Planning for an Orlando family vacation can be a daunting process with so many options to navigate. Hitting the parks is a no-brainer, but there are plenty of other less crowded hot spots to add to your itinerary. For those who wish to travel “off-the-beaten path” for a more unique Orlando experience, here are the top 5 fun attractions and hot spots to visit:
Fun Spot USA
Looking for thrills but not the long wait? Try Fun Spot USA in Kissimmee, Florida. The Spot offers a full-scale theme park, complete with multi-level go-kart tracks, kids’ rides, thrill rides, an indoor arcade attraction, the tallest SkyCoaster in the world (standing at 300 feet!), and the new hybrid roller coaster, Mine Blower. The kids will have a blast without having to contend with the same level of crowds.
Warbirds Adventure Inc.
Come fly like the aces of yesteryear and prepare yourself for a unique experience right in central Florida. Whether you want a thrilling, aerobatic adventure or a smooth, straight-and-level flight, you won’t forget your flight experience. It’s a great spot for first-time fliers, nostalgia buffs, modelers and pilots. You take the controls in the front seat for your discovery flight, and an experienced instructor will teach you everything you want to learn about flying these beautiful pieces of history. Soar high above Lake Tohopekaliga and enjoy panoramic views of many other natural habitats.
Wild Willy’s Airboat Tours
Glide through the marshes of Osceola County's 23,000-acre Lake Tohopekaliga, the Headwaters of the Everglades, in a one of a kind airboat ride in Orlando. From gators, turtles, birds, deer, cows and other wildlife, you'll have a chance to see and learn about the natural environment while riding in passenger airboats that seat up to 14.
Chocolate Kingdom, the Factory Adventure Tour, is a fun indoor attraction near Orlando that uncovers how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy chocolate bar. A Personal Chocolate Tour Guide joins forces with a handsome Prince and his Dragon sidekick to take guests
through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-kind Chocolate Museum, a Mystical River of Chocolate and a Bean-to-the-Bar Factory that uses old world machinery.
True Blue Winery
True Blue Winery located in Davenport offers a friendly atmosphere with small town charm. With a variety of prize-winning, homemade wines created on the grounds, including blueberry made from their own orchard, there are plenty of tastes to experience at this Orlando hot spot. Purchases are available by the bottle or by the crate, so you can savor your vacation back home.