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City break in Orlando. Active leisure ideas for Orlando - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Orlando Skyline Orlando is a unique destination for active leisure enthusiasts. The city features plenty of attractive parks for promenades, dozens of entertaining centers, incredible attractions and modern sport complexes which are only few of numerous entertaining objects and spots of the city of Orlando to vary a vacation program and turn each day into an unforgettable adventure. Orlando is home to the Magic Kingdom center being the world’s most popular amusement park. its territory features head spinning and breath taking roller coaster for extreme thrill seekers, great mines with trucks, exciting roundabouts and rest zones for the youngest guests of the park.
For a long time Orlando remained a small settlement, the peak of development of which was in the middle of the 20th century. Today, it is not only a fast developing industrial and scientific … Open
Each day the park holds exciting parades and grand marches with famous Disney heroes engaged and at nightfall the park presents the greatest pyrotechnic shows. The same attractive and exciting amusement destination in Orlando is the Jurassic park inviting the city guests and residents to make an exciting journey and enjoy various entertaining events. The Sea World park can undoubtedly be called the most beautiful parkland in Orlando.
A huge aquarium is a stunning contrast to other sea world destinations which tourists can visit in other cities and countries. Incredible shows of fur seals and dolphins, promenades along huge aquariums, plenty of sea theme attractions are only a few of available attractions which the Sea World park offers its guests every day. The Church Street entertaining center is located right in the heart of the city. The center is comprised of several establishments as hip and edgy bars, night clubs, cabaret shows, dance floors and restaurants. This is exactly the place of holding of famous Horror Show being the main attraction for Freddy Krueger fans. Those tourists, seeking for a more private and calm atmosphere, can visit several evening shows and theme programs. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Orlando is a dream for thousands of children from all over the world. This city has famous amusement parks, zoos, and beautiful gardens, which makes it one of the most popular … Open
As it was mentioned above Orlando is known for its amazing parks and wildlife preservations. One of the most interesting wildlife preservations is considered to be the Lion Safari one which is home to various representatives of African fauna. Another city entertainment is plenty of shopping centers being of the greatest pleasure for shopping addicts. Shop-a-holics will love the Mall at Millenia center. Among hundreds of departments and stores presented in the center tourists will find shops and boutiques of different trends. Youngest travelers will love the World of Disney store being exactly the place to hunt some new toys and memorable souvenirs.
Orlando_May-2010-8011 In the city of Orlando, Florida, you can find as many golf clubs as theme parks the city is famous for. Moreover, most theme parks have their own excellent golf courses. One of the best playing areas is Hollywood Drive-in Golf located near Universal Orlando Resort. Among other popular golf centers are safari-themed Congo River Golf, pirate-themed Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, as well as Hawaiian Rumble Adventure Golf created for those who dream of exploring Hawaii or in Micronesia.
Orlando meets travelers with more than fifteen hundreds of gastronomy establishments of various trends and cuisines. A major part of the presented eating houses is of fast food trend. These … Open
A couple of words should be said about other local theme parks. Thus, Universal Orlando Resort is famous for its Harry Potter theme area, and not only fans of the saga like it here. This is the second largest amusement park after Disney World (which includes the already mentioned Magic Kingdom). The Holy Land Experience, a unique biblical theme park, is also located in the city. Among its locations are the ancient Jerusalem market, the Jewish village, Calvary, the Temple Mount. This is one of the places where you can not only have fun but also learn a lot of interesting facts about the origin of Judaism and Christianity. Orlando's two most popular water parks are also located in theme parks. Aquatica can be found in Sea World, and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is in Disney World.
Orlando-Bahamas_2-2-2012-0716.jpg Gatorland Theme Park also known as "The Alligator Capital of the World" offers not only attractions (including a rope course) but also a zoo with a thousand crocodiles and alligators, as well as other reptiles. They also hold amazing reptile shows here. The park is noteworthy in that all the animals in its zoo are not caught intentionally but saved: they buy reptiles from hunters who would kill them for meat or skin. Movie buffs will probably find it interesting that "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" was filmed here in 1984. All theme parks host colorful events, including tourists' favorite ones: Halloween, Fat Tuesday, Harry Potter Weekend (at Universal Orlando Resort), Christmas and New Year.
Orlando is famous not only for its top-level amusement parks, which are considered one of the best in the world, but also for the variety of interesting festivals. Themed holidays are held … Open
Among other things, Orlando has some great entertainment centers. Thus, you can improve your accuracy shooting an air rifle in Oak Ridge Gun Range, while those who dream of skydiving should look for a wind tunnel in iFly Orlando. Both adults and small tourists are invited to experience this recreational activity - there is no need to worry about safety. The unique simulator 7D Dark Ride Adventure is a shooter game in which you need to kill zombies, robots, and werewolves - all with appropriate sound and visual effects. Those wishing to play a team game should like paintball, which is available in such local clubs as Orlando Paintball and Battleground Orlando. A visit to Andretti Indoor Karting and Games is a must-have for racing enthusiasts.
