Orlando Summer Guide – 101 Things to Do


Orlando Summer Guide – 101 Things to Do

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Orlando Summer Guide – 101 Things to Do – Are you looking for things to do in Orlando this summer? Perhaps you want to take a stay-cation. Maybe you just want things to do over the weekend. Or, do you want to give your kids some summer fun right in their backyard? No matter the reason, we’ve come up with 101 Things for Your Central Florida Family to Do This Summer!

Orlando Summer Guide - 101 Things to Do

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1. Attend the Florida Kids and Family Expo August 18-19, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center. I would be remiss if this didn’t top the list!

Free & Cheap: Water Fun

2. Hit the beach.

3. Enjoy the splash pads throughout Central Florida.

4. Visit one of Florida’s Crystal Clear Springs.

5. Go swimming in a community pool (check your nearest city aquatic facility)

Activity Based

6. Attend a summer camp.

7. Visit a Farmer’s Market in your area. We love the Lake Eola Farmer’s Market. Click here to check out our Family Video Review.

8. Canoe Wekiwa Springs.

9. Go kayaking (consider a guided tour). My Central Florida Family loves kayaking at Mosquito Lagoon or the Econlocklatchee River.

10. Take a painting class together.

11. Take a Home Depot Workshop. (Check our Daily Calendars regularly for information)

12. Head to Michael’s for some Arts and Crafts sessions.

Theme Parks

13. Visit a theme park (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, SeaWorld, Universal Orlando, Islands of Adventure, Legoland, Busch Gardens). Check out our Disney After Dark event at Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom or Hollywood Studios.

14. Find your way to a water park (Volcano Bay (photo review), Typhoon Lagoon (video review), Aquatica (video review), or Blizzard Beach).

15. Swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove.


16. Head to WonderWorks. Click here for our Family Video Review.

17. Revisit the Orlando Science Center (video review).

18. Head to Silver Springs. Ride a glass bottom boat.

19. Visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not

20. Check out Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor Center.

21. Enjoy some time with the gators at Gatorland. Or, drive through them at GatorWorld.

22. Explore Fun Spot.

23. Feel young at Old Town.

24. Get active and swing away at Drive Shack or Top Golf.

25. Drive a car at K1 Speed, I-Drive Nascar, orAndretti Indoor Karting off International Drive.


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Disclaimer: This list of things to do in Central Florida is based on the opinions of the staff at My Central Florida Family. None of the organizations behind these options have paid to be on this list. My Central Florida Family does not guarantee that any of these options are a good fit, fun or fulfilling for families based on individual family tastes, preferences, etc.

Check out additional family fun events coming up below:

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Mon 06

Wild Florida Safari Drive Thru

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 06

Seven Seas Food Festival

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 06
Mon 06

Visit Easter Bunny at Oviedo Mall

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 06

RDV Sportsplex Ice Den Public Skating

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Tue 07

Baby and Me Drama Time at The Rep

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Tue 07
Tue 07

Wild Florida Safari Drive Thru

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm