Tripadvisor’s global travel series on Amazon Prime Video, The Wanderer, visits Orlando in a brand-new episode exploring hidden gems and experiences found beyond the parks (Get Up and Go Kayaking at Rock Springs Run State Reserve pictured).

We love our theme parks in Orlando — and the diversity of local experiences that can help create unforgettable getaways without visiting our signature attractions. Turns out we’re not the only ones. Amazon Prime Video just released the fifth episode of The Wanderer, “Orlando: The Joy of the Unexpected,” presented by Tripadvisor. Follow these “Wanderers” as they experience the wide range of adventures beyond our park gates, including MICHELIN Guide dining, ecotourism, authentic neighborhoods and more.

Discover: Things to Do Beyond Orlando’s Theme Parks

Check out the episode preview and read on for details about the visited locations. Then, head to Amazon Prime Video to see the episode for yourself — and start planning your next Orlando adventure.

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Inside ‘Orlando: The Joy of the Unexpected’ on The Wanderer

In The Wanderer, Tripadvisor challenges travelers to curate guides inspired by locals and reviews. With little to no knowledge of what to expect, the show’s wanderers immerse themselves in transformative journeys of exploration, self-discovery and reflection, showcasing the beauty of travel as one of the most primal means of discovery.

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

For the fifth episode, producers teamed up with Brooklyn-based travelers Regine and Blaise, who start their visit by checking into The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, close to Walt Disney World® Resort. Surprised by the destination’s vibrant spirit, the duo uncovers hidden treasures, thrilling adventures and sumptuous flavors.

Discover: Orlando’s Over-the-Top Resorts

After kicking off their first full day at the Grande Lakes Water Park, the pair travels all over town — and then some. See below for a list of visited locations, and check out episode 5 of The Wanderer on Amazon Prime Video for Regine and Blaise’s complete report. Who knows where your next Orlando getaway will take you?

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Ecotourism & Unique Attractions

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Chef John Tesar’s One-MICHELIN-Star Knife & Spoon at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

Dining & Nightlife

  • One-MICHELIN-Star Knife & Spoon at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
  • MICHELIN Recommended Tori Tori in Orlando’s Mills 50 District
  • Southern Nights Orlando in the Milk District

Discover: Orlando’s MICHELIN Guide Restaurants

Luminary Green Park in Orlando’s Parramore District
Steinmetz Hall at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Orlando’s City District

Arts & Entertainment

Discover: Orlando Arts & Entertainment

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