BUENA VISTA WATERSPORTS AND PARADISE COVE ‒ Rent jet skis or try waterskiing, tubing or wakeboarding on scenic Lake Bryan. www. bvwatersports.com. 13245 Lake Bryan Drive, 407.239.6939. CENTRAL FLORIDA ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDENS ‒ See more than 400 animals, admire an impressive collection of big cats or take a ride through the lush surroundings on the train. www.centralfloridazoo.org. 3755 N. US Highway 17-92, Sanford, 407.323.4450. CHOCOLATE KINGDOM ‒ Take an interactive factory tour to learn how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy chocolate bar. The tour guide joins forces with a prince and a dragon sidekick for a journey through a cacao tree greenhouse, a chocolate museum, a mystical river of chocolate and a micro-batch, bean-to-thebar factory utilizing old-world machinery. www. chocolatekingdom.com. 2858 Florida Plaza Blvd., Kissimmee, 407.705.3475. THE COCA COLA ORLANDO EYE ‒ Hop aboard a 400-foot-tall ferris wheel where you’ll ride inside a fully enclosed, air-conditioned glass capsule for stunning views. The ride is especially nice at sunset or during the nightly theme-park fireworks. www. officialorlandoeye.com. 8445 International Drive, 866.228.6438.
CRAYOLA EXPERIENCE ‒ Discover the magic of color with 25 hands-on attractions. www.crayolaexperience.com/orlando. The Florida Mall, 8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407.757.1700. DISNEY SPRINGS ‒ This mega outdoor lifestyle center rolls shopping, entertainment and dining into one. Visitors will find the world’s largest Disney store, retail stores at the brand-new Town Center, themed restaurants and bars, Cirque du Soleil, a bowling alley, movie theater, water taxis, attractions and more. Free admission and free parking. www.disneysprings.com. 1780 E. Buena Vista Drive, 407.828.3800. DISNEYQUEST, WALT DISNEY WORLD ‒ Five floors of interactive attractions, rides and games combining Disney characters and stories with immersive technologies. You can even design and ride your own roller coaster. www.disneysprings.com. Disney Springs, 1500 E. Buena Vista Drive, 407.828.4600. ESPN WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS ‒ This sports complex on Disney World property is home to professional baseball’s spring training and various amateur sporting events, from cheerleading to soccer. www.disneyworld.com. 700 Victory Way, Kissimmee, 407.828.3267. FUN SPOT USA‒ Highlights here are fast-paced, multi-level go-kart tracks; bumper cars and bumper boats, thrilling rides, and an arcade filled with video games. All-day or single ride options. Free admission. Free parking. Open late daily. www. funspotattractions.com. 2850 Florida Plaza Blvd., 407.363.3867. 5700 Fun Spot Way, Kissimmee. GATORLAND ‒ This theme park and nature preserve combines Old Florida charm with exciting wildlife exhibits and live entertainment. View a breeding marsh, climb the observation tower, watch the alligator wrestling show and ride the zipline. Open daily. www.gatorland.com. 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 800.393.5297. GREEN MEADOWS PETTING FARM ‒ Visit more than 300 farm animals in a beautiful, country setting. www.greenmeadowsfarm.com. 1368 S. Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee, 407.846.0770. I FLY ORLANDO ‒ Experience the sensation of skydiving in this indoor facility while friends and family look on. www.iflyworld.com. 6805 Visitors Circle, 407.903.1150. I DRIVE 360 ‒ Visitors can hop aboard the 400-foottall Coca-Cola Orlando Eye ferris wheel, explore Madame Tussauds wax attraction and dive into Sea Life aquarium with 5,000 creatures and an ocean tunnel. I-Drive 360 is also home to an array of restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. www.i-drive360.com. 8445 International Drive, 407.999.9985. I DRIVE NASCAR ‒ I-Drive NASCAR Indoor Kart Racing is an entertainment complex with sophisticated, state-of-the-art, eco-friendly electric carts. Visitors can compete with each other reaching speeds of up to 45 mph. The indoor location also includes bowling, gaming, meeting rooms and a restaurant. www.idrivenascar.com. 5228 Vanguard St., 407.354.3939. K1 SPEED ‒ Race electric, Italian pro-karts that reach speeds of 50 mph, all on a huge, indoor track. In addition to a professionally designed, indoor racetrack, there are also spacious lounges, snack bars and authentic racing memorabilia on display. Open daily. www.k1speed.com. 9550 Parksouth Court, 407.434.7500. KISSIMMEE GO KARTS ‒ Play in the arcade or race on a 1-mile track. Double-seat and junior karts available. www.kissimmeegokarts.com. 4708 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, 407.390.7223. MADAME TUSSAUDS ORLANDO ‒ Experience famous Americans with this immersive and interactive wax attraction. Shake hands with the president, get on stage with Lady Gaga or up close and personal with Taylor Swift and take the ultimate selfie. www.madametussauds.com/orlando. I-Drive 360, 8329 International Drive 866.630.8315. OLD TOWN USA‒ This old-timey downtown takes you back to the good old days with restaurants and specialty shops and plenty of entertainment. Free admission and parking. www.myoldtownusa.com. 