Orlando

There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors here, but a few activities stand out. You can keep your feet planted firmly on the ground and play golf (or miniature golf), or you can take to the "skies."

There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors here, but a few activities stand out. You can keep your feet planted firmly on the ground and play golf (or miniature golf), or you can take to the "skies."

There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors here, but a few activities stand out. You can keep your feet planted firmly on

There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors here, but a few activities stand out. You can keep your feet planted firmly on the ground and play golf (or miniature golf), or you can take to the "skies."

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  • Ballooning

    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...

  • Basketball

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

  • Biking

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

  • Fishing

    Central Florida freshwater lakes and rivers swarm with all kinds of fish, especially largemouth black bass but also perch, catfish, sunfish...

  • Football

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

  • Golf

    With more than 170 golf courses and 20 golf academies in the area, it’s no wonder the International Association of Golf Tour Operators has recognized...

  • Horseback Riding

    Orlando Area Horse World Riding Stables. 3705 Poinciana Blvd. , Kissimmee , Florida , 34758 . 407/847–4343 ; www.horseworldstables...

  • Ice Skating

    The Ice Factory. Ice-skating in Florida? Yup! This Olympic-class facility has two rinks. Teens are drawn to Friday's DJ Night, and there are...

  • Miniature Golf

    If mini golf is your game, Disney's Winter Summerland, next to Blizzard Beach, has 18 holes on its faux-snow "winter" course and 18 on its tropical...

  • Running

    Orlando Area Orlando has two excellent bicycling, jogging, and recreational trails, the West Orange Trail and the Cady Way Trail. Rural Orlando...

  • Skydiving

    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...

  • Skydiving and Parasailing

    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...

  • Spectator Sports

    ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. This complex is proof that Disney doesn't do anything unless it does it in a big way. The 220-acre facility...

  • Tennis

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