Orlando 56 A lot of interesting entertainment centers can be found in Pointe Orlando Shopping Center. Its visitors can enjoy arcade games or exciting shows with music concerts. Those who want to hit some pins go to Orlando's most suitable place for that - Galaxy Bowl, which also houses a cafe serving tasty food. Another interesting spot for bowling enthusiasts is the Boardwalk Bowl. Ice skating is available for visitors at any time of the year - just check out RDV Sportsplex Ice Den. It is also worth visiting Epic Ax Throwing (especially if you come here in the company of friends) to play a game popular here in the US. Another interesting place for active travelers is VR Territory where they can experience realistic VR games.
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The most popular escape center in town is the simple-named Escape Game Orlando. All its rooms have certain themes and are designed accordingly. Here you can feel yourself like a prisoner who wants to escape from prison, a treasure hunter, a member of the Mars colonization team. Another escape center - Escapology - offers its visitors to choose from sci-fi, historical, detective themes. In America's Escape Game, participants can stop the pandemic from spreading, feel like a gangster or Indiana Jones solving ancient Egyptian mysteries. It is worth the quests' non-trivial plots, which makes them so popular among tourists and locals alike.
Orlando, Florida Those wishing to watch some of the latest movies should go to Cinemark Artegon Marketplace and XD, while the best sports competitions can be attended at the Camping World Stadium. Orlando also has all conditions for watching great performances. Thus, SAK Comedy Lab or Mama's Comedy Show await all fans of stand-up shows, and if you like acrobatic performances, The Cirque Magique is the right place for you. Each local art cafe is good in its own way and deserves a visit. Among the best ones are Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows and Pirate's Dinner Adventure. As for music concerts, most of them take place at the Plaza Live Theater and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
1. Orlando features hot and humid weather all the year round. The rainiest months are considered to be September and October. Those tourists looking for visiting excursions as well as active … Open
Visitors to the city can also enjoy its wonderful spa centers. The Ritz-Carlton Spa is considered the best one, offering its guests pools for every taste, sunbathing areas, jacuzzi, massage rooms, and a gym. The Woodhouse Day Spa is also famous for its delightful massage rooms. If you want your vacation in Orlando to be useful, be sure to visit studios where you can learn lots of things from professionals. Thus, UNO Pizzeria holds great pizza making classes, and in Painting with a Twist, you can learn to draw. Another place to have a good time is Horseshoe Riding Stable where everyone can learn riding graceful horses.
Universal Orlando Besides, Orlando can offer its guests beautiful bars and clubs where they can have a great time after dark. Both House of Blues and Blue Martini represent a combination of a bar and music appreciated by music fans. Kings Entertainment invites its visitors to play bowling and visit a karaoke bar. Murphy's Arms Pub and Mather's Social Gathering Bar are also popular with those looking for some fun at night. You can also check out some unique and authentically decorated bars like Icebar Orlando, as well as Cowboys Orlando or Bob Marley - A Tribute to Freedom.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Orlando and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Orlando

Vintage Lounge
Where: 114 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, Orlando; Telephone: +1 877 386-7846;
Tabu Night Club
Where: 46 N Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, Orlando; Telephone: +1 407 648-8363;
Antigua
Where: 41 W. Church St. Orlando, FL 32801, Orlando; Telephone: +1 407 649-4270;
Dragon Room
Where: 25 W. Church St., Orlando, FL 32801, Orlando; Telephone: +1 407 843-8600;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Orlando
♥   Local Park 'Simpson' , 10.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Fern Par' , 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Wekiwa Springs' , 21.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Fort Wil' , 22.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Lake Louisa' , 34.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Orlando
♥   Amusement park 'Holy Land Experience' Orlando, 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Fun Spot America' Orlando, 10.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Universal Studios Florida' Orlando, 10.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Universal’s Islands of Adventure' Orlando, 11.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Magical Midway' Orlando, 12.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Orlando
♥   Water park 'Volcano Bay' Orlando, 12 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'CoCo Key Water Resort' Orlando, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquatica' Orlando, 15.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Disney s Typhoon Lagoon' Lake Buena Vista, 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Disney s Blizzard Beach' Lake Buena Vista, 27.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Orlando - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Orlando - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Orlando?' disappears immediately.
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