There are plenty of fun things to do in Orlando Florida with kids. Just ask any parents who have ever taken their kids on vacation to Disney World.
Many people think Orlando has nothing to do outside of theme parks. Well, to those people, we’d like to say you are sadly mistaken. We have put together a long list of some less-visited attractions in Orlando (and some of the most popular) in order for you to gauge whether or not your children would enjoy this city.
By the time you have finished reading this, you will know exactly what to do in Orlando Florida with the kids and hopefully find a few things you can get excited about, as well.
22 Fun Things to do in Orlando Florida with Kids
Don’t know what to do in Orlando Florida with your family? Lucky for you, the “Theme Park Capital of the World” happens to be a perfect vacation spot with the kids.
There are countless places to take kids of all ages, so, without further ado, here are our the most fun things to do in Orlando Florida with kids:
1.Take Bahamas day trips by plane
Located on Pig Island (Big Major Cay) in the Exuma Cays of the Bahamas is one of the world’s hottest tourist spots today.
In 2018 alone, over 6.6 million tourists came to see these famous pigs. Now is your chance to follow suit and see what all the hype is about.
Our tours will take off early in the morning and show you all there is to see while letting you create your own itinerary. We are only your chauffeurs for the day. Then, we will have you back to Florida by dinner time.
Hop on one of our swimming pig tours to Pig Beach to spend a day treading water with these cuddly Exuma pigs in the Bahamas. Bahamas Air Tours offers Swimming Pig day trips from Florida by Plane.
2. Jump into Orlando’s Legoland
Legoland is known as one of the best children’s activities to do in Orlando Florida. Let your children expand their creativity and give them a world of ideas. . . literally!
3. Get educated at Kennedy Space Center
If you or your children are into space and the race to the moon, the Kennedy Space Station is certainly one of the most interesting things to do in Orlando Florida with kids. Educate your little ones about one of America’s proudest achievements.
4. Feel the thrills at Universal Studios
If Universal isn’t on your itinerary, it should be. It is one of the most classic things to do in Orlando Florida with kids and they will love the experience — especially if they are into roller coasters.
5. Live a fairytale at Disney’s Magic Kingdom (Disney World)
It is Disney World. . . what more is there to say?
6. Explore under the sea at Orlando’s SEA LIFE Aquarium
Take your kids to SEA LIFE Aquarium and let them explore the world under the Oceans. This will be as educating as it is fun for the kids.
7. Zipline over Gators at Gatorland
If you have never been ziplining and your kids are particularly brave, this is definitely one of the most thrilling things to do in Orlando Florida with kids.
8. Take a free ride around the city with SunRail
Calling all parents with kids who love trains — this is the perfect things to do with your kids in Orlando!
9. Learn the ropes at Orlando Circus School
Imagine taking home skills for the circus — wouldn’t that be one of the best activities to do in Orlando Florida that you have ever done with your kids on vacation?
10. Laugh at Standup acts of SAK Comedy Club
Introduce your children to worlds of laughs at this family-friendly stand up comedy club, one of the most entertaining things to do in Orlando Florida with kids.
11. Be amazed at Outta Control Magic Family Dinner Show
This is another great spot for children-age-appropriate laughs and a great dinner. Arrive at least fifteen minutes early.
12. Go camping in luxury at Makinson Island
This isn’t your traditional camping. Take an excursion out to a calmer side of Florida with this catered camping experience. The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek provides all gear and things necessary for family fun activities and things to do in Orlando Florida with kids.
13. Check out an outdoor movie at Popcorn Flicks at the Park
Once a month, at EnZian, there is a movie screened outside. Pack a picnic and have a laid back evening with the whole family. If you need a bit of a break from parenting, this is certainly one of the more relaxing things to do in Orlando Florida with kids.
14. Get whacky at the Great Magic Hall
Roam through all the rooms of the Great Magic Hall in complete awe. The kids will love what they witness here.
15. Paddle Lake Eola on a swan boat
This is a great one if the kids are full of energy. Nothing knocks them out better than a good swan boat workout. Plus, Lake Eola is so beautiful — especially in the springtime.
16. Race around the go-kart track at Fun Spot
This one will get the kids riled up. Who doesn’t love to go fast? This is the best go-kart track and one of the best things to do in Orlando Florida with kids.
17. Have fun at Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Everyone read the Ripley’s Believe It or Not books as kids and were amazed at the feats and natural gifts humans around the world have accomplished. Now, you get the chance to give your kids the real deal. It is easily one of the most fun things to do in Orlando with kids.
18. Feel what it is like to fly at iFly
Give your kids superpowers at iFly and make them feel like they are flying! This is a simulated indoor skydive and is fun for people of all ages. Young children might be afraid or confused.
19. Taste test at the World of Chocolate museum
Do the kids need a sugar rush? Do they need a sugar detox? Either way, there is a lot of interest in Chocolate here.
20. Take silly family photos at Madame Tussauds
Let your kids meet famous celebrities almost in-person! Madame Tussauds’ are popular all over the world and certainly one of the most recognizable things to do in Orlando Florida with kids.
21. Jump into a Blue Man Group performance
Children and adults alike love this bright and colorful performance of the arts. These guys are a must-see while in Orlando.
22. Get catapulted at The Slingshot
So you have felt what simulated flight feels like. Think the kids are ready for the real thing?
Book your Florida to Swimming Pigs Day Tour Today!
As you can see, there are plenty of things to do in Orlando Florida with kids and this list is only the start of it. However, our favorite still is a Bahamas day trips by plane on one of our highly rated Exuma day trips.
On any of the Exumas trips, such as our Staniel Cay day trips, we will take you around to a plethora of the Bahamas best attractions and not just swimming with pigs Bahamas.
Among the destinations we will take you on any day trip to Bahamas vacation with Bahamas Air Tours is: swimming with sharks at Compass Cay, exotic iguana hikes at Bitter Guana Cay, to the natural set of a James Bond movie, and to some of the most beautiful white sand sandbars you will ever encounter.
We are sure you will love our flights to Bahamas aboard our private aircraft and the travel time from Florida to Bahamas is shorter than the travel time between Orlando and Miami. So, what are you waiting for? Book our one day cruise to Bahamas today!
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