Below is a list of romantic date destinations for the Orlando / Central Florida area.
- Bok Tower. Located in Lake Wales, this historic tower sits in the middle of a wildlife sanctuary. Despite the inconvenient location approximately 45 minutes from downtown Orlando, the landscaping and historic architecture beats any famous theme park.
2. TIE – Kraft Azaela Park and Leu Gardens: Both of these locations offer amazing lakeside scenery surrounded by breathtaking cypress and oak trees.
3. Plant Street in downtown Winter Garden: Home to dozens of gourmet restaurants, antique store and boutique shops. Popular date night destinations in this area include Chef’s Table at the Historic Edgewater hotel. diners will partake in a three-course prix fixe menu with optional wine pairings.
4. TIE: Hillstone Restaurant in Winter Park & Enzian Theater in Maitlan: Formely known as Houston’s, this dining spot is known for its spectacular waterfront view of Lake Killarney. Enzian Theater is so unique, we’ll use their own description: ” a single-screen cinema café offering mostly independent & foreign films with two unique dining options and a variety of special programming. At Enzian, you will experience a fusion of food and film. Because we are unlike anywhere else, we do things a little differently. We want you to get the full Enzian experience so below are a few tips to make your first visit go smoothly.”
5. Park Avenue – Winter Park: Within minutes of entering Park Ave, you will feel like you’re walking through a living example of a Norman Rockwell painting. Charming botiques and historic restaurants line the brick-laid street. A park spans the length of the shopping village district, making a serene setting to sit back and relax. Popular events and attractions in the Park Ave village district include the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Winter Park Farmer’s Market, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, Bach Choir Christmas Concert, the Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour and theMorse Museum of American Art, home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933). The Museum’s Tiffany collection includes jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass windows and lamps, and the chapel interior the artist designed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.