Top 100 Things To Do In Orlando, Florida!

Florida is a state known for its sunshine, beautiful beaches, and vibrant culture. With so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming trying to decide how to spend your time in the Sunshine State.

Whether you’re a longtime resident or a first-time visitor, this guide to the best 101 things to do in Florida will help you make the most of your time in this diverse and exciting state.

From exploring the theme parks to relaxing on the white sandy beaches of the Gulf Coast, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Florida.

So grab your sunscreen and enjoy the list of best things to do as provided by our Orlando photographers!

Epcot Center

Central Business District
Tourist attraction
Epcot Center, Orlando, FL 32801

American Ghost Adventures #1 rated and longest running ghost tour in the area

Central Business District
Tour agency, Bazar, Historical landmark, Museum, Psychic, Tourist attraction
American Ghost Adventures #1 rated and longest running ghost tour in the area, 129 W Church St 3rd floor, Orlando, FL 32801

CityArts

Central Business District
Tourist attraction, Arts organization, Art gallery
CityArts, 39 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801
Funky gallery collective with monthly, varied exhibitions from local & international artists.

Orange County Regional History Center

Central Business District
Tourist attraction, Historical society, Museum, History museum
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801
5-story museum focused on the history of Central Florida, with some interactive exhibits.

Downtown Orlando

Central Business District
Tourist attraction
Downtown Orlando, Orlando, FL 32801

Lake Eola Park

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction, Park
Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801
Popular spot for walking, special events, feeding the swans & renting swan-shaped paddleboats.

Lake Eola Pagoda

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction
Lake Eola Pagoda, Orlando, FL 32801

Greenwood Urban Wetlands

Lake Davis/Greenwood
Tourist attraction, Park
Greenwood Urban Wetlands, 1411 Greenwood St, Orlando, FL 32801
Park around Lake Greenwood featuring cypress trees, a paved trail, benches & a dog agility area.

Dickson Azalea Park

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction, Park
Dickson Azalea Park, 100 Rosearden Dr, Orlando, FL 32803
Urban green space featuring shady trees, spots for bird-watching, flowing water & picnic sites.

Gaston Edwards Park

North Orange
Tourist attraction, Park
Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32804
Linear lakefront park with a playground, fitness area, cycling & jogging trails & grills.

Lake Ivanhoe Park

College Park
Tourist attraction, Park
Lake Ivanhoe Park, 57 S Ivanhoe Blvd, Orlando, FL 32804
Narrow, tree-lined lawn beside 125-acre Lake Ivanhoe, frequented by water skiers & fishermen.

Smart VIP Tours

North Orange
Tour agency, Information services, Theme park, Tour operator, Tourist attraction, Travel agency
Smart VIP Tours, 295 NE Ivanhoe Blvd, Orlando, FL 32804

Diversity Mural of Orlando

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction
Diversity Mural of Orlando, 1336 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Mennello Museum of American Art

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction, Museum, Art museum
Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803
Small museum dedicated to American art, with a lakeside sculpture garden on its manicured grounds.

Orlando Science Center

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction, Art gallery, Children’s museum, Event venue, Museum, Preschool, Summer camp, Technology museum, Science museum, Wedding venue
Orlando Science Center, 777 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803
Venerable science center with hands-on exhibits & planetarium shows, plus giant-screen & 3-D films.

Loch Haven Park

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction, Park
Loch Haven Park, 777 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803
Green expanse between 3 lakes, home to art & science museums, a firefighting museum & 2 theaters.

Orlando Museum of Art

Northeast Orlando
Tourist attraction, Museum, Art museum
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
Visiting exhibits join modern American graphics & African artifacts in a contemporary space.

Gilbert McQueen Park

Washington Shores
Tourist attraction, Park
Gilbert McQueen Park, 650 W Lake Mann Dr, Orlando, FL 32805
Local lakefront park named after a Korean War hero with a playground, sports field & BBQ facilities.

Harry P Leu Gardens

Rowena Gardens
Tourist attraction, Museum, Botanical garden
Harry P Leu Gardens, 1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
This 50-acre botanic garden & estate on Lake Rowena includes roses, camellias & a butterfly garden.

Lake Underhill Park

Southeast Orlando
Tourist attraction, Park
Lake Underhill Park, 4355 Lake Underhill Rd, Orlando, FL 32803
Lakefront neighborhood park with a loop path, exercise equipment, a boat ramp & local birdlife.

