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Different Attractions 

 
ORLANDO BALLON RIDES

  Telephone: (407) 239-7677

Website:

www.Orangeblossomballoons.com

 Typically a 6am start is required with this one, but this is definitely worth hauling yourself out of bed! You get to help with all the pre-flight preparations and will watch amazed as these giant clouds of brightly colored fabric come to life. After a final 'top up' of hot air from the gas burners, it's time to hop into the basket and up you go! It's gradual; it's graceful and very smooth. If you're celebrating a birthday, an anniversary or even want to take your vows in the basket, something special can be arranged. You'll float over the attractions area for an hour and the views are truly tremendous on this very peaceful prelude to another busy Orlando day. You return to earth with a gentle bump and after packing away the canopy it's time for a champagne toast and a full breakfast. The whole experience is around 3 hours so you still have the whole day ahead of you.   
    
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Sky Venture
 
Telephone: (407) 903 1150
 
Website:
www.Skyventureorlando.com
  Here's something really different! Sky Venture offers the fun, exhilaration, and excitement of skydiving without having to jump out of a perfectly good airplane! No plane, no parachute either, just the amazing feeling of flying with no strings attached. After receiving a flight briefing and safety instructions, flyers are equipped with a jump suit, goggles, and helmet. The action takes place in a vertical wind tunnel, with 5 fans on the top that draw the air upward and essentially hold you suspended. Subtle body movements can be used to fly up and down and round and round. It's very exhilarating, and if nothing else, will get rid of a few cobwebs! The initial session lasts about an hour depending on numbers in the class and each pupil gets two flights of approximately one minute duration. 
    
Wonderworks

Telephone: (407)351-8800

Website:www.wonderworksonline.com

 This museum bills itself as the museum "where science has gone crazy." While not as cerebral as some other area attractions, such as the Orlando Science Center, this attraction will amuse both children and adults and they can pick up some quirky scientific information along the way. This bright place offers more than 100 hands-on exhibits, including: the Bridge of Fire walk-through, simulating the power of 250,000 watts of electricity; a Mystery Lab, in which water flows up, against the force of that pesky gravity; and the Earthquake Experience simulation room.  
    
    
karyn smith Ripleys Believe It or Not

Telephone:407-345-8010

Website:http://www.ripleys.com/

 Ripley's operates 27 oddity museums worldwide, and the experience of visiting one is a bit like devouring a pint of ice cream; you know it's not really good for you, but boy is it fun. The Orlando collection is housed in a Bavarian-style building, deliberately disproportioned to look like part of it has disappeared into one of Florida's infamous sinkholes. Inside, you'll find such oddities as a statue of a 1,069-pound man, torture devices from the Spanish Inquisition and a replica of a 1907 Rolls Royce built from more than a million matchsticks.  
    
karyn smith Daytona International Speedway
Location: 1801 W.International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL
 
Telephone: (386) 947-6530
 Race fans enjoying a day at Daytona Beach need to make a pit stop at the world famous Daytona International Speedway, home of Daytona USA the official attraction of NASCAR. Even if you miss the big race there's lots to do. Take part in the excellent 16 second Pit Stop challenge (hey it looks easy on TV) and take time to wander through the many informative and interactive exhibits. The giant screen presentation of the Daytona 500 is loud and much larger than life as is NASCAR 3D – The Imax experience. Daytona Dream Laps is an exciting motion simulator ride based on NASCAR's premier race, while the Technology of Speed takes you under the sheet metal for a look at the inner workings of a real race car. If you have the time before hitting the beach take the 1/2-hour tour of the track - the angle of the high-banked curves is amazing!  
    
karyn smith Fantasy of Flight
Location: 1400 Broadway Blvd East, Polk City, FL
 33868 (Exit 44 I-4)
 
Telephone: (863) 984-3500
 Driving towards Tampa on I-4 travelers suddenly come across a DC3 aircraft upended at the side of the highway. Welcome to Fantasy Of Flight (or not in that particular instance). This deliberately eye-catching display is just a taste of what you'll see at this very popular aviation museum. There's much to learn about those magnificent men and their flying machines and the history of flight, amongst the worlds largest privately owned collection of vintage planes. The World War II display is especially good and includes a rare example of a Mark XVI Spitfire and one of the last operational flying boats. Guests in need of a bit of combat can climb into flight simulators and after a preflight 'briefing' go head to head with the Japanese airforce over the pacific! After admiring the 30 or so vintage aircraft on display you might want to try a tethered hot air balloon ride which affords visitors a birds-eye view of their surroundings.  
    

