You’ve tied the knot in Florida and you’re ready to celebrate! But where to spend the perfect mini-moon? The sunshine state offers a number of beautiful locations to spend some time with your love, but today we’ve compiled information for the top five spots couples choose after their Florida elopement below.
Home to Disney World, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and a plethora of other activities and parks, this city is always buzzing! For our couples looking to escape with their families (and maybe wanting to feel like a little kid again), this is a great option. There are countless restaurants, hotels and transportation methods available to make your stay even better. Explore the food scene in downtown Orlando while you indulge in some upscale shopping at the Mall at Millenia. Book tickets to watch the world-famous Cirque du Soleil shows or live music at the House of Blues located within Disney Springs. You really can’t go wrong!
Saint Augustine, Florida
For those searching for an intimate and quiet getaway, consider this waterfront gem. Saint Augustine is home to a number of historical landmarks, fine dining establishments and unique boutiques. Take a stroll down St. George Street, visit the Lightner Museum and then end your day with a carriage ride around the historic quarters. Want to catch some rays? Hit Saint Augustine Beach! There are always farmer’s markets and local happenings, so be sure to check the event calendars prior to your visit.
A true little slice of paradise! This section of the Florida panhandle along highway 30A consists of a handful of waterfront towns, each with their own character and charm. Fresh seafood, rooftop lounges and bike paths are in abundance throughout the entire area. After a day at the beach, head to dinner at Pesado in Rosemary Beach or George’s in Alys Beach for an exquisite meal. The best way to stay? Vacation rentals and AirBnBs! Most listings include bikes to use during your stay and access to private beaches. The entire strip is about a 20-minute drive from one end to the other, so it’s easy to hop between each town.
Grab a spot along South Beach in Miami and live large for a few days! There’s no shortage of luxury hotels, restaurants and spas to enjoy during your visit. Nightlife lover? You’ll have your pick of dance clubs, bars and shows to choose from. Miami is known for its beautiful beaches and private loungers available to rent at local hotels. Grab your sunscreen and a spot by the water!
The Florida Keys
The Keys are known for their dreamy sunsets and crystal blue waters. Half the fun of visiting the Keys is driving the Overseas Highway between each island. It’s the perfect spot to sleep in late after a long day on the water fishing. Spend some time basking in the sun on the white, sandy beaches of Bahia Honda State Park before retiring to your suite at the Cheeca Lodge and Spa in Islamorada. Looking for delectable, fresh seafood? You’ll be able to find it on every corner – or catch your own dinner!