While staying at your "home away from home" you can check out Orlando's and Kissimmee's nearby tourist attractions and other areas of interest. This section provides links to information about things to do and see while visiting Central Florida. Contact us at Mayflower Vacation Homes if you need more information about anything in this section.

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Dinner Shows

Entertainment Complexes
Space & Science

Theme Parks
Water Parks

Golf
Orlando Weather Forecast
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DINNER SHOWS (Click here to return to the top of this page)

Aloha Polynesian Luau at Sea World
While you enjoy a sumptuous, multi-course island feast, authentic, vividly costumed native dancers and musicians entertain you with a dazzling South Seas revue. Reservations required.

Arabian Nights Dinner Show Attraction
A spectacular equestrian performance featuring the world's most beautiful Lippizans, Quarter Horses, Arabians and other breeds of horses and some of the world's greatest riders. An exciting dinner show filled with comedy and romance.

Blazing Pianos Rock'n Roll Musical Adventure
Blazing Pianos is a three-piano sing-a-long musical adventure with high energy, non-stop live entertainment of American songs from the '50s to the '90s. The musical talent, sharp wit and comical gags of our various musicians guarantee a full night of hand-clapping fun.

Capone's Dinner and Show, Inc.
Capone's combines dance, romance, comedy, and intrigue in a broadway-style show. Enjoy a buffet dinner and unlimited beer, soda, and more.

Hard Rock Cafe
Orlando's Kingdom of Rock serves up high-quality classic American cuisine in an electrifying music memorabilia-packed setting. "Love all-Serve all." Free parking. No reservations.

King Henry's Feast
From a banquet hall of a huge castle reminiscent of merry Ol' England, King Henry VIII invites guests to join in his royal birthday celebration while he seeks a seventh bride. Special royal entertainment features amazing specialty acts and an all-you-can-eat feast with beer, wine, and soft drinks.

Mark Two Dinner Theater
Orlando's only professional dinner theater presenting live full-scale broadway shows. Delicious award-winning five entree buffet. Full service bar and gourmet desserts. Reservations and all credit cards accepted.

Medieval Times
Guests enjoy the splendor and excitement of the middle ages where the experience is very much like it was many centuries ago. Costumed wenches and serfs serve a delicious four-course meal, while the audience cheers the knights to victory. Before the show, visitors may tour the medieval village.

Official All Star Cafe
The Official All Star Cafe is a sports themed restaurant and entertainment extravaganza featuring memorabilia from the greatest sporting events past and present.

Pirates Dinner Adventure
A swashbuckling dinner show featuring a 40,000 square foot theater and a 300,000 gallon lagoon, Pirate's Dinner Adventure entertains crowds with live stunts and performances, thrills and adventures and engaging special effects. Cast members sing, entertain and invite audience participation. Follow International Drive to Carrier Drive. Casual dress and reservations recommended.

Planet Hollywood
Planet Hollywood brings the magic of Holleywood to the restaurant where diners can enjoy great food and a fabulous collection of entertainment memorabilia from the past and present.

Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show
You solve the crime! Experience the world of mystery, intrigue and comedy while enjoying a delicious dinner with unlimited beer and soft drinks. Great for all ages.

Wild Bill's Wild West Dinner Extravaganza
Wild Bill's Wild West Dinner Extravaganza takes place nightly in an authentic Western stockade and trading post. Wild Bill and Miss Kitty invite you to a comical and entertaining hoedown featuring can-can girls, square dancing, and expert trick roper. Native American Indian dancers, and frontier marksmanship demonstrations -- all performed to vintage American tunes. Reservations requested.

 

ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEXES (Click here to return to the top of this page)

Church Street Station
Church Street Station is Orlando's number one nightime dining, shopping and entertainment complex. Visitors can enjoy live rock-n' roll classics in the Orchid Garden, Country music in the world-famous Cheyenne Saloon, Dixieland Jazz and Can Can dancers in Rosie O'Grady's, and top 40 hits in Phineas Phogg's Dance Club.

Downtown Disney Pleasure Island
Experience nighttime entertainment at its best with seven night clubs, incredible stage shows, outstanding live outdoor concerts and a nightly New Year's Eve party.

Downtown Disney Westside
Entertainment is first rate on the "West Side" including AMC 24 Theatres, House of Blues, Wolfgang Puck Cafe, Bongos, and the amazing Virgin Megastore.

Hard Rock Live
The future of rock history-the all new Hard Rock Live features a 2000-seat concert venue, state-of-the-art sound, lighting and broadcast systems, worth of the legendary acts that will grace our stage. Opening late 1998.

Mercado Mediterranean Village
The Mercado is an exciting destination for the entire family. Here you'll find live entertainment nightly, great dining and some of Orlando's exclusive shops. Free admission.

