Orlando theme parks are always a big draw for visitors, but they aren’t the only way to enjoy some fun in the city. From skydiving to balloon rides, laser tag and dinner shows, here are some other fun things to do in Orlando:
iFly Indoor Skydiving
You don’t have to have the thrill of a theme park ride to get your heart racing. iFLY Indoor Skydiving will send you on an adventure of a lifetime. Thanks to vertical wind tunnel technology, the attraction lets you experience the excitement of free falling without jumping out of an airplane.
The Florida Aquarium
Take a deep dive into the world’s oceans at The Florida Aquarium. Here you’ll learn about the ocean’s many animals as well as Florida’s natural habitat and other ecosystems all through interactive and immersion galleries. The Florida Aquarium is also home to a 500,000 gallon tank where you can enjoy a closer look at some of the greatest creatures in the world.
For a little more colorful adventure, look no further than the Crayola Experience. This unique attraction invites guests to unleash their inner artist, star, adventurer using Crayola’s many colors and different themed areas.
Those who like a little mind bender will love The Escape Company. This one-of-a-kind facility puts your intellect, ability and team-building skills to the test as you try and escape such rooms as Legend of The Silent Tide, Suburban Serial Killer, The Hidden Temple and Outlawed.
Kennedy Space Center
Experience something out of this world when you visit Kennedy Space Center. Guests can feel the rumble of a lift off on the Shuttle Launch, travel through space in the IMAX theaters and even meet a real NASA astronaut.
Orlando Balloon Rides
Enjoy the views of Orlando from high above on Orlando Balloon Rides. This adventure takes you high into the sky for a beautiful Orlando sunrise. While you float in the sky you’ll be able to see the natural beauty of the city without all of the hustle and bustle of the attractions and entertainment below.
Laser tag fans won’t believe the fun at the indoor laser tag facility Hard Knocks. The 30,000 square-foot venue features urban themed combat arenas with more than 85 unique missions to choose from and realistic weaponry. You can try your hand at overthrowing enemies, preparing for an assassination, seeking revenge and more.
We love a good dinner show around here, and Orlando offers a dinner show for every taste. Whether you’re looking to laugh, want to help solve a mystery or take a trip back in time you can find them here. Some of our favorites include Mango’s Tropical Cafe Orlando, Medieval Times, Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show, The Outta Control Comedy Dinner Show and Titanic Gala Dinner.
Buena Vista Watersports
Most of the time Orlando’s weather allows for some fun water adventures. Buena Vista Watersports is the place for water play with water skiing, wake-boarding, tubing, a sandy beach and more. You can do it all on the 400-acre private Lake Bryan.
With ‘icon’ in its name ICON Orlando is a must-see on your next Orlando visit. This incredible observation wheel located on the ICON Orlando 360 entertainment complex soars you to new heights, offering 30-degree views of downtown Orlando, the theme parks and more.