICON Park
Providing unbeatable views of Orlando, The Wheel at ICON Park is a memorable and romantic location to propose to your loved one. The Wheel has a special package for proposals that can add extra magic to the proceedings too!
Plan this for when the sun is setting so you have the spectacular sunset to add to your experience. You’ll get the most amazing pictures and fantastic memories.
Lake Eola Park
Head into downtown Orlando and experience a romantic trip to the city beautiful's Lake Eola Park.
There’s many places perfect for a proposal, especially when the sun is setting and the surrounding city lights brighten up the evening with spectacular effect.
Rent a swan shaped paddle boats and pop the question while on the lake itself and the enjoy a walk around the lake,there’s also beautiful flower beds and great restaurants nearby to continuing the romance.
Harry P. Leu Gardens
Harry P. Leu Gardens is an amazing botanical oasis just minutes from Downtown Orlando.
Home to gorgeously cultivated gardens showcasing beautiful plant collections from around the world, as well as the historic Leu House Museum. Take a stroll down the pathways that wind through the grounds to discover your perfect to propose. An elegant location for your special day.
Your love for that special someone is soaring, and so are the awesome sunrise balloon rides over Orlando!
Just imagine a romantic proposal as you soar high into the sky, as high as 2,500 feet up into the air. You can even include pre flight breakfasts, champagne toasts and commemorative photos.
Florida’s many outstanding beaches with picture perfect blue skies, sandy beaches and clear waters are a gorgeous and memorable backdrop for a romantic proposal.
Surprise your loved one with a romantic and relaxing walk along one of the white sand, crisp bluewater beaches and get ready to propose. Ideas include a picnic on the beach, or a meal in a world class seafront restaurants, or enjoy a breathtaking sunrise on an east coast beach or a spectacular sunset over a gulf coast beach.