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Orlando, FL

The Walk Down Main Street During the Fall at Disney Magic Kingdom Near Orlando
Credit: My Own

Below is a list of the best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.


The Blueberry Lemon Glaze Waffle at Hash House A Go Go in Orlando, Florida, Best Place for your Breakfast Needs

Hash House A Go Go

5350 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Andy's World Famous Sage Fried Chicken & Waffles: Two sage fried chicken breasts piled high on top of hickory-smoked bacon waffle tower, hot syrup reduction, and fried leeks 

Blueberry Lemon Glaze Waffle

Tractor Driver Combo: Two eggs with a choice of meat and buttermilk flapjack 

Hours (1.12.24):

Sunday 8 am - 3 pm

Mon to Thurs 8 am - 2 pm

Friday 8 am - 9 pm

Saturday 8 am - 9 pm

Order Online: Yes

They Have Several Locations Across the United States

Raspberry Lemon Cream Pancakes at Briarpatch Restaurant in Winter Park, Florida

Briarpatch Restaurant

252 N Park Ave #3814, Winter Park, FL 32789

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Blue Heaven Wheat & Fiber Pancakes: Fresh blueberries and buttered pecans $18.00

Raspberry Lemon Cream Pancakes:  $18.00

Southern Breakfast: Two Eggs, Fried Green Tomatoes, Thick-Cut Applewood Smoked Bacon, Stone-Ground Heirloom Cheese Grits $20.00


Monday to Friday 7 am - 4 pm

Saturday 7 am - 5 pm

Sunday 8 am - 5 pm

Order Online: Yes

All Items Off the Griddle Looks Amazing and Try Sneak a Slice of Cake for Breakfast as Win Win


Disney World Resort

Top Twelve Rides From The Four Parks (No Order)

  • Splash Mountain/ No Longer Active

  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

  • Pirates of the Caribbean

  • Star Wars: Rise of Resistance

  • Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

  • Rock 'n' Roller Coaster

  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

  • Soarin Around the World

  • Test Track

  • Avatar Flight of Passage

  • Expedition Everest

  • Na'vi River Journey

Daily Admission Ticket Cost (Online):

These Are Best Estimates, Price Structure Can Change/Confusing

One Day One Park Ticket - $144.00

Park Hopper (Visit Multiple Parks) +$218.00

My "Go-To" Ticket Option for Single Person

Two Day Park with Park Hopper

One of the Bust Outside Haunted Mansion at Disney Magic Kingdom Orlando Florida
Credit: My Own

Magic Kingdom: 3450 World Dr, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Winter Hours (Solid Estimate)

Magic Kingdom  9 am - 11 pm

Epcot 9 am - 9 pm

Hollywood Studio 9 am - 9 pm

Animal Kingdom 8 am - 6 pm

Universal Orlando Resort

Top Ten Rides I Would Ride (No Order)

  • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

  • Revenge of the Mummy

  • Incredible Hulk Coaster

  • Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

  • Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

  • Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts

  • E.T. Adventure

  • Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges

  • Jurassic Park River Adventure

  • The Simpsons Ride

Daily Admission Ticket Cost:

These Are Best Estimates, Price Structure Can Change/Confusing

One Day One Park Ticket - $119.00

Two Park One Day - $194.00

Universal Express Pass (Skip Line One Time Per Participating Ride) +$94.99

Universal Express Pass (Skip Line Unlimited Times Per Participating Ride) +$124.99

My "Go-To" Ticket Option for Single Person

Two Day Two Park (Off-Season) $272.99

The Simpson's Ride at Universal Studios Orlando in Florida
Credit: My Own

6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Winter Hours (Solid Estimate)

Universal Studios  8 am - 5/7 pm

Islands of Adventure 9 am - 8/9 pm

Volcano Bay 10 am - 5/6 pm

CityWalk 8 am - Midnight/2 am

SeaWorld Orlando

Top Five Rides I Would Ride (No Order)

