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Airbnb Experiences and Tours Locals Will Love

You’re likely familiar with Airbnb when it comes to finding an affordable place to stay for a vacation or unique accommodations for a staycation. But did you know the site also offers a host of experiences and tours? There are…

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Local Art and Eats: 4 Itineraries for an Artsy Progressive Dinner Date

There is an awesome and vibrant artist community in Orlando. From beautiful murals to public art, you can see the work of talented local artists everywhere around the city. In fact, many restaurants and bars in Orlando give local artists…

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Three Things To Know About The Heavy in Winter Park

The Heavy opened recently in Winter Park, inhabiting the old Lombardi’s Seafood building on the corner of Harmon Avenue. If you’ve been to East End Market, you’re likely familiar with Porch Therapy, responsible for many of the succulents, florals and small…

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46 Free Things To Do This Fall in Orlando

Now that fall is almost here, we (hopefully) won’t have to explore our beautiful city with an umbrella handy. Whether you’re going on a first date or having a sitter watch the kids, finding something inexpensive to attend in the…

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9 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. Each month we choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will…

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Three Perfect Days in New Smyrna Beach

Located about an hour away from downtown Orlando, New Smyrna Beach is well-known to most locals. However, New Smyrna Beach has plenty more to offer couples than lazy days by the ocean. There’s a creative arts scene, rich history, and…

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Orlando Chocolate Shops You Need to Know About Before Valentine’s Day

Surprise your Valentine this February 14th with more than just a box of waxy drugstore chocolates. Show him or her you really care with fresh, locally-made treats from some of the finest chocolate purveyors in Central Florida. Orlando is home…

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10 Must-Have Art and Performance Experiences in Orlando

In addition to the theme parks and blossoming food scene, Orlando also boasts a thriving arts community. Annual events like the Orlando Fringe Festival and Immerse are paired up with unique venues, art workshops, museum happenings, and stellar performances. Each…

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42 Free Things To Do in Orlando This Fall

Do date night on a budget with our list of free things to do in Orlando this fall! Fall is here! While it may not be sweater weather just yet, it will begin to cool off soon which means outdoor…

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15 Fun Ideas for a Nerdy Date Night in Orlando

Are you into comic books and superhero movies? Do you like to exercise your gray matter with science and technology? Did you grow up playing video games and just haven’t stopped? If you and your partner are a nerdy couple,…

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6 Romantic Itineraries for Date Night in Ivanhoe Village

Named one of 3 Most Romantic Main Streets this past year, Ivanhoe Village offers a unique beauty and charm not seen in other areas of Orlando. Originating as Orlando’s antique district, the vintage vibe remains evident alongside new boutiques and restaurants. The…

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Central Florida Beer Experiences Every Local Needs to Have

Florida may be a bit behind in the craft beer scene, but new breweries are on the rise throughout the state. With new breweries come unique beer activities to enjoy, from farm-to-table experiences to beer yoga, and fun runs where…

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Feel the Heat on a Latin Dancing Date Night

A guide to Latin Dancing in Orlando: Classes, Clubs and Events From Bachata to Merengue and Cha-cha to Salsa, nothing will amp up the heat in your relationship quite like a night out dancing. While you may feel out of…

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35 Ideas for a Perfect Date Night in Sanford

Updated August 2019 Discover dinner cruises, marshmallow workshops, horseback trail rides, craft beer tours, zip line adventures, and more. Here are 34 date night ideas to explore! Things to Do Take Sailing Lessons Learn to sail with the one you…

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5 Ways to do Date Night in Winter Garden

Winter Garden is one of Central Florida’s fastest growing cities. It’s just 14 miles west of downtown Orlando and offers plenty of daytime and nighttime date options. Winter Garden was incorporated as a town in 1903 with a roaring train…

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A Guide to Orlando’s Best Story Clubs and Events

Express yourself with words at one of these eight story clubs and events in Orlando! Updated August 2019 Whether it’s through reading or writing, there are many different forms of communication for our feelings, experiences and thoughts—along with many places…

