Gatorland has thousands of alligators, crocodiles and reptiles, some of which perform in daily shows and demonstrations. "Alligator Jumparoo" show and "Gator Wrestlin'" are two examples. A small train does rounds around the grounds and facility and an observation tower provides views of the breeding marsh and surrounding region.One of the more recent additions to Gatorland is the zip line that runs over top of alligators and crocodiles. For the less adventurous there is still the self guided swamp walk and kids will enjoy the Gator Gully Splash Park.
Horseshoe Creek Wildlife, Davenport, Florida
Horseshoe Creek Wildlife Foundation is a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation and propagation facility. Injured, orphaned and abused animals are given a home and cared for, and if possible released back into the wild. It also operates a successful Indian leopard captive-breeding program.
Reptile World Serpentarium, St Cloud, Florida
Reptile World Serpentarium houses hundreds of snakes from around the world, ranging from the exotic to the deadly. Venomous snakes are regularly milked for their venom as a public display. Other creatures to see include a 14 foot alligator, turtles and iguanas.
Rock Springs and Kelly Park, Apopka, Florida
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Lake Buena Vista, a suburb of Orlando, is home to Disney theme parks. Many restaurants in the area offer dinner theater with shows, music, comedy, and dancing during the meals.
Richard Petty Driving Experience
Race fans can enjoy driving in the seat of a Winston-Cup style stock car on a 1 mi. oval racetrack. Guests 16 and under can travel with a professional instructor in a ride-along program.
Mount Dora - Royellou Museum
The Royellou Museum, housed in the Old City Jail, presents Mount Dora's history through exhibits of household objects, vintage clothing, artifacts, military and sport memorabilia. The museum is named after the town's original name, Royellou.
The Tosohatchee State Preserve is four miles south of Christmas. The 28,000 acres of woodlands and wetlands offers camping, hiking and nature study opportunities.
Orange County Historical Museum
Exhibits about the area's early settlers and the Seminole Indians who lived here before them are the main focus of the Orange County Historical Museum. The collection is housed in a reconstruction of a 19th century fort. Visitors can expect to see models of pioneer dwellings, dioramas of Indian villages, and numerous other historical artifacts.
Jungle Adventures in Christmas features alligators in their natural habitat, cruises through the swamp on a pontoon boat, wildlife shows, and alligator feeding demonstrations. The lifestyle of Spanish explorers is highlighted in the replica Spanish fort as well as Florida Indians in the recreated Indian Village.
Clermont was named by its founder, A.F. Wrotnoski, after his French birthplace. Clermont is home to Lake Louisa State Park.
House of Presidents
The House of Presidents features memorabilia related to U.S. Presidents. Campaign and inaugural artficats, evening gowns belonging to first ladies, and the White House in miniature are on display. A videotaped tour of the White House is also available.
Citrus Tower Centre
This tower was erected in 1956, as a tribute to Central Florida's citrus industry. The 226 foot tower offers a view of the surrounding lakes and hills from the observation deck.
Captain Dave's Dora Canal Cruises, Tavares, Florida
Narrated cruises of Lake Eustis, Lake Dora and the Dora Canal are offered with a chance to view local wildlife.
Map of Orlando Attractions