In general, Orlando has a little bit of something for everyone. And the same is true for locations to do your engagement session photos. Whether you are into the city vibes, sand in your toes, lush gardens ( just to name a few), there is a location in the area that will reflect you as a couple in your engagement photos. Check out these Orlando engagement session locations.
Local Parks and Gardens
Whether they are lakeside or nestled away, these beautiful parks create a lovely backdrop for your engagement session. There are several parks and gardens in the Central Florida area that we love.
Kraft Azaela Park
1365 Alabama Dr, Winter Park, FL 32789
Spread over 13 acres, this beautiful public garden is located on the shore of Lake Maitland which is lined with large cypress trees. The park allows rental for intimate wedding ceremonies up to 20 people at The Exedra (the monument pictured below).
Cypress Grove Park
290 W Holden Ave, Orlando, FL 32839
Large oak-lined roads and perfectly manicured lawns, Cypress Grove Park is just minutes away from Downtown Orlando. It is also the home of the Cypress Grove Estate House, a beautiful vintage home available for weddings.
Dickson Azalea Park
100 Rosearden Dr, Orlando, FL 32803
This lush park is only a few city blocks long but is a little hidden oasis in Orlando. The sounds of the creek flowing and the birds chirping add to the feel of nature and the beautiful bridges and trails are great locations for photos.
Bok Tower Gardens
1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853
Located a little south of Orlando in Lake Wales, Bok Tower Gardens is a gorgeous 130-acre property full of photo ops. From the manicured gardens to the historical buildings, this locations provides a variety of looks for your engagement session.
Lake Runnymede Conservation Park
4600 Rummell Rd, St Cloud, FL 34771
Tucked off of Rummell Rd in Saint Cloud, FL, Lake Runnymede Conservation Park is a total of 43 acres and full of enormous Live Oaks which give it a mystical feel. The property also has fields and various spots for photos along its .9 mile trail.
Harry P. Leu Gardens
1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
Harry P. Leu Gardens’ mission is to “inspire people to appreciate and understand plants”. With a mission like that, it goes without saying that their gardens are thriving with beautiful flowers and plants. The gardens also host weddings on their 50-acre property.
Winter Park is well known for their boutiques and eateries. With beautiful oak canopies and architectural focal points, it is a great option engagement photos. You can even visit Rollins College, which has lovely Spanish style buildings.
The fountain at Lake Eola has become the City Beautiful’s symbol and provides a great location for photos whether you want to be lakeside or in a floating swan.
If your looking for that small town America feel, Downtown Celebration has you covered. Known as the “Community Disney Built”, this area has beautiful parks, shopping, and a waterfront area.
This historic town is over a hundred years old and is right down the road from the beautiful Lake Dora, which is located on the Harris Chain of Lakes.
Downtown Winter Garden
Filled with brick lined streets and Old Florida Charm, Downtown Winter Garden has so many great photo locations. A bonus? After your session you can grab a drink at one of the many local restaurants.
The City Beautiful offers a variety of locations for your engagement sessions. Whether you’d like a more lush area, like Lake Eola, or a fun wall mural, Downtown Orlando has the vibe your looking for.
Not only is Downtown Melbourne minutes for the coast, it is filled with great locations for an engagement session, from wall murals to the inter-coastal a couple blocks away.
The theme parks areas offer you engaged couples a scenery that they just can’t get anywhere else! Whether you’re a fan of the House of the Mouse or Harry Potter, there are plenty of great backdrops for your engagement session. However, please be mindful of and abide by the rules and regulations for photo sessions in these areas.