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The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!
CoCo Key Water Resort
CoCo Key Water Resort

(407) 351-2626

7400 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Experience one of the most exotic and fun water parks in Florida, the CoCo Key Water Resort. With overhead canopies and a variety of towers, slides and floats, the water park provides water recreation fun for everyone.

Discovery Cove
Discovery Cove

(407) 513-4600

6000 Discovery Cove Way
Orlando, FL 32821   Directions Website

Swim with the dolphins at Discovery Cove. You'll attend a short training session before venturing into the water for your very own face-to-face experience with a trained dolphin. Photo and video opportunities are available to document your experience at this attraction. Reservations are a must.

Discovery Cove takes you inside the special world of marine animals, where you'll get the chance to swim with dolphins and interact with exotic birds and other creatures.

Conveniently located next to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica, Discovery Cove is truly a one-of-a-kind adventure.

First, you'll attend a short training course with your dolphin adventure guide. The safety orientation and information session will prepare you for the next piece of excitement: Getting in the dolphin pool.

You'll learn how to use hand signals and positive reinforcement to encourage the dolphins to perform their special tricks. Then you'll participate in a one-on-one swim with a bottlenose dolphin!

Guests also have the option to extend their experience with the "Trainer for a Day" package. In addition to the 30-minute dolphin session, you'll also get a private photo session, more time with the dolphin trainers and a behind-the-scenes tour.

There are plenty of other fantastic opportunities to interact with marine and wildlife at Discovery Cove.

A coral reef section filled with thousands of tropic fish awaits. You can put on snorkeling gear and hit the reef, where you'll also find an underwater shark and barracuda tank. You can view these intimidating creatures up close, where they swim behind a wall of protective glass. Guests can also swim in the stingray tank, which features dozens of rays.

On land, more than 250 tropical birds await, including parrots, toucans and more than 30 other species. And when you're ready to relax, a man-made Tropical River flows around the park, and you can float past Discovery Cove's beaches, waterfalls and rainforest landscape. There's also a freshwater resort pool for more fun in the sun.

The all-inclusive price for admission includes all you can eat or drink, including alcoholic beverages. All guests receive snorkeling gear, which includes a mask and a wetsuit or vest. Lockers, towels, sunscreen, and beach chairs are also included in admission to the park.

Funspot Action Park
Funspot Action Park

(407) 363-3867

5700 Fun Spot Way
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Go for the thrill of it at Funspot Action Park, where go karts, thrill rides and kiddie activities await the entire family. A multi-level go-kart track will have you zipping around like a pro in no time.

ICON Park
ICON Park

(407) 601-7907

8375 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Be effortlessly lifted away in a capsule of calm in the Orlando Eye, 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.

John F. Kennedy Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center

(855) 433-4210

Space Commerce Way
Merritt Island, FL 32953   Directions Website

Are you up for an adventure? Strap yourself in for the Astronaut Training Experience at the Kennedy Space Center. Ride the flight training simulators, and build and launch your own rockets during the half-day family group program.

Madame Tussauds Orlando | Wax Museum
Madame Tussauds Orlando | Wax Museum

(866) 630-8315

8387 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Madame Tussauds Orlando is rolling out the red carpet to become Florida’s latest celebrity hotspot! Madame Tussauds provides visitors the opportunity to indulge in the ultimate fame experience and set onto the red carpet amongst their favorite celebrities. Guests will experience the essence of America with this brand new, immersive and interactive wax experience, bursting with family fun and world-class entertainment.

Orlando Science Center
Orlando Science Center

(407) 514-2000

777 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803   Directions Website

Examine the forces of nature at the Orlando Science Center, where you can explore exhibits and attractions and learn about a variety of subjects, like how to predict the weather in the Severe Weather Center. Or discover how our planet interacts with the solar system in the "Our Planet, Our Universe" exhibit. Education, fun and discovery all under one roof.

The Orlando Science Center manages to sneak plenty of science into a fun-filled afternoon of adventure!

For more than 50 years, the Orlando Science Center has opened the door to imagination and curiosity. Four floors of exhibits, movies and live interactive events will keep your family engaged for hours.

