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See Manatees In Florida Year Round – Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park

Most people know that winter is the best time to see manatees. But where can you see manatees in Florida, any time of year? The answer is Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park. Our complete guide to Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park covers…

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Where to Find Orlando’s Best Holiday Lights

Time to plan early. The Christmas and Holiday Events season in Orlando, is coming up quickly. This means breaking out the eggnog, Christmas movies and festive tunes. It’s also a great time of year to be outside enjoying the area’s…

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A Guide to Orlando Farmers’ Markets

Looking for a budget-friendly and easy date day idea? Pay a visit to an Orlando farmers’ market. We have a dozen located around the city and in nearby suburbs, each offering a huge assortment of produce, local meats, artisan products…

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Where to See Halloween Movies in Orlando 2022

Forget about romantic comedies, scary movies are just as ideal for date night. What other movie genre warrants consecutive hours of clutching each other for dear life through jump scares and extra spooky scenes? Rather than waiting until October 31…

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Stay at Home Date Night Ideas from Our Readers

What to do when you’re stuck at home or on a strict budget but still want to indulge in a memorable date night with your partner? We asked you, our readers, what the most fun activity you’ve enjoyed together at…

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Central Florida and Orlando Parks for an Outdoorsy Date Day

Central Florida has long attracted visitors and residents looking to enjoy its lush subtropical landscapes, mystical springs, and inviting green spaces. Explore them with your sweetheart while connecting out in nature. To help you plan, we’ve compiled a complete list…

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75 Awesome and Free Things to do in Orlando this Fall

Planning romantic dates with your honey doesn’t have to be expensive, and Orlando has a good lineup of free things to do that won’t cost you a dime to enjoy! Now that summer is slowly making way for fall and…

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Secluded Hiking Spots in Orlando and Central Florida To Explore Together

The dreaded Florida summer is winding down and much-needed cooler weather is around the corner! Cooler weather for us means packing up our backpacks and hitting the trails for a picnic. Take a sneak peek at our go-to secluded spots…

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Romantic Orlando Picnic

Spending time with your plus one is romantic and relaxing with a blanket, a basket, fresh bites, and a beautiful view. Create a DIY picnic adventure or hire the pros to bring the picnic to you. Check out these local…

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Orlando’s Best Lakes: Winter Park Chain of Lakes and MORE

Living in Florida has many benefits, one of which is that summer is almost practically year round. We aren’t called the Sunshine State for nothing! Our weather makes enjoying the many lakes in Central Florida an ideal option for a…

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Winter Park Farmers’ Market: Know Before You Go

Strolling the colorful stalls of a farmers’ market is one of the joys of the weekend. Practically every Orlando area neighborhood has its own weekly farmers’ market, and it can be hard to decide which one is the best. As…

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10 Things to Do on a Sunday in Orlando & Beyond

There’s nothing like having a completely commitment-free, lazy Sunday ahead of you. What a joy it is in life to wake up and say, “what would you like to do today?” So, for those who might like a little help…

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Plan a Thrift Store Filled Day with Your Favs

Time for your next date night or friend meet up and out of ideas? Take a trip to some of Orlando’s coolest thrift stores and make the most out of your day! Come explore these thrift stores in Orlando with…

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The Best Beaches Near Orlando for Labor Day Weekend

Did you know that no matter where you are in the state of Florida, you’re never more than 60 miles from the coastline? Of course, how long it takes to get to a beach depends on traffic. It can be…

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$30 Date Night: Best Mini Golf Orlando Spots

Researchers seem to agree that the couple that plays together stays together. It’s true that laughing and letting loose a little seems to revive the playful parts of our relationship. So, next time you’re planning your couple time, consider a…

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8 Ways to Spend an Afternoon in Central Florida by @orlandoadventuring

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we started a series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. To show us how to spend an afternoon in Central Florida, we’re featuring Melody Larson of @orlandoadventuring. She started sharing…

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Orlando Area Dog Parks for a Fur Filled Day Date