Audubon Park Garden District

Audubon Park
Non-profit organization, Tourist attraction
Audubon Park Garden District, 3201 Corrine Dr #216, Orlando, FL 32803

Cypress Grove Park

Tourist attraction, Event venue, Park
Cypress Grove Park, 290 Holden Ave, Orlando, FL 32839
Ninety-acre park around a 1920’s mansion & lake with a playground, picnic areas & sports courts.

Blue Jacket Park

Baldwin Park
Tourist attraction, Park
Blue Jacket Park, 2501 General Rees Ave, Orlando, FL 32814
Sports, recreation, loop path & picnic areas amid stone structures & a fountain on 75 acres.

Park of the Americas

Orlando Executive Airport
Tourist attraction, Park
Park of the Americas, 201 Andes Ave, Orlando, FL 32807
Green space with off-leash dog areas, plus a pond, a jogging path & exercise equipment.

Harbor Park

Baldwin Park
Tourist attraction, Park
Harbor Park, 4990 New Broad St, Orlando, FL 32814
Lakefront park with grassy areas & a pier also features sidewalks & boardwalks with benches.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

Tourist attraction, Park
Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1050 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32789
23 acres set around a lake, with a big playground, walking trail, sports facilities & picnic tables.

Shady Park

Tourist attraction, Park
Shady Park, 721 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
This small tree-shaded park features a spray area, plus a number of benches & picnic tables.

Winter Park History Museum

Tourist attraction, History museum
Winter Park History Museum, 200 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Established museum offers regional history exhibits, community events & education outreach programs.

Eagle Nest Park

Southwest Orlando
Tourist attraction, Park
Eagle Nest Park, 5165 Metrowest Blvd, Orlando, FL 32811
Outdoor park providing paved walking trails, softball fields, picnic pavilions & eagle sightings.

Central Park

Tourist attraction, Park
Central Park, 150 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32789
An 11-acre park with fountains & a rose garden, plus seasonal events & festivals. No dogs allowed.

Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

Tourist attraction, Non-profit organization, Museum
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Museum in a historic home showing sculptures & other work by Albin Polasek, plus Lake Osceola views.

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

Tourist attraction, Art museum
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, 445 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Historic, family-friendly museum featuring extensive Tiffany collection & special exhibits.

Big Lake Conway or Middle Lake Conway

Tourist attraction

Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum

Tourist attraction, Event venue, Historical landmark, Museum, Wedding venue
Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, 656 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Restored Spanish farmhouse with rustic details, whitewashed brickface & tended grounds.

Kraft Azalea Garden

Tourist attraction, Garden
Kraft Azalea Garden, 1365 Alabama Dr, Winter Park, FL 32789
5.2-acre secluded lakefront public grounds featuring the Exedra Monument & massive cypress trees.

Lake Lily Park

Tourist attraction, Park
Lake Lily Park, 701 Lake Lily Dr, Maitland, FL 32751
5-acre park with a lakeside boardwalk, playground & paths, plus a gazebo & historic house museum.

The Pinball Palace at Dezerland Park Orlando

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Video arcade
The Pinball Palace at Dezerland Park Orlando, Dezerland Park, 5250 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Bat Cave at Dezerland Park Orlando

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Museum, Event venue
Bat Cave at Dezerland Park Orlando, 5250 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

The Simpsons Ride

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride
The Simpsons Ride, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Indoor simulated roller coaster through Simpsons-inspired scenes filled with familiar characters.

Universal Studios Florida

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Theme park
Universal Studios Florida, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Famous, sprawling amusement park featuring movie-themed rides, attractions & entertainment.

Back to the Future DeLorean Time Machine and Jules Verne Train

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Historical landmark
Back to the Future DeLorean Time Machine and Jules Verne Train, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

White Lightning

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Roller coaster
White Lightning, 5700 Fun Spot Way, Orlando, FL 32819

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Theme park
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Recreation of famed Harry Potter street, with wand shop & ride based on goblin-owned Gringotts Bank.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Knockturn Alley

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Souvenir store
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Knockturn Alley, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Hollywood Drive-In Golf

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Miniature golf course
Hollywood Drive-In Golf, 6000 Universal Blvd #774, Orlando, FL 32819
Fanciful putt-putt golf courses with vintage sci-fi & horror movie themes, plus late-night play.

Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride, Roller coaster
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Immersive attraction at Universal Studios Florida with a rollercoaster ride & 3D motion simulation.

Fun Spot America Theme Parks

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Go-kart track, Roller coaster, Theme park, Amusement park, Video arcade
Fun Spot America Theme Parks, 5700 Fun Spot Way, Orlando, FL 32819
Attractions include roller coasters, kiddie rides & bumper cars plus go-karts & arcade games.

Universal Studios Globe

Florida Center
Tourist attraction
Universal Studios Globe, 2 Plaza of the Stars, Orlando, FL 32819
Mist sprays beneath this famous global at Universal Studios, a popular spot for a photo op.

Universal CityWalk Orlando

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Shopping mall
Universal CityWalk Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Energetic attraction at Universal Orlando featuring a variety of restaurants, shops & family shows.

Seuss Landing

Florida Center
Tourist attraction
Seuss Landing, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Rides like a coaster & a carousel in a brightly colored zone based on the famed children’s books.

Universal Orlando Resort

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park, Theme park
Universal Orlando Resort, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Large, well-known theme park featuring movie-themed rides & shows, plus hotels & restaurants.

Caro-Seuss-el

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride
Caro-Seuss-el, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Theme park
Universal's Islands of Adventure, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Extreme thrill rides & the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attract crowds to this Universal park.

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Orlando, FL 32819
Immersive ride through a replica of Hogwarts with dragons, spiders & thunder & lightning effects.

Raptor Encounter

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Theme park, Amusement park ride
Raptor Encounter, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Walk-through attraction offering interactive meetings & photo ops with animatronic dinosaur models.

Jurassic Park River Adventure™

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride
Jurassic Park River Adventure™, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Themed water ride based on the Jurassic Park films, with rafts, huge dinosaurs & an 85-ft drop.

Camp Jurassic

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride, Amusement park
Camp Jurassic, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Family play area with animatronic velociraptors, plus climbing nets, water cannons & echo caves.

Lost Caverns Adventure Golf

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Miniature golf course
Lost Caverns Adventure Golf, 6306 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Ko’okiri Body Plunge

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride
Ko’okiri Body Plunge, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Tonga of Taniwha Tubes

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride
Tonga of Taniwha Tubes, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Magical Midway Arcade & SlingShot

Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride, Amusement center, Video arcade
Magical Midway Arcade & SlingShot, 7001 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Adventure park with wooden go-kart tracks, bumper cars & boats plus thrill rides & an indoor arcade.

Raki of Taniwha Tubes

Florida Center
Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride
Raki of Taniwha Tubes, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Tourist attraction, Museum
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, 7324 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
This museum dedicated to the Titanic offers artifacts, re-creations of the ship & guided tours.

The Escape Game Orlando

Tourist attraction, Escape room center
The Escape Game Orlando, 8145 International Dr #511, Orlando, FL 32819
Teams use problem-solving skills in immersive room sets like a prison cell & an imperiled spaceship.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Tourist attraction
Ripley's Believe It or Not!, 8201 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Museum with kitschy oddities on display, including shrunken human heads & rare animal skeletons.

Orlando Starflyer

Tourist attraction, Park & ride, Theme park, Amusement park ride
Orlando Starflyer, 8265 International Dr unit c suite 108, Orlando, FL 32819
Ride with double-seat swings, offering views from 450 feet up & drinks at a street-level bar.

The Wheel at ICON Park

Tourist attraction, Amusement park ride, Ferris wheel
The Wheel at ICON Park, Orlando, FL 32819
400-foot tall observation wheel featuring enclosed, air-conditioned glass capsules & sweeping views.

In The Game ICON Park

Tourist attraction, Amusement center, Video arcade
In The Game ICON Park, 8401 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

7D Motion Theater Ride At ICON Park

Tourist attraction, Amusement center, Amusement park ride
7D Motion Theater Ride At ICON Park, 8401 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

ICON Park

Tourist attraction
ICON Park, 8375 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Sizable destination with an observation wheel, aquarium & wax museum, plus shops & restaurants.

Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin

Tourist attraction, Animal park, Amusement park ride
Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, 6184 Sea Harbor Dr, Orlando, FL 32821
Sea World attraction with a motion-simulator ride & 5 species of live penguins on display.