Buena Vista Watersports

Location:On Lake Bryan On State Road 535 1/4 mile south of I-4 Exit 68

Call Us At: 1.407.239.6939 
E-mail Us At: 
BVwatersports

 Buena Vista Watersports is a privately owned recreational watersports facility located on Lake Bryan, in the Lake Buena Vista area of Orlando. This tropical playground offers glistening waters on a secluded, natural spring fed lake, with white sandy beaches, lush tropical foliage, surrounded by cypress trees.  
    
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Green Meadows Petting Farm

Location:1368 South Poinciana Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34746

Tel:(407) 846-0770
www.greenmeadowsfarm.com

  Green Meadows Petting Farm offers an ideal country setting that you and your family can enjoy. Our petting farm is perfect for folks who live in Florida, or for those of you who are vacationing in the Kissimmee area. The whole family will have a chance to enjoy the quiet country setting with more than 300 farm animals to touch and see. Visit us for a truly educational and fun experience.

Tours begin continuously between: 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Farm open until 5:30 p.m.

 
    









Th
e Great Florida Bird Trail

Mark Kiser
Great Florida Birding Trail Manager
620 S. Meridian Street, 5B4
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600

e-mail:   mark.kiser@MyFWC.com * 
phone:   (850) 488-9478
fax:       (850) 488-3940

  The Great Florida Birding Trail (GFBT) is a collection of 445 sites throughout Florida selected for their excellent birdwatching or bird education opportunities. This 2000-mile, self-guided highway trail is designed to conserve and enhance Florida's bird habitat by promoting birdwatching activities, conservation education and economic opportunity

he Great Florida Birding Trail is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This 2000-mile, self-guided highway trail unifies a total of 445 birding sites throughout Florida. Modeled after the successful Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, this ambitious project features detailed guide booklets and special highway signs identifying Birding Trail sites. Free guide booklets contain site descriptions, directions, and maps showcasing the wonderful birding opportunities in Florida. Each Birding Trail section consists of a series of clusters, with each cluster containing 1-15 sites highlighting communities and special ecosystems like the Lake Wales Ridge

 










Scenic/Eco & Nature

Tours

Phone lines are open from 8am to 8pm daily for information or to make a reservation for fishing charters or scenic/eco nature tours call 800-244-9105.

The boat in Kissimmee is located at:
Big Toho Marina
101 Lakeshore Blvd.
Kissimmee, Fl 34741

  Take a tour with us, let us show you the real Florida the one that our captains know about and few others seldom see. You will get lost in an earlier time, where wildlife, tropical plants and trees, and the water's edge remain pristine and inviting just as they were when Chief Osceola of the Seminole Indians hunted and fished here long ago.

Bring your camera and perhaps catch a picture of a Bald Eagle or an Osprey as it swoops down to pick up a fish on the surface of the water. Watch the Gators as they bow up on the surface of the water as if to say, "stay away, this is my territory". But not to worry! Gators don't eat boats - or captains. 

 
    


The Revolution

We are located at:

4000 State Road 33,Clermont,

Florida, 34714 USA.

Phone:(00) 1 352 400 1322

http://www.revolutionoffroad.com/

 The Revolution Experience package will give you the adrenalin rush of a lifetime, with high quality, exhilarating drives, over a whole range of different terrains in controlled conditions and all at the most competitive prices.  
    
