26 of the Best Places to Propose in Florida

    By Kara Franker

    Planning the ultimate marriage proposal and looking for places to propose in Florida?

    With so many romantic destinations across the Sunshine State, Florida is the perfect place to pop the question.

    We’ve created a list of creative proposal ideas to help you start planning the big moment. Here are the best places to propose in Florida.

    1. Seaplane in the Florida Keys

    Get whisked away via seaplane and ask for her hand in marriage while you’re suspended in the air with the crystal-clear water below. Contact Key West Seaplanes to make it happen.

    Headed to Little Palm Island and arriving in style.

    Headed to Little Palm Island and arriving in style.

    - Key West Seaplanes


    2. Kayaking Around the Jupiter Inlet

    Rent a kayak for two from the Jupiter Outdoor Center and paddle around the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse until the moment is right. Just make sure you hold on tight to that ring. Or wait until you’re safely ashore across the inlet at The Square Grouper Tiki Bar.

    Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

    Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

    - Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum


    3. Sandpearl on Clearwater Beach

    Plant the ring in a seashell and have delivered along with two glasses of champagne poolside at the Sandpearl Resort.

    Sandpearl Resort.

    Sandpearl Resort.

    - Courtesy of Diamond Public Relations


    4. Cinderella’s Royal Table at Magic Kingdom

    Treat her like a princess and escort her to a dinner fit for royalty. The engagement planning staff at Disney will help you plan every last detail.

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    5. Horse-drawn Carriage Ride in Histroic St. Augustine

    Cuddle up on a carriage ride and enjoy the sites of the nation’s oldest city. Contact Country Carriages.

    Carriages pass along St. Augustine's King Street, near the Casa Monica Hotel.

    Carriages pass along St. Augustine's King Street, near the Casa Monica Hotel.

    - St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau

     

    6. Zip Line in Central Florida

    Is she an adventure junkie? Located in Ocala Canyons Zip Line and Canopy Tours will get her heart racing. The rest is up to you.

    The 100-foot lines of the Canyons Zip Line tour in Ocala span sparkling water and wild habitats of swooping hawks and kingfishers.

    The 100-foot lines of the Canyons Zip Line tour in Ocala span sparkling water and wild habitats of swooping hawks and kingfishers.

    - Canyons Zip Line


    7. Hot Air Balloon Ride

    Wait for the perfect moment when you’re suspended 2,000 feet above the ground. Contact Orlando Balloon Rides

    8. Yacht in Fort Lauderdale

    Take her to the “Yachting Capital of the World” and set sail on your own private yacht. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show happens each fall.

    9. Bern’s Steakhouse in Tampa

    Nothing says “I love you” like a nice cut of filet mignon a good bottle of wine and trip to the Harry Waugh Dessert Room. Do it up at Bern’s Steakhouse.

    10. Picnic at Lover’s Key

    Sometimes the simplest moments are the most romantic. Pack a picnic lunch for two and head over to Lover’s Key State Park in Fort Myers.

    Guided tours of the lighthouse and lighthouse keeper´s cottage are given twice daily, Thursdays through Mondays, at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne.

    Guided tours of the lighthouse and lighthouse keeper´s cottage are given twice daily, Thursdays through Mondays, at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne.

    - Peter W. Cross for VISITFLORIDA.com


    11. Cape Florida Lighthouse on Key Biscayne

    Wind your way up the steps at the Bill Baggs Cape Florida Lighthouse. The views at the top will take your breath away.

    12. Miami Heat Game

    Are you two crazy about NBA basketball? Propose on the big screen during a Miami Heat home game at American Airlines Arena.

    13. Sunset Cruise on Captiva Island

    Sunset on a boat… enough said. Contact Jensen’s Marina to set it up.

    14. Golf Course at TPC Sawgrass

    Get down on one knee on the golf course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.

    15. Bed & Breakfast in Destin

    Pop the question then enjoy the panoramic ocean views from the beachfront deck of the Henderson Park Inn.

    The tee boxes throughout the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course got new Celebration Bermudagrass.

    The tee boxes throughout the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course got new Celebration Bermudagrass.

    - John Schwarb/VISIT FLORIDA


    16. Art Walk on Delray Beach

    Stroll hand-in-hand through the Pineapple Grove Arts District in downtown Delray Beach.

    17. Rolls-Royce on Worth Avenue

    How about a little luxury in Palm Beach? Take the Rolls-Royce for a spin go on a shopping spree on Worth Avenue and top it off with dinner at Buccan

    18. Swans at Lake Eola Park

    Paddle out onto Lake Eola near downtown Orlando and find yourself surrounded by dozens of black and white swans. It’s magical.

    In the middle of downtown Orlando, Lake Eola is home to dozens of white and black swans.

    In the middle of downtown Orlando, Lake Eola is home to dozens of white and black swans.

    - Kara Franker for VISIT FLORIDA


    19. Rooftop Bar on Pass-a-Grille

    At the Hurricane on St. Pete Beach order a round of brightly colored rum drinks and make sure they have one of those cute little umbrellas. Wait for sunset then let it rip.

    20. Private Villa on Alys Beach

    Book a private vacation villa at Alys Beach located near Seaside on Scenic Highway 30A.

    21. Secluded Islands in the Keys

    Accessible only by boat or seaplane cast off to Little Palm Island Resort & Spa to find your private paradise together.

    22. Bike Week on Daytona Beach

    Got yourself a motorcycle mama? Surprise her with a spring break trip to Daytona Beach for Bike Week.

    The spa at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando features 40,000 square feet, gardens, a lake and this private pool.

    The spa at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando features 40,000 square feet, gardens, a lake and this private pool.

    - Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes


    23. Spa at The Ritz-Carlton

    Book a couple’s spa day at any one of the nine Ritz-Carlton properties in the Sunshine State.

    24. Home Football Game at FSU

    Take a trip to Tallahassee don your garnet and gold and cheer on the Seminoles together. Maybe your marriage proposal will bring them good luck and another BCS Championship.

    25. Louie’s Backyard in Key West

    Spectacular seafood, excellent cocktails, romantic ambience, and drop-dead gorgeous water views. Let’s just say Louie’s Backyard is not your average backyard. 

    26. On the Beach: Anywhere in Florida

    It works like a charm.

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