Old Town Shopping, Dining & Entertainment Attraction
Featuring 75 stores, 8 restaurants and 15 amusement rides, and the signature giant Ferris Wheel at its entrance, Old Town is perfect family fun, with free parking and admission.

Pointe Orlando
Adjacent to the Orlando Convention Center, this spectacular new complex features world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. Whatever you do in Orlando, don't miss the Pointe! Free admission.

Universal Citywalk
The entertainment core of Orlando featuring family fun and fine dining establishments, live music, electrifying specialty shops and awe-inspiring cinemas. Opening late 1998.

 

SPACE & SCIENCE (Click here to return to the top of this page)

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Visit the gateway to space shuttle launch complex 39 and the new Apollo/Saturn visitors center. Experience IMAX 3D movies.

Orlando Science Center
Peer into a sinkhole, become a particle of food traveling through the body and create landscapes with computers. Giant Cinedome IMAX theater. Live science-oriented plays. This interactive, 207,000 square foot facility offers science for everyone.

U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame/U.S. Space Camp

Located in Titusville, Florida, The Astronaut Hall of Fame houses personal mementos, historic artifacts, and rare footage of the space pioneers of America. Don't miss your chance to climb aboard a full scale replica of the Space Shuttle!

Wonderworks
A fun-filled entertainment center featuring a myriad of hands-on experiences, demonstrations and activities utilizing sophisticated graphics.

THEME PARKS (Click here to return to the top of this page)

WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort Magic Kingdom® Park
Guests can experience seven wonderous and enchanting lands of fun and make-believe where timeless, never-forgotten stories come to life. 40 famous Disney attractions, parades and shows await you in this kingdom where the enchantment never ends.

WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort Disney-MGM Studios
Guests can experience thrilling attractions, spectacular live entertainment, back stage action, and special events that capture the spirit of Hollywood. Visitors can experience the hair-raising Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, see the new GOOSEBUMPS Horrorland and Fright Show, and catch Disney's Hercules "Zero to Hero" Victory Parade on Hollywood Boulevard.

WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort Disney's Animal Kingdom
Whether real, imaginary or extinct, the animals who rule this domain bring to life a day of adventure into the mystery, marvels and thrills of Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park.

WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort EPCOT®
Guests can explore all that's new in science, technology, energy and health, or visit eleven different countries and experience the food, music, shopping and culture. Illuminations becomes a worldwide celebration featuring new music, special effects and thunderous fireworks.

Universal Studios Florida®
Thrill to over 40 rides, shows, and attracitons, including "Terminator 2: 3-D Battle Across Time", "Jaws®", "Back To The Future®", "Kongfrontation®", "E.T. Adventure®", "A Day in the Park with Barney", and the all new "Twister"®.

Sea World Of Florida®
Interactive marine adventure-park featuring colorful Key West attraction, which stretches across five acres, with exhibits of sea turtles, sting rays and dolphins; the polar adventure, Wild Artic, where guests encounter live polar bears; the Shamu killer whale show; the high-speed, split-second water heroics of Baywatch at Seaworld. New to the water coaster thrill ride, Journey to Atlantis.

Splendid China at Chinatown
This unique 76-acre outdoor attraction allows visitors to explore China's sites and landmarks -- Forbidden City, Great Wall, Leshan Grand Buddha, Stone Forest, Terra Cotta Warriors and more. Discover fascinating shows, taste delicious Chinese cuisine and let dancers, actors and acrobats entertain you all day.


Near Orlando:

Busch Gardens - Tampa
Family entertainment park featuring thrill rides, live entertainment, animal exhibits, shops, restaurants and one of the top zoos in the country. Land of the Dragons, a fantastic new children's play area, is now open. This dragon-themed adventure land features a variety of interactive attractions, children's rides, a theater and a three-story tree- house with a stairway, slide and bridges. Also enjoy Kumba, the largest, fastest, longest roller coaster in the southeast and Montu, the longest and tallest inverted roller coaster in the world.


Cypress Gardens
Cypress Gardens is a 200 acre "must-see" tropical garden theme park noted for beautiful plants and flowers and world-famous water ski shows. NEW animal habitats, butterfly conservatory, action-packed ski show, rides, exhibits, seasonal floral festivals, and much more!


Silver Springs
New Silver Springs features the world famous Glass Bottom Boats, the World of Bears, Kids Ahoy! Playland, headline concerts, the Jungle Cruise, Jeep Safari, the new "Wild Waters" water park and its "Cool Kids Cove" children's play area, and much more.

 

WATER PARKS (Click here to return to the top of this page)

Adventure Island Tampa
Adventure Island is whipping up waves of excitement for the whole family! It's full of thrills as you discover a combination of exhilarating slides, tropical beaches, pools and floats.

