8 Outdoor Things to Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

With Summer quickly approaching, and theme park lines growing longer and longer, it can be hard to find other outdoor activities in Orlando to keep you entertained. We’ve created a list of all the outdoor things to do in Orlando besides theme parks, check it out! 


Outdoor mini-golf courses are fun for the whole family! Orlando has many outdoor mini-golf courses for you to enjoy, and all with different themes. From Safaris to Congo Rivers, there are so many options to enjoy your 18-hole run. 

Kennedy Space Center

Only an hour’s drive from Disney, the Kennedy Space Center is an awesome place to explore! The visitor center offers daily tours of the center itself, as well as to the launch pads. Be sure to check the schedule before you go to see if you could catch a launch! The Space Center offers outdoor viewing areas to watch them take off at a safe distance. 

Lake Eola Park

Take a stroll around Downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park! Lake Eola often has outdoor activities such as farmers’ markets and outdoor concerts for everyone to enjoy. There is also a paved sidewalk around the entirety of the lake for you to enjoy the fresh air. The best part of all this: it’s totally free! 

Orlando Premium Outlets

Craving a shopping spree? Want to get some of the best deals on your favorite brands? Check out Orlando Premium Outlets, an outlet mall that’s all outdoors! Enjoy the fresh air while you shop, dine and relax. The outlets are only a short drive from all theme parks, so you can enjoy them whenever you want. 

Balloon Rides

Want to see what Orlando looks like from above, while still feeling the wind in your face? Check out one of Orlando’s many balloon ride locations! Drift through the sky with friends and family as you take in the sights of Disney parks, Universal Studios and so much more! 

Winter Park Farmers’ Market

Looking for other farmer’s markets in Orlando? Winter Park has one of the best. From food to plants, to the perfect gifts, the market is always stocked with so many unique things! Plus, while you’re there, you can learn about the history of the farmer’s market, which has been there since 1979!  

Boxi Park Lake Nona

One of Orlando’s newest additions: Boxi Park Lake Nona! Boxi Park is a set of train cars that are refurbished into restaurants, seating, and even a stage at Boxi Park. Boxi Park offers lots of great food and beverage vendors, as well as live music and volleyball courts! Enjoy the day outside while relaxing with family and friends.

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

The best of them all: OTT! Climb, leap and soar through the trees at Orlando’s #1 zipline and ropes course while you enjoy the outside air. In the heart of Orlando’s busiest area, Orlando Tree Trek is an awesome outdoor activity for anyone to enjoy. Be sure to check out our website for more information, and book your tickets! 

Give us a call at 407-390-9999 or visit our website here to book your tree-to-tree adventure climb today!

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