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Things to do in Orlando

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Theme Park
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“Home to some of the world’s most advanced and amazing attractions and rides, Universal Orlando Resort allows guests to experience favorite films and television shows like never before. Join the fight between Autobots and Decepticons in TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D, become a loveable minion on Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, hang out with Spidey on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man or come face-to-face with a tyrannosaurus rex on the Jurassic Park River Adventure. ”
  • 200 locals recommend
Theme Park
“SeaWorld is renowned for its up-close animal encounters. Killer whales, dolphins, and sea lions have their own family-friendly experiences, which focus on the educational aspects of the animals as well as theatrical. One of the great reasons to visit SeaWorld is education.”
  • 201 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets is one of the country's most upscale outlet centers and is a paradise for power shoppers seeking the only luxury outlet brands for less. ... Enjoy exceptional brands at extraordinary savings of 25-65% every day for shopping that's always worth the trip.”
  • 182 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Orlando International Premium Outlets is Florida's largest outlet shopping destination with more than 773,586 square feet of designer brands at discount prices. ... You won't go hungry at Orlando International Premium Outlets, either, thanks to an array of 20 dining options.”
  • 224 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
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“The Mall at Millenia is the major upscale shopping destination in the Orlando area, attracting tourists desiring luxury stores. The Mall at Millenia is an indoor shopping mall located in Orlando, Florida just off of Interstate 4 (exit 78) at Conroy Road near the northern end of International Drive. Opened in 2002, it has over 150 stores, and is anchored by Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and Neiman Marcus. ”
  • 218 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“It’s an adventure in itself, where exciting entertainment meets unforgettable cuisine with plenty of surprises along the way. Whether you’re planning date night, an evening out with friends or some family fun, it’s the perfect destination ”
  • 165 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Because is located right I the heart of Orlando and you can have fun, eat, drink, plus has whaever you need to relax with your family and friends.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Theme Park
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“Islands of adventure has some big coasters for extra fun! We loved Hulk! Lots of 3D/4D and simulation rides. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Florida Mall® is Central Florida’s largest shopping center, spanning 1.8 million square feet and welcoming more than 20 million visitors annually. The center’s experiential environment complements more than 250 retail and dining options, including Macy’s, Dillard’s, JCPenney and Dick’s Sporting Goods, as well as best of brand stores like Uniqlo, Tesla, A|X Armani Exchange, Apple, Microsoft, H&M, Morphe, Michael Kors, Mayors Jewelers featuring Rolex, Victoria’s Secret and ZARA.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Theme Park
“this is such a great place to visit for an unforgettable time out with friends ,family or a special someone.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Water Park
“Universal's Volcano Bay Water Theme Park, or Volcano Bay, is a tropical-themed water park at Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida. Owned and operated by Universal Parks & Resorts, Volcano Bay replaced Wet 'n Wild as Universal Orlando Resort's water park, and it was the first constructed by Universal itself. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Orange County Convention Center is a convention center located in Orlando, Florida. Opening in 1983 as the Orange County Convention and Civic Center, it currently ranks as the second largest convention center in the United States.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Stop by Lake Eola to see the best view of Downtown Orlando. For $15 you can ride the swan boats around the lake. ”
  • 135 locals recommend
Museum
“This museum dedicated to the Titanic offers artifacts, re-creations of the ship & guided tours”
  • 7 locals recommend
Science Museum
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“Amazing place to take the kids during summer! So much to do and learn all in doors away from the heat. See live alligators, turtles, snakes and more in their downstairs and see full size Dinosaur skeletons on the 4th floor. Venture up to the 6th floor to use the telescope.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Lots of great deals to find at the Lake Buena Vista Factory Outlets. Under Armour, Eddie Bauer, Reebok, Timberland, Levi's and Nike to name a few. ”
  • 34 locals recommend

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General Entertainment
“It’s an adventure in itself, where exciting entertainment meets unforgettable cuisine with plenty of surprises along the way. Whether you’re planning date night, an evening out with friends or some family fun, it’s the perfect destination ”
  • 165 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Fun tourist spot where you can experience dining and attractions on a budget!”
  • 44 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Lively,family-friendly chain featuring Italian standars such as pastas & salads, with a full bar.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“While Rocco's has great food, they are known for their fun bar environment and classic Mexican Cocktails. Grab dinner and stay for drinks while you dance to the DJ.”
  • 49 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“ Beautiful American selection based restaurant located at the Millenia Mall with a multitude of cheescake varieties for desert.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Amazing Pizza! This is located on Park Ave. A great place to shop sight see and have dinner. There are countless restaurants to choose from and its a very pleasant environment all up and down the street . The Winter Park Art Festival is held here every year so check if it is going on during your visit it is worth the trip.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Market
“Multiple boutique shops under one roof. Great food, designer coffee, craft beer and for the sweet tooth pick stop by Gideon's Cookies its my wife's favorite and she swears by them.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Bar
“38.5 miles away! A complex of 7 uniquely themed bars, restaurants and night clubs all located within one city block. ”
  • 37 locals recommend

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