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Three Ideas for a Fun Date Night in Fort Myers

Jan 26, 2018 08:36PM ● By Kevin
There are many reasons to get out and about in Fort Myers, especially since there are so many fun things to do, right here in your own backyard. You could be looking to change up the routine with your spouse or longtime partner, or you could be involved in a newly budding relationship and want to truly impress. Creating a new, exciting, perfect date night experience can be a little bit tricky, especially if you want it to be one of a kind.

Say no more! We've compiled a few date night ideas to consider for you, regardless of your situation. Check these out, and make sure you tell us how it went in the comments below!

Date 1: Stroll Downtown

The Fort Myers River District is home to so many wonderful businesses, organizations and events. Along the downtown streets, you'll find eclectic boutiques, art galleries, live theater, great restaurants, upscale accommodations, tourist attractions and fantastic venues. There are plenty of options, to design your day, but here's a great agenda for a more romantic outing:

White Orchid Spa  - Fort Myers FL

First Stop: Relaxing Couples Massage at White Orchid Spa

Think of White Orchid Spa as a life style of wellness, you deserve more than an occasional treat! We are a team of trained professionals who are committed to serving our community &amp... Read More » 


Blu Sushi - Fort Myers FL

Second Stop: Classy Dinner and Drinks Experience at Blu Sushi

Blu began its journey in 2002. The sushi experience and sushi restaurants were limited in the early 2000s. The creators of blu saw the need to bring this wonderful cuisine to the forefron... Read More » 


Florida Rep - Fort Myers FL

Main Event: Enjoy an entertaining show at Florida Rep

Florida Rep is committed to providing a first-class regional theatre for Southwest Florida; to creating, nurturing and developing an ensemble of theatre professionals who will develop lon... Read More » 

Date 2: Create Your Own...

There's no denying... romance and chocolate are known to go together like the sun and the beach!

"What better way to spend an evening than learning to make gourmet desserts in the world-renowned kitchens of Norman Love Confections?" says the Fort Myers business' website. "Our master chefs will guide you step-by-step through a fun-filled 3 hour course where you’ll learn to create decadent masterpieces of your very own!"

Classes begin at 6:30 p.m., so make a reservation for one of many choices and craft your day based on our below recommendations before heading out on your adventure in confections.

Painting with a Twist - Fort Myers FL

First Stop: Create some art at Painting with a Twist

Fort Myers, are you looking for a fun-filled experience located at the beautiful and famous Gulf Coast Town Center? We have the answer! The one and only Painting With A Twist - Fort Myers... Read More » 


Norman Love Confections - Fort Myers FL

The Main Event: Make your own Chocolate at Norman Love Confections

Norman Love Confections was founded by Norman and Mary Love in Fort Myers, Florida in 2001. Originally intending to sell wholesale to acquaintances he had made in the restaurant indust... Read More » 


LYNQ - Fort Myers FL

Afterward: Grab a drink at LYNQ

LYNQ was inspired by the many fabulous cultures and cuisines on our planet. We are a forward thinking relaxed environment where our guests can choose foods from a variety of cuisines in a... Read More » 


Date 3: Get Outdoors

Fort Myers Beach has some of the most beautiful views under the sun. What better way to enjoy them than in the sky with that special someone? In business in Fort Myers since 1982, Paradise Parasail has experienced USCG captains who give you the safest and most adventurous flight on our Coast Guard inspected vessels that speed along miles of coastline.

"After harnessing up adventure-takers into the smiley face chute, the wind naturally hoists riders aloft while the 1,200 foot line sails up above the water," the business' Facebook page says. "Once capturing the astonishing views, you will have the option to take pleasure in a variety of free fall dips. Select a relaxing dip that just allows your toes to touch the water or a thrilling free fall that gets you soaked."

Located within stone's throw of Times Square, you'll be able to start your day on a leisurely stroll of shopping and enjoying the outdoors before enjoying the rest of your date!
Time Square Sunset Celebration Photo courtesy of Cornerstone Beach Resort on Facebook

First Order of Business: Explore Fort Myers Times Square

From sunsets and beaches to shrimp, local fare and fireworks, Fort Myers Times Square has tons of things to do throughout the year, both well known and off the beaten path. Read More » 


Paradise Parasail - Fort Myers Beach FL

Main Attraction: Drift Through the Skies at Paradise Parasail

Paradise Parasail was established on Ft. Myers Beach in 1982 and in Lake of the Ozarks in 1983. We were the first parasail company in both Southwest Florida and Lake Ozark. Our team has ... Read More » 


Blanc Entertainment - Fort Myers FL

Afterward: Grab lunch/dinner at Blanc Entertainment

BLANC offers a wide variety of impressive flavors gathered from around the globe, drawing on French and Asian cuisine, as well as American classics. Meat selections include beef, chicken,... Read More »