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 museum

Orlando Art Galleries

Albertson-Peterson Gallery
329 Park Avenue South
Winter Park, Florida

Artisans Guild of Orlando
2309 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida

Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Atlantic Center for the Arts
1414 Art Center Avenue
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Crealdè School of Art
Admission is free.
600 St. Andrews Blvd.
Winter Park, Florida
visit the official Crealdè Web Site. Eitharong Gallery
Admission is free.
363 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida

Evolution Gallery
1322 N. Mills Avenue
898-9278 evolveart@aol.com . Flying Turtle Gallery
Monday - Saturday
Admission is free.
1609 Alden Road
Orlando, Florida

Maitland Art Center
Open seven days a week.
Admission is free.
231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, Florida

Regent Gallery
Monday - Saturday
Admission is free.
1331 N. Mills Avenue
Orlando, Florida

Scott Laurent Gallery
Open daily.
Admission is free.
348 Park Avenue North
Winter Park, Florida

Thomas Kinkade
Celebration, Florida
Timothy's Gallery
Open daily.
Admission is free.
212 Park Avenue North
Winter Park, Florida

Wyland Gallery
671 Front St., Suite 100
Celebration, FL 34747
voice 407.566.1020

Wyland Gallery
Disney's Boardwalk
2101 N. Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
voice 407.560.8750

Wyland Gallery
The Crossroads
12541 State Rd. # 535
voice 407.827.1110

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