Fun Things to Do in Orlando

There are plenty of fun things to do in Orlando Florida. From the magic of Walt Disney World to the thrills of Universal Studios, Orlando is loaded with things to do year round.  Enjoy spectacular theme parks, dinner shows and cultural venues. In addition, Orlando offers world class shopping, professional golfing and first class dining. Visit Orlando today and see why is one of the most exhilarating family vacation destination in the world.

Top 20 Fun Things to Do

Orlando Day Spas

Renew yourself and escape to one of the city's many award-winning spas guaranteed to transport you to an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation during your Central Florida vacation getaway. Retreat yourself in absolute luxury and revitalize your mind, body and spirit. The Island Spa at the Caribe Royale Resort, The Woodhouse Spa and Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms are a few of the best day spas in Orlando with outstanding services, treatments and amenities.

Orlando Helicopter Tour from International Drive Area

Take to the skies in a helicopter and see Orlando from a whole new perspective. Enjoy views of Orlando as you've never seen them as you fly high over the famous theme parks and attractions including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and the Walt Disney World Resort. With a choice of 6 different routes, you'll be sure to see the best sites in Orlando!

Swim with Manatees at Crystal River plus Everglades Airboat Adventure

On this tour from Orlando, take a narrated boat cruise on the Crystal River to snorkel and swim with manatees -- the gentle giants of the Florida Everglades. Then, take an exhilarating airboat tour on the Homosassa River and visit Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park to watch a manatee-feeding session and see other animals including bears, panthers and alligators. You'll enjoy a day out on the water getting to know Florida's local wildlife. Breakfast and lunch are included.

Dolphin Experience

Swim with the dolphins at Discovery Cove,  snorkel with tropical fish, or play and swim with bottlenose dolphins.  You can do all that and more at Discovery Cove.  Visit the aviary with over 250 tropical birds to feed, stride along the heated tropical river, or relax in freshwater resort pool. There's something for everyone at Discovery Cove.

Orlando Sunrise Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Make your childhood fantasies come true and take a sunrise flight over Orlando in a hot-air balloon! You'll fly over beautiful forests and lakes on this ultimate Orlando experience.

Orlando City Tour

Enjoy a professional gospel music performance at the House of Blues while you indulge in a southern home cooked brunch. Your tour will also include a fantastic Orlando City Tour, which includes a scenic boat ride in Winter Park and a visit to Disney's City of Celebration.

Disney Character Dinner at Chef Mickey's Restaurant

Been to the Orlando theme parks but still haven't had that one-on-one experience with Mickey, Goofy and Pluto? Enjoy limousine transfers to Chef Mickey's Restaurant at Disney's Contemporary Resort where Mickey and Friends are waiting to meet you!

Water Ski, Slalom Ski, Wakeboard and Tube at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Choose from water skiing, slalom skiing, wakeboarding or tubing at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Select a 1 or 2 hour option, which includes a private boat, instructor and all necessary equipment. Whether you are a first timer or are an avid water sports enthusiast, the highly trained instructors will take you to the next level of action.

Old Town in Kissimmee

Visit Old Town, with over 75 specialty shops, 8 delicious restaurants, and 18 thrilling amusement rides. Stroll along the brick-lined streets of Old Town Boulevard capturing the imagination and heart of the 50’s and 60’s while taking in the intricate and ornate architecture reminiscent of Florida’s youth..

Shopping

Shop ti'l you drop at great malls and discount outlets such as The Mall at Millenia, The Florida Mall, Festival Bay and Prime One Outlets. You will find excellent discounts on famous brands like Coach, Reebok, Anne Klein and Louis Vuitton. The malls are easily accessible from I-4, Lake Buena Vista and International Drive area.

Florida Airboat Adventure

Take a wild ride in an airboat to discover the Florida wetlands south of Orlando. Keep your eyes open during your exciting ride through the wetlands, you never know when a gator may pop its head above water to check you out! Upgrade to the VIP airboat tour for a 45-minute ride where you'll visit more remote natural places not seen on the regular tour.

Horseback Riding at Forever Florida Eco-Reserve

Saddle up for the best horseback-riding experience in central Florida! Enjoy Florida’s natural beauty on a one-of-a-kind adventure as you ride on horseback through Forever Florida, a 4,700-acre (1,880-hectare) eco-ranch and wildlife conservation area featuring nine pristine Florida ecosystems.

Orlando Eye

Be effortlessly lifted away in a capsule of calm and serenity to see Orlando in a way you’ve never seen it before. The iconic 400-foot tall observation wheel provides breathtaking views of Central Florida in all directions, with sights of downtown Orlando’s skyline, theme parks, lakes and lush landscape, and on a clear day, views of Cape Canaveral on the east coast.

Orlando Nightlife

Experience a fabulous, exciting nightlife in Orlando featuring the best of live music, dancing, comedy clubs and family dinner shows.

Dave & Buster's

Enjoy outstanding food, fun and the latest video and interactive games at Dave & Buster's. Happy Hour 4:30-7pm Mon-Fri and 10pm-close Mon-Thurs. 1/2 Price Games All Day Every Wednesday.

IRide Trolley

Explore around International Drive in the I-RIDE Trolley.  Visit shops, restaurants, movie theaters, and other attractions like Wet n Wild, Fun Spot, Wonderworks, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Titanic: The Experience, Magical Midway and much more—all for a low price.

Wonderworks

Experience over 100 interactive exhibits, virtual reality simulators, lazer-tag and much more. Great fun for all ages! Located on International Drive.

Pointe Orlando

Packed with full-service restaurants, 50 retail stores, and a 21 screen movie theater, Pointe Orlando is a lush outdoor shopping mall located just across the street from the Convention Center. 80s video game buffs might want to check out the Pac Man restaurant attached to a very modern arcade upstairs.

Golf

Orlando has become a well renowned destination for golfers throughout the world. Whether you are a first timer or an experience pro, Orlando has the perfect golf course for you.

CityWalk Meal and a Movie Deal

Enjoy a delicious dinner at one of CityWalk‘s most popular restaurants PLUS a movie at Universal Cineplex for only $21.95 per person.