Capturing the Magic: Top Things to Do in Orlando

From iconic theme parks to world-class golf, from high-end shopping to thrilling indoor skydiving, Orlando offers attractions for visitors of any age.

Orlando is widely regarded as one of the world’s top destinations for families, and with good reason. After all, the city is home to more than 10 theme parks, including the world-renowned parks of Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. However, while families from all over the globe have been traveling to Orlando to visit Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom since the park opened in 1971, that’s not all that’s been attracting visitors — tourists are also drawn to Orlando for the beautiful weather, unique wildlife, championship golf courses, and more…here are some of our expert picks for top Orlando activities.

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Aqua Tour at Epcot’s Future World

Enjoy an underwater experience like no other! Along with your expert guide, you’ll snorkel through a man-made ocean in the mammoth 5.7 million-gallon tank at Epcot’s Future World. There, with a scuba-assisted snorkel kit to keep you afloat, you’ll gaze in awe at the 65+ species of marine life swimming below the surface. Pass by sea turtles, angelfish, eagle rays, and sharks as you and your group explore this authentic Caribbean underwater habitat, for a unique experience you’ll never forget — ask your concierge to schedule your once-in-a-lifetime Aqua Tour today

Aqua Tour at Epcot's Future World


Grapefruit League Spring Training Baseball

MLB spring training is an exciting time of year for anyone passionate about America’s pastime, and the Grapefruit League has been a Florida tradition since the early 20th century. Some of the most storied franchises in Major League Baseball make Florida their winter home, attracting countless visitors interested in seeing their favorite legends take the field along with the most promising players of tomorrow. But don’t stress about getting tickets — your concierge will be more than happy to get them for you.

Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Spring Training home of the Atlanta Braves


Indoor Skydiving at iFLY

Would you consider yourself an adrenaline junkie? Then indoor skydiving at iFLY is for you! Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, the iFLY Orlando facility features a flight chamber that generates a wall-to-wall cushion of air, giving visitors a truly authentic skydiving experience that’s as realistic as it is safe. Reservations are necessary, so have your concierge book your indoor skydiving experience well in advance.

Visitors trying indoor skydiving at iFLY Orlando


World-Class Golf

In addition to legendary theme parks, Orlando is also known for the outstanding golf courses that call the city home. From Reunion Resort to Bay Hill Club & Lodge, from Grand Cypress Resort to Waldorf Astoria Club, Orlando offers a wide range of golf courses and country clubs — each with their own unique design, layout, and amenities. Looking to get in a few rounds of golf during your Orlando getaway? Ask your personal concierge to schedule your tee times today.

Shingle Creek Golf Club in Orlando


Swamp Airboat Tour 

In addition to iconic theme parks, Orlando is also home to some of the world’s most unique wildlife and diverse ecosystems — ecosystems that are now more accessible than ever. An airboat tour of one of the swamps surrounding Orlando is a must for families and nature enthusiasts alike. Upon arrival, you’ll board a high-performance 6-passenger airboat before being whisked away into the wild. Keep an eye out for some of the region’s unique wildlife as you speed over the water through the protected wetlands of central Florida. However, as one of the area’s top attractions outside of Disney world, spots are limited, so have your concierge book this excursion before it’s too late.

An exciting airboat tour of the protected wetlands outside Orlando


Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral

Space travel has been fascinating kids from all over the worlds for generations, and with a visit to the Kennedy Space Center, you’ll get closer to the final frontier than ever before. From the historic moon landing and the tragic Challenger explosion to the NASA missions of today and tomorrow, the Kennedy Space Center offers aspiring astronauts and would-be explorers the experience of a lifetime — have your personal concierge book your visit today.

The Apollo 11 exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center


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