When people hear of Orlando, they often think about family fun and attractions geared towards children. However, there are also many engaging Orlando attractions for adults to take part in.
Whether you are interested in shopping, exploring or getting your heart racing, there is something for everyone. After a day of fun and adventure, the perfect place to finish the day at Mango’s Tropical Café. Grab your significant other or group of friends and explore what Orlando has to offer.
Kennedy Space Center
Just outside of Orlando, the Kennedy Space Center offers a variety of tours and attractions. To get the most out of your experience, it is best to plan for a full day. You may choose to take part in some astronaut training, tour the whole center, or attend a special event. Walk through the various mission zones such as:
- Heroes and Legends – Learn about the heroes of the space program, walk through the Astronaut Hall of Fame, walk through the rocket garden and check out Apollo’s mission control.
- Race to the Moon – This attraction delves into the Apollo Moon landing. The exhibits are engaging and interactive.
- NASA Now – Learn about missions that are happening now at the International Space Station and experience what it feels like to be in space in an IMAX 3D film.
- Behind the Gates – Take a bus tour to see exclusive areas of the Space Center that are not usually open to the general public. Explore spaceflight facilities and historic launch sites.
- Shuttle: A ship like no other – Learn about the space shuttle and special shuttle missions. Experience the Launch Experience and have fun with training simulators.
SeaWorld Orlando offers a lot more than sea life. In addition to animal experiences, there are numerous entertaining shows and thrill rides. Some of the animals you can see and learn about are killer whales, dolphins, manatees, penguins, sea lions, sharks, walruses, turtles and stingrays. If you want to get your heart racing, grab a seat on one of the water rides or roller coasters. Some of the rides available are:
- Infinity Falls
- Journey to Atlantis
- Wild Arctic
- Ice Breaker (debuting 2020)
In addition to SeaWorld, or instead of it, visit one of their other parks. Aquatica, with its thrilling water slides and wave pool, is perfect for a hot day. Discovery Cove is perfect for relaxing. In this park, guests can lay on the beach, swim with dolphins or explore tropical fish while snorkeling.
Orlando is a shopping mecca, with traditional malls, luxury boutiques, and outlet malls. The Florida Mall is easy to reach from the airport and theme parks. At 1.8 million square feet, it houses department stores and specialty shops as well as baggage checks, complimentary WiFi, valet, and currency exchange.
The Mall at Millenia contains market exclusives, in-demand brands and luxury shops. If visiting downtown Orlando, there are numerous neighborhoods, such as Ivanhoe Village, Thornton Park, College Park, and Mills 50, that offer great shopping venues.
For those who like deals, there are a variety of outlet malls in the Orlando area. Meeting every style and budget, they offer many different brands. Check out the following outlet malls:
- Orlando International Premium Outlets
- Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores
- Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets
Some offer services such as baggage storage, gift wrapping, delivery and free shuttles to certain hotels.
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games
When it comes to Orlando area events, this attraction is designed for those looking for an afternoon of fun, and it offers something for everyone. Try indoor go-karts, retro-chic bowling, laser tag, zip lines, ropes course and a wide variety of arcade games. Grab a drink at one of the two bars, and have a great time.
Fun Spot America
If you are looking for a theme park but want to avoid the crowds and prices at the big attractions Orlando is famous for, check out Fun Spot America. It offers classic rides like the Ferris wheel, bumper cars, carousel, carnival rides and roller coasters. It has multi-level go-kart courses, bumper boats, thrill rides and the state’s tallest wooden coaster. It also has a 10,000 square foot arcade and midway for the child in all of us.
For those looking for a real thrill, try the SkyCoaster. Include it with your day pass to the park, or make a trip just for this attraction. Experience the excitement of jumping out of a plane, without actually doing so, and grab a great view of Orlando.
Located in Universal resorts, the CityWalk offers shopping, entertainment and so much more. Hit an afternoon matinee, see the Blue Man Group or challenge your friends to a round of miniature golf. Sweet lovers should check out the Chocolate Emporium. Stop into the bakery and grab some gourmet chocolate or another confectionary, or order a decadent milkshake to go as you explore the area.
For those who want to see and learn about more of Orlando itself, there are numerous tours available. There are a variety of bus tours that explore Orlando City and surrounding suburbs such as Celebration and Winter Park. For those who want to see Orlando from the water, there is a scenic tour of Winter Park’s lakes, and there are various kayaking and paddling tours available in the area.
ICON Park offers a variety of activities for adults. One of the most popular is The Wheel, which is the tallest ferris wheel on the east coast. Enjoy the views while riding in an air-conditioned style. For an even better time, order the sky bar, which is an open wine and beer bar in your capsule.
Evening Fun at Mango’s
Whether you take a tour, engage in adventure or spend the day shopping, the best way to end a day in Orlando is to relax with dinner and entertainment. Mango’s Tropical Café is one of Orlando’s best events that you cannot miss. Reminiscent of classic supper clubs, this venue provides high energy entertainment every night of the week.
Choose from one of the multi-course menus and enjoy delicious entrees such as short rib ravioli, grilled salmon or Cuban style rope vieja. Then sit back and enjoy an award-winning show, which may include Brazilian Samba, Michael Jackson acts, 80s and 90s hits, Cuban Conga, and hip-hop. The performers wear beautiful costumes, and the dancing and music make for a magical environment that tops off a day in Orlando.
If you are looking for fun into the night, Mango’s is also the hottest nightclub in the area. Stay after the show, or make a separate trip. With multiple dance floors, great DJs, perfect lighting and beautiful people, it is a great atmosphere for a party.
For a change, hang out in the outdoor café, which features Latin music, a Hookah lounge, and a great staff. For the ultra-lounge experience, check out the Vodou Room and party like you are in Vegas.
Make Dinner and Show Reservations
Mango’s Tropical Café is a popular and iconic attraction in Orlando. Make sure you do not miss out and make a reservation today. Whether you want an evening of entertainment or to dance the night away, contact Mango’s to reserve the perfect time.
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