Things To Do In Orlando

Star Trek Exhibit Orlando Starship Enterprise

Of all the things to do in Orlando, that are not theme park, Star Trek Exhibit Orlando gets top billing. Star Trek was my favorite TV show as I was growing up in the 1960's 1970's. This long running franchise remains a popular favorite today!
Star Trek the Exhibit is a walkthrough , museum-like exhibit that houses costumes, props and other relics from all the movies and TV series ranging from Star Trek the Original Series to Star Trek Enterprise and beyond. The Star Trek Exhibit Orlando, located at 7220 International Drive Orlando, Florida 32819. Public transportation is I-Ride Trolly, Lynx 8, 38 and 42.

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CSI Experience Orlando graduation diploma

The CSI Experience Orlando is an intriguing interactive exhibit based on the hit T.V. series C.S.I. where you may solve your crime now. Consisting of three different crime scenes, the CSI Experience Orlando is located at 7220 International Drive Orlando, Florida 32819 puts you in the shoes of the C.S.I.s that investigate murders for a living.
This review covers "No Bones About It" where skeletal remains are found in the Nevada desert.

Restaurants

Eating out at the Orlando restaurants is among the easiest of things to do in Orlando. The Orlando newspaper (the Orlando Sentinel) is a place for coupons if that is your thing. As for me, clipping coupons is not one of them! Orlando Coupons on this page at Orlandowise.com has some pretty good deals.

4Rivers Smokehouse Orlando

4Rivers Smokehouse is a laid back, Texas style smokehouse that offers lunch and dinner every day of the week except for Sunday.

It opened between 2009 and 2012, located at 1047 South Dillard Street Winter Garden, FL 32787, accessible by public transportation via the Lynx 105. There are three locations owned by one man; John Rivers, the location in Winter Garden, one in Winter Park, Florida and one in Longwood, Florida.

Anthony's Pizza Kirkman Rd Orlando, FL

Anthonys Pizza Kirkman located at 4626 S. Kirkman Rd. Orlando, Florida 32811, on the corner of Conroy Rd. and Kirkman Rd., is a local pizzeria that is formerly known as Stalones. Their food is wholesome and their atmosphere is laid back, quiet and friendly.

Cafe Tu Tu Tango on International Drive near Wonderworks 8625 International Drive Orlando, Florida

Cafe Tu Tu Tango a restaurant set in a Spanish artist’s loft. It is easily accessible by Orlando’s LYNX Link 8 bus from the Downtown bus terminal. Cafe Tu Tu Tango is also accessible by Link 42 from the Florida Mall area and by the iRide Trolley from many of the hotels located on International Drive. It is also conveniently located near several hotels along International Drive.
With 2 alligator selections - Alligator Jambalaya and Tu Tu Tango - Spiced Alligator Bites (my favorite).

Kim Wu Chinese Restaurant Entrance

Kim Wu Chinese Restaurant atmosphere is very soothing and quiet with soft Chinese instrumental music playing and beautiful Chinese decorations placed strategically throughout the restaurant. The Restaurant appears up scale without actually being truly up scale. Kim Wu having been in business for more than thirty years is well experienced in making an authentic Chinese meal. Prices are reasonable for the portions that you receive.


Sloppy Taco Palace, better known as STP, is a bar and restaurant known for its tacos. Do not be worried by its unusual name. STP takes this name because of their best selling food; their sloppy tacos. These special tacos have a special sauce poured over them making this one of more enjoyable things to do in Orlando. These tacos come in beef, chicken or steak.

STP is located in the Kirkman Shoppes on the corner of Kirkman and Conroy Rd. and is easily accessible by three LYNX buses: Links 21 and 40 from downtown Orlando and Link 37 from the Florida Mall. It is also accessible by Link 37 coming from Pine Hills and Hiawassee and Link 21 coming from the Dr. Phillip’s Hospital area.

Vito's Chop House Entrance

Vitos Chop House atmosphere is very up scale and romantic. This restaurant is perfect for a special occasion such as an anniversary or proposal. This restaurant is very couple oriented but is not meant for children. It is perfect for that special night out.
Vito’s Chop House, located at 8633 International Drive Orlando, Florida 32819 is a steak house with an Italian flare. The service, atmosphere and food were all a new experience. Vito’s is accessible by Link 8, 38, 42.

Vittorios Brazilian Restaurant is a buffet containing a variety of food including steak, ham, rice, meatballs, and even pizza. Vittorio’s had two buffet lines; some of the same food on both lines but some items varied between the two buffet lines.

Vittorio’s Brazilian Restaurant located at 5159 International Drive Orlando, Florida 32819 is an unusual restaurant for Orlando. Its seating is cafeteria style with tables close together almost as one long table.

Disney Wilderness Lodge Resort - Artist Point

Artist Point Restaurant

Of all of our favorite things to do in Orlando this section will cover eating out and our favorite is eating out restaurant is at Disney's Artist Point Restaurant at Disney Wilderness Lodge.

The Pacific Northwest is my heritage (and Alaska) and Artist Point serves specialties from the Pacific Northwest where the focus is on seafood, sirloins and game.

Inspiration is drawn from the sprawling dining rooms found in the national park lodges across the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, Washington State, and Oregon.

The award winning wine list at Artist Point contains selections from Washington State, Oregon, and the Greater Pacific Northwest wineries. Available by the glass or bottle.

Elegant Artist Point offers a warm, relaxed atmosphere where the beautiful murals and paintings capture the spirit and romance of the American frontier.

Ornate iron lanterns are suspended from tremendous timber columns.

Disney's web site says that the average bill per person is $36.00 to $59.99, however the last time my daughter and I was there the bill for the two of us was over $130.00, and in my opinion, well worth it!

I got the kitchen's signature dish, cedar plank-roasted salmon. The salmon melts in my mouth!

Our waiter revealed to us that there are only two places on the east coast that get the fresh salmon immediately after catching it in the spring. One restaurant in New York and Artist Point. April and early May is the time to make your reservations for this "fresh" salmon! When your are looking for things to do in Orlando... ...Be sure to ask at the time that you make reservations!

If this is one of the things to do in Orlando:
To make reservations, book online or call (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463 up to 180 days prior to your visit.


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