Ever fly … indoors? Move through a school of exotic fish … without getting wet? Soar on a zip line … over live alligators? You can in Orlando, where more than 100 amazing, standalone attractions beyond our theme parks and water parks are unbelievably real.
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Whether you crave mild, all-ages fun that kids and adults can enjoy together, or wild, pulse-pounding thrills you will have to see to believe, they are here and ready to be discovered by you — including many wonders that can only be experienced in Orlando.
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When it comes to Orlando attractions, the fun starts in the International Drive Entertainment District , aka I-Drive, which is close to Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld® Orlando in the heart of Orlando’s tourism districts. Here, you can enjoy rarefied views of Orlando from aboard The Wheel at ICON Park® — a 400-foot-tall observation wheel that’s the tallest on the eastern U.S. seaboard.
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That’s just the start of everything I-Drive has to offer, as the action-packed district features imaginative spins on all manner of classic attractions — and some you’ve never even dreamed of. Enjoy amusement park rides at Fun Spot America. Exceed your need for speed Andretti Indoor Karting & Games. And explore wonders and oddities from around the globe at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® and WonderWorks, the latter of which is part of Pointe Orlando.
Also on I-Drive, you can test your wits by outsmarting seemingly unbeatable escape rooms at The Escape Game Orlando and Escapology. Or, skydive without jumping out of a plane courtesy of iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving. Nearby, Dezerland Park is a destination in its own right with affordably priced attractions that include Axecelsior Axe Throwing, Orlando Auto Museum and many others.
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These and countless other one-of-a-kind adventures are waiting for you here. Not that you need to stay on I-Drive to find unbelievable attractions in Orlando. One of our oldest attractions, Gatorland features an enthralling mix of real animal encounters and wild rides you won’t want to miss.
For even more outdoor action, look into airboat tours at Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures, Wild Florida or Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, among others, or something a little calmer at Epic Paddle Adventures or Get Up and Go Kayaking. If you need more lift, zip-line adventures await at Gatorland’s Screamin’ Gator Zip Line and Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens’ Seminole Aerial Adventures, to name a few.
In other words, no matter what sort of thrill you demand, Orlando has it — including plenty of new reasons to visit. Choose your own adventure in Orlando!