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15 Romantic and Fun Things To Do at Disney World for Couples

Welcome to the Most Magical Place on Earth, where love stories come to life and romance fills the air! If you are planning a romantic getaway with your special someone to the Walt Disney World Resort, get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with plenty of romantic things to do. Here is my list of 15 romantic and fun activities for couples to enjoy during their Disney vacation!

1. Pamper yourselves with a Spa Treatment

A lady getting a massage with a colorful tile pattern, fruits, and flowers to her side

Indulge in a spa treatment at one of the spas at the Walt Disney World Resort. Whether you choose Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, where you can renew your mind, body, and spirit amidst the serene Florida garden atmosphere, or opt for the Mandara Spa at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, inspired by the mystery of the East and the science of the West, you are in for a luxurious experience.

Treat yourselves to couples massages, facials, and other soothing treatments, making it the ultimate romantic indulgence during your Disney vacation.

2. Embark on a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

A white horse galloping through the grass

Immerse yourselves in romance as you snuggle up close and embark on a leisurely horse-drawn carriage ride through the picturesque grounds of Disney's Port Orleans Riverside or Fort Wilderness Resort.

Relax and unwind as you traverse the scenic trails around The Cabins and Campsites or along the banks of the Sassagoula River. Each 25-minute ride costs $65, offering the perfect opportunity for a romantic escape and quality time together amidst the enchanting atmosphere of Walt Disney World.

3. Enjoy a Meal at a Fine Dining Restaurant

Indulge in a memorable dining experience with your loved one at one of Disney's most romantic restaurants! From the enchanting ambiance to the delectable cuisine and impeccable service, these establishments offer the perfect setting for a romantic meal.

For the restaurants outside of the theme parks, you do not require valid park admission to dine. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply aiming to spend quality time together, these restaurants are sure to enhance your Disney vacation.

Cinderella statue on top of Cinderella's Fountain

- California Grill - Located at Disney's Contemporary Resort, California Grill offers market-inspired cuisine with breathtaking views of Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom Park.

- Flying Fish - Nestled on Disney's BoardWalk, Flying Fish delights guests with premium sustainable seafood and oak-grilled steaks in a contemporary American setting.

- Cinderella's Royal Table - Dine inside the iconic Cinderella Castle for a Fairytale Dining experience in the heart of Magic Kingdom Park.

- Nomad Lounge - Explore exotic flavors and refreshing cocktails at Nomad Lounge, situated within Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park.

- Tony's Town Square Restaurant - Enjoy classic Italian dishes in the charming ambiance of Tony's Town Square Restaurant, located near Main Street in Magic Kingdom Park.

4. Take a Fireworks Cruise

A couple looking at the EPCOT fireworks while facing Disney's BoardWal Inn with a pontoon boat on both sides of them

Set sail on a magical journey aboard a private fireworks cruise, offering an intimate evening under the stars with breathtaking views of Disney's spectacular fireworks displays.

Whether you watch Happily Ever After from Seven Seas Lagoon near Magic Kingdom Park or Luminous The Symphony of Us from International Gateway near World Showcase Lagoon in EPCOT, you are in for an unforgettable boat ride experience. 

EPCOT fireworks display during Harmonious

Depart from various marinas, including Grand Floridian, Contemporary, Polynesian, Fort Wilderness, or Wilderness Lodge for the Magic Kingdom fireworks or Disney’s Beach and Yacht Club Resorts for EPCOT's Fireworks show, each offering stunning vantage points for the fireworks shows. 

With synchronized audio onboard, you will be fully immersed in the magic of the moment. Each cruise includes a captain, assorted snacks, and soft drinks, with festive banners and balloons available upon request.

Prices start at $449 plus tax, and boats can accommodate up to 10 guests, making it the perfect option for a special occasion or romantic date night.

5. Enjoy Live Music

Band set up on stage

Immerse yourselves in the enchanting melodies of live music at various locations throughout the Walt Disney Resort.

From the nostalgic tunes of Casey's Corner Pianist and the harmonious melodies of the Dapper Dans at Magic Kingdom to the rhythmic beats of Atlas Fusion in the Morocco Pavilion and Mariachi Cobre in the Mexico Pavilion at EPCOT, there is something for every musical taste. 

