Summer Activities in Central Florida

Summer is the season for fun in the sun, but if you live in Central Florida, this also means a lot of tourists going to Disney and Universal for their summer vacations. If you’re like me and could go without the theme parks this summer, but aren’t sure what else to do with your free time, then you’re in luck! There’s a lot of Admission based activities to do in Central Florida, but there’s also numerous free activities as well! Here are new and unique activities to do this summer that the whole family can enjoy!


  1. View eight counties from the 22-story-high glass-enclosed observation deck at The Citrus Tower.

  2. Have a date night at Leu Gardens, which provides an outdoor movie experience on select Friday evenings.

  3. Drum by moonlight at Dandelion Communitea Cafe’s Full Moon Drum Circle.

  4. Milk a cow at Green Meadows Petting Farm.

  5. Treasure hunt with your smartphone or GPS.  Learn more by reading Geocaching 101 guide at
  6. Play a game of life-sized chess with your kids at Winter Park Village.

  7. Fly a kite! Check out the best places to fly a kite anywhere:
  8. Sing along with local children’s recording artist Mr. Richard at one of his free shows.

  9. Build something new at Lowe’s Build and Grow program. Saturdays at 10

  10. Get an official Legoland driver’s license (kids ages 6-13) at the Ford Driving School at Legoland.

  11.  Investigate urban legend and strange phenomenon at Spook Hill.
  12. Pitch a tent, and go camping. The Florida State Parks site can help you find the right spot.


  13. Attend an Orlando City Soccer game.

  14. Take a ride on the Orange Blossom Cannonball vintage steam train.

  15. Climb 213 steps to the top of the tallest lighthouse in Florida at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse.

  16. Monkey around high above the trees at Orlando’s Tree Trek Adventure Park.

  17. Wield a sword at the Orlando Fencing Club.

  18. Grab a group of friends and take a charter boat out on Lake Harris for a Bass Fishing Trip
  19. Become a chocolatier at Farris and Foster’s Chocolate Factory.

  20. Experience different food trucks in Orlando’s Milk District for Tasty


  21. Cruise through the Winter Park Chain of Lakes on a guided Scenic Boat Tour.

  22. Pick your own veggies at Hydroeats.

  23. Tour an orange juice factory at Florida’s

  24. Stomp the grapes at Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards’ Harvest Festival.
  25. Play Frisbee golf at the UCF Arboretum.

Whether you’re looking for a new family outing or a fun afternoon to yourself, Central Florida has a lot to offer! Along with numerous summer activities, Florida also offers gorgeous vacation homes throughout the state. If you are searching for your perfect vacation home, I’d love to speak with you about your different options! To see Properties and Listings in your area, please visit Central Florida Homes or email me at


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