Valentine’s Day Date Ideas In Ocala/Marion County

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ocala/Marion County VCB. All opinions are 100% mine.

Are you looking for some inspiration from Cupid and are tired of doing the same old thing (dinner and a movie) for Valentine’s Day every year? If so, you are in luck! The answer for how to rekindle to romance in your life is located just a hop, skip and a jump away from just about anywhere in Florida. Ocala/Marion County is full of date-worthy adventure.

Ocala Dock

Ocala/Marion County has just about anything you want to do to really enjoy some special “us” time this year. This Florida Travel destination is conveniently located in Central Florida, Ocala/Marion County boasts a small, hometown feel that is just what you need to quiet things down a bit and refocus on the important things in your life: each other.

If you want to come to play, there is plenty for you to do. Nicknamed “The Horse Capital of the World,” Ocala/Marion County Activities include numerous equestrian options. Watch an exciting horse show at one of the many horse venues or enjoy a peaceful horseback ride through a quiet nature trail.

If horses aren’t your thing, Ocala/Marion County is also known for its water activities. Silver Springs has been a popular tourist destination since the late 1800s. For a $2 admission, you can tour the beautiful grounds, rent a kayak or take a tour on their glass-bottomed boat.

There are also more golf courses than you can shake a 3 iron at! With tons of choices between public and private courses, a nice relaxing day on the course is just what the two of you need.

Ocala Golf

If food is what you crave, Ocala/Marion County has you covered. La Cuisine French Restaurant features French/European fare that should impress even the most discerning of foodies. I have also heard that The Ivy House doesn’t disappoint. The quaint American bistro is now taking reservations for Valentine’s Day, and it even has a special menu for the occasion. From locally owned to familiar chains, you’ll be sure to have a dining experience for the ages.

Ocala Lobster Claw

If you just want to relax, look no further than Ocala/Marion County Lodging. I suggest selecting one of the several bed and breakfast’s in the area.

Or you book a room at the Hilton Ocala, situated on six acres of beautiful land with a 20,000 square-foot courtyard, and enjoy luxurious amenities such as tennis, an outdoor heated pool and a fitness room. You will also be within walking distance to a wealth of great restaurants in the area. So you won’t even need to call Uber.

So if you and your Valentine want to do something a little different this year, look no further than Ocala/Marion County located right around the corner in Central Florida. With so many options for all tastes and budgets, how could you go wrong?

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