Disney World has some amazing theme parks, but if you're not in the mood for rides there are plenty of things to do near Disney World. Downtown Disney is home to some amazing stores featuring all things Disney, as well as world-class entertainment from Cirque du Soleil. Marvel at giant Lego sculptures in Downtown Disney, or indulge in a chocolate sundae at Ghirardelli. Just a short drive away from Disney World you can find even more attractions in Orlando and things to do. International Drive offers outlet shopping and a variety of restaurants. International Drive is also known for its inexpensive lodging options. Many people opt to stay at one of the hotels on this famous street as it allows them easy access to many of the attractions in Orlando.

Mickey Mouse and his friends may have a lot to offer, but there are a large variety of things to do near Disney World as well. Next time you are planning a trip to Disney World, don't be afraid to stray off the beaten path a bit and discover what else this great city has to offer.

 

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Orlando

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9299 Universal Blvd , Orlando FL, 32819
Orlando's newest premier entertainment/event destination featuring high speed karts,attractions, event space, full restaurant/bar & more!

Dave & Buster's | Orlando

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8986 International Drive , Orlando FL, 32819
Fun or the whole family and the ONLY place to Eat, Drink, Play & Watch Sports® all under one roof! Full entertainment complex. Arcade games, HDTVs, skeeball,...

Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando

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8126 International Drive , Orlando FL, 32819
Now open! Mango's Tropical Café Orlando is the largest restaurant and nightclub destination in the Southeast with live entertainment nightly.

Topgolf | Orlando

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9295 Universal Blvd , Orlando FL, 32819
Topgolf will feature 102 bays over 3 floors, an amazing rooftop terrace, lively bars and a golf game concept that is sure to blow you away!

Universal Citywalk

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1000 Universal Studios Plz , Orlando FL, 32819
This is where it all comes together. This is where unforgettable family fun meets restaurants that don't just make you say "Yum," but "Wow." The one place...

ICON Orlando 360

8445 International Dr , Orlando FL, 32819
Located in the heart of popular International Drive, ICON Orlando's 400 foot iconic observation wheel is the centerpiece of the ICON Orlando 360 complex...

iFLY Indoor Skydiving | Orlando

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8969 international dr. , Orlando FL, 32819
iFLY Orlando is Florida's premiere Indoor Skydiving facility. We make the dream of flight a reality!

Main Event

9101 International Drive Suite 1032, Orlando FL, 32819
Main Event Entertainment is the ultimate FUN destination for people of all ages. Main Event offers a unique “Eat.Bowl.Play.” experience featuring state-of-the-art...

Buena Vista Watersports

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13245 Lake Bryan Dr , Orlando FL, 32821
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....

Disney Springs

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Buena Vista Dr , Lake Buena Vista Fl, 32830
Originally called Downtown Disney, Disney Springs features more than 70 shopping, entertainment, and dining choices. Nestled along the shores of Village...

Discovery Cove

6000 Discovery Cove Way , Orlando FL, 32821
Discover a place beyond words. No crowds. No turnstiles. Imagine a place where you and your family can touch and swim with dolphins, wade with mysterious...

Old Town

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5770 West US Highway 192 , Kissimmee Fl, 34746
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!

WonderWorks

9067 International Dr. , Orlando Fl, 32819
Central Florida's only upside down attraction. An amusement park for the mind, featuring over 100 interactive exhibits for the entire family to experience.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not | Orlando

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7576 Kingspointe Pkwy # 1, Orlando Fl, 32819
Ripley's Believe it or Not!, one of the longest-running comic panels in history, continues to fascinate comics readers with unbelievable facts from around...