Notable Sites & Experiences
- Lake Eola Park: Situated in the Thornton Park District adjacent to City District, this scenic park is an oasis of relaxation amidst the bustling city. Home to swan paddleboat rentals, walking paths, sweeping skyline views, and an impressive, LED-lit fountain, the park serves as a hub for local events and activities. Strolling along Lake Eola's perimeter provides an excellent opportunity to feast your eyes on Orlando's distinctive downtown architecture.
- Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: The complex boasts three indoor theaters, an exterior plaza, and the brand-new Steinmetz Hall, which delivers unrivaled acoustic experiences.
- Church Street: Downtown Orlando's historic heart, Church Street District is a lively, pedestrian-friendly destination packed with restaurants, bars, shops, and entertainment venues. Enjoy classic American fare at Hamburger Mary’s Bar & Grille, sample some delicious Mexican dishes at Chela Tequila & Tacos, or catch a Magic basketball game or concert at Amway Center.
- CityArts: Housed in a historic building in the heart of downtown Orlando, CityArts features rotating art exhibitions showcasing local and national talent. With free admission and a wide variety of artistic styles and mediums on display, there's always something new to discover at CityArts.
- Wells'Built Museum of African American History & Culture: For those seeking to dive deeper into Orlando's rich historical fabric, head to the Wells’Built Museum in the Parramore District. Explore fascinating exhibits detailing the history of Orlando's African American community, as well as important moments from the Civil Rights movement.
Satisfying Your Tastes
Whether you're in search of a quick bite while exploring the city or sitting down for an unforgettable culinary experience in one of downtown's many unique dining establishments, you'll find a world of delectable tastes just waiting to be sampled. Some dining highlights in downtown Orlando include:
- The Rusty Spoon: Located in the heart of City District, this award-winning restaurant features farm-to-table cuisine fueled by seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.
- Artisan's Table: Led by an acclaimed chef, this popular downtown eatery serves up creative plates packed with flavor and flair. Whether you're indulging in a weekend brunch or grabbing dinner before a show at the Dr. Phillips Center, Artisan's Table is an excellent choice.
- Eola Wine Company on Central: This upscale wine bar features an extensive selection of sips alongside a menu of small plates perfect for sharing. With indoor and outdoor seating options and conveniently located near Lake Eola Park, Eola Wine Company is an ideal spot to unwind with a tasty treat.
- Gringos Locos: For a taste of Tex-Mex, head to Gringos Locos in the Parramore District. With made-from-scratch tortillas and mouthwatering taco creations, Gringos Locos offers the perfect pick-me-up as you explore downtown Orlando.
Downtown Orlando's nightlife scene is truly eclectic, ranging from laid-back craft breweries and speakeasies to lively nightclubs that keep the party going until the wee hours. Some top nightlife venues to explore:
- The Courtesy Bar: Tucked away in City District, The Courtesy Bar is a sophisticated speakeasy serving up expertly crafted cocktails with a side of vintage charm.
- Motorworks Brewing: Located on Orange Avenue, this downtown brewery offers a rotating tap list featuring delicious, locally brewed beers.
- Wall St. Plaza: Comprising seven themed bars connected by a spacious, open-air courtyard, Wall St. Plaza is the ideal destination for an unforgettable night out in downtown Orlando.
Private Tours for Large Groups
From educational programs at the USS Constitution Museum to custom tours with the Freedom Trail Foundation or organized group trips of the Old North Church, Downtown Orlando offers a plethora of options for groups of all sizes. For large educational tours or corporate outings, our comprehensive charter bus services can handle all your transportation needs.
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