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Hidden Treasures
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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.

(407) 855-5496

14501 S Orange Blossom Trl
Orlando, FL 32837   Directions Website

If you've ever dreamed about wrasslin' gators, this is your chance to watch it up close. At Gatorland, you'll see plenty of gators and crocs, an aviary, breeding marsh and petting zoo, as well as the infamous Gator Wrestlin' Show and other attractions.

Bring on the gators! At Gatorland, you're never far from the snapping jaws of these incredible reptiles.

Known as the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland is home to thousands of alligators and crocodiles. There's also plenty of interactive fun with a petting zoo, swamp walk and reptile shows.

The art of alligator wrestling is a huge draw here, where crowds can safely watch from the observation tower.

A new feature at Gatorland is the Gator Gully Splash Park. More than ¼ acre of water fun awaits guests, providing the perfect chance to cool off during those hot Florida afternoons. Fun features at the water park include dueling water guns mounted on two giant gator rides, a tame dash-n-spray for the little ones, and a water-play fountain perfect for kids (and grown-ups) of all ages.

Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park founded in 1949, and is the perfect getaway for families large and small.

International Drive Resort Area
International Drive Resort Area

(407) 248-9590

7081 Grand National Dr Ste 105
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Take the trolley and tour Orlando's International Drive without the hassle of driving and parking. Just hop on and off the I-RIDE Trolley as you visit all the attractions along the main drag. Pay one price and ride all day.

Ivanhoe Village
Ivanhoe Village

(321) 888-1717

Orlando, FL 32803

Step back in time while shopping at Old Antique Row in Ivanhoe Village. Shop for retro furniture, vintage clothing, charming antiques and other decor. Unique boutiques also sell rock n' roll memorabilia and lingerie.

M&M's World
M&M's World

(407) 850-4000

1494 Buena Vista Dr Ste B
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830   Directions Website

Enter the wonderful world of candy-coated chocolate paradise at M&M's World, a store that's all about the delicious confections. Whether you prefer plain or peanuts, you'll love all the options at the store, including custom-imprinted candies, dispensers and home decor.

Magical Midway Thrill Park
Magical Midway Thrill Park

(407) 370-5353

7001 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a country fair any day of the week. At Magical Midway, you can zoom around two elevated go kart tracks, ride on the bumper cars or test your stamina on the thrill rides.

Renninger's Antique Extravaganza
Renninger's Antique Extravaganza

(352) 383-3141

20651 US-441
Mt Dora, FL 32757   Directions Website

Find that one-of-a-kind treasure while shopping at Renninger's Antique Extravaganza. Located on more than 117 acres, the antique center is the perfect place to browse. Or show up on the weekends for a live antique auction.


(407) 351-8800

9067 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819   Directions Website

Let your imagination run wild at Wonderworks, an amusement park that features plenty of mind-bending exhibits and attractions. More than 100 interactive experiences await, like biofeedback games and spaceflight simulators. WonderWorks Orlando is known as an amusement park for the mind, featuring optical illusions, interactive displays and cutting-edge entertainment for the entire family. The fun and wacky science adventures never seem to end in this wild laboratory, waiting to be discovered by kids of all ages.

According to legend, the amusement park was created after a freaky science lab in an old house skyrocketed into space and fell upside down in the middle of Orlando. Inside, there are plenty of thrills and surprises to discover! The park features more than 100 interactive exhibits that will test your mental and physical powers.

Inside WonderWorks Orlando is the city's only indoor ropes course. Guests can test themselves on over 3 stories of rope with different obstacles and activities. Another new attraction is the XD Theater 4D Extreme Motion Ride. Strap yourself into the theater's special motion seats, and you'll feel like you're inside the movie! Space explorers will get the chance to land a space shuttle in a special-action ride that simulates a shuttle cockpit. Or check out the biofeedback game that requires you to use relaxation techniques and brain waves to move a ball across a table.

Discover the freedom of flight as you pilot the F14 and F18 fighter jets across the blue skies. The visual effects of three wide screen television monitors will immerse you into the experience.Pilot a fighter jet across the clear blue skies, experience the terror of a San Francisco earthquake or create life-sized bubbles that you can step into. If you need to take a rest, feel free to lay on the bed of nails - if you dare!

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