  • Ice Breaker

  • Mako

  • Manta

  • Antarctica: Empire Of The Penguin

  • Infinity Falls

Estimate Daily Admission Ticket Cost (Online):

Single-Day Ticket $114.99

Reserved Seating + Quick Queue Unlimited + 1-Time Ice Breaker $29.99

General Parking $30.00

Ice Breaker Coaster at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida

7007 Sea World Dr, Orlando, FL 32821

Winter Hours (Solid Estimate)

SeaWorld 9 am - 7 pm

Aquatica 10:30 am - 5 pm

Dezerland Park Orlando

Karting - One Pro Race $26.95; Head Sock $3.95

Lazer Tag Maze -  $12.95 

Bowling (I went with 60 min option) $50.95 for One Lane; Shoes $3.95

Jump Start - Trampoline Park (Again I went with 60 min option) $20.95; Grip Socks $3.95

The Auto Museum - Adult $29.95; Child (4-12) $20.95

Pinball Palace - All Day Pass $25.00

Food Options: Pizza, Burgers, Burritos, Ice Cream, & More

The External View of the Main Entrance of Dezerland Park in Orlando Florida

5250 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Winter Hours (Solid Estimate)

Monday to Thursday 11 am - 10 pm

Friday 11 am - 11 pm

Saturday 10 am - Midnight

Sunday 11 am - 10 pm

Florida's Largest Indoor Attraction


Classic Pressed Sandwich from Yellow Dog Eats in Windermere Florida

Yellow Dog Eats

1236 Hempel Ave, Windermere, FL 34786


Daily 11 am - 9 pm

Order Online: No

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Florida Cracker: Tender Pulled Pork Topped with Tangy Coleslaw, Gouda Cheese, Pecan-Smoked Bacon, Spicy Pickles, Fried Onions, and Topped with Fish's Gold BBQ Sauce on some Thick Bread $14.90

El Cubano: Pulled Pork, Slice Black Forest Ham, Swiss Cheese, Tomato Chutney, Onions and Jalapenos, Creole Mustard and Spicy Pickles on Pressed Cuban Bread  $13.90

Classic Yellow Dog Club: Honey Mesquite Roasted Turkey Piled High with Smoked Gouda Cheese, Pecan-Smoked Bacon, Crunchy Cucumber, Lettuce, and Orange Cointreau Mayo Served on Multigrain Bread $13.90

Best Sandwiches in the Orlando Area

The Matahambre from Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa is Located in Orlando, Florida, Where You Get Pork, Fried Cheese, and Sunny Side Egg on One Sandwich

Pig Floyds Urban Barbakoa

1326 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

The Big Floyd Sandwich: Oakwood Smoked Brisket, Pulled Pork, Fred Stokes Sausage, Citrus Peanut Slaw, Topped with French Fries and Served on a Sweet Roll $13.99

Mills 50: Oakwood Smoked Brisket, House-Made Pimento Cheese, Caramelized Onions, and Red Peppers Served on a Hoagie Roll $13.99

Pork Belly Taco: Deep Fried Pork Belly, Dragon Sauce, Citrus Peanut Slaw Topped with Toasted Peanuts, Scallions, and Black Sesame Seeds $4.99 each

Hours (1.12.24):

Monday Closed

Tues to Sun 11 am - 9 pm

Order Online: Yes

Don't Forget to Get the Mexican Street Corn

Simple Scoop of Ice Cream in a Cup at Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream Located in Orlando, Florida, They Have Several Scoop Shops in the Area.

Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream

3114 Corrine Dr, Orlando, FL 32803

Flavor Samples From Menu (Seasonal)

  • Raspberry Truffle:  Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Layered with Raspberry Jam & Chocolate Raspberry Truffles

  • Lemon Cream Pie:  Lemon Cake Batter Ice Cream Layered with Marshmallow Sauce and Graham Crackers

  • Samoa:  Butter Cookie Ice Cream Layered with Ghirardelli Caramel, Chocolate, and Toasted Coconut

  • Strawberry Cheesecake:  Strawberry Ice Cream Layered with Creamy Cheesecake Sauce and Graham Cracker Crumble

  • Brownie Batter:  Brownie Batter Ice Cream Layered with Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Chip Brownie Batter


Monday to Thursday Noon - 9 pm

Friday Noon - 10 pm

Saturday 11 am - 10 pm

Sunday 11 am - 9 pm

Order Online: Yes

They Have Over 100 Recipes They Rotate Throughout the Year

Places to Stay

FYI: The hotel prices are estimated and will most likely fluctuate since I looked them up on their website.  I will keep them updated the best I can every three months.  I look for the cheapest available room, usually a queen bed. I typically look at book rates two months in advance and in the middle of the month to get average rates. Reminder: It is an ESTIMATE

Hyatt Regency Orlando

  • Grotto Pool - A Gradual Beach Entry Pool with Waterfalls and Waterslide, Also Poolside Bar & Grill

  • B-Line Diner Serves Up Comfort Food All Day - Breakfast, Sandwiches, Cakes, & More


  • Rooftop Tennis Court

  • Complimentary Bike Rental Available on First-come, First-served basis (8 am), Peddle Around International Drive

The Pool Area at Hyatt Regency Orlando in Florida, Short Drive to Universal Studios Theme Park

9801 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Estimated Cost for Weekend Night (without tax/fee)

King Bed Feb. 23' - $325

King Bed May 23' - $199

King Bed May 24' - $272

7 Miles to Universal Studios Theme Parks and 2 Miles to SeaWorld Orlando

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

  • Early Park Admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter via Complimentary Water Taxi

  • Dining: Plenty of Options (5) Ranging from The Palm, Fine Dining Steakhouse to Emack & Bolio's Marketplace, Award-Winning Ice Cream Can Be Found Onsite


  • Plenty of Music Memorabilia to Check Out, Like Elvis Pajamas, Paul McCartney's Guitar, and More

  • 12,000-Square-Foot Pool with an Underwater Sound System, 260-foot slide, Two Hot Tubs, Real Sand Beach, and a Volleyball Court.

The View From the Velvet Bar at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Florida, the Best Theme Park Experience

5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Estimated Cost for Weekend Night (without tax/fee)

Two Queen  Feb. 23' - $758.00

Two Queen  April 23' - $738.00

Two Queen  April 24' - $553.33

Receive Universal Express Unlimited Pass, Skip the Lines at the Theme Parks

21 and up fun

The Cinnamon Tail Crunch Brew from RockPit Brewing is Located in Orlando, Florida, This Brew is Part of Their Saturday Morning Series

RockPit Brewing

10 W Illiana St, Orlando, FL 32806


Cackler IPA: IPA - American | 7.2% ABV | IBU 60

Blackstrap Con Leche: Stout - Milk | 6.2 ABV | IBU 30

Sodo Blondin: Blonde Ale | 6.0% ABV | IBU 18

Strawberry Inferno: Habanero Sour | 5.0% ABV

De'Coldest: Cold IPA | 6.3% ABV

Frenchin' Ain't Easy: French Saison | 6.7% ABV | IBU 20

Geschmack Yourself: Sour - Berliner Weisse | 5.0% ABV 


Monday to Thursday Noon - 10 pm

Friday & Saturday Noon - 12 am

Sunday Noon - 8 pm

Dog-Friendly Patio and Firepit Area

Beer Flight From Orlando Brewing Located in Orlando Florida

Orlando Brewing

1301 Atlanta Ave, Orlando, FL 32806


Right On Red!: Red Ale - American Amber | 5.3% ABV | IBU 21

Chocolate Mint Girl Stout: Stout - Other | 6.5% ABV | IBU 24

Sunshade Pale Ale: Pale Ale - American | 6.3% ABV | IBU 13

Organic Blonde Ale: Blonde Ale | 4.7% ABV | IBU 6


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Food Truck on Site

 Again these are just few of my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn

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