Lake Eola Park in the Early Morning, Orlando, Florida

Ready for the ultimate vacation in the sun filled with more things to do than you could ever imagine? How do you decide what to see during a short getaway? Here is our favorite 3-day Orlando itinerary!

DAY ONE:

Daytime Fun: A visit to the Kennedy Space Center is a must in Orlando. From the dawn of space exploration to current and ongoing missions, you can get an up-close, hands-on feel for the story of humans in space.

Kennedy Space Center

Have you ever tried an Escape Room? Time to check out Orlando’s Escape Room to apply your problem-solving skills for an unparalleled adventure. Choose your escape of choice—The Heist, Mission: Mars, Gold Rush, Classified, or Prison Break. This is such a great way to bond with family and friends!

Where to Dine: Over 40 craft beers on tap and a variety of eateries are available at Market on Magnolia food hall.

Nightlife: Tonight, take in the most beautiful views of the city. Climb inside your private capsule and travel 400 feet high in the air aboard the ICON Orlando. Views at sunset or under the night sky are breathtaking.

For a musical night out, head over to Howl at the Moon piano bar. The entertainment here is interactive and promises hours of fun!

Orlando Eye, ICON Orlando, Orlando Ferris Wheel

DAY TWO:

Theme Park Day: Whether it’s high-fives with the Mouse or sipping butterbeer and flying on Quidditch broomsticks, Orlando is, of course, the ultimate theme park destination. Spend your day enjoying the thrill of some of the best theme parks in the nation.

Where to Dine: It’s time to stretch out those smile lines! The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show is the perfect choice for a night out with your travel tribe.

Nightlife: Cool off your theme park excitement at Orlando’s chilliest activity, Icebar Orlando. Upon entering you will be greeted by an Ice Princess who will provide you with a thermal coat and gloves. Step inside this winter wonderland of ice sculptures and great cocktails!

DAY THREE:

Daytime Fun: You can’t leave Florida without a visit to the Everglades. Time to go aboard Wild Florida airboat tours for a ride through the wildlife park. Enjoy spotting gators and other animals on the one hour tour.

Orlando, Florida Airboat Tour

Continue your time outdoors immersed in the natural beauty of Tibet-Butler Nature Preserve. This quiet preserve gives you the opportunity to escape the crowds and intense heat for a relaxing (and shady) walk. The lake offers peaceful views along the wetlands, providing a perfect setting to unwind, write, draw, read, or take a mid-afternoon nap.

Where to Dine: For the ultimate in street foods, dine tonight at A La Cart, featuring mobile rotating food vendors and plenty of craft beer.

Nightlife: Take your last night in Orlando to new heights. Jump into the wind at iFly Indoor Skydiving.

Orlando Breweries

Continue your last night out at Orlando Brewing Company, one of the many breweries in Central Florida. Check out their events calendar for trivia nights, and even drum circles! You can certainly stay late since live music begins at 9pm on Friday and Saturday nights. 

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