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Most Worthwhile Day Trips to Make During Your Orlando Vacation

Posted by Sharon Harley on Sep 6, 2016 11:00:00 AM

botanicalgarden.jpegWhen you are making plans to visit Orlando consider renting a property loaded with the amenities that will satisfy your family or business needs. With luxury accommodations and amenities like concierge services you get the advantages of a hotel but the comfort of your own space in a house.


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When you are looking for adventures and day trips consider these options in the Orlando area:


Disney VIP Tours – World class VIP tours give you and your family private tour guides who will stay with you throughout the day ushering you from rides to events on the Disney grounds. You will experience Disney without ever having to look down at a map. The tour guides will be available to your whole group and help with meeting characters, getting to character meals, and using express pass to bypass the long lines on rides.


Kennedy Space Center – Start out with a personalized tour that includes exhibits, artifacts and stories about astronauts and their trips into space. There is a space capsule you can climb into and explore. You and your guests can also view the Saturn V rocket. After touring the center and touching the moon rock, you will find a comfortable IMAX theater to watch 3D documentaries on space. When your group gets hungry they can enjoy lunch with an astronaut who will share personal stories of their adventures.


Mount Dora – The town of Mount Dora is an antique hunters dream. This cozy lakefront town offers up art galleries, restaurants, and an extraordinary weekend attraction called the Renninger’s Flea Market. This and the local Farmer’s market make this destination one of the best for antique shoppers and art collectors.


The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art – Set up a private tour of the gallery and get an up close look at the largest collection of works by Louis Tiffany. The display of leaded-glass windows, lamps and art glass is unforgettable. There are ten ongoing exhibits and numerous visiting exhibits throughout the year to view.


The Harry P. Leu Gardens – Fifty acres of botanical gardens offer up 29 different plant collections including azaleas, roses, and flowering and fruit trees. Everywhere you turn there is something new and beautiful to see at the gardens. You can set up a private tour, walk the garden or attend one of their annual events.


Professional Stunt Driving School – The Bobby Ore Motorsports driving school offers a two day class that teaches the techniques that stunt drivers use to wow audiences. The driving school trains military and law enforcement in tactical driving as well as stunt drivers on the ins and outs of TV and movie stunt driving. This is your chance to get behind the wheel and try your hand at specialized tactical driving.


Chocolate Kingdom – This incredible factory is all about chocolate. They offer up factory tours where you and your family can watch how chocolate starts at the bean and turns into that creamy goodness you love. The tours are interactive so everyone gets a chance to taste a variety of chocolates. If you are looking for a more personal event, they also offer a chocolate making experience, and a chocolate and wine paring experience for the adults in your party.


Orlando Golf Courses – Golf is a popular game in the Orlando area and because of this there are some spectacular golf courses in the area that cater to the novice and the expert golfer. These are the top five golf courses in the area:


Your Orlando vacation will be an adventure with any of these day trips while you are staying at your luxury rental property. Take a break from the pool and pool side service to travel out and experience other parts of Florida that are just a short trip from Orlando.



Topics: family vacations, orlando vacation, Orlando attractions

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