Moreover, be captivated by the soulful sounds of Kora Tinga Tinga in the streets of Africa at Animal Kingdom or groove to the vibrant rhythms of Viva Gaia Street Band. For those 21 and older, Jellyrolls on Disney’s BoardWalk offers an entertaining dueling piano show, albeit with a cover charge.

Jazz band playing

At Disney’s Port Orleans Resort, enjoy live jazz at Scat Cat’s Club in the French Quarter or the lively performances of Yehaa Bob Jackson in River Roost Lounge at Riverside. 

Additionally, Disney Springs boasts a vibrant music scene with street performances from Drey-C and La Calle, along with captivating acts at venues like House of Blues and Cirque de Soleil. Experience the magic of live music, adding an extra layer of excitement to your Disney vacation.

6. Explore the Water Parks

DLT and an alligator statue at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon posing for a picture with surfboards in the back

Escape the Florida heat and make a splash together at Disney's water parks, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. Whether you are seeking thrilling water slides or leisurely floats along lazy rivers, these parks offer the perfect opportunity for quality time and adventure.

Explore Blizzard Beach's mythical tale of a melting ski resort or immerse yourselves in the tropical paradise of Typhoon Lagoon, transformed by a legendary storm into an oasis of excitement. 

Since the global pandemic, only one water park has been open at a time, so be sure to check the Disney website or app to see which one is currently open. Moreover, with a 1-Day Water Park Ticket priced at $74 per adult, or $49 for Disney Passholders without the water park and sports option, you can enjoy a day of aquatic fun and relaxation! 

7. Play a Round of Mini-Golf

DLT! playing Mini-Golf at Disney in the Summer Course

Challenge your significant other to a friendly game of mini golf at one of the four mini golf courses on Disney property.

Choose between the whimsical Winter Summerland Miniature Golf, where you can join Santa and his elves for two distinctly different 18-hole adventures on the sand-themed "Summer" course or the snow-themed "Winter" course.

Alternatively, explore Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf, featuring two 18-hole adventures inspired by Disney's classic animated film Fantasia. Test your skills on the easier course, which mirrors scenes from Fantasia, or opt for the more challenging course resembling a traditional golf course on a miniature scale.

Whichever course you choose, you are in for a magical and entertaining experience, perfect for a romantic outing or fun-filled date night.

8. Enjoy the Rides at the Disney Parks

Explore the thrilling rides at the Disney parks, catering to every preference. Whether you are a fan of dark rides like Haunted Mansion and Guardians of the Galaxy or prefer the adventurous Kilimanjaro Safari, there is something for everyone. Each Disney park is brimming with exciting, fun, adorable, and nostalgic rides guaranteed to evoke the childlike wonder in your heart! 

Do not miss out on fan favorites like Star Wars Land in Disney's Hollywood Studios, where you can immerse yourself in the epic world of Star Wars and drive the Millennium Falcon. With an array of attractions to choose from, your Disney vacation promises endless excitement and unforgettable memories.

9. Grab a Sweet Treat with your Sweetie

Beaches and Cream Christmas Milkshake

Satisfy your sweet tooth with an array of delectable treats throughout Disney Property. Indulge in Mickey-shaped ice cream or gourmet desserts, perfect for a delightful romantic indulgence. 

For a nostalgic experience, head to Beaches & Cream Soda Shop, reminiscent of the Atlantic seashore. Enjoy flavored sodas, specialty milkshakes, sundaes, and more while listening to oldies on the classic jukebox, creating fond memories to cherish.

 10. Dance the Night Away

Beauty and the Beast in the dancing scene out of legos

Experience an exciting and romantic evening as you dance through Disney's BoardWalk Inn. Let your hearts soar to the beat of live entertainment and vibrant nightlife at the entertainment district, creating unforgettable memories of fun and laughter.

For those 21 years and older, Atlantic Dance Hall offers a stylish nightclub atmosphere where you can groove to hits from the '80s, '90s, and today, making it the perfect spot for a lively and unforgettable evening with your beloved.

11. Kiss in Front of Cinderella Castle

Create a magical and romantic moment by scheduling a kiss in front of Cinderella Castle. Whether it is during the day or at night, capture the enchanting atmosphere and commemorate the occasion with a quick selfie.  

If you spot any Photopass cast members nearby, do not hesitate to ask them to snap a picture, ensuring that your romantic moment is beautifully preserved!

