If the holiday spending still has a tight hold on your budget or you're just frugal and proud you can still have a fun and fulfilling day without breaking the bank. In the city filled with sunshine, attractions, and Mickey Mouse it is possible to find cheap things to do in Orlando. Experience Orlando on a budget starting with this list.
The Orlando Urban Trail is located near Downtown Orlando and is considered the spine of Orlando’s trail network. Hop on your bike and enjoy the perks of living in the sunshine state with an almost three-mile long treck around Ivanhoe Village and College Park.
Blue Spring is a designated Manatee Refuge and the winter home to a growing population of West Indian Manatees. Open 365 days a year you can walk, bike or drive and enjoy the natural beauty of one of the Orlando areas many state parks. It's just $2 to bike, $4 for a single vehicle and $6 for groups up to 8 people.
A beautiful, natural landscape in Downtown Orlando perfect for romantic walks, biking, sports, and much more. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Lake Eola with a mile-long stroll or for just $10 you can paddle a swan boat around the lake.
Every Tuesday starting at 6:30pm The Milk District becomes a food truck lovers dream. Get your fill of crafted culinary cuisines served to you from the window of cleverly named food trucks in Orlando.
This funky gallery in Downtown Orlando features monthly, varied exhibitions from local & international artists. Every third Thursday stop by City Arts Factory grab a map and experience a new exhibit and artists displays around town for free.
Old Town in Kissimmee has so much to offer for cheap family fun in Orlando. Of course, there is shopping, but don't forget the fun...have an old-time portrait taken, learn how to pull taffy, and visit the petrified rock forest! The Orlando attraction provides a blast from the past with classic cars, carnival rides, and games. What more could you ask for?
Leu Gardens is a beautiful reserved area full of nature and other wonderous botanical items in 50 Acres of botanicals and foliage. Every first Monday of the month admission is FREE!
Some might call it a dive but Sportstown Billiards in the Milk District is so much more than a watering hole. The Orlando bar has multiple pool tables, skee ball, electronic basketball and a few other games on site. Combine that with their fairy priced drinks and you've got yourself a fun night out. Careful though, similar to the nightclubs in Vegas Sportstown is low on light so you might find yourself sticking around for hours. Time flies when you're having fun.
Enzian Theater is a non-profit arthouse movie theater in Maitland, Florida just outside of Orlando. They play host to special events throughout the year as well as the renowned Florida Film Festival. The locally loved theater also hosts free movies on the lawn as well as free popcorn flicks in the park in Winter Park.
The Orange County Regional History Center is a private non-profit history museum located in Downtown Orlando. Grab the kids wander and explore the multilevel venue where you can experience interactive learning through play. Children under 4 are free with ticket costs ranging from $6-$8 for children 5years of age up to adults.
Experience the magic of Disney without the high cost of admission with the timeless charm of Disney’s BoardWalk. The quarter-mile promenade of exquisite dining, unique shops, and exciting nightlife has a little something for everyone. Stroll along the water’s edge, play afternoon midway games and watch performing street musicians.