Outdoor thrills in Orlando
Monday, July 30, 2012 5:01:56 PM
Orlando may be known as a theme park destination, but it has plenty to offer couples traveling without children. Vacationers can leave their mouse ears behind as they take off, pick up their car rental in Orlando and prepare see a more mature side to the city.
Relax in the park
Lake Eola Park is a free option for travelers who want to enjoy beautiful outdoor scenery. Drive your Orlando rental car over to this park for a leisurely walk, a romantic boat ride in the rentable paddleboats or electric gondolas, or just gaze at the breathtaking Orlando skyline at night. On some evenings, visitors can also enjoy a free play or concert in the Walt Disney Amphitheater.
A World of Orchids awaits visitors in nearby Kissimmee, so hop in your Orlando rental car and get ready to enjoy the beauty of the conservatory. Tropical plants from across the world are housed here, and visitors can enjoy exhibits of flora from Southeast Asia, South America and Australia. The enormous 22,500-square-foot conservatory has exotic plants that are sure to pique the interest of everyone.
Marvel at the Space Center
For those who dreamed of being astronauts as children, the Kennedy Space Center is an educational and exciting experience. Take your car rental in Orlando over to the Center for a tour. In addition to the standard tour, visitors can choose to add on a tour of the pads space shuttles were launched from.
Orlando is home to more than 170 golf courses, and in 2010 was voted the North American Golf Destination of the Year by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators. With so many courses to choose from, it shouldn't be hard to drive your Orlando rental car over to the closest one and enjoy a relaxing round of golf.