WonderWorks at Pointe Orlando

Fill a Few Hours or Less in Orlando

Throughout the Orlando area, you’ll find attractions, entertainment, arts and culture, dinner shows, and outdoor activities that are perfect for filling a few hours during your visit — including these standouts!

Please note: Depending on the timing of your visit, some experiences may be temporarily modified. Learn more about healthy travel in Orlando, and check with your favorite attractions, restaurants and other businesses for their current status.

Orlando Attractions

It’s easy to fill a few hours with the following options, but keep in mind that these only represent a sampling of all of Orlando’s attractions.

A kart racer zips around a corner at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games in Orlando

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Feel the need for speed at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games close to the Orange County Convention Center. In addition to providing a fast time, the venue caters to private events. Get discount tickets.

Learn more: Orlando Go-Karting

Crayola Experience

Located at The Florida Mall®, Crayola Experience features two levels and 70,000 square feet of colorful fun. You can even name and wrap your own Crayola crayon! Get discount tickets.

The Escape Game Orlando

Featuring six different escape rooms, The Escape Game Orlando on International Drive, aka I-Drive, is rated as Orlando’s best escape attraction by TripAdvisor. Gather your friends and find out why! Get discount tickets.

Learn more: Orlando Escape Rooms

Escapology

Each of the seven scenarios at Escapology on International Drive is an adventure in itself, including Budapest Express, Cuban Crisis, Th3 Cod3 and others.

A child hovering in flight at iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving.
iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving

iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving

Always wanted to skydive, but afraid to jump from a plane? You’re not alone. Now, you can do it close to the ground at iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving on International Drive. Get discount tickets.

Kings Dining & Entertainment

Bowl, eat and lounge in a comfortable, fun environment at Kings Dining & Entertainment, which also features billiards tables, foosball, an outdoor bocce court and other entertainment options on I-Drive.

Madame Tussauds Orlando

Madame Tussauds Orlando is one of many attractions at ICON Park®, which is also home to The Wheel. Our version of this famous London original gives you the chance to meet A-listers like Madonna, Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith and even the Justice League. Get discount tickets.

Main Event Entertainment

Part of Pointe Orlando on I-Drive, Main Event Entertainment boasts state-of-the-art bowling, virtual laser tag, high ropes adventure courses and much more, plus great food and drink.

Learn more: Pointe Orlando

Guests pose for a photo inside the Infinity Room at Museum of Illusions in Orlando
Museum of Illusions Orlando at ICON Park®

Museum of Illusions Orlando

Featuring lots of brain-twisting, eye-tricking fun, Museum of Illusions delivers an Insta-worthy good time at ICON Park on International Drive.

Learn more: Museum of Illusions Orlando

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!®

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is home to some of the world’s most unbelievable artifacts and exhibits. Explore them all at this attraction’s International Drive building, which appears to be falling into a sinkhole. Get discount tickets.

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

Step beneath the waves at ICON Park’s SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, where you can get closer than ever before to the creatures and features of the world’s oceans. Get discount tickets

Learn more: ICON Park

Topgolf Orlando

Play a fun, competitive take on golf for all skill levels at Topgolf Orlando close to the Orange County Convention Center, where you can also enjoy a gourmet food and drink menu.

Learn more: Orlando Golf

WonderWorks

Billed as an indoor amusement park for the mind, WonderWorks gives you the chance to explore six “Wonder Zones” filled with amazing exhibits inside its iconic upside-down building on I-Drive. Get discount tickets.

Learn more: Orlando STEM Attractions

Dining & Entertainment in Orlando

A family of four, with the youngest carrying a large Mickey Mouse plush toy walk by Disney's Boardwalk Inn.
Disney's BoardWalk at Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando (©Disney)

Orlando’s dining and entertainment offerings are legion, providing countless ways to fill a few hours while you’re in town.

Capone’s Dinner & Show

Even with a reservation, you’ll have to knock three times and give a special password at Capone’s Dinner & Show to have dinner and enjoy entertainment that pays homage to the golden age of organized crime.

Learn more: Orlando Dinner Shows

Disney’s BoardWalk

Part of Walt Disney World® Resort, Disney’s BoardWalk modernizes a charming, 1930s coastal village with an array of contemporary entertainment, shopping and dining. Admission is free.

Learn more: Free Things to Do in Orlando

Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show

Head to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort to celebrate Polynesian culture with food, music and dance in an open-air theater at Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show, when available.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Now featuring a Queen instead of a King for the first time in its history, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey and feast. Get discount tickets.

Art, Culture & History in Orlando

Orlando Museum of Art visitors looking at Cottrell and Lovett collection
Orlando Museum of Art

From downtown to Winter Park and many other points throughout the destination, Orlando’s arts scene can help you make the most of a few hours of free time.

Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

At the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, tour the home of internationally acclaimed Czech sculptor Albin Polasek, plus his galleries and sculptures. It’s located in Winter Park, about 25 minutes north of our main tourism districts.

Learn more: Winter Park

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

Located in Winter Park, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art has the world’s largest collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s famous glasswork, paintings, windows, jewelry and lamps.

Learn more: Orlando Museums & Galleries

The Mennello Museum of Modern Art

Located between downtown Orlando and Winter Park in Loch Haven Cultural Park, The Mennello Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the paintings of Earl Cunningham and other artists.

Orlando Museum of Art

Also located at Loch Haven Cultural Park, Orlando Museum of Art presents 10 to 12 onsite exhibitions each year, plus art-enrichment programs, lectures and more.

Orange County Regional History Center and Heritage Square Park

Explore 12,000 years of Central Florida history at Orange County Regional History Center and Heritage Square Park. The downtown Orlando venue is also housed in a restored, historic county courthouse built in 1927.

Learn more: Downtown Orlando

Rollins Museum of Art

Part of Rollins College in Winter Park, Rollins Museum of Art is home to more than 5,700 works of art stretching from the ancient to modern periods. Better still, admission is always free.

Wells’Built Museum of African American History & Culture

Originally the historic Wells'Built Hotel, the Wells’Built Museum of African American History & Culture in downtown Orlando showcases memorabilia of Orlando’s Black community and related exhibits. It’s also on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Learn more: African American History & Culture in Orlando

Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts

In addition to honoring the life and work of its namesake author, the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts provides gallery space for artists of African descent. It’s located in historic Eatonville just north of Winter Park.

Learn more: Orlando History

Ecotourism in Orlando

A guided tour with Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, as they navigate a waterway between the cypress trees.
Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides

Throughout the Orlando area, the great outdoors calls to you with swamp tours, animal encounters, safaris and more that can be experienced in just a few hours.

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

Offering daytime, nighttime and sunset swamp cruises, cruises, Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures has 25 years of experience. Plus, all airboats are piloted by experts who know the wetlands well. Get discount tickets.

Giraffe Ranch

Get up close and personal with nature’s gentlest giants and other animals at Giraffe Ranch. It’s about an hour northwest of Orlando. If you’ve ever dreamed of feeding a giraffe, it’s worth the trip!

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

For a unique adventure you’ll be hard pressed to find elsewhere, Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park near Walt Disney World combines ziplining, climbing, running and jumping to create an incredible obstacle course. Get discount tickets.

Revolution Adventures

Located in Clermont, Revolution Adventures offer offers off-roading and fishing among 230 acres of Florida countryside. Get discount tickets.

Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides

The small, six-person boats at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides put you right in the middle of prime Florida swampland.

Wild Florida

While half-day tours are recommended at Wild Florida, you can still get a taste of Central Florida’s native beauty with a one-hour tour. The Gator and Wildlife Park is also worth a visit. Get discount tickets.

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