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The Other Orlando Attractions
What Else is on Offer Away From The Themeparks!

cirque-du-soleil-orlando-floridaAfter twelve years of visiting Orlando, we've realised it's not all about the theme parks. You can't help but have an amazing time, with many Kissimmee and Orlando Florida attractions on offer for you and your family, but what do you choose?

Gatorland, Cirque du Soleil, Airboat rides, Dinner shows, Sports activities, Shopping, Balloon rides, Nature walks & parks plus much more, and if you are frequent visitors this all becomes easier each time you return to the sunshine state.

What about you first time travellers? We all know from experience a two week holiday or vacation can be manic, and let's remember you are on holiday! Therefore, if this page helps to broaden your horizons and find some time to visit other Orlando & out of area attractions along the way then thanks, we hope you find the following information helpful.

Kissimmee E-Newsletter:

kissimmee-egram-logo-orlando-florida Updated monthly e-newsletter for the Orlando/Kissimmee tourist areas, which covers all the major Central Florida tourist attractions and events.

Great info for pre-planning, before you arrive in Orlando and its free.

A goldmine of information. A quick sign up form to fill out and you will receive your newsletter direct to your PC monthly, we highly recommend this publication!

Orlando Attractions Magazine:

Orlando Attractions Magazine is the new kid on the block, It is a new publication covering all your favorite theme parks and Orlando Florida attractions and well worth the subscription charge.

Again, a goldmine of information for visitors to Orlando and the surrounding areas. A yearly subscription of $23.95 will offer 6 magazines per year every other month. Free shipping within the USA, but international shipping will be calculated at checkout.

Our Favourite Orlando attractions:

boggy-creek-airboats-kissimmee-familyOver the years like most things in life, you have your favourites, so here's ours, regarding Orlando attractions and things to do around Orlando and Kissimmee away from the theme parks.

Choose and click at your leisure, each link offers our personal thoughts and views, plus great savings on Orlando attraction tickets, driving directions and general info.

  1. Gatorland Orlando...Come watch barmy people wrestle with Alligators!

  2. Busch Gardens - Tampa...Only an hour's drive from Orlando...An excellent day out for all the family to have loads of fun.

  3. Orlando Water parks...Fantastic, chill out H2o fun!

  4. Orlando airboat rides...Wild Willy's Airboats.... 500hp/6 passengers and 1hr of high speed fun....Boggy Creek airboats...See the wildlife and speed through this popular past time.

  5. Swim with Dolphins in Orlando.... Immerse yourself in the adventure of a lifetime and swim with bottlenose dolphins in crystal clear waters.

  6. Karting in Orlando...All go-karting speed freaks in your family will love these venues...Fantastic fun!

  7. Cirque du Soleil...World famous and mind blowing circus style show...highly recommended, if your budget allows.

  8. Orlando helicopter rides...Again not cheap, but a brilliant way to capture ariel views on camera.

  9. Old Town Kissimmee...We love Old town, not everybody's favourite, but still hugely popular.

  10. Orlando Balloon rides...Not tried these yet, buy on our to-do list very soon.

  11. Kennedy Space Center...If you love space exploration and the history surrounding it...be prepared to be blown away.

  12. Titanic - The Experience...Now returned to International Drive Orlando...fascinating exhibition surrounding the last two hours.

  13. Disney Quest...Five floors of Disney interactive fun! Located in Downtown Disney.

  14. Dining Out - Favourite eating holes...These are our favourites, you decide where you want to go.

  15. Dinner shows...Improved over time...still great fun for all the family

  16. Orlando Adventure Golf...Pirates Cove - Congo River- Hawaiian Rumble...Great fun to chill out in the evenings.

  17. CityWalk - Nightlife...Love this area of Orlando, quite a drive if you are staying in the south/south west of the area.

  18. Disney's Pleasure Island - Nightlife...Fancy New-Years-Night every night here at Pleasure Island in Downtown Disney.

  19. Legoland Florida...Legoland finally opened its doors on October 15 (2011) Formally Cypress Gardens amusement park, this 150 acre site now makes Legoland Florida the largest Legoland Park in the world.

  20. Shopping...Every Ladies pastime...Shop till you drop at the malls, outlets & markets throughout Orlando & Kissimmee!.

The ones we've missed so-far:

Attractions Roundup:

go-karts-192-kissimmee-floridaWe know that 2 fantastic weeks in Orlando can be used up visiting the major theme parks and water parks, but if you do have that spare day browse around the books, magazines and the internet before you leave your home town and you will be amazed what other Orlando attractions are available.

Remember....Orlando is the perfect destination, start planning a lifetime of memories today.

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