Orlando Things to do

Welcome to Orlando! We look forward to showing you our 'city beautiful'. The following is a listing for food, sights, and shopping in and around Orlando. It is not by any means all-inclusive. If you are looking for something that you do not see here, please feel free to call us and we will be delighted to help you!


Restaurants near the facility


LUMA on Park

290 South Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
+1 (407) 599-4111
www.lumaonpark.com
Showcasing progressive American cuisine, daily menu updates and one of the most extensive wine lists in central Florida, Luma on Park is the ultimate destination for fine wine and cuisine on Winter Park’s famed Park Avenue.   Whether you are looking for a delicate bite, or a multi-course feast, Luma offers unparalleled flavor in engaging surroundings.

Mitchell’s Fish Market

460 North Orlando Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
+1 (407) 339-3474
www.mitchellsfishmarket.com
This unique seafood restaurant is absolutely, positively obsessed with freshness.  The menu is ever changing with 80 seafood choices, and it’s printed twice daily.  Enjoy delicious chef-driven dishes and tried-and-true seafood favorites.  For those non-seafood lovers in your party, Mitchell’s offer several wonderful ‘turf’ dishes sure to please.

Sam Snead’s Tavern

1801 Maitland Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32810
+1 (407) 662-8800
www.samsneadstavern.com
Sam Snead’s Tavern in Maitland offers a menu that has something for everyone.  Offering a wide selection of foods grilled with locally-cured oak, creating the most unique flavor around.  Choose from Certified Angus aged beef, fresh seafood, chops, ribs or chicken.  Be sure to top off your meal with one of Sam’s homemade desserts.  

Amura

54 West Church Street, #170, Orlando, FL 32801
+1 (407) 316-8500
www.amura.com
Amura is the place to go when you are in the mood for outstanding sushi.   Fresh ingredients, exclusive wine selections, relaxing ambience and friendly service have won Amura the votes from thousands of diners.    ZAGAT rated – Best Sushi in Orlando – three years in a row.



Restaurants on International Drive


There are so many restaurants to choose from, we have listed just a few of our favorites.

Cafe Tu Tu Tango

8625 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
1 (407) 248-2222
www.cafetututango.com
A multiethnic eatery resembling a wild artist's loft where a party is always in progress! Everything is served appetizer-style and meant to be shared. Entertainment nightly and artist performing on site.

Texas de Brazil

5259 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
+1 (407) 355-0355
www.texasdebrazil.com
Texas de Brazil is the steakhouse even vegetarians love!  Enjoy an exceptional dining experience featuring a gourmet salad area and continuous service of sizzling meats.   Indulge in the 50-60 item seasonal salad area including appetizers, soups and traditional side items.  Then feast on seasoned beef, pork, lamb, chicken and Brazilian sausage hand carved at your table. 

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

9101 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
(In Pointe Orlando)
+1 (407) 226-1600
www.cubalibrerestaurant.com
Be in Havana by dinnertime.   Enjoy the open-air setting, tropical ambiance, vintage décor and award-winning Latin cuisine at Cuba Libre.   You will also find a selection of over 70 runs and a broad base of Latin cocktails.  Be sure to try the mojios.

Funky Monkey Wine Company

9101 International Drive, Suite 1208, Orlando, FL 32819
+1 (407) 418-9463
www.funkymonkey.com
Funky Monkey Wine Company, a local independently owned and operated restaurant offer diners an eclectic, fusion-style with Asian-American influenced menu complete with delectable salads, unique appetizers, and entrees ranging from ostrich to hand rolled sushi to a raw bar including oysters, clams and mussels.  Funky Monkey provides over 100 wines by the bottle, 40 wines by the glass and don’t miss the famous saki martini.  (Second location: 912 N. Mills Avenue in downtown Orlando)


Restaurants near the Orlando International Airport


Bonefish Grill

5463 Gateway Village Circle, Orlando, FL 32812
+1 (407) 816-6355
www.bonefishgrill.com
Recently awarded "Best Seafood" and "Top Healthy Options" in the 2010 ZAGAT Survey of National Restaurants, the fresh fish experts at Bonefish Grill offer delicious market-fresh, nutrient-rich seafood options. From signature menu offerings, such as Grouper and Snake River Rainbow Trout, to a Skinny Rita-Tini cocktail from its "big-city bar", Bonefish Grill is making it possible for guests to eat well, live well and be well in 2011 simply by enjoying a dinner out with friends or family any night of the week.

Miller’s Ale House

6141 South Semoran Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32822
+1 (407) 856-7045
www.millersalehouse.com
Designed to attract a broad variety of customers, the Ale House menu focuses on Food quality, Freshness and Value. The menu offers delicious steaks, original pasta dishes, fresh seafood, healthy salads, robust sandwiches and homemade desserts, served within the comfortable social atmosphere of a neighborhood family tavern.


