Get Out & Go Local!
Central Florida is full of hidden gems offering great activities and and new experiences to enjoy.
Instead of travelling elsewhere, enjoy some of the unique and fun outings right outside your doorstep. Check out our list of 10 great places you may want to consider for your next fun outing.
Mathers Social Gathering
For the social butterfly, Mathers is the perfect destination for you! Designed as a social gathering, Mathers promotes group interaction in a sophisticated yet comfortable setting. Mix and mingle while enjoying an 1800's historical atmosphere and classic cocktails served up by their dapper bartenders.
Island Grove Winery
Wine lovers, this one is for you! Island Grove is Florida’s largest organic blueberry grower and a popular producer of celebrated fruit wines. Take some time to sip and savor the fruits of their botanical garden, and to get acquainted with the entire tasty line of unique fruit wines produced in their garden.
Orlando Science Center
For the curious, Orlando Science Center is the perfect place to get your brain thinking. With tons of different exhibits, shows, and events, there is always something new to learn and explore. Check out their Science Night Live; a special experience designed for adults 21+.
Mead Botanical Garden
For nature lovers, this is the place to be. Mead Botanical Gardens is beautiful venue to enjoy on a
sunny day. Enjoy a walk through peaceful garden, join in on a hike, or plan a nice picnic. Full of fun activities, occasional concerts, and great gardening classes, Mead Botanical Garden is a great way to spend your afternoon.
Paradise Cove at Buena Vista Watersports
For those who like to live life on the water, water sports are a no brainer. Buena Vista Watersports offers an array of water activities such as jet skiing, paddle boarding, tubing, wake boarding and more! With plenty of options to choose from, you're in for an unforgettable day on the water.
Cypress House Ranch B&B
For the adventurers, this is one outing you don't want to miss. Cypress House Ranch and B&B offers a horseback riding experience unlike many others. Travel their scenic riding trails while discovering Florida's wildlife with your friends or family. For the full experience, have a stay at their bed and breakfast to explore the ranch or even take another ride.
The Balcony Orlando
For the trendy, The Balcony Orlando is one of few roof top spots located in Central Florida. From dinner parties to yoga, this venue holds a variety of fun events you won't want to miss. Sign up online, grab your girls, and head out for a unique rooftop experience.
Orlando Museum of Art
For the artistic - museum visits are always a great outing! The Orlando Museum of Art offers collections ranging from African art, to the Ancient Americas, to Contemporary Graphics, and more. For a more in-depth experience, the museum also offers a large variety of engaging adult learning opportunities.
Take some time to support the arts at the Garden Theatre. This historic theater hosts live plays, concerts, movies, and more, all perfect for a relaxing and entertaining evening. Check out their theatrical talent, watch a classic movie, or enjoy an intimate concert; there's a perfect show for everyone.
Estate on the Halifax
For the couples: a romantic stay-cation you didn't know you were missing. The Estate on the Halifax
is a beautiful destination containing seven unique venues, two of which you can spend the night in with close access to the Halifax River. Have a romantic getaway and make this venue your new home
away from home.
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