In addition to being known for almost year-round warm weather and abundance of sunshine, Florida is also known for its rainy seasons. When storms roll into the central Florida area, many residents and tourists seek indoor activities to keep them busy. The Orlando area is has plenty of indoor activities to offer visitors and residents alike.
DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive Theme Park
Spend the day exploring five floors of interactive video games at DisneyQuest indoor Interactive Theme Park at the Walt Disney World Resorts (Disneyworld.com). At DisneyQuest, spend the entire day playing classic video games, virtual games and make your own roller coaster to ride. Attractions located inside include Pirates of the Caribbean, Virtual Jungle Cruise, Mighty Ducks Pinball Slam, Aladdin’s Magic Carpet Ride and Buzz Lightyear’s Astroblasters. You can also spend time in the Animation Academy where you can learn to draw famous Disney characters, create your own masterpiece and put together a toy from Sid’s bedroom. DisneyQuest is located in Downtown Disney’s West Side and is open 365 days a year.
Aiguille Rock Climbing Center
Spend the afternoon or an entire day at the Aiguille Rock Climibing Center (aiguille.com), where you can learn how to climb through classes or show off your climbing skills. Camps, team building, birthday parties and yoga are also available at the center. Aiguille Rock Climbing Center is open seven days a week to the public, ages 4 and up, and offers day rates and annual memberships.
Play a round of cosmic miniature golf at Putting Edge (puttingedge.com) where you can test your skills on a course only lit with black lights and neon colors. This glow in the dark mini golf course is outlined with bright colors that glow in the dark and played with glowing golf balls. Putting Edge offers group events and birthday parties and is open daily.
There is no missing WonderWorks (wonderworksonline.com) on International Drive in Orlando, because it is the only building that is upside down. WonderWorks is a hands on museum where you can play as you learn with activities such as a three story rope climbing adventure and a science center. Take the controls of the space shuttle and see if you can land it on the airstrip or laugh the night away at The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner. WonderWorks is open daily.