10 Activities To Do In Orlando

When you hear Orlando, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Theme parks! That’s right, you can find Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Universal Studios, and all the other parks here. But did you know there’s much more to Orlando than just the parks? Whether you’re actually going to the theme parks, or looking for other things to do, this post will show you 10 activities in Orlando! (With some suggestions underneath each category)

1. Disney Theme Parks

Of course we can’t mention Orlando and not put the Disney theme parks on the list! – Disney Parks

  • Magic Kingdom
  • Epcot
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom

2. Shopping

In a city like Orlando there’s tons of opportunities to shop! – Shopping Locations

  • Disney Springs
  • The Mall at Millenia
  • The Florida Mall
  • Orlando International Premium Outlets
  • Universal CityWalk
  • Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores

3. Universal Theme Parks

These are my favorite parks of all time as an adult and I know you’ll love them as well!

  • Universal Studios
  • Universal Islands of Adventure
  • Universal’s Volcano Bay
  • Universal CityWalk

4. Museums

Want to explore something that’s not a park? Well, you should check out some of these museums!

  • Madame Tussaud’s Orlando
  • Orlando Museum of Art
  • Orlando Science Center
  • Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

5. Nature Parks

These are different types of park where you can walk around and take in the beauty of nature.

  • Harry P. Leu Gardens
  • Tibet-Butler Preserve
  • Bill Frederick Park
  • Moss Park
  • Greenwood Urban Wetlands

6. Tours

Shopping, theme parks, and parks aren’t your style? Why not try a tour!?

  • Kennedy Space center
  • Downtown Orlando Interactive Walking Ghost Tour
  • Orlando Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Tour of the Everglades
  • Orlando City Sightseeing Tour

7. Concerts and Shows

When in Orlando, head to a concert or show to get all your entertainment needs! Although, do double check these as some shows may or may not be in season.

  • Happily Ever After Fireworks – Magic Kingdom
  • Fantastic!
  • Festival of The Lion King
  • Comedy Shows
  • Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show

8. Outdoor Activities

There’s so much wildlife and beautiful scenes of nature that you have to try some outdoor activities.

  • North Shore Birding Festival
  • Gatorland
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Discovery Cove
  • Airboat Tour in Everglades

9.  Other Theme Parks

It doesn’t seem like it but there other types of theme parks in Orlando!

  • ICON Park
  • Go Orlando Explorer
  • Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
  • Crayons Experience
  • Fun Spot America
  • Sea World

10. Sports

If you’re a sports fan then you have to check out these events!

  • Orlando Magic
  • Orlando City Soccer
  • College Football
  • Tennis
  • Golf


There’s more to Orlando than meets the eye! With such a variety of activities in the area that you can easily spend at least a week here checking them out.

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