Things to Do in Orlando Other Than Theme Parks

Things to Do in Orlando Other Than Theme Parks

When it comes to Orlando, there is no shortage of things to do. Orlando is the “theme park capital of the world”. You can experience adventures such as Walt Disney World® ResortUniversal Orlando ResortSeaWorld® Orlando and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort. In addition to theme parks, Orlando also has a vast range of attractions and activities. There is more than meets the eye: nature, outdoor adventures, cafes, restaurants and more.

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

The Central Florida Zoo has over 23 acres of native gardens and more than 500 animals. In addition, it features an insect zoo, and a reptile house. There is a children’s area with animals you can feed and pet, a splash playground. You can also check out the Seminole Aerial Adventures zip-line attraction. The zoo is located in Sanford, about 40 minutes north of our main tourism districts.

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

At Park Ave Magazine, we are huge fans of the Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour! The Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour offers a relaxing, narrated, one-hour cruise through the gorgeous waterways of Winter Park, about 30 minutes north of our main tourism districts Along the way, you’ll see Rollins College, Kraft Azalea Gardens, Winter Park’s Isle of Sicily, multimillion-dollar mansions and an abundance of wildlife.

Culinary Excursion: Dining on Park Avenue

Park Avenue offers something to suit every taste – from fine wine to cafes and bakeries. This culinary oasis has over 40 restaurants-  yogurt shops, and award-winning fine dining. You will also find a variety of gourmet food stores where you can find everything from savory spices to sweet treats.

Brunch? Lunch? Whatever you are looking for, the Park Avenue District provides a diverse experience of cuisines. Get a taste of traditional French, Italian, Thai, Tex-Mex, Turkish and American dishes, as well as everything in between. There is even something to satisfy the vegan and vegetarian palate. Visiting at night? The Park Ave night scene is electric.

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