Scuba Diving

Phone: (407) 933-5090
Fax: (407) 933-0921

Email: KissPro@aol.com

Kissimmee Dive Center
406 East Vine Street
(Hig
hway 192)

Kissimmee, Florida 34744

 Kissimmee Dive Center  has been servicing the Central Florida area for over 20 years.  We specialize in bringing you the ultimate scuba diving experience. Whether you're a beginner who needs scuba lessons or you're an advanced diver in need of new dive equipment. Kissimmee Dive Center has the scuba and snorkel solution you're searching for 
    
Wallaby Ranch
Malcolm Jones
1805 Deen Still Road
Davenport, FL  33897
1-800-WALLABY
+1 (863) 424-0070
fly@wallaby.com
  The First Fulltime Aerotow Hang Gliding Flight Park in the World! Open Seven Days a Week since 1991. Wallaby Ranch offers year-round discovery tandem hang gliding flights and hang gliding instruction outside Orlando in sunny Central Florida. We use the latest tandem aerotowing techniques to provide the safest, most enjoyable hang gliding experience possible. Wallaby Ranch offers a truly unique atmosphere for visitors, students, pilots and their families and friends from around the world.  
    
Camp Office at Summerland House:

1325 Stevens Street
P.O. Box 319
Cassadaga, FL 32706
(386) 228-3171
info@cassadaga.org

  
Established as a Spiritualist community in 1894, the Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association™ consists of approximately 57 acres with 55 residences. Those who reside here have chosen to share in a community of like-minded people where they can live, worship and work in harmony with their beliefs. About 25 of the Camp’s residents are mediums who offer counseling from their homes.Although residents may own their homes within the Camp grounds, the church retains ownership of the land. And, though the word "Camp" appears in it's name, there are actually no camping facilities available. "Camp meeting" is an antiquated term for annual gatherings of religious groups.
 
    











Bass Fishing

A #1 Bass Guide Service Meets at Lake Toho, Big Toho Marina, 352-394-3660800-707-5463,

  A #1 Bass Guide Service Meets at Lake Toho, Big Toho Marina, 352-394-3660,800-707-5463Enjoy half day charters, full night charters, and pro-rigged bass boats with all equipment provided with this professional guide company that offers bass fishing at its finest using artificial or live bait. Transportation is available when needed 
    
Lake Eola Sunday Market
When: Sundays : 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Downtown Orlando

1 N. Rosalind Ave. 

321-689-2798

  Lake Eola Park is situated right in the center of downtown Orlando, and features a walking path, amphitheater, restrooms, playground, swan boats, Eric's on Eola restaurant. benches, a gazebo and a fountain that looks like the one from "Married with Children." Locals flock to the park to walk their dogs, have picnics, play sports, feed the turtles and birds or just hang out. The park is home to several local festivals and events, including the weekly Farmers Market.A pet-friendly, weekly farmers' market with crafts, food, jewelry, plants, produce vendors and occasional live entertainment. 
    
Florida Eco-Safaris at Forever Florida

floridaecosafaris.com

 407-957-9794

  
Opened the first and only Zipline experience in Florida last  January. The new Zipline Safari takes guests on a treetop nature tour reaching heights of 55 feet (16.8 meters) and speeds up to 20 mph (32.2 kph). Tickets for the Zipline Safari are $85 for adults and $75 for children ages 12 and under who meet the minimum weight requirement of 70 pounds (31.8 kilograms).
enter, kids can have fun with the colorful toys.
 
    

Big Tree Park

407 665 2001

  This park is located on the beautifully shaded General Hutchinson Parkway between U.S. 17-92 and State Road 427 north of Longwood. The park is a step back into time. You will see natural vegetation and marsh lands as you make your way on the boardwalk to "The Senator", the park's main attraction a 3,500 year old Bald Cypress. This property was donated to Seminole County by Senator M.O. Overstreet and dedicated by President Calvin Coolidge in 1929.11 acres
New Year's Eve.). Questions about this park can be forwarded to 407-665-2001.
Picnic tables and restroom facilities are available in the front of the park. This is an 11 acre park that is open from 8:00 a.m. to sunset seven days a week 363 days a year. The park hours are 8:00 a.m. to sunset seven days a week 363 days a year. (Note:Parks Close at 5pm on the day before Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve.)The park is closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
 

 
 Machine Gun America
  • 5825 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy.
  • Kissimmee, FL 34746
  • Region: Osceola County
  • Phone: 407-278-1800
   
    
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