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.
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. 8401 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.
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.
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.
K1 SPEED ‒ Race electric, Italian pro-karts that reach speeds of 50 mph, all on a huge, indoor track. Open daily. www.k1speed.com. 9550 Parksouth Court, 407.434.7500.
LOCKBUSTERS ESCAPE GAME ‒ Challenge your mind and have fun at the newest escape game on I-Drive. www.lockbustersgame.com. 8326 International Drive.
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, 8387 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.
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, 407.345.0501.
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, 8449 International Drive, 866.622.0607.
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 a pair of giant 425foot zip lines through the trees. Open daily 8 am to dusk. www.orlandotreetrek.com. 7625 Sinclair Road, Kissimmee, 407.390.9999