Experience Central Florida like the Locals

Hungry for a unique experience that’s different from the usual theme parks? You’re in luck, Central Florida offers countless of fun experiences ideal for all ages and interests. Ever wondered where the locals go? Discover the area and experience it like a true local. Here’s a guide of the local and unique attractions in Central Florida.


  1. Drink wine at Lakeridge Winery

Lakeridge Winery sits on a 127-acre estate in Clermont, Florida and offers an ample selection of red, white and other variety wines. Tour their facilities and learn how award-winning wines are produced in Florida. Savor the winery’s best-selling Southern White or Red wines during a complimentary wine tasting available every day. Visit Lakeridge Winery for more information about their wines and tour hours.


2. Enjoy an Orlando Magic or Orlando City Soccer Game

What better way to experience Central Florida like a true local than attending a local sports game? Orlando residents love cheering on their favorite teams. Whether it’s an Orlando Magic or Orlando City Soccer game, you’re guaranteed to have a great time.

If you like basketball, join the local crowd at the Amway Arena and cheer on the Orlando Magic. Click here for game schedule and tickets.



Attending an Orlando City soccer match is a favorite past time for many local residents. Feel the energy and excitement from thousands of spectators throughout the brand new Orlando City soccer stadium. For game schedule and tickets, visit Orlando City Soccer.


3. Attend the Florida Film Festival

Connect with the local community at the annual Florida Film Festival taking place in Maitland, FL on April 21st to 30th, 2017. The festival features a wide selection of film genres ranging from documentaries to short films. Click here for more information about the program.


4. Stroll through the streets of Winter Park

Countless of residents flock to the streets of Winter Park to enjoy the city’s exciting culinary scene, charming shops and relaxing atmosphere. There’s plenty of entertaining things to do for everyone in the family.


5. Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Celebrate wild life with a visit to Central Florida Zoo. With over 500 different animals from 205 species, this zoo is a must for animal lovers. Enjoy up-close encounters with your favorite animals with fun activities like “Feed the Giraffes!” and more. The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM.


6. Swan Boat Ride at Lake Eola Park

Paddle away in a swan-shaped paddle boat ride at the iconic Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando. This lake is home to numerous white and black swans, and other wild life. Swan boats are available for rent Sundays through Tuesdays from 10 AM to 7 PM & Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 AM to 10 PM.  No reservations needed. If you’d like more information, click Lake Eola.


Enjoy all that Central Florida has to offer and feel right at “home” when you stay at The Point Orlando Resort. Take advantage of our limited-time Sunshine offer and Save 20% off the Standard Rate plus No Resort Fees & Breakfast for 2 daily. Book now and start exploring!




The Point Orlando Resort is operated by Paramount Hospitality Management LLC. For more information, please visit www.paramounthospitality.com


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