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5 Things to Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

things to do in Orlando

Even though Orlando, Florida is the Theme Park Capital of the US there are a ton of things to do besides theme parks! Here are 5 things to do in Orlando, Florida besides theme parks!

1. The Wheel at Icon Park

Located on International Drive, these 30 high-tech capsules provide you a way to interactively explore and learn about landmarks! Did you know that Orlando has 100 lakes? A challenge for you is to count how many lakes you can spot from the wheel! From the top of the wheel, you will be able to see downtown Orlando, Disney, and much more. Whether you are visiting for a romantic night ride or bringing the whole family along for a beautiful view of Orlando, this attraction is meant for everyone!

2. Gatorland

This 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve is filled with culture, nature, and animals native to the Everglades. There is a ton to do there like zip lines, rookie gator wrestling, taking the train through the park, and keeping an eye out for the white alligators at the park.

3. WonderWorks

WonderWorks is a kid-friendly place with over 100+ activities to see! You can enjoy laser tagging, a 36-foot-tall indoor ropes course, you can take a ride on the 4D Extreme Motion attraction, and many more. To access this attraction download your virtual  Go Orlando pass , and gain access to many fun attractions.

4. Madame Tussauds

The Ideal location for selfie nation! This wax museum hosts famous “people” such as Kung Fu Panda, Brad Pitt, Michael Jackson, Shrek, and even Scarlett Johansson! This is a self-guided attraction, so rush through it in less than an hour or spend several hours absorbing all the life-sized wax figures!

5. The Escape Game

Get a group together and solve one of the many themed escape room games.  This 60-minute real-life adventure game will challenge your problem-solving skills and see if you can escape the escape room!

If you are looking for a fun theme park-packed weekend or if you’re wanting to pretend like you are a local for the day, there is always something to do: ready, set, book now! Stay informed and enter your email below for all things travel-related!

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