Whether you are park-bound or beach-bound, some of the best places to take in Orlando’s scenery–and get some great photo ops–are from on high. These spots will grant you great vistas that show off some of the City Beautiful’s most cherished sites.
Orlando Golf Courses
Enjoy a round of golf and some picturesque views at the same time. Year-round sunshine makes Orlando a prime spot for some of the country's most lush greens.
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Get your adrenaline pumping with a bird's eye view from one of Orlando's many coasters. But be ready for a close-up: Almost all of them have a camera positioned at just the right moment for your best freak-out face.
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Orlandoans on Water
Floridians love being in, near or on the water. And whether you are looking to wakeboard, waterski, tube or tan, you'll find plenty of places to do so in Orlando.
John F. Kennedy Space Center
While you might not be able to score a seat on the space shuttle itself, you can get a good look at what goes on behind the scenes with a visit to the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Before you depart, eat like an astronaut with some freeze-dried ice cream from the gift shop.
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Orlando's lakes are by far some of the city's most brag-worthy landmarks. Bird-watching, kayaking along the shoreline and exploring the flora and fauna are just a few ways to enjoy the numerous bodies of water.
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Orlando chefs pride themselves on farm-to-table produce as well as top-of-the-boat fish and fixin's. And with the ocean just a short drive away, it's no wonder some of the country's freshest seafood finds itself on Orlando's menus.
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For a look into what lies beneath the ocean's surface, take a trip to SeaWorld. The popular park not only educates guests on the importance of the ocean, but also offers up-close looks at some of its most beloved creatures.
Day or night, downtown Orlando's most romantic spot is the Lake Eola's colorful fountain. The evening light show is always a big hit.