Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Pick Two combined pass for Florida residents to any two "Worlds of Discovery" parks (Aquatica, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld and Adventure Island) for $79.95. Regular admission is $44.95 adults, $38.95 children; 407-351-3600.
Fantasy of Flight: 1400 Broadway Blvd., Polk City; 863-984-3500; $10 off adult admission, $5 off child admission for Florida residents. Regular admission is $28.95 plus tax adults, $26.95 plus tax seniors, $14.95 plus tax ages 6-15, free ages 5 and younger.
Gatorland: 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; 407-855-5496 or 1-800-393-5297; Florida resident admission $9.99 (through Feb. 28). Regular daily admission is $22.99 adults, $14.99 ages 3-12.
The Holy Land Experience: 655 Vineland Road, Orlando; 407-367-2065 or theholylandexperience .com; Free admission on birthdays with valid ID, Jerusalem Gold Pass unlimited year-round admission for $120. Regular admission $35 adults, $30 seniors, $20 ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: East of U.S. Highway 1 on NASA Parkway, 5 miles south of Titusville; 321-269-6100 or KennedySpaceCenter.com; Commander's Club Annual Pass is $50 plus tax for adults and $40 plus tax ages 3-11. Regular admission is $38 plus tax adults, $28 plus tax ages 3-11.
SeaWorld Orlando: Off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Fun Card unlimited admission through 2009 for the price of regular ticket. Regular admission is $74.95 plus tax general, $64.95 plus tax ages 3-9.
Silver Springs: 1 mile east of Ocala on State Road 40; 352-236-2121 or silversprings.com; Silver Pass year-round admission for $59.99 plus tax general, $54.99 plus tax seniors and military, $10 off adult admission or Silver Pass with online coupon (through Saturday). Regular admission is $34.99 plus tax general, $30.99 plus tax seniors, $24.99 plus tax ages 3-10, free age 2 and younger.
Sweet Glides Segway Tours: 915 Outer Road, Suite 200, Orlando; 407-668-7838 or sweet glides.com; $10 off groups of 6-8. Regular admission is $60 age 14 and older.
Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure: Universal Orlando, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; 407-363-8000 or universalorlando.com; two-park tickets plus Wet & Wild admission for $99.99 all ages (available online only, good for unlimited admission over a seven-day period from first redemption). Regular one-day admission is $73 adults, $61 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger.
Universal Orlando Resort has announced a special: visitors who book a three-night package at a hotel near Universal receive two more nights free. The base package prices start at $689 for a family of four, less than $35 per person, per night and include accommodations, transportation from the hotel to the Universal Orlando parks and theme park tickets to Universal's two parks. An upgrade to one of Universal's three on-site hotels is available starting at $1,144 for a family of four, less than $58 per person. The package must be booked by Jan. 31 for travel through June 27. Some restrictions apply. Visit www.universalorlando.com.
Walt Disney World parks: Off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-824-4321 or disney world.com. Florida resident admission is $67.50 general, $56.70 ages 3-9 (advance purchase only). Regular admission is $75 general, $63 ages 3-9, free age 2 or younger. Free admission on your birthday through 2009. Free admission to active military through 2009. Go to Disney Web site for details.
animalsAvian Reconditioning Center, raptor reconditioning facility, live birds of prey and environmental education: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; 323 W. Lester Road, Apopka; donations; 407-461-1056.
Brevard Zoo, with hands-on area, contact yard, railroad, "Paws On" kid's area: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays (last admission at 4:15 p.m.; with "Go Green Day" events Saturday; "Wild Encounters" behind-the-scenes tour with animal keeper, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, $75 nonmembers, $65 members); 8225 N. Wickham Road, just east of Interstate 95 (Exit 191 off Interstate 95), Melbourne; $12.50 adults, $11.50 age 60 and older, $9.50 ages 2-12, free members and age 1 and younger; 321-254-9453 or brevardzoo .org.
Central Florida Zoo, native and exotic animals, Tropical Splash Ground: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, 1 mile east of Interstate 4 and 4 1/2 miles west of Sanford; $10.95 adults, $8.95 seniors, $6.95 ages 3-12, free age 2 and younger; 407-323-4450 or centralfloridazoo .org.
Eco-Tour Guided Safaris, kayak and boat tours of Central Florida rivers: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays; disembarks at various locations through Orlando; $35; 321-543-4031 or alligatorsafa ris.com.
Florida Audubon Society's Center for Birds of Prey, conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 4-12; 407-644-0190.
Gatorland, alligators, snakes, deer, "Gator Jumparoo" show, Gator Wrestlin' Show, Snakes of Florida Show, Jungle Crocs of the World, Gator Gully Splash Park, railway trips, white leucistic alligators: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; $22.99 plus tax age 13 and older, $14.99 ages 3-12; 407-855-5496 or 1-800-393-5297.
Green Meadows Farm, tours, train ride, barnyard animals, pony rides, hayrides, chance to milk cows: continuous tours 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; 1368 S. Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee; $21 adults, $15 seniors, free ages 2 and younger ($19 Florida residents); 407-846-0770.
Jungle Adventures, alligators and other reptiles, alligator feedings, "hands-on" wildlife shows, wetlands boat ride: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily (with "Dinner Adventure" shows featuring boat ride and storytelling at 6:30 p.m.); 26205 E. State Road 50, Christmas; $19.95 plus tax age 12 and older, $16.95 plus tax seniors, $12.95 plus tax ages 3-11, free ages 2 and younger ($35 for "Dinner Adventure" show); 407-568-2885 or jungleadven tures.com.
