Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Disney's Boardwalk

2101 Epcot Resort Blvd Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Evoking turn-of-the-century boardwalks in such coastal cities as Coney Island and Atlantic City, Disney's BoardWalk is a short stroll to Epcot and a breezy boat ride to Disney's Hollywood Studios. "Disney's BoardWalk area contains more than 90,000 square feet of shops, restaurants, and nightclubs. It encompasses Crescent Lake and is "a village on the water" near many Disney Resort hotels in Walt Disney World Resort.

Cirque Du Soleil
1478 E Buena Vista Dr. Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
(407) 939-7328
La Nouba is the meeting of two worlds poles apart: the fantastic world of the circus artists - the Cirques (circus people), sporting bright, fluorescent colours–and that of the Urbains (urbanites), who wear dark, monochromatic outfits. When these two worlds first make contact, the magic and amazing feats of the one set fire to the pale mundanity of the other.

Old Town
5770 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy Kissimmee, FL 34746
(407) 396-4888
Old Town is a walking district containing a unique collection of shops, dining options, and family-friendly amusements.
If you speak to a car enthusiast about a visit to Central Florida, they'll most likely direct you to visit Old Town to see the weekly classic car cruises. The brick streets come alive for the Saturday Nite Cruise, where people line the sidewalks to admire the parade of pre-1975 hot rods, street rods, and antiques. Live music sets a tone for the cruise down memory lane with oldies bands appearing on Old Town's main stage.
In addition, Friday nights are home to the All American Muscle Car Cruise featuring show-quality American "muscle cars" and classics from 1988 and older.
But the cruises aren't the only fun found here, as any day of the week is sure to please as you explore this slice of Americana, go-karts, a haunted house, themed restaurants, an arcade and a mix of shopping that is sure to deliver a variety of souvenirs to take back home.
Looking for nightlife? Check out Sun on the Beach or Blue Max Tavern, where friendly bartenders and fun music await.
In addition to the weekly cruises, Old Town also hosts a variety of themed, seasonal events throughout the year, celebrating the music of a bygone decade, holidays, Corvettes and much more!

9067 International Dr. Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 351-8800
WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 35,000 square feet of "edutainment". The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.
This once top-secret laboratory was located in the Bermuda triangle. An experiment went awry lifted the laboratory carrying it to International Drive in Orlando, Florida where it landed upside down. Luckily all of the exhibits remained intact and available for guests to explore.

14501 S Orange Blossom Trl Orlando, FL 32837
(407) 855-5496
Gatorland provides affordable family fun while showcasing thousands of alligators and crocodiles including four extremely rare leucistic "white" alligators. The free-flight aviary, petting zoo, one of a kind animal shows, natural alligator breeding marsh, and the "thrilling" Screamin' Gator Zip Line will ensure your day will be filled with Fun, Smiles and Special Memories!

1494 E Buena Vista Dr. Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
(407) 938-7467
Enjoy the eclectic modern-retro menu choices at the Splitsville Dining Room, an indoor-outdoor restaurant in Downtown Disney Area at Walt Disney World

I-Drive 360
8445 International Dr. Orlando, FL 32819
Welcome to I-Drive 360, Orlando's new $250 million entertainment destination and home to The Orlando Eye. Located in the heart of Orlando's popular International Drive, the Orlando Eye's 400-foot iconic observation wheel is the centerpiece of this metro-chic themed complex featuring a dynamic blend of attractions, restaurants, clubs, and shops. Joining the Orlando Eye as part of I-Drive 360's unique line-up of attractions are world-famous Madame Tussaud's, SEA LIFE Aquarium and Skeletons: Animals Unveiled!. These attractions offer guests great entertainment with maximum flexibility, complementing Orlando's legendary full-day theme parks. An equally unique line-up of restaurants features a variety of flavorful experiences and dining options from full service to fast casual and quick service. Popular brand restaurants including Outback Steakhouse, Carrabbas' Italian Grill, Yard House, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Shake Shack are joined by unique establishments such as Tapa Toro, Naru, Paramount Fine Foods and Sugar Factory. High energy entertainment is on tap at Tin Roof and Cowgirls Rockbar featuring Orlando's only mechanical bull. Visitors looking to chill out following an intense day of shopping or theme-park hopping can park for free in I-Drive 360's massive seven-story covered parking structure and in minutes find themselves sitting in an open-air courtyard featuring a $1.5 million dollar water show set to music and color-changing lights, enjoying their favorite refreshment. Fun, variety, fun, dining, fun, entertainment, fun, flexible, fun, convenient. Did we say we were fun?!

Disney Springs
1486 Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830
Discover an eclectic mix of unique shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants and lively entertainment at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL.