If you’re seeking some hip, laid-back fun to supplement your Orlando visit to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Resort or the area’s other major attractions, look no further than Orlando Main Streets, a series of ten local shopping districts recognized by the city as playing a vital role in cultivating local commerce and community. Let Best of Orlando be your guide to these unique destinations as we walk you through the must-sees in each district.
Orlando Museum of Art
2416 N. Mills Ave.
Founded in 1924, the Orlando Museum of Art is definitely a destination you want to add to your activity list. The Orlando Museum of Art presents 10-12 exhibits on-site annually. Their goal is to give the public an experience that positively effects their life and inspires and educates them. OMOA is open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Saturday through Sunday from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. They are closed on Mondays and major holidays.
Orlando Science Center
777 E. Princeton St.
If you are looking to incorporate some fun learning into your time spent in Orlando. Look no further that the Orlando Science Center! Their moto is to help inspire science learning for life. There are activities for all age groups to explore and discover together, including an adult-only after dark event. The OSC is very good at keeping things fresh and current by periodically changing the experiences and exhibits for their guests to enjoy.
1011 E. Colonial Dr.
Calling all pizza lovers: You may have had New York-style pizza or Chicago deep-dish, but if you haven’t had a slice of Lazy Moon pizza, gather the family and prepare your taste buds to be amazed. Lazy Moon features giant individual slices that are approximately the size of two to three typical slices. You have to see it to believe it. With an assortment of delicious toppings, you are bound to create the slice of your pizza dreams.
714 N. Mills Ave.
This stop is for the tea enthusiast in your group. Royal Tea has over 130 locations in China, and they are the first to bring authentic Asian-style tea to the US. They have everything from traditional teas to very unique cheese mousse teas. If you are looking to expand your tea palate and really drink outside the box, Royal Tea is for you. Just make sure you give yourself some extra time when ordering – since their drinks are created with fresh ingredients daily, each order takes between 5-10 minutes to achieve maximum deliciousness.