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7 Fun Things To Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

7 Fun Things To Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

Welcome, fellow adventure-seekers! Orlando, often hailed as the world's Theme Park capital, has so much more to offer than just roller coasters and cartoon characters. If you're looking to dive into the heart of this vibrant city beyond the theme parks, you're in for a treat. Legacy Vacation Resorts is here to guide you through seven exciting activities that will make your Orlando vacation unforgettable.


Why Orlando?

Orlando is not just a theme park haven; it's a melting pot of cultural richness, natural beauty, and family-friendly attractions. From outdoor adventures to interactive museums, there's something for everyone in the family.


1. Take a Stroll Through Orlando's Historic Districts

Orlando boasts rich cultural and historical landmarks that will transport you back in time. Explore the charm of Thornton Park or the vintage allure of Church Street District. Wander through cobblestone streets and discover unique boutiques, cafes, and historic architecture.


2. Embrace Nature at Leu Gardens

Escape the city hustle and immerse yourself in the tranquility of Harry P. Leu Gardens. This botanical oasis showcases stunning landscapes, butterfly gardens, and scenic walking paths. It's a perfect spot for a leisurely family stroll surrounded by lush greenery.


3. Dive into Science at the Orlando Science Center

Fuel your curiosity at the Orlando Science Center, where interactive exhibits and engaging displays cater to all ages. From hands-on experiments to planetarium shows, this center is a haven for science enthusiasts and families alike.


4. Experience Local Culture at East End Market

For a taste of Orlando's local flair, head to the East End Market. This community hub features artisanal products, organic produce, and unique culinary experiences. It's a great place to connect with the local community and savor the city's diverse food scene.


5. Relax by Lake Eola

Indulge in a peaceful retreat at Lake Eola Park, located in the heart of downtown Orlando. Rent a swan boat, enjoy a lakeside picnic, or simply bask in the serenity of this urban oasis. The park often hosts events and festivals, providing a vibrant atmosphere for visitors.


6. Discover Orlando's Street Art Scene in Mills 50 District

Mills 50 District is a haven for art enthusiasts, featuring a colorful array of murals and street art. Take a self-guided tour to witness the creativity that adorns the streets. It's a perfect Instagram-worthy adventure for the whole family.


7. Check out The Escape Ventures

At Escape Ventures, your adventure begins the moment you step through their doors. Located in Orlando and Port Charlotte, they offer more than just escape rooms—they provide a gateway to exhilarating narratives and complex puzzles. Each game, from the mysterious Lockturne Manor to the challenging Es Ka Pi fraternity, is a meticulously crafted experience that combines thrilling storytelling with live-action gameplay.


Soak Up the Sun at Legacy Vacation Resorts Orlando

Choosing the right accommodation is key to a seamless vacation experience. Legacy Vacation Resorts Orlando offers spacious condo-style accommodations with full kitchens, providing the comforts of home. Centrally located, you'll have easy access to all the attractions mentioned above.

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Now that you have the inside scoop on Orlando's hidden gems, it's time to plan your adventure. Legacy Vacation Resorts is your trusted partner in creating lasting memories. Check out our offerings and book your stay for a vacation that goes beyond the ordinary. Your Orlando escapade awaits!