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, 407.396.4888. ORLANDO FLY SPORTS ‒ In just a few minutes, skilled instructors at Orlando Fly Sports teach you to fly using a flyboard, hoverboard or the all-new jetpack for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Many guests say the experience is even better and puts them more at ease than skydiving. Ages 3+. Hotel pick up and drop offs are available. www.orlandoflysports.com. 2200 Lee Road, 321.888.1005. ORLANDO KART CENTER‒ This arcade and outdoor track is a challenging course with real curbing and bumps. www.orlandokartcenter.com. 10724 Cosmonaut Blvd., 407.480.2477. OUTER LIMITZ INDOOR TRAMPOLINE ARENA‒ Jump to your heart’s content at this indoor trampoline arena. Play dodge ball, dunk a basketball or literally bounce on the walls. The facility is also home to a giant foam pit, great fun for little ones, and a harness-less, climbing rope course. www. rebounderzorlando.com. 6725 S. Kirkman Road, 407.704.6723. REVOLUTION OFF ROAD ‒ Learn to ride an ATV, gear up for bass fishing, or tool around on dune buggies and 4x4s. www.revolutionoffroad.com. 4000 SR 33, Clermont, 352.400.1322. RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! ‒ Thanks to the TV show with the same name, this attraction has become a favorite with its dinosaur exhibit, Odditorium and an Egyptian mummy. www.ripleys.com/ orlando. 8201 International Drive, 407.363.4418. SAMMY DUVALL’S WATERSPORTS CENTRE ‒ Parasail, wakeboard, waterski or just enjoy a guided lake tour from Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Open daily. www.sammyduvall.com. 4600 World Drive, 407.939.0754. SEA LIFE AQUARIUM ‒ Experience many underwater worlds filled with a huge array of sea creatures. Come face-to-face with sharks, visit the hands-on touch pool and the interactive “talking” aquarium or stroll through the 360-degree ocean tunnel. www.visitsealife.com/orlando. I-Drive 360, 8337 International Drive, 866.622.0607. SHOWCASE OF CITRUS ‒ A 2,500-acre you-pick farm with 70 varieties of citrus, when in season. Visitors can shop for homemade products in the country store, enjoy a famous frozen creamsicle or take a safari tour on a giant 4x4. www.showcaseofcitrus. com. 5010 US Highway 27, Clermont, 352.394.4377. SKELETONS ‒ See over 400 skeletons of a variety of
animals in clever and unusual poses and dioramas.
www.skeletonmuseum.com. I-Drive 360, 8441 International Drive, 407.203.6999. TITANICTHE EXPERIENCE ‒ Visitors can immerse themselves in history from over 100 years ago through the interactive museum, guided tours, full-scale recreations of the Titanic’s grand staircase and real items from the famously doomed shipwreck. Open daily. Stay for the dinner theater show F and Sa. www.titanictheexperience.com. 7324 International Drive, 407.248.1166. TREE TREK ADVENTURE PARK‒ This aerial adventure course built in a 15-acre tree canopy allows visitors to test their mental and physical skills in a series of obstacles including Tarzan-like swings, ladders, suspended bridges, scramble nets, swinging logs, surf boards and more. A highlight of the course is a pair of giant 425-foot zip lines through the trees. Open daily 8 am to dusk. www.orlandotreetrek.com. 7625 Sinclair Road, Kissimmee, 407.797.8735. WONDERWORKS‒ The interactive “laboratory,” features 100 scientific experiences, such as hurricane and earthquake simulators, along with virtual-reality sports, an indoor ropes course and a laser-tag arena. Stay for the Outta Control Magic Dinner Show. www.wonderworksonline.com. Pointe Orlando, 9067 International Drive, 407.351.8800. WORLD OF CHOCOLATE MUSEUM & CAFE ‒ Learn the long history of chocolate, see world-famous people and landmarks sculpted in chocolate, watch how chocolate is made then enjoy decadent samples. www.wocorlando.com. 11701 International Drive, 407.778.4871.