Orlando, Florida is the hub of some of the best theme parks across the world. It is also home to lots of attractions and unique experiences. From family-oriented dinner shows to adventurous zip-lines, the city offers a wide variety of incredible things to do besides theme parks. But don’t take us any wrong, we love Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World, and SeaWorld Orlando, but for the days when you want to see something more than the theme parks, here is a list of a few things that you as well as your whole family will surely love about Orlando. Plan your journey to this place via Virgin Airlines.
It is the Orlando Eye and the tallest observational wheel across the East Coast of North America. See the mesmerizing Orlando, from 400-feet enjoying in the air within one of the thirty exclusive capsules on The Orlando Eye. Each of the capsules is air-conditioned for the comfort of the guests and carries up to 15 people on an unforgettable experience of 30 minutes.
There’s no better way to take your initial bearings in the city than visiting the newest icon of Florida, the Orlando Eye. It was inaugurated in April’15. This 400-foot Eye is considered as the highest observation wheel situated on the East Coast, having its 30 air-conditioned capsules that are showcasing outstanding views over the Orlando city and a big slice of Central Florida further.
You can schedule your ride for just prior to sunset, after that grab dinner and celebratory drinks at I-Drive 360 (8445 International Dr). This $250 million entertainment complex lies at the foot of the wheel, including Shake Shack, Madame Tussauds, and must-watch venue of live music, Tin Roof.
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About an hour of drive from downtown of Orlando, The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex hosts guests, the opportunity to vicariously become a part of the mysterious life of an astronaut. With the help of advanced interactive exhibits and extraordinary effects involving Star Wars-style holograms and augmented reality, you’ll catch a real sense of how space life feels like.
The various highlights include the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame(humbling and fascinating in equal measures), the Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit (the popular craft hangs from the ceiling by itself in all of its mid-flight splendor) and the Experience of Shuttle Launch, which is capable of almost everything you’d want there, except exiting the Earth. Reach here via Virgin Airline.
Treat your taste-buds to a delicious meal at one of the premium Pan-Asian restaurants in the whole country. It was opened in September 2015. It is the signature formation from Iron Chef of TV, Masaharu Morimoto. This remarkable two-level space is one of the top reservations in town. You can grab a martini coming to the cocktail lounge or out at the energetic terrace prior to requesting a table right next to the kitchen of the exhibition.
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