If you are an Orlando native or a longtime resident, you know that people in Orlando sure do love their 4-legged companions! Thankfully there is no shortage of dog-friendly activities around town, including Orlando dog parks. There are some amazing…

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A Perfect Day at Historic Cocoa Village + Rockledge Gardens

Have you ever had the perfect Florida day? There’s something so remarkable about a day spent exploring a Florida destination you haven’t been to before. On our first visit my husband, son, and I fell in love with a special…

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Where to Watch Outdoor Movies in Orlando: Year-Round Guide

Some of our favorite date nights happen outdoors thanks to Florida’s perfect weather – albeit summer’s oppressive heat may be an exception. There’s something particularly intimate about laying under the night sky with your loved one. We’ve compiled a list…

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Dive into Florida’s Best Tubing Destinations this Summer

Florida has one of the largest concentrations of natural springs in the world. In fact, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection says the Sunshine State boasts more than 900 natural springs. About 40 are open to the public and, yes,…

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Outdoor Date Idea: Discover Lake Lotus Park

Perfectly situated at the edge of Seminole County, Lake Lotus Park, is arguably one of Orlando’s best-kept secrets. This tranquil and meticulously maintained lakeside hiking trail is easily accessible for those in Seminole County, Orange County, and even Lake County….

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The Best Beaches Near Orlando for 4th of July

Did you know that no matter where you are in the state of Florida, you’re never more than 60 miles from the coastline? Of course, how long it takes to get to a beach depends on traffic. It can be…

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13 Natural Springs Near Orlando to Visit this 4th of July

Want something fun to do on 4th of July? Florida is well-known for its theme parks, abundant sunshine, and sparkling coastlines. Refreshingly cool crystal clear waters, wildlife viewing opportunities, and aquatic activities like tubing and kayaking make Florida springs the…

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Theme Park Alternative: Nature Parks Near Orlando’s Theme Parks

Orlando’s theme parks are popular any time of year, but many natural parks are located close to the parks offering unique thrills of their own. Skip the crowds and keep things simple by spending the day at a natural park…

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Budget-friendly Dates at Orlando Happy Hours

Our picks for the best in Orlando happy hours! Dine and drink at a fraction of the regular price during happy hour at one of Orlando’s many restaurants and bars. From elevated pub grub to delicious gourmet small plates, these local…

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Free Admission at Wild Florida May 23 – 28 for Annual Gator Week

Move over Shark Week – the ultimate predator is about to take center stage in Central Florida. Gator Week is Back! Wild Florida’s Annual Gator Week is back May 23 – 28, 2022! It just doesn’t get more “Only in…

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Spring U-Pick Date at Southern Hill Farms

Winter and spring are my favorite Florida seasons, particularly because of the abundance of fresh, local produce that’s available. And it doesn’t get more fresh than picking your own at one of Central Florida’s local farms. My personal go-to is Southern…

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

If you’re craving a romantic day of exploration with your love, consider a leisurely day trip up to De Leon Springs State Park. Located about an hour north of Orlando, De Leon Springs State Park has lush trails, refreshing natural…

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10 Perfect Picnic Spots in Orlando

Our weather is glorious, the sun is shining and being outdoors is an enjoyable activity (except in the peak of summer). With so many parks and gardens in Orlando, packing up a picnic basket with someone special and having your…

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Where to Find Blueberry Picking in Orlando – Plus Sunflowers, Strawberries, and More

It’s time to go blueberry picking in Orlando. Go hyperlocal by visiting u-pick farms in Central Florida to pick your own strawberries, citrus, blueberries, flowers, and other produce. These local farmers welcome guests for an authentic Florida farm experience. Finish…

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75 Fun and Free Things to do in Orlando This Spring

Whether you’re located in Seminole or Orange County, there are a number of awesome (and FREE!) activities that should be on your radar for this spring. Movie lovers, music lovers, art lovers and those wanting to learn more about our…

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