41 Spectacular Things to Do in Orlando for Adults

Today I have a real treat for you— we are going over everything you need to know about the many fun things to do in Orlando for adults.

You may not know it, but the Orlando area has some pretty amazing activities to discover for grown-ups.

I thought I’d challenge you to get out of your comfort zone yet again and discover unique things to do in Orlando besides Disney World and Universal Orlando.

No, I didn’t want to give you the same ole touristy restaurants or attractions. I really wanted to dig deep and find some cool local spots that offer high, thrilling adventures.

These exciting experiences can be done solo or with friends!

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Listen Podcast Episode 66 Below on Things to Do in Orlando for Adults

Things to Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

Thanks for listening to the podcast episode, now let’s quickly go through some unique things to do in Orlando.

Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando with high rise building and white swans floating.

Entertainment and Nightlife

  • Have fun at one of Orlando’s best entertainment complexes filled with museums, rides, shopping, and dining at the Orlando ICON Park
  • Visit the underrated Old Town Kissimmee that’s filled with the classic Florida appeal and lots of shops and eateries to choose from
  • Go on a galaxy adventure on the beautiful coast of Florida at Kennedy Space Center
  • Discover the mind-blowing displays at Ripley’s Believe It or Not
  • Take your driving skills over to International Drive and be a racecar driver at the K1 Speed
  • Have a drink, eat great food, and dance the night away in freezing temps at the Orlando ICEBAR
  • Enjoy the night out with friends and pub hop in Downtown Orlando
  • Hangout in Downtown Winter Park on Friday and Saturday evenings for the best restaurants, drinks, and vibe that Orlando has to offer
  • Vault 5421 own secret dining location hidden behind an unassuming comic book store that’s filled with adult elixirs and concoctions to heal your soul
Kennedy Space Center Memorial Fountain
Kennedy Space Center Memorial Fountain

Adventures and Thrills

  • Join the physical and psychological quest where you have to solve a series of puzzles in order to complete the mission of the game at  The Escape Game Orlando
  • Go on an obstacle course of 97 aerial games for all ages and abilities at the Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park
  • Take  a flight over Disney in a Hot Air Balloon at Orlando Balloon Rides
  • Fly high on a 1,200-foot long adventure on the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line at Gatorland
  • Get out of your comfort zone and experience the Jump Florida Sky Diving attraction
  • Go on a high-thrill watery adventure with Jet Ski of Orlando

Parks and Other Outdoorsy Things

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Shows and Concerts


Mall at Millenia Christmas Tree
Christmas tree love from the Mall at Millenia

Tours and Classes

  • Learn the best way to make your favorite cocktail at The Courtesy (classes on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month and they fill up fast)
  • Get your legs ready as you pedal your way throughout different bars in Downtown Sanford with Limo Cycle Tours
  • Go on your own brewery tour with Orlando Ale Line
  • Dine at central Florida’s best restaurant with Orlando Food Tours (food and drinks included)
  • Go on a free wine tour tasting the best that Florida has to offer at Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards
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Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are so many fun and unique things to do in Orlando for adults. On your next solo theme park trip, be sure to try at least one of these adventures and let us know how it went.

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