Valentine’s Day is February 14, and this V Day, forget the chocolates and flowers and find a little adventure. Best of Orlando has seven different ways to add a little fun to this lover’s holiday:
Orlando Balloon Rides
Love is in the air, literally with Orlando Balloon Rides. This tour takes you and your sweetheart high above the Orlando skyline for incredible views of the swamps, orange groves and famous Orlando theme parks. In addition, you’ll get up in the air just in time for sunrise. Your high-flying adventure ends with a champagne toast. It’s the perfect way to start Valentine’s Day.
Seven Seas Food Festival
Treat your sweetie to foods from around the world this Valentine’s Day with the Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando. Get a taste of Asian, Latin, European, Polynesian and North Atlantic dishes throughout the park. Pair them with a wide array of wine, specialty cocktails and local and international beers. Make sure you cap the day off with a concert at Bayside Stadium.
Regardless what the temperatures might say, it’s still summer at Universal Orlando. This Valentine’s Day add some adventure and that back into your relationship with a stop at all three of Universal’s parks. Right know when you buy 2 days you’ll get 2 days free, which means you can explore Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, Volcano Bay and still have time to do one of them again.
St. Augustine Day Tours
Enjoy a little getaway with your honey with St. Augustine Day Tours. Take a road trip to historical St. Augustine, the oldest city in Florida, and explore its famous landmarks and beauty on a scenic boat tour. The charming city is home to such historical landmarks as Castillo de San Marcos, Fort Matanzas, Flagler College, the oldest school house in the USA, and the Lightner Museum. The 75-minute cruise sails past all of these and includes narration from the captain. Afterwards, head out on foot to do some more exploring, including a romantic place to enjoy lunch.
Walt Disney World
For a Valentine’s Day filled with magic look no further than Walt Disney World. There is no shortage of ways to show that special someone just how you feel. From a romantic meal to a carriage ride at dusk, not to mention all the magical rides, the possibilities are endless. And if you have an art lover on your hands don’t miss the Epcot International Festival of the Arts.
Take a trip to Mexico, or at least an imaginary Mexico in Cirque du Soleil’s newest show, Luzia under the big top at the Florida Mall. Experience the multiple places, faces and sounds of Mexico as Cirque artists perform breathtaking acrobatics.
If you and your loved one like to play spend the day at ICON Orlando 360 and enjoy everything from celebrities at Madame Tussauds to iconic views of Orlando on the Icon Orlando. The entertainment complex also includes Skeletons: Museum of Osteology, 7D Dark Ride Adventure, Arcade City, Pearl Express Train, Orlando StarFlyer and Sea Life Orlando Aquarium.