Local Attractions


Harry P. Leu Gardens

1920 North Forest Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803
+1 (407) 246-2620

Orlando Science Center

777 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803
+1 (407) 514-2000
www.osc.org

Orlando Museum of Art

2416 Mills Avenue. Orlando, FL 32803
+1 (407) 896-4231
www.omart.org

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center, SR405, Orsino FL 32899
+1 (866) 737-5235
www.kennedyspacecenter.com


Theme Parks


SeaWorld Adventure Park

7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
www.SeaWorldOrlando.com
+1 (407) 363-2613

Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark

5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 (888) 800-5447

Universal Studios Florida/ Islands of Adventure

1000 Universal Studios, Orlando, FL 32819
www.universalorlando.com
www.citywalk.com (universal at night)
+1 (407) 363-8000

Disney Theme Parks

www.disney.go.com


Beaches


Cocoa Beach

www.cocoabeach.com
Located an hour East of Orlando, Cocoa Beach has been called the 'quintessential beach town'. Open year-round, offering six miles of ocean beaches and warm southern waters, Cocoa Beach has something for everyone.

New Smyrna Beach

www.newsmyrnabeach.com
An hour North of Orlando, New Smyrna Beach offers a variety of safe, clean, environmentally-friendly recreational experiences. The beaches also are home to hundreds of fascinating plant and animal species. Visit May through October and you may catch a glimpse of the loggerhead sea turtle.

Daytona Beach

www.daytonabeach.com
A little over an hour North of Orlando, Daytona Beach offers breathtaking beauty and water related fun! At low tide, the beach is up to 500 feet wide. It's easy to see why our beaches are considered among the best in the world. Daytona is also a world-famous destination for race fans.



Golf


Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge

16301 Phil Ritson Way, Winter Garden, FL 34787
www.ocngolf.com
+1 (407) 656-2626
Ranked by Golf Magazine as a "Top Ten You Can Play" and ranked 4.5 stars by Golf Digest's "Best Places To Play". Two championship courses, a nine-hole short course, several on-site instruction schools and the largest driving range and practice facility in America.


Champions Gate Golf Club

1400 Masters Boulevard, Champions Gate, FL 33896
+1 (407) 787-4653
www.championsgategolf.com
Home to two unique 18-hole championship golf courses designed by architect and golfer, Greg Norman. Located just 10 minutes from Walt Disney World, ChampionsGate also plays host to the nationally televised Father/Son Challenge and remains in tournament-playing conditions year round.


Shopping


Altamonte Mall

451 East Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
+1 (407) 215-5100
www.altamontemall.com
One exit North of the facility, Altamonte Mall includes stores such as Barnes & Noble, Coach, JCPenny, Macy's and Dillard's.

The Mall at Millenia

4200 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839
+1 (407) 363-3555
www.mallatmillenia.com
The Mall at Millenia invites you to experience world-class shopping in Orlando. Louis Vitton, Jimmy Choo, Tiffany & Co, Nieman Marcus and Gucci are just a few of the 150+ stores.

Winter Park Village

480 North Orlando Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
www.shopwinterparkvillage.net
Stroll, shop, indulge and enjoy the freshing shopping experience among palm trees and oakshaded walkways.  Shops include Ann Taylor Loft,  Apples to Zinnias, Ulta, Coldwater Creek, Jos.A Bank and Learning Express Toys.


Designer Factory Outlets


Orlando Premium Outlets

8200 Vineland Avenue, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 (407) 238-7787
Stroll through the Mediterranean style village that offers a large collection of designer brands at great savings of 25% -65% . Featuring 150 stores, Burberry, Coach, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tommy Hilfiger and more.

Orlando Premium Outlets

4951 International Drive, Orlando , FL 32819
+1 (407) 352-9600
Exciting colelction of 180 outlets stores. Find impressive savings at Betsey Johnson, Coach, Micaehl Kors, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fith Ave, j. Crew, Victoria's Secret and more.

Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores

15675 South Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 (407) 238-301
www.lbvfs.com


Sports


Orlando Magic (NBA)

Amway Center
1400 West Church Street, Orlando, FL 32801
www.nba.com/magic/

Orlando Predators (AFL)

Amway Center
400 West Church Street, Orlando, FL 32801
www.orlandopredators.com

Orlando City (MLS)

618 E. South Street, Orlando, FL 32801
http://www.orlandocitysc.com

Spring Training Baseball

Florida is home to the Grapefruit League and every year in early spring, fans flock to the area to see thier favorite players up close and personal at the training camps and exhibition games. Fifteen major leagues teams make Florida thier home for the month of March.
www.floridagrapefruitleague.com

Teams in the Orlando Area

Atlanta Braves

Champion Stadium - ESPN Wild World of Sports Complex
700 Victory Way, Kissimmee, FL 43747
+1 (407) 939-GAME
www.espnwwos.com/atlantabraves

Houston Astros

Osceola County Stadium
631 Heritage Parkway, Kissimmee, FL 34744
+1 (321) 697-3200
www.springtrainginonline.com/teams/houston-astros.htm

    

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