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All-New Epcot International Festival of the Arts: Jan. 13 – Feb. 20

Disney recently announced the launch of the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, a showcase of visual, performing and culinary artistry across six exciting weekends from January 13 through February 20, 2017. Running Fridays through Mondays, each weekend will unveil…

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25 Date Ideas for a Saturday SunRail Trip

We’ve put together a few ideas for a Saturday SunRail date ideas with your sweetie or family. NOTE: SunRail operates on select Saturdays only. Please check Sunrail.com for an up-to-date Saturday schedule and timetable.  STATION: CHURCH STREET You’ll be dropped in one…

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Letter from the Editor: 30 Ways We Are #OrlandoLove

I woke up feeling very angry and conflicted this morning. My editorial calendar states I’d be posting about summer getaways, Orlando dining deals and fun things to do this weekend. But that feels neither appropriate nor relevant at the moment. My…

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30 Things To Do This Weekend in Orlando (April 22-24)

Take advantage of Florida’s beautiful spring weather at all of the outdoor events happening this weekend in Orlando! From festivals to Earth Day events to starlit concerts and movies, there’s plenty to enjoy for date night! Taste of College Park Food &…

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17 Things To Do This Weekend in Orlando (April 15-17)

An art festival, a whiskey festival, a beer festival, a cheese festival… Oh my!!  Lots of fun and tasty events to enjoy with your date this weekend in Orlando, April 15-17. UCF Celebrates the Arts Festival Now thru April 16…

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Beyond the Studio: 15 Wild and Crazy Places to do Yoga in Orlando

Take your asanas outside and beyond with these out of the ordinary options for yoga in Orlando. By Nancy DeVault Stretch beyond your standard date night routine with a unique yoga class found outside the walls of your typical yoga studio….

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The Art of the Cocktail: A Workshop & Competition, Feb 24

Cocktail parties and home mixology are officially in vogue. But before you start shaking and stirring, best to learn the secrets from the masters. Join us on Wednesday, February 24 for an intimate, three-part cocktail class with three of Orlando…

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Our Most Popular Orlando Date Night Ideas in 2015

There is no lack of Orlando date night ideas, a statement that’s even more true as we look back over the past 12 months and through the 300+ posts we published on Orlando Date Night Guide in 2015. And there’s…

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Hot in the Kitchen: 21 Orlando Cooking Classes in April and May

Put an interactive and educational spin on your next date night dinner out with one of these Orlando cooking classes. Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out…

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An Insider’s Guide to Date Night at the Central Florida Fair, Feb 26 – Mar 8

The Central Florida Fair returns again with 11 days of fun beginning Thursday, February 26 through Sunday, March 8. Over the course of this annual outdoor bash, fair-goers will hit the rides, attend concerts and nosh fair grub. So, grab…

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Cooking Classes with Francis Biondi, Season 5 Finalist on FOX’s MasterChef

Francis Biondi, Season 5 Finalist on FOX’s MasterChef, will host a series of cooking classes at Winter Park’s The Ancient Olive. These 60-minute culinary workshops are designed to dive deeper into such topics as ingredients, knives, basic cooking skills and the…

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15 Ideas for Girl’s Night Out in Orlando

A little birdie once told me that a lot of women use my site to plan their girl’s nights out. While I’m all about inspiring couples to get off the couch and out on the town together, I think it’s…

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A Date Night Guide to Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival

This Friday begins 53 days of foodie festivities at Epcot, home to the 19th International Food & Wine Festival September 19 – November 10. Nearly 300 chefs have come together to showcase fare from across the globe at more than…

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Crealde’s Date Night Ceramics Classes

On select Fridays over the next few months, Crealdé School of Art will offer Date Night Ceramics Classes at their main campus in Winter Park. The monthly workshops, scheduled for Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5, will take…

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Two Events for Orlando Locavores

Local foodies take note: there are 2 wonderful events coming up in May that are sure to float your boat. The Homegrown Food Festival The first is a food truck night on Thursday, May 2, which will feature mobile chefs…

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