Orlando Attractions to Keep You Cool

While Orlando in the summer is full of excitement and energy, the notoriously hot and humid weather can make you feel a little sluggish—especially if you’re not used to the intensity of the Florida sun. However, this can be avoided by interspersing your itinerary with these five Orlando attractions to keep you cool. So pack your hat, your bathing suit, and sunblock and get ready for a lively day that won’t drain you.

  1. SeaWorld Orlando

    This Orlando theme park is perfect for the warm summer weather, as there’s no shortage of splashes and aquatic fun. When enjoying One Ocean, the all new Shamu show, make sure you sit in the Soak Zone, where you’ll really feel like part of the action while keeping cool. Also, make sure to take advantage of the many top-of-the-line indoor exhibits, including the all new Antarctica: Empire of the Penguins. Featuring four species of Penguins, who all prefer the “chilly” temperatures of the Antarctic, this expansive exhibit is the coldest theme park attraction in the world.

  2. Dolphin Racer Speedboat

    dolphin racer speedboatThe 75-minute Dolphin Racer Speedboat adventure is a high-speed sightseeing and Dolphin spotting cruise. As you race through the waters along the beaches into the Gulf of Mexico, the wind and water will keep you cool. Dolphin sighting are guaranted, or you can take another cruise for free!

  3. LEGOLAND Florida

    The newest of the popular Orlando Attractions is LEGOLAND Florida, the largest LEGOLAND Park in the world. And the best new addition for the summertime? An all new water park that features a wave pool, lazy river, tube slides, and more. This is an attraction designed specifically for families with children ages 2 to 12; however, it’s a fascinating park for the whole family.

  4. Gray Line City Tour of Orlando

    Want to see all the top Orlando attractions while keeping cool? Take advantage of the Gray Line Orlando Tour, where you’ll see the city’s best attractions from the comfort of an air-conditioned bus and take a narrated scenic boat cruise throat Winter Park. You’ll have time to explore the esteemed shops at Park Avenue (also air-conditioned) before heading off to Disney’s utopian creation, The City of Celebration.

  5. Kennedy Space Center

    kennedy space centerPerhaps the best way to stay cool in Orlando is to stay out of the sun! Luckily, at the Kennedy Space Center, this doesn’t mean sacrificing any fun. Interactive simulators, impressive IMAX 3-D shows, and the chance to view some of NASA’s most astonising spacecraft will keep you and your family entertained all day long.


All of these attractions and many others are included in the Go Orlando Card, an attraction pass that lets you see all of the attractions you want for one low price—saving up to 55% off gate prices. Explore the 45 attractions for other ways to keep cool in Orlando!

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