Buccaneer Bay
Florida's only natural spring water park featuring speed flumes, water slides, tube rides picnic facilities, children's area, sandy beach, and volleyball courts.

WALT DISNEY WORLD®Resort Disney's Blizzard Beach
Enjoy the newest water park at the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort and plunge 60 miles an hour on the largest, fastest freefall speed slide, Summit Plummet. Heated water. Pre-teen and children's area.

WALT DISNEY WORLD ® Resort River Country
Experience a relaxing atmosphere of water rides, sandy beaches, sparkling pool and nature trails at the ol' swimmin' hole. Children's area and heated water.

WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort Typhoon Lagoon
Enjoy America's largest inland surf pool, a shark reef with tropical fish and other water adventures. Children's area and heated water.

Water Mania
Enjoy 36 acres of stimulating slides, twisting flumes, and adventurous pools. Take the family twisting and turning 400 ft. down the Anaconda, or float swiftly along an 850 ft. tropical river. Grab a body board and ride the only surfing simulator in the Eastern U.S. Families can enjoy a wet day of fun and retreat to three acres of beautifully landscaped picnic area. There's something for every family member at Water Mania!

Wet 'N Wild
Enjoy a full-day of fun at Orlando's best selection of world-renown water rides, including an elaborate children's playground featuring mini-versions of our most popular rides. The new Fuji Flyer is a thrilling four-passenger toboggan ride through 450-feet of exciting banked curves. Offering the most variety of multi-person rides so families and friends can experience their exciting water adventures together!

Wild Waters
Exciting family water park featuring 450,000 gallon wave pool, seven speed flumes and water slides. "Cool Kids Cove" is a one-acre attraction featuring a shallow lagoon with a wooden dock complete with water slides, net bridge, water cannons, swings, waterfalls and tunnels. Park also features miniature golf, volleyball, and picnic facilities.

 

GOLF (Click here to return to the top of this page)

Bobby Nichols-Oaks Golf Club (The)
3232 S. Bermuda Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34746
PHONE: (407) 847-3773
FL: (800) 325-0639

Celebration Golf Club
701 Golf Park Dr.
Celebration, FL 34747
PHONE: (407) 566-4653 (GOLF)
FAX: (407) 566-1037

Crystalbrook Golf Club
2259 E. Irlo Bronson Mem. Hwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34744
PHONE: (407) 847-8721

Disney's® Eagle Pines Golf Course
Disney's® Lake Buena Vista Golf Course
Disney's® Magnolia Golf Course
Disney's® Oak Trail Golf Course
Disney's® Osprey Ridge Golf Course
Disney's® Palm Golf Course

PO Box 10000
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
PHONE: (407) WDW-GOLF (939-4653)
FAX: (407) 824-3704
E-MAIL: wdw_golf_reservations@wda.disney.com
WEB SITE: www.disney.com/disneyworld

Falcon's Fire Golf Club
3200 Seralago Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34746
PHONE: (407) 397-2777

Hunter's Creek Golf Course
14401 Sports Club Way
Orlando, FL 32837
PHONE: (407) 240-GOLF (4653)

Kissimmee Bay Country Club
2801 Kissimmee Bay Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34744
PHONE: (407) 348-4653
FAX: (407) 348-6920

Kissimmee Golf Club
3103 Florida Coach Dr.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
PHONE: (407) 847-2816
FAX: (407) 847-6358

Kissimmee Golf Driving Range & Baseball Batting Cages
2100 E. Irlo Bronson Mem. Hwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34744
PHONE: (407) 847-6502

Meadow Woods Golf Club
13001 Landstar Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32824
PHONE: (407) 850-5600
US: (800) 583-3058
FAX: (407) 850-9884

Million Dollar Mulligan
2850 Florida Plaza Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34746
PHONE: (407) 396-8180
FAX: (407) 396-2363

Orange County National Golf Center
Home of the Phil Ritson Golf Institute
One Phil Ritson Way
Orlando, FL 32869
PHONE: (407) 656-2626
US: (888) PAR-3672
FAX: (407) 656-7626
WEB SITE: www.ocngolf.com

Orange Lake Country Club & Resort
8505 W. Irlo Bronson Mem. Hwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34747
PHONE: (407) 239-1050
US: (800) 877-6522

Orlando Worldcenter
MARRIOTT RESORT
One World Center Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821
PHONE: (407) 238-8660
FAX: (407) 238-8910

Osceola Golf Club
290 Competition Dr.
Kissimmee, FL 34743
PHONE: (407) 348-4915
US: (800) 583-3058
FAX: (407) 850-9884

Poinciana Golf & Racquet Resort
500 E. Cypress Pkwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34759
PHONE: (407) 933-5300
US/CAN: (800) 331-7743

Remington Golf Club
2995 Remington Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34744
PHONE: (407) 344-4004
FAX: (407) 344-9316

 

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