While a visit to Disney World is on the list for a lot of vacationers heading to Orlando any time of year, there are many other activities and attractions to fill your time. It’s one of the largest cities in the Sunshine State by population, and the loads of tourists heading there for a respite means there are many and varied activities and tours in Orlando to keep you busy and experiencing all the city has to offer during your stay.
A unique way to tour the area and see some of the most iconic Orlando landmarks is to take to the skies. Soar high above the Orlando area for a bird’s eye view of your favorite attractions. Flights can last from just ten minutes all the way up to an hour. Your pilot will show you around as well as narrate, offering bits of history, information about the development of the area from empty land to bustling theme parks and tourist destinations. Don’t forget your camera, as you’re sure to capture beautiful photos as you soak up the sights, including Epcot, Disney Springs, SeaWorld, Old Town Orlando, and more. This tour is provided by MaxFlight Helicopters.
Get ready for a day full of adventure. The adventure package from Real Florida Adventures is three experiences is one trip. The trip lasts a full 12 hours and departs from your choice of three different departure points. Breakfast is provided along with an overview of the trip. First, you’ll board a boat on the Crystal River and set out for a swim and snorkel experience with manatees, where an underwater camera is a must. Dry off and head to one of Florida’s best kept secrets – Homosassa Springs State Park – for lunch and a tour around the park. From there you’ll be whisked away on an airboat ride on the Withlacoochee River before heading back to Orlando and your departure point.
Enjoy the wilderness of the Central Florida Everglades on an airboat tour and alligator encounter. Start your four-hour journey from any of 12 starting points around Orlando. Airboat rides last 30-60 minutes through protected swamps, marshes, and rivers to the headwaters of the Florida Everglades and allow you to get a glimpse of alligators, birds, and lush vegetation as you skim across grassy water, followed by an alligator handling demonstration. The trip includes a visit to Wild Florida Wildlife Park, where you’ll see zebras, turkeys, deer, crocodiles, alligators, tropical birds, and more.
Chocolate lovers will want to add this to the top of the tour list. Chocolate Kingdom, the Factory Adventure Tour, is an interactive tour that takes you from the chocolate bean to the creamy, delicious chocolate treats you love to savor. Your Personal Chocolate Tour Guide is joined by a “handsome prince” and the prince’s dragon sidekick to take you through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-kind Chocolate Museum, the Mystical River of Chocolate, and the Micro Batch Bean-to-the-Bar Factory that utilizes old-world machinery. Enjoy samples throughout the 45-minute tour, and for an additional fee you can customize your own chocolate bar!
With four Disney parks to choose from in Orlando, you can spend an entire trip soaking up all the Disney fun and excitement you can dream of. Turn up the Disney fun and head behind the scenes with a VIP insider tour of your favorite park. The private tour takes you and your group to places unseen or off-limits to park-goers during a traditional visit to the park. Park admission is not included in the price of the tour.
You came to Orlando to explore and experience a new place on a fun, relaxing getaway with loved ones. Enjoy a stress-free, worry-free stay when you book a vacation rental provided by Global Resort Homes. Your small group or family will enjoy a two-bedroom unit or plan a reunion and book a unit as large as 15 bedrooms for everyone to explore the town together. Play outside on outdoor play equipment, or relax on a private balcony or patio, or splash around in a private pool or hot tub. You’ll love the whimsy of bedrooms decorated in Disney themes as well as the quiet dignity of professionally designed indoor and outdoor spaces. Many units include flat-screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, and decadent master suites. Make a meal in the fully equipped kitchen, then spread out in an open living area. For a luxury stay like no other, choose a premium unit to include perks like a game room, theater room, and even your own private luxury spa to relax and rejuvenate.
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