Take your Orlando vacation to the next level with unique, immersive attractions and virtual reality gaming (Andretti Indoor Karting & Games pictured).
No destination dreams like Orlando, where you can discover whole new worlds of fun at hands-on escape rooms, virtual reality gaming and more immersive multi-sensory attractions. From indoor action parks to standalone attractions, here are some of the best places to leave reality behind in Orlando.
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Virtual Reality + Roleplaying Games
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games offers three virtual reality experiences. They include a dynamic Hologate experience, an immersive 7D thrill ride, and full sensory immersion with the Hyperdeck, a four-person VR experience that combines strong wind, heating fans and a platform that moves with the action.
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At Pointe Orlando, Main Event Entertainment has over 100 interactive video games and a full VR arcade, featuring thrilling experiences like Hologate, Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride, Vader Immortal: Lightsaber Dojo and more. Nearby at ICON Park®, Max Action Arena offers three Zero Latency Extreme Virtual Reality experiences in an enormous free roaming virtual reality arena. Finally, team up with friends to battle a variety of enemies in a brand-new VR arena at Dezerland Action Park, where you can choose from five unique maps and interact with the virtual world using a 3-D printed phaser. Find all three indoor action parks in the International Drive Entertainment District, 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO).
Adjacent to downtown Orlando in Loch Haven Cultural Park, Flight Lab at the Orlando Science Center boasts 13 flight simulator stations where you can learn to pilot an aircraft. The experience uses real-world mission scenarios, Oculus Rift VR headsets and flight-training software developed by Lockheed Martin to teach real pilots to fly for a true immersive experience.
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Play and puzzle your way through intricate escape rooms throughout Orlando, with options ranging from family-friendly fun to adult sci-fi and horror-themed spaces.
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Standalone options include Escapology, The Escape Game Orlando, The Escape Effect and Will to Escape on International Drive, as well as a second Escapology location at Promenade at Sunset Walk and The Great Escape Room in downtown Orlando. All offer an incredible variety of 60-minute timed experiences for up to eight players. The Escape Effect also has longer options, including Florida’s only two-hour escape room experience.
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Movie buffs and theme park fans also won’t want to miss Universal’s Great Movie Escape at Universal CityWalk, featuring two immersive rooms themed after the Jurassic World and Back to the Future films.
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If one-stop gaming is your goal, Main Event Entertainment also offers themed escape and adventure rooms. Choose from 25-, 30- and 50-minute options, or book a combo package to try VR gaming, escape rooms and more all in one ticket.
A New Way to Golf
Upgrade your golf game at Topgolf Orlando, a unique attraction that marries elements of darts and traditional golf. Played in air-conditioned bays overlooking an outdoor driving range, the game invites you to hit microchipped golf balls at giant outfield targets. You can even see instant replays of all your shots thanks to high-tech Toptracer technology used in professional golf tournaments. Throw in a full-service restaurant, bar and a rooftop terrace dotted with fire pits, and you won’t want to leave.
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Plus, keep an eye out for The Greens Indoor Golf & Bar, a limited-time golf simulator coming soon to Pointe Orlando.
Immersive Fun for Kids
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Enter WonderWorks’ famous upside-down building at Pointe Orlando to explore over 100 hands-on exhibits, including six Wonder Zones, a 4D XD Simulator Ride, flight simulators and more. At ICON Park, Museum of Illusions will confuse and amaze your senses with over 50 interactive optical illusions for all ages.
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If you prefer a hands-off approach, step into dazzling immersive shows in Orlando and beyond. These stirring digital environments combine art, theatrical lighting, immersive sound design and more to create unforgettable experiences.
At Pointe Orlando, Earth Illuminated features over 40 scenes designed to inspire peace through nature — it’s also a great place to snap some unforgettable vacation photos. Just down the road, The Lonely Dog Immersive Experience is a brand-new, 360-degree digital show with original art, animation and storytelling inspired by the Lonely Dog story. You can even don VR goggles and see Lonely Dog’s world firsthand, create your own artwork, and see it projected onto a huge Coloring Fun Art Wall.
About an hour east of Orlando in Cape Canaveral, The Wizard of Oz Museum — ranked as the No. 5 children’s museum in all of North America by TripAdvisor — offers a wondrous new way to experience scenes from the beloved 1939 film. In addition to a museum with over 2,000 pieces of movie memorabilia, the venue has two incredible digital experiences included with general admission. Visit Munchinkland, follow the yellow brick road, dodge flying monkeys, and revisit more iconic scenes from the film, then rediscover captivating life and art of Vincent Van Gogh at Cape Canveral’s Immersive Van Gogh experience.
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