Orlando Vacations Places Attractions and things to do in orlando

Read about the highlights and places to Visit while in Orlando's world-famous Florida Vacation Attractions

Orlando, FL is home to some of the best theme parks in the world but it is also home to so many attractions and unique experiences. From family-friendly dinner shows to thrilling zip-lines, Orlando has so many incredible things to do in Orlando besides theme parks! Don’t get us wrong, we love Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando, but for those days that you want to take a break from the theme parks, here is a list of 50 things that you and your whole family are going to love about Orlando, FL:

 Things to do in orlando



Race on Orlando’s best go-kart tracks & fun roller coasters in Fun Spot America

Get the best view of the city in the Coca Cola Orlando Eye

Challenge your mind with educational & exciting attractions at Wonder Works

Be amazed by the incredible oddities at Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Go on an epic mini-golf adventure at Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf

Step back in time and experience a classic Florida town with Old Town Kissimmee

Create your own custom crayon in the Crayola Experience

Explore the galaxy & become an Astronaut for a day at the Kennedy Space Center

Experience the art of Magic at The Great Magic Hall


Nature & Parks


Admire 50 acres of gorgeous trees, palms, vines, roses, camellias and more at Harry P. Leu Gardens

Go for a stroll around Lake Eola Park or rent a swan-shaped paddle boat

Explore the ocean and feed marine creatures at SEA Life Orlando Aquarium

Interact with lovely Florida native animals with the Exotic Animal Experience

Learn about Florida’s amazing ecosystem in the Tibet-Butler Preserve

Get up close to unique animals like zebras, elands, and many more at the Safari Wilderness Ranch

Become Trainer-for-a-Day at Gatorland!




Go shopping, have a family meal, catch a movie or go on a hot air balloon ride in Disney Springs

Enjoy popular brands at affordable prices at the Orlando Premium Outlets

Find some of your favorite designer brands at Mall at Millennia

Shop in one of the most popular malls in the area, The Florida Mall

Catch a movie, shop around or have dinner next to some of the best attractions at Pointe Orlando

Play golf, buy souvenirs or have lunch at Universal’s City Walk


Outdoor Activities


Rent a Paddleboard at beautiful Wekiva Island or Lake Killarney with Paddleboard Orlando

Create beautiful memories from the sky with Orlando Balloon Rides

Enjoy the best Orlando Jet Ski experience with Makaio WaterSports

Swim with some of the happiest and friendliest dolphins with Florida Dolphin Tours

Explore mangrove tunnels or skim across Everglades grasslands with Florida Everglades Airboat Tour

Swim with Manatees at Crystal River!

Ride a horse along one of the best trails in the area with Florida Wildlife Horseback Safari

Get a unique view of Orlando with one of the many Helicopter Tours

Enjoy the beautiful Florida weather in ShipWreck Island Water Park




See over 40 exhibits and 400 real animal skeletons at SKELETONS: Animals Unveiled

Get up close with some of your favorite celebrities and historical figures at Madame Tussauds Orlando

Investigate, discover, and become curious of Orlando Science Center

Experience America’s history through paintings at the Orlando Museum of Art

See a glimpse of the artifacts and objects found in the Titanic The Artifact Exhibition

Taste different types of chocolate at The World of Chocolate Museum


Concerts & Shows

Escape on an out of this world experience with the amazing acrobats of La Nouba Cirque Du Soleil

Celebrate art, technology, and music with an incredible performance by the Blue Man Group

Become part of the biggest battle between knights at Medieval Times

Catch a Broadway Show at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Set sail and go on a thrilling and savory adventure at the Pirate’s Dinner Adventure

Become a detective and solve the big mystery in Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show



Thrills & Adventure

Have an indoor skydiving experience like no other at iFly Orlando

Solve puzzles and riddles and try to escape at Escapology

Race against your friends and become the ultimate champion at I-Drive NASCAR Kart Racing

Travel through a military base full of zombies and survive the mission at Zombie Outbreak

Ride through 220 acres with an ATV, buggy or mucky duck with Revolution Off Road

Enjoy a 1,200-foot long high-flying journey on the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line

Play the ultimate dodge ball in a trampoline court at Sky Zone Orlando 

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