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Orlando Travel Guide

Orlando Sports & Activities

There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors here. You can navigate the more than 2,000 lakes and waterways, perhaps on a sportfishing excursion—something to consider in what is one of the bass-fishing capitals of the world. You can also take to the air in a glider or hot-air balloon, or stay firmly planted hiking or biking a trail.

You can tee off at one of the more than six dozen area greens. Indeed, you'll probably be amazed by the country club–like golf courses (and tennis courts) run by the City of Orlando and accessible at bargain prices.

Orlando’s sports arena and its three pro teams (basketball, hockey, and arena football) bring in the crowds. Throughout Central Florida, professional baseball comes down from the frozen North to warm up during spring training.


Tennis awaits on well-tended public tennis courts and on courts in resort hotels. There are more than 50 courts run by City Parks & Recreation...


Orlando Magic. The most popular pro sports team in town, the Magic entertains locals and visitors in the multimillion-dollar, state-of-the...

Biking and Running

Thanks to the Orlando community's commitment to the nationwide Rails to Trails program, the city now has several biking, running, and in-line...


Orlando Predators. With a new home in the CFE Arena on the University of Central Florida campus, this professional arena-football team plays...


If golf is your passion, you already know that Arnold Palmer and Gary Player—in fact, almost half of the PGA tour—make Orlando their off-road...


iFLY Orlando. OK, so technically you aren't really skydiving, but you come pretty close in this 12-foot-high, 1,000-horsepower wind tunnel...


Bob's Balloons. Bob's offers one-hour rides over protected marshland and even flies over the Disney area if wind and weather conditions are...



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