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Things to do in Orlando:
Orange County Regional History Center:
in the heart of downtown Orlando, the History Center
offers three floors of dynamic permanent exhibits ex-
ploring 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The fun
continues with limited-run and nationally important
exhibitions scheduled throughout the year.
65 East
Central Blvd. • Orlando, FL 32801;
Orlando Science Center:
The Science Center encour-
ages learning in a fun way. With four floors of exhibits, giant
screen movies and engaging live programming, the Science
Center is the perfect family destination.
777 E. Princeton St. • Orlando, FL 32803;
Bok Tower Gardens:
Nearly 50 acres of gardens
designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. surround Pinewood
Estate, a 20-room, Mediterranean-style 1930s winter retreat,
and the 205-foot art deco and neo-Gothic Singing Tower. The
pink marble and coquina stone architectural treasure houses
one of the world’s finest carillons. Located about 30 minutes
from Orlando, Bok Tower Gardens is one of Florida’s first at-
tractions and best kept secrets. Voted Florida’s “Best Garden,”
it is a National Historic Landmark.
Orlando Theme Parks:
You will find the world’s top
theme parks in Orlando. From the classic Magic Kingdom®
Park at Walt Disney World® to The Wizarding World of Harry
at Universal Orlando® Resort, there’s a world for
everyone. Don’t forget SeaWorld® Orlando or LEGOLAND®
Florida, one of Orlando’s newest theme parks. And with
multiple new projects on the horizon, even the most die-hard
visitors to Orlando theme parks will always find new ways to
create lasting memories.
With more than 170 golf courses, over 20 golf acad-
emies and some of the world’s most prestigious tournaments,
Orlando is a golfer’s paradise. In addition to being home to
more pro golfers than any other city in the world, Orlando
was voted the “North American Golf Destination of the Year”
by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators in
2010. And with stunning courses designed by the likes of
Nicklaus, Dye, and Fazio, Orlando offers visitors an exclusive
golfing experience not found anywhere else.
Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral:
45 minutes from Orlando, tours are offered of NASA’s launch
headquarters, located on a huge island wildlife refuge eight
times the size of Manhattan. Includes the Shuttle Launch
Experience, two IMAX films, all shows and exhibits, plus the
Astronaut Hall of Fame.
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