12. Travel Around the World at EPCOT's World Showcase

EPCOT Geosphere with some flags on the right and trees on both sides

Discover the cultural richness of EPCOT's World Showcase, located at the back of the park and encircling a central lagoon. Explore countries such as Mexico, Norway, Germany, China, Japan, Morocco, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Italy, and the United States, each offering immersive experiences in culture and cuisine. Indulge your senses in the diverse offerings of each country without the need for a government passport. 

Picture of the arch in Japan in the World Showcase at EPCOT with the EPCOT geosphere in the background

Additionally, EPCOT hosts four annual festivals, including the Festival of the Arts, Flower and Garden Festival, Food and Wine Festival, and the Festival of the Holidays, featuring live performances and delectable food.

My favorite is the Flower and Garden Festival, currently running from February 28, 2024, to May 27, 2024, offering a splendid array of floral displays and culinary delights.

Asha, Valentino, and Star from Wish in front of the Epcot Geosphere at the entrance of the park. There is also text on the image that reads: Your 2024 Guide to EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival

For more details about this festival, check out my blog post, Your 2024 Guide to EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival.

13. Visit Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Zebras eating grass at Animal Kingdom

For a memorable couple's day without a theme park ticket, consider visiting Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Here, you can marvel at various animals, such as giraffes, zebras, gazelles, kudu, and flamingos, providing a unique and immersive experience.

Indulge in award-winning dining options like Jiko - The Cooking Place, Boma - Flavors of Africa, and Sanaa, offering exquisite cuisine in a stunning African-inspired setting. You and your significant other can enjoy a great day filled with adventure, culinary delights, and romantic moments.

14. Go Resort Hopping

Riverways of Port Orleans

While other Disney Resorts may not offer the same wildlife experience as Animal Kingdom Lodge, you can still go resort hopping to sample the diverse food and drink options available on property. One of my favorite indulgences is the beignets at Scat Cat's Club - Café at Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter.

Beignets at Scat Cat's Club - Café at Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter

Accessible by bus or a scenic boat ride from Disney Springs, this charming resort is the perfect stop for a sweet treat and a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of the parks. Take the time to explore the unique culinary offerings and ambiance of each resort during your Disney vacation.

15. Spend the Day at Disney Springs

Spend a memorable day exploring the diverse attractions at Disney Springs. Beyond the vibrant live music and performances, discover an array of dining options ranging from food trucks to upscale restaurants, catering to every taste and budget.

Indulge in a shopping spree at popular outlets like Under Armour and UNIQLO, or browse through the magical offerings at World of Disney and other unique stores. 

Additionally, enjoy various experiences around Disney Springs, including catching a movie at the AMC theater, bowling at Splitsville, soaring high in the Aerophile hot air balloon, or embarking on a Vintage Amphicar Tour.

With so much to see and do, Disney Springs offers endless opportunities for fun, delicious food, and entertainment during your Disney vacation.

Enjoy your Romantic Disney Day!

Main Street USA at Magic Kingdom

Whether it is your first time visiting Disney World or you are seasoned Disney adults, there is no better place to celebrate love and create cherished memories than on Disney property. So, pack your bags, put on your Mickey ears, and embark on the perfect couples' getaway at the Most Magical Place on Earth!

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Zebedee Harris
Zebedee Harris

Happy Blogiversary! 🎉 Congratulations on reaching your 100th blog post milestone! I thoroughly enjoy reading your blogs. As you requested an interesting spot, do you have any recommendations for a cruise in Australia or places to visit before embarking on a cruise to celebrate a significant milestone like a 20th wedding anniversary? Keep the amazing content coming! Wishing you continued success on your blogging journey! 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾


Hi, Zeb! Thank you so much for your kind words and support :) Congratulations on your upcoming milestone anniversary - that is incredibly exciting! Virgin Voyages is my favorite cruise line and they typically have a few itineraries out of Australia. I think going on one of those would be an amazing and great way to celebrate. However, it seems as if they have paused their sailings out of Australia for the meantime and only have a 12-day one called New Zealand Fjords & Australia Shores. But, keep that on the lookout as I am sure they will come back online once they release their brand new cruise ship, Brilliant Lady! To answer your second question, I think visiting the…

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