With tourist attractions and theme parks that are known worldwide, Orlando, Florida can cater to every age and taste. The city is also a wonderful place for a romantic couple’s getaway, whether you’re interested in a quiet stroll through beautiful botanical gardens or spectacular fireworks displays are more your style.
Romance in the City
The swaying palm trees and sultry warm weather set the stage for romance in the city. Take some time to shop in the boutiques, watch a sunset, and enjoy the Florida culture together.
Admire Breathtaking Fireworks
Create memories that will last a lifetime with an evening of breathtaking fireworks. There are several theme parks in Orlando where you can view fireworks with your love (note that some shows only happen during the summer). One of the most spectacular is the Happily Ever After Show at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park, which is set against Cinderella Castle.
Plan an Exclusive Spa Day
Nothing says relaxation and romance like a little spa indulgence. Sharing a day at the spa is a quintessential activity for a relaxing time spent together. Schedule a couples’ massage ahead of time to ensure a carefree spa experience at one of the highly-recommended spas like The Woodhouse Day Spa or Senses Spa.
Catch A Thrill At An Amusement Park
An Orlando vacation wouldn’t quite be complete without a stop at an amusement park; with world-class shows and rides, they aren’t just for families with kids. Some of the most iconic attraction parks include Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, and Discovery Cove.
Stroll Through the Harry P. Leu Gardens
Located in downtown Orlando, the Harry P. Leu Gardens are spread over 50 beautiful acres. The lush botanical gardens provide a peaceful respite from the fast-paced theme parks while offering a classically romantic backdrop.
Soar Skyward with ICON Orlando 360
With perhaps the best view of Orlando, the ICON Observation Wheel stands 400 feet tall and has comfortable, fully enclosed viewing gondolas. You can book a romantic package that includes a decorated private gondola and charming amenities such as candles, chocolates and drinks.
Visit a Landmark Art House Cinema
If you’re looking for a fun couple’s alternative to the crowds and high-octane energy of the amusement parks, look no further than the Enzian Theater, a whimsical, single-screen cinema. This Orlando icon also has a full-service bar and restaurant, making it the perfect destination for a quiet, but memorable, date night.
Surprise Your Loved One with a Romantic Dinner
Orlando offers award-winning romantic restaurants in a variety of tastes. Try Antonio’s for Italian. Le Coq au Vin has delicious French fare. Or skip the reservations and cook together at your rental home so you can intimately dine by candlelight.
Enjoy Orlando Nightlife Together
Wall Street Plaza is a popular spot to experience nightlife. Taverns and rooftop bars are hoppin’ with locals and visitors alike. Have a drink alfresco. Visit Hooch and The Monkey Bar, two popular pubs in this area.
Enter the Magical Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Couples visiting Orlando who are J.K. Rowling fans cannot miss Universal’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Hand-in-hand, you can hop on board Hogwarts Express or experience The Nighttime Lights Hogwarts Castle. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is one of the top attractions in Orlando.
Rent Swan Boats at Lake Eola
Couples can rent adorable swan-shaped paddle boats for a relaxing few hours on Lake Eola, which is located right in downtown Orlando. You’ll likely see some real swans, too.
Wish Upon a Star
Visit the Planetarium at Seminole State College for some interactive stargazing. Or put a blanket in the yard at your vacation home and watch the stars without a crowd.