If you'd rather experience the magic of Orlando without the magic of Walt Disney World there is plenty of non-theme park fun in Orlando to be had.  Steer clear of the theme parks in Orlando, long lines and inevitable meltdowns and spend the day bonding with your family.  Whether you're here for a summer vacation or you're looking for new ways to play as a local, here are a few fun things to do in Orlando that surpass the major attractions in fun and won't break your budget. 

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Orlando

Orlando's newest premier entertainment/event destination on International Drive featuring high-speed karts, attractions, event space, full restaurant/bar & more!

Main Event | Orlando

Main Event is all American fun with its state of the art bowling alley to its delicious food and cocktails. Play a game of laser tag with friends or even challenge them on our gravity ropes course.


Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf | i Drive

Infamous pirates come to life in this award-winning theme park miniature golf facility where you can wind your way through caves, waterfalls, and mystical fog while testing your skills on the challenging yet fun course. 

I-Drive 360

A sizable destination with an observation wheel, aquarium & wax museum, plus shops & restaurants.

Old Town

Our stores offer not just shopping, but fun...have an old-time portrait taken, learn how to pull taffy, and visit our petrified rock forest!

iFLY Indoor Skydiving | Orlando

iFLY Orlando is Florida's premiere Indoor Skydiving facility. We make the dream of flight a reality!


Central Florida’s only upside down attraction. An amusement park for the mind, featuring over 100 interactive exhibits for the entire family to experience.


Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve located along South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida.

Escapology Escape Rooms | Orlando

Open Now! International Drive's original premium real-life escape game experience! Located in a prime spot on International Drive, up to 6 players will be challenged in this new attraction. 

Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

Glide through the wetlands on a beautiful Florida wildlife tour. Our airboat tours start with a leisure idle down a natural canal to experience the excitement of viewing exotic birds, turtles and the natural beauty of Orlando. 

Fun Spot America

Fun Spot America has two parks, one in Orlando and the other in Kissimmee. We're famous for our one of a kind US patented go-kart tracks and Orlando's ONLY wooden roller coaster, White Lightning. 

Orlando Science Center

For more than 60 years, Orlando Science Center has been a place that inspires curiosity and exploration. Truly one of the great activities for Orlando families, the Science Center encourages learning and fun. 

Buena Vista Watersports

Paradise in Orlando! Buena Vista WaterSports is a family owned recreational water sports facility located on Lake Bryan, in the Lake Buena Vista area of Orlando. 

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