Things To Do In...OrlandoThursday, March 15, 2007 | 2:00 PM
Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers tours of behind-the-scenes areas with views of space shuttle facilities and launch pads. Meet a real astronaut every day and see Space Station 3D in the world’s largest twin IMAX theater. The Astronaut Hall of Fame features the world’s largest collection of astronaut memorabilia, displays, exhibits, hands-on activities and simulators. Train for the rigors of space flight and prepare for your own mission aboard a full-scale shuttle mock-up during the new Astronaut Training Experience.
Lose a limb in Orlando … at Gatorland! Gatorland is home to thousands of alligators and crocodiles, some of which have appeared in movies, television shows and commercials. The 57-year-old park combines a petting zoo, bird sanctuary, mini-water park, eco-tour and action-packed outdoor entertainment, including daily alligator wrestlin’ shows.
Visiting Disney World is a must for everyone. What more can be said? If you haven’t been there, check it out.
From two great theme parks to unbelievable nightlife and entertainment, Universal has it all.
Ripley’s Orlando Odditorium
Ripley’s is home to a fantastic collection of the world's strangest oddities, and you can see them here 365 days a year!
8201 International Drive
Orlando, Florida 32819
General Information: (407) 363-4418
Orlando Watersports Complex
Want to learn to water ski? You’ve come to the right place. Per their website: The Orlando Watersports Complex is a unique watersports park designed for wakeboarding, wakeskating and waterskiing. Only 7 years old, OWC has quickly become the premiere locale for riders of all levels. From beginning riders just wanting to try the sport for recreation, to the professional wakeboarders and skiiers from all over the world, OWC caters to all.
Like shooting hoops? Like eating? NBA City is for you!
800-237-3889 or 407-939-0130
See what RC is so infatuated with! Richard Petty Driving Experience takes motorsports fans out of the grandstands and puts them behind the wheel of a stock car. Ride-and-drive programs on the 1-mile (1.6-kilometer), tri-oval Walt Disney World Speedway and 2.5-mile (4-kilometer) Daytona International Speedway are available.
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