Orlando Outdoor Activities
Outdoor Things to Do in Orlando
Orlando, Florida has a splendid climate for enjoying the great outdoors. That’s why so many theme parks set up shop here! But they aren’t the only ones to capitalize on the sunshine – from boating tours to botanical gardens, you’ll find all sorts of outdoor things to do in Orlando to get in your vitamin D while you’re in beautiful Orlando!
Parks and Reserves
With a delicate and unique ecosystem like Central Florida, it’s worth taking time to visit places unclaimed by the city. Places like Split Oak Forest Mitigation Park let you take your time and see the wildlife at your own pace while getting in some pleasant light exercise. Perhaps the most remarkable of these is Orlando Wetlands Park – a bit of a drive from Orlando, but it’s an astounding feat of eco-engineering. The park is a man-made wetland that doubles as a wildlife preserve and water treatment area! It’s a great spot for bird-watching and gator-spotting,
or take a tour and learn more about how it helps Orlando’s people and animals alike.
Outdoor Orlando Things to Do: Golf
Outdoor activities in Orlando is a great city for staying active! Golf is a fine choice – from Champions Gate Golf Club in the southwest to Orange Tree Golf Club near International Drive to Wedgefield Golf Course out east, Orlando hosts countless golf courses! Some of the Parks, such as Shadow Bay Park and Warren Park, also host basketball or tennis courts.
Maybe the heat is a little too much for you? If that’s the case, head on over to a water park – we have tons! Sea World water park Aquatica offers fun for the entire family; rafts, slides, lazy rivers, wave pools. Disney World offers two water parks, Typhoon Lagoon, home to one of the largest wave pools and its sister park is where you can cool down midst snow & ice, Florida style. Universal’s Volcano Bay just opened in 2017 and is situated around the volcano, Krakatau. If you’re wondering if Florida has volcanoes, it does now.
Maybe you prefer taking to the water in a more natural setting? Tours like Adventures in Florida will take you to the wetlands and let you explore the wilderness, getting you plenty of splendid of pictures in the process! While you’re in town, consider taking an airboat tour while you have the chance! There are plenty of airboat tour companies that will happily introduce you to a gator – at a safe range, of course!
Indoor and Outdoor, We Have It All!
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