5 things to do with kids in Central Florida this summer

Summer in Orlando isn’t just about theme parks! While those are undeniably exciting, sometimes you crave a different kind of family fun. This guide offers a variety of exciting activities that will keep your kids entertained. From chill adventures to heart-pounding thrills and puzzling challenges, we’ve got something for everyone. Here are a few of our kid-friendly favorites for the summer.

Wekiva Island

Wekiva Island is one of the best hidden gems in Central Florida. This eco-friendly destination is the perfect way to experience the magic of Florida’s natural springs. Cruise down the Wekiva River on a kayak or canoe or explore the lush surroundings on a stand-up paddleboard. This natural-spring-fed river offers incredible watersport options, plus a volleyball court, lawn games and a riverside bar to complete your experience. It’s a great place to soak up the sunshine and enjoy a relaxing day with your family. Click here to learn more.

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Another local favorite is the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. From giraffe feedings to up-close animal encounters, the Zoo is home to more than 350 animals. Not only can you get face-to-face with incredible creatures, but you can also explore lush botanical gardens showcasing Florida’s native beauty. Shaded boardwalks make for an easy and fun stroll around the Zoo. And don’t forget swimsuits for the kids – the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground is very popular in the summer. Click here to learn more.

Hollywood Drive-In Golf

Looking for some friendly family competition? Look no further than Hollywood Drive-In Golf at Universal Orlando CityWalk! This unique miniature golf experience features two exciting themed courses perfect for kids. Putt your way through spooky scenes on “The Haunting of Ghostly Greens” or encounter quirky aliens on “Invaders from Planet Putt.” Hollywood Drive-In Golf is cutting-edge with special effects and vibrant neon lighting, making it the perfect mini golf experience for an unforgettable night out in Orlando. Click here to learn more.

The Escape Game Orlando

Feeling like a challenge? Want to test your teamwork and problem-solving skills? The Escape Game Orlando will throw you into an incredible and immersive escape room experience packed with puzzles and challenges. The entire family will work together to unravel mysteries, decipher codes and crack the ultimate escape within 60 minutes. Choose from exciting themes like Prison Break or Mission: Mars. The Escape Game Orlando is a thrilling option for indoor family entertainment, especially on a hot summer day. Click here to learn more.

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

The ultimate adventure on this list is Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park. Thrill-seekers of all ages will enjoy this exciting rope adventure park, featuring two separate kids courses tailored to height and age.  Kids will be soaring through the air on exhilarating adventure park ziplines and conquering unique climbing elements on our obstacle course. Orlando Tree Trek is perfect for families looking for more exciting adventures in Florida. From climbing to tree-to-tree adventures, we’ve got it all. Your kids will be begging to come back for more!

This list is just a small taste of the exciting experiences you can enjoy this summer with kids! Take a break from the crowds and explore these kid-friendly attractions.

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