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Things to do in Orlando Friday & Saturday before SAS Global Forum

I arrive Thursday evening, so looking for suggestions of things to do in/around Orlando Friday & Saturday.

 

DisneyWorld isn't a major priority for me, although Cape Kennedy is a possibility.

 

Also, would people recommend staying the nights preceding Forum out next the resort, or in town, Downtown maybe?

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Re: Things to do in Orlando Friday & Saturday before SAS Global Forum

Hi Andrew,

 

Kennedy Space Center is definitely worth the trip. There are plenty of bus tours or you can rent a car for about $50/day.

 

I've also heard the tours at Daytona International Speedway are quite good if you are into that kind of thing. They have a tram that takes you around the track.

 

The La Nouba Cirque Du Soleil show in Downtown Disney is also very good.

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Re: Things to do in Orlando Friday & Saturday before SAS Global Forum

I 2nd the Kennedy Space Center - we were there a few weeks ago and it was really cool.  Warning - you could spend the whole day as there is a bus tour that is included with attendance that is 2hrs+ long and they drive you out to some of the launching pads.  The last one is at 3pm - so you'll need to get there early.  Earlier is where everything is happening as later in the day (after 2:30pm stuff is dying down and no more activities).  They had stuff like meeting with astronaunt, signing autographs, different small sessions - it was really cute.  Will warn it's hot, so wear comfortable lightweight clothes!