Things to Do Near Orlando With Kids
Orlando is best known for its theme parks, from the Walt Disney World Resort to Legoland Florida. But parents and children can also enjoy a variety of other attractions within a short drive from Orlando. Here are a few to try.
Ride an airboat through the Florida Everglades and watch an alligator handling demonstration.
Participate in a simulated space shuttle launch at the Kennedy Space Center and tour NASA's launch headquarters.
Spend a day at Clearwater Beach and enjoy a dolphin encounter cruise in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tour the Wild Florida Wildlife Park and see as many as 200 different animals, including lemurs, sloths, and zebras.
Kayak along the Indian River and try to spot manatees along the way.
Make your own crayons and channel your creative side at the Crayola Experience.