The center has expanded its offerings and activities throughout the years to reflect changes in the way kids learn and interact.

The traveling exhibit hall and the Curiosity Center for pre-schoolers are both wildly popular with visitors. NatureWorks is the latest and greatest addition, allowing visitors to explore the natural sciences.

The new 207,000-square-foot facility opened in 1997 and includes the CineDome Planetarium with its giant screen films and planetarium shows.

Ripley's Believe It or Not
Ripley's Believe It or Not

(407) 345-0501

8201 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

The freaks come out at all hours of the day at Ripley's Believe It or Not. The odditorium includes attractions like a life-sized matchstick car, an authentic cannibal skull, and other mysteries from far-flung lands. Enter at your own risk!

The Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando Odditorium promises a world of weirdness and wackiness from the onset. The building is constructed to look like it's falling into a sinkhole on one side.

True to the Robert Ripley's reputation as a man who chronicled the bizarre from around the globe, the museum/odditorium includes sixteen galleries that house artifacts, weird art and bizarre collections that will boggle the mind.

As one of 27 Ripley museums worldwide, the Orlando Odditorium's collection includes dinosaur bones and eggs, a life-sized Rolls Royce made entirely of matchsticks, shrunken heads, and other items that have chronicled Ripley's world travels and enthusiasm for unique and bizarre customs.

Other items on display include a piece of the Berlin Wall, a Mona Lisa made out of toast and a portrait of Van Gogh made from 3,000 postcards.

In all, 400 exhibits, artifacts and displays are available for closeup viewing.

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium
SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

(321) 209-9651

8449 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

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SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium will transport you into a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing creatures! From face-to-face encounters with sharks, to a hands-on touchpool experience, there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium! To get any closer you’d have to get wet! SEA LIFE Orlando is located in the heart of Orlando at I-Drive 360 next to Madame Tussauds Orlando and The Orlando Eye. All three attractions will open Spring 2015! Explore the amazing creatures of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans!

SeaWorld
SeaWorld

(407) 545-5550

7007 SeaWorld Dr
Orlando, FL 32821   Directions Website
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Orlando Resort

(407) 363-8000

6000 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Land at Universal's Islands of Adventure and step into a world filled with comic book characters, superheros and mythical creatures. You'll experience attractions, thrill rides, shows and entertainment that will leave you enthralled after an unforgettable journey.

Walt Disney World® Resort Florida
Walt Disney World® Resort Florida

(407) 939-5277

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Website

You can't visit Orlando without bumping into the unrivaled imagination of Walt Disney. Why not visit the Magic Kingdom attraction that turned into a world-wide empire? At Walt Disney World, storybook characters and childhood dreams really do come true. 

Walt Disney World in Orlando is the granddaddy of all theme parks, boasting the largest square area, the greatest number of rides and more variety than you'll find anywhere else on the planet. As the world's largest and most visited resort, Walt Disney World covers 30,000 acres and includes 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, 24 themed hotels, 2 health spas and fitness centers and much, much more.

After it opened in 1971 with only the Magic Kingdom theme park, Disney World has grown at a stunning pace and adds new attractions and choices year after year. Among the most popular attractions at Disney World are its four theme parks:The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom. Two of Its water parks are called Blizzard Beach and the Typhoon Lagoon.

Zero G Experience
Zero G Experience

(703) 894-2188

Las Vegas, NV
Website

Fly high at the Zero G Experience. Seize the opportunity to experience true weightlessness on a flight in a modified Boeing 727. Once you're in flight, parabolic arcs are performed to create a weightless environment – meaning you'll be floating, flipping, and soaring in a zero gravity environment similar to outer space. During your flight, the plane will reach an approximate altitude of 34,000 feet. The experience includes 12-15 parabolas, a flight suit, merchandise, refreshments at the Regravitation Celebration, a certificate of completion, photos and a video of your weightless flight adventure.

iFLY
iFLY

(407) 337-4359

8969 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Experience the thrill of skydiving in the great indoors. At iFLY Indoor Skydiving Orlando, you'll get the extreme sports sensation of free falling, in the safety of a vertical wind tunnel. Group packages, pictures and DVDs of your experience are available.

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