|Orlando Travel Guide|
While in Orlando there are a few things you do not want to miss. Famous landmarks, art, and historical museums are all on the menu. If you are on business and have a day or two you would like to fill. or on vacation with the family and would like to learn a little more about Orlando, the information below will help you plan an excursion through the history and makeup of central Florida. If you need to book a hotel or car rental we can help with that too. Just use the links to the left and browse for what you need.
Historic Places & Museums
Flying Tigers Restoration Museum - Aviation hanger style museum displaying WWII aircraft in various stages of restoration. Tours are guided or unguided. 231 N. Hoagland Blvd. Kissimmee, Fl. Daily 9am - 5pm. 5:30 on Sundays. $6, 6-12 $5. Guest can also take a ride on a WACO YMF-5 for $95-180 per couple.
Orlando Science Center and John Young Planetarium - Learn about science by involving your self with various scientific exhibits. Children or adults can interact with the displays. The stars and sky are featured in the planetarium and on weekends the planetarium will host a 3d Cosmic Concert laser light show with rock music. 810 E. Rollins St. Mon - Thurs 9am-5pm. Fri. 9am - 5pm. Sat noon-9pm . Sun. noon-5pm. $6. Laser light show is $6.50 extra.
Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum - Famous museum featuring exotic or even ordinary displays intended to amuse and amaze you. 8201 International Dr. Daily 10am-11pm. $8.
Medieval Life - Chivalry is alive again . Knights, blacksmiths, and villains roam this abode. Journey back to Medieval times as you witness all the period events. 4510 Irlo Bronson Hwy. Kissimmee, Fl. Daily 4pm-8pm. $8.
Orlando Museum of Art - American art from the 19th and 20th century. Children have their own interactive art gallery. 2416 Mills Ave. Tues.-Sat. 9am-5pm. Sun. noon-5pm. $4
Florida International Museum - 9am to 8pm daily (last entry at 6pm). A major international cultural center designed to house grand scale traveling exhibitions from the world's most prestigious museums. 100 Second Street North, St, Petersburg, FL 33701 (813)821-1448
Klassix Auto Museum - 9 am to 6pm. 7 days a week, including holidays. Two-story 55,000 square foot facility presenting every year Corvette, 'Days Of Thunder' movie cars. Vintage motorcycles, collector cars, ice cream parlour, and gift shop 2909 International Speedway Boulevard Davtona Beach, FL 3512 (904)252-3800, (800)881-8975
Astronaut Hall of Fame - The spirit of America's space program! Relive the glory and hear the stories of America's first astronauts and train like an astronaut on thrilling simulators. (407) 269-6100
The Green Barn - Located on the Overstreet Ranchy, a working cattle ranch. Enjoy barbecues, ranch tours, hay rides and much more. (407) 847-3559
Orange County Historical Museum - This museum offers a fascinating look
back at the people and events that have shaped Central Florida. Exhibits
include a 1926 fire station, Orlando's oldest standing fire station and
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