No matter what your idea of romance is, you can find something perfect for your special day this year in Florida. But if you need a little inspiration, we have compiled 10 romantic date ideas in Florida to celebrate love this Valentine's Day.
Every couple is different in what they consider romantic. For some people, there's nothing better to surprise their s/o with than a planned getaway to a secluded beach or a dreamy walk at an idyllic park. However, others find more appealing the excitement of fair rides and games or a moonlight horseback ride.
In case you are more traditional and want to have a cocktail, a dinner, or a movie date, we got you covered also, but with a unique twist to make the day extra special.
Movies The Drive-In Style
Address: 4100 New Tampa Hwy, Lakeland, FL
Why You Need To Go: Watching a movie at a drive-in theater is super retro, but also very romantic. To have a great Valentine's Day you can head to Silver Moon Drive-In, the last drive-in theatre in Polk County. It is not only cool but also affordable, so grab some cushions and blankets, get cozy in your car and enjoy the presentation.
Take A Romantic Stroll With Bae
Address: 1365 Alabama Dr, Winter Park, FL
Why You Need To Go: Kraft-Azalea Gardens has 5.2 acres of dreamy pathways covered by Cyprus canopies and Spanish moss. A monument near the water makes this the ideal spot for a stroll and maybe a pic or two with bae. There are also beautiful water views of Lake Maitland.
A Thrilling Day At The Fair
Price: Adults $9
When: Feb. 6-17
Address: 4800 US Hwy. 301 North, Tampa, FL
Why You Need To Go: Add a pinch of excitement to your relationship by having a date at the fair this February. The Florida State Fair will make you feel like you're in a romantic movie, with delicious food, petting zoo, live entertainment, and cool rides. You and bae will feel like kids again while creating the best memories.
Go For A Wild Encounter
Price: It depends on what you choose to do. Check all the options here
Address: 3301 Lake Cypress Rd Kenansville, FL
Why You Need To Go: If both of you love nature and animal encounters, Wild Florida Airboats may be the best date idea of all. You can hang out with a tamandua, lemur, crested porcupine, sloth, or even have a meal near a gator. They also offer airboat tours, gator park, and a brand new drive-through safari adventure.
A Magical Horseback Ride
Address: 7539 Gardner Rd. Tampa, FL
Why You Need To Go: Have an unforgettable trail ride lit only by the moon. In The Breeze Ranch offers this romantic option, but you need to book quickly for Valentine's Day because spots are limited. They also offer sunset and beach rides.
Drinks With A View
Address: 299 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Why You Need To Go: How about cocktails for two with stunning Florida views? You can have a date at one of Fort Lauderdale's best skyline bars. Located on the 25th floor of the Dalmar hotel, Sparrow offers drinks and fantastic food served in a '60s flair style venue.
Camping For Two At Juniper Springs
Price:$22 per night
Address: 26701 FL-40, Silver Springs, FL
Why You Need To Go: Enchanting things to do with your boo include camping for cheap at a gorgeous palm forest and near crystal clear springs. At Juniper Springs Recreational Area, in the heart of Ocala National Forest, you can spend the night under the stars.
Dinner Date And A Gondola Ride
Address: 1200 E Las Olas Blvd # 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Why You Need To Go: The most romantic dinner date you've ever had can happen this Valentine's Day. How about eating your meal while you cuddle in a gondola? The views of the Himmarshee canal are spectacular and the Latin - Asian fusion menu is to-die-for.
Getaway To Lovers Key
Price: $8 per vehicle
Address: 8700 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach, FL
Why You Need To Go: Escape the city for a while and take refuge in Lovers Key, an unspoiled beach full of driftwood, seashells, and sunsets. The suggestive name is a plus, and a license to do some cheesy pics with your S/O.
Get Romantic At Disney
Price: It depends on what you decide to do
Address: Walt Disney World Resort Orlando, FL
Why You Need To Go: Be consume by romance at Disney World. There are tons of magical things to do, including romantic dinner with A Lady And The Tramp twist or ride in a horse-drawn carriage. Or you can discover Galaxy's Edge, the new exhilarating Star Wars ride.
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