There’s a lot more than world-famous theme parks to enjoy when visiting Orlando. Have a leisurely afternoon playing golf or cheer on your favourite team at a basketball game. Take the unique chance to discover the dense wildlife in the rolling landscapes and thick forestry. Ride on an airboat across the swampy lakes in search of reptiles or take to the skies in a hot air balloon to see stunning views of Florida in all its glory.

1. Daytona 500

You don’t have to be a racing fan to make the most out of your day out at the Daytona International Speedway. The whole family is guaranteed to enjoy a trip to the world’s first motorsports speedway
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3. Fun Spot America

There’s absolutely no doubt that there are some incredible theme parks located close to International Drive. But what makes Fun Spot America stand out among
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4. Orlando Eye

Standing tall in the heart of bustling International Drive is the spectacular Orlando Eye. Located at I-Drive 360, the 400 foot tall structure is dubbed as an ‘observation wheel’
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5. Disney Springs

New for 2016, and formerly known as Downtown Disney, Disney Springs is the place to go to experience food from around the world while being amazed by the jaw-dropping entertainment.
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7. I-Drive NASCAR Kart Racing

Experience the thrills of a racing circuit at International Drive’s very own NASCAR Kart Racing centre. The challenging indoor track consists of 12 turns, three hairpin corners and the famous Senna inspired snake-like pathway.
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11. Epcot

This enormous, iconic dome houses two distinct zones: Future World with the wonders of tomorrow and today, and World Showcase, where you can visit 11 countries in one day. With over 30 attractions in one place, here are just a few not to be missed.
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13. Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park is the polar opposite of other Water Parks, quite literally! It’s based on a melted ski resort in the middle of tropical Florida, packed with downhill slides and plenty of ways to lay back and relax in the warm, Florida heat.
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15. Magic Kingdom Park

The Magic Kingdom Park is home to the iconic Cinderella Castle that sits at the end of Main Street, U.S.A. and is not to be missed. Make your way through six enchanted lands with over 40 thrilling attractions based on the timeless fairy tale classics synonymous with Disney.
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16. Gatorland

Relish in Florida’s swampy countryside and see the scaly creators that live in the notorious Gatorland. Tourists have visited the huge 110 acres since 1949 and it’s still rich in nostalgic charm.
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18. Shopping in Lake Buena Vista

Take a break from the rides and parks and indulge in some retail therapy. Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores is one of Florida’s best kept secrets as it has discounted prices for quality merchandisers straight from the factory.
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19. Golfing in Lake Buena Vista

The beautiful location and warm weather means that a game of golf is high on the agenda when staying in Lake Buena Vista. There are lots of exceptional courses in the area, some of which are the popular Disney Golf Courses.
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22. Watch an exciting game of basketball

Cheer on your favourite basketball team against the celebrated Orlando Magic MBA in a thrilling home game. You don’t have to be a sports fanatic to enjoy basketball as the fast nature of the game means there’s always something new and exciting going on.
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24. Golfing in Orlando

For a golfing experience like no other, head to one of Orlando’s lavish courses worthy of any professional. The glorious weather and interesting landscapes only add to the experience of playing in this golfing paradise.
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