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Date Ideas in Downtown Orlando
Photo Courtesy of Camden
Photo Courtesy of Camden
Jonathan Kyritz
Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2023

You’re beginning to hear the birds sing and chirp, which means Spring is here! It’s never too late to plan a special springtime date, and we aim to help you prepare for it. We have a few prime date ideas in and around Downtown Orlando!

Breakfast With Your Valentine

Why wing it like Cupid when you can plan a special day with your significant other? Start the morning off with a few breakfast options in the heart of Downtown Orlando.

Artisan’s Table

Just down the street from Camden Thornton Park, you will find the Artisan’s Table! This eclectic and modern restaurant offers an ever-changing menu to complement whatever season you are in. Look no further if you are looking for a casual yet romantic setting.

  • Reservations are highly recommended

  • Street Parking or Valet

  • Vegetarian Friendly

Le Gourmet Break

This family-owned French bakery offers freshly made pastries every day. When you step foot into this café, you’ll be hit with the pleasant smell of freshly baked croissants, quiches, and crepes. In addition to the delicious food, you will be welcomed with smiles and friendly staff!

  • Street Parking

  • Vegetarian Friendly

  • Romantic setting without the need for a reservation

Photo courtesy of Pexels

Photo Courtesy of Pexels

Afternoon Adventures

After grabbing a bite to eat, scooter your way to Lake Eola where you can find plenty of activities to enjoy together. You will never run out of choices between swan boats, unique dining stops, and shops! Located within a five-minute walk to Lake Eola, Camden Lake Eola offers unique open-concept apartment homes right next door to one of Orlando’s favorite parks.

Swan Boats

What screams springtime date more than Swan Boats on a beautiful lake? Lake Eola Park is 23 acres of land, consisting of almost a mile-long sidewalk alongside restaurants, Zen Gardens, live music, and more!

  • Swan Boats are first-come, first-served

  • No reservations

  • Tickets are purchased in-person: $15/30 minutes

  • Weather permitting


Between taking in the scenery of the land or watching the swans dance in the lake, these combine to create a prime spot for picnicking with your special someone.

Picnic locations at Lake Eola Park:

  • Alongside the shore of the lake (Known to locals as Sandy Beach)

  • In the heart of the Zen Garden

  • At the amphitheater

  • Picnic tables throughout as well!

Photo courtesy of Camden

Aerial View of Lake Eola Park, photo courtesy of Camden

Evening Escapades

Check out these evening stops, that we handpicked just for you!

A Movie in the Garden!

Step into a 50-acre botanical garden located only a few miles from Downtown Orlando! You will find an oasis of gorgeous plants, trees, and Florida’s largest formal rose garden.

This April 7, grab a blanket and your significant other, and head over to catch a movie under the stars. Lue Gardens will open at 6:00 p.m., and the film will start at 7:30 p.m. For more information, or FAQs, head on over to their

The Wine Room

Opened in 2006, The Wine Room offers an eclectic and unique spin on showcasing the art of wine. This wine bar and restaurant offers 156 hand-selected wines, the finest cheeses, and a full menu to complement both!

A5 Corner Home with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows.

Bring home some wine to enjoy at home at Camden Lake Eola. Photo Courtesy of Camden

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Do you know what requires no reservations, no lines of people, and a beautiful view? That’s right, your Camden apartment home! Camden has plenty of great apartment options throughout the Orlando area. Each community offers a wide array of floorplans set to meet your needs.

When you’re on the search for your next apartment home, schedule a tour and fall in love with one of our communities!

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