Top 10 Things To Do in Orlando
1. Disney World
For anyone visiting Orlando, this is a must! Whether you are young, old, have kids or not, Disney World has it all! There are 4 parks covering 1,100 acres. Magic Kingdom is the Disneyland of Disney World, Epcot gives you a little taste of countries around the world, Animal Kingdom shows you many different animal based rides and attractions and Hollywood Studios has lots of thrilling rides. There are also multiple hotels and restaurants where you can stay and eat INSIDE of Disney World which makes it all that much easier! Disney World is the happiest place on Earth and needs to be experienced!
2. Lake Eola Park
Nestled in the heart of downtown Orlando, Lake Eola Park features a sidewalk that circles the lake giving you beautiful views all the way around. You can also rent a swan-shaped paddle boat, feed the live swans, and even enjoy a concert or play!
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Orlando and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Harry P Leu Gardens
Boasting 50 acres, the Harry P Leu Gardens feature a historic home, tropical rain forest, Florida’s largest rose garden, a butterfly garden and to make it all better, something is always blooming so there is never a bad time to go!
5. Orlando Eye
This 400 foot tall ferris wheel gives unparalleled views of Orlando. You can see a 360 view and on clear days can even see to Cape Canaveral. At night, it is lit by 63,000 lights which makes it beautiful not only from the ride but also from the ground.
6. Slingshot at Magical Midway
The Slingshot at Magical Midway is the world’s largest slingshot. You start by being pulled back into a reclined position inside a volcano then shoot out at 3-5 G’s to 390 feet above ground! The views are beautiful if you can only keep your eyes open!
7. Blue Jacket Park
Blue Jacket Park has it all. There are sports, recreation, places for picnics, paths to walk down, stone structures to admire and even beautiful fountains. All of this is spread out on 75 acres so you never feel crowded!
8. Star Flyer at Magical Midway
The Star Flyer is no ordinary swing. It lifts you up to 230 feet above the ground and swings you around at 50 mph. With this kind of height and speed, it is no wonder it is called, “Swings on Steroids.”
9. Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure
Right next to each other yet very different, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure add on to the amazing theme park experience Orlando already has. If you are looking for movie rides, Universal Studios is the place to be while Islands of Adventure will give you the thrill. Whichever one you are wanting, you are sure to be impressed!
Known as a theme park for the mind, WonderWorks has 100+ hands on science exhibits, laser tag, a ropes course, and a 4D motion ride just to name a few. You can also experience a 5.3 magnitude earthquake, experience 74 mph hurricane winds, land a space shuttle, fly a fighter jet, lie on a bed of nails and even design and ride your own roller coaster! WonderWorks will keep all ages busy for hours!