Orlando may be famously known for its amusement parks but this Florida city has a lot more to offer to its visitors and residents. Here is to name a few of them.
Places to See
Kennedy Space Center – With news today saying that men can soon travel to the moon, a visit to the Kennedy Space Center will be a great way to be introduced and know more about space travel. Guided tours are available here, led by experts that will give you lots of interesting information while showing you around the numerous exhibits, shows, and presentations.
Gatorland – Get up close and personal with the alligators in this park. Daring visitors can have the chance to feed these giant alligators and take pictures with them just a few feet from you. There is also the Gator Night adventure, where you will be armed with a flashlight and some gator foods as you bravely tread by the walkways of this marshland.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not – If your interest lies on the odd and bizarre stuffs of this world, then this is the place for you to be. Be amazed and mesmerized as you try to convince yourself to believe the exhibits that you will be seeing here.
Things to Do
Warbird Adventures – Have you ever wondered how it was like to be a fighter plane pilot during World War 2? This adventure will give you a hands-on experience on that. You will be riding on the front seat of a real plane with an experienced pilot who will help you do some air acrobatics. Adrenaline junkies and history buffs will love this amazing ride.
Stroll along Disney’s Boardwalk – This promenade features street musicians and magicians in a quarter-mile long street that resembles a coastal village back in the 1930s. Even with the many amusement rides available in Orlando, sometimes a leisurely walk in its picture-perfect streets and town is the relaxing way to end the day.
Shop for Collectibles – The Downtown Disney Marketplace has plenty of boutiques and shops that sell Disney collectibles. You can find miniature pieces of your favorite characters there that you can add to your collection or give as a gift to friends back home.