Lukas Butterfly Encounter, butterfly nursery and habitat: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; 1909 Slavia Road, Oviedo; $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 children; 407-365-6163.
Marine Science Center, with artificial reef aquarium and marine exhibits: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet; $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 ages 3-12; 386-304-5545.
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, hiking trails and wildlife exhibits: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; State Road 402, 5 miles east of U.S. 1, Titusville; free; 321-861-0667.
Reptile World Serpentarium, 60 specimens of reptiles including vipers, cobras, giant pythons, and alligators: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (with venom programs at noon and 3 p.m.); 5705 Highway 192, east of St. Cloud; $6.75 adults, $5.75 ages 6-17, $4.75 ages 3-5, cash only; 407-892-6905.
Uncle Donald's Farm, barnyard animals, tours, hayrides, pony rides, wildlife exhibit: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 2713 Griffin Ave., off U.S. Highway 27/441 north of Lady Lake (Lake County); $10.50 plus tax adults, $9.50 plus tax children and seniors, $2.50 for pony rides (cash only); 352-753-2882.
dinner showsArabian Nights, horses and riders in 25-act production, plus dinner: dinner shows daily at varying times; 3081 Arabian Nights Blvd., Kissimmee; dinner and show $52.90 plus tax adults, $29 plus tax ages 3-11, free age 2 and younger; 407-239-9223 or arabian-nights.com.
Capone'sDinner and Show, dinner and original musical in a 1930s Chicago gangland setting: call for daily seating times and reservations; 4740 W. U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee; $49.99 plus tax general, $29.99 plus tax ages 4-12, free age 3 and younger; 407-397-2378.
Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, dinner and country music show: 5, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. daily; Pioneer Hall, Fort Wilderness Campground, Walt Disney World; $50.99-$59.99 general, $25.99-$30.99 ages 3-9 (tax and tip included); 407-939-3463.
Luau at the Wantilan, Hawaiian-themed buffet dinner and show: 6 p.m. doors Tuesdays and Saturdays, with dinner at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m.; Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando; $52 adults, $29 age 4-12, free age 3 and younger (tip included); 407-503-3463.
Makahiki Luau, Polynesian dinner with music and dance: nightly; Seafire Inn, SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando; dinner and show $46 plus tax adults, $29 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 1-800-327-2424.
Medieval Times, four-course dinner, knights in armor compete in jousting matches and tournament games: shows daily; 4510 W. U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee; dinner and show $58.95 general, $37.95 ages 3-12, free age 2 and younger; 1-888-935-6878.
Pirates Dinner Adventure, action-musical with stunts, four-course dinner and show set aboard full-scale pirate ship: evening shows daily; 6400 Carrier Drive (behind Wet 'n Wild), Orlando; $58.95 plus tax adults, $38.95 plus tax ages 3-11; 1-800-866-2469 or piratesdinneradventure.com.
Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows,Celestial Manor, TheReunion, Kim & Scott Tie the Knot and other shows,with audience participation, dinner, beer and wine: 6, 7:30 and/or 9 p.m. daily; 8267 International Drive, Orlando; $52.95 plus tax adults, $23.95 plus tax ages 3-11; 407-363-1985 or, outside area, 1-800-393-1985 or sleuths.com.
Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show, luau with drumming, dancing, music, food: 5:15 and 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Luau Cove, Polynesian Resort, Walt Disney World; $51.99-$60.99 general, $26.99-$31.99 ages 3-9 (tax and tip included); 407-939-3463.
museumsBrevard Museum of History and Natural Science, regional history exhibits and nature preserve, Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2201 Michigan Ave., Cocoa; $6 adults, $5.50 seniors and active military, $5 students, $4.50 ages 5-16; 321-632-1830.
Central Florida Railroad Museum, railroad artifacts and memorabilia with a particular emphasis on Central Florida: 1-5 p.m. daily; in former Tavares & Gulf Railroad Depot, 101 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden; free; 407-656-0559.
Florida Carriage Museum & Resort, with carriage rides and horse farm: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale; $10 adults, $5 age 17 and younger; 352-750-5500.
Fort Christmas Museum, replica of 1837 fort built during Second Seminole War: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday (closed on Orange County holidays); County Road 420, 2 miles north of State Road 50, Christmas; free; 407-568-4149.
Hannibal Square Heritage Center, folk art exhibits and Winter Park historical archives: noon-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-539-2680.
Henry A. DeLand House, home of the West Volusia Historical Society: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand; $5 adults, $3 age 6-11, free age 5 and younger; 386-740-6813.
Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Central Florida, with "Children of the Holocaust" exhibit (through March 31): 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; free; 407-628-0555.
Lake County Historical Museum: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 317 W. Main St., Tavares; free; 352-343-9600.
Lake Mary Historical Museum: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 158 N. Country Club Road, Lake Mary; free; 407-324-3002.
Maitland Historical Museum and Telephone Museum, with "Destination: Maitland" exhibit (through July 26): noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays; 221 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland; $3 adults, $2 children; 407-644-2451.
Mount Dora History Museum: 1-4 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays; 450 Royellou Lane, Mount Dora; $2 adults, free age 11 and younger; 352-735-9629.
Museum of the Apopkans, Native American artifacts and exhibits on the historic industries of Apopka: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 122 E. 5th St., Apopka; free, donations accepted; 407-703-1707.
Museum of Seminole County History, exhibits, maps and artifacts: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford; $3 adults, $1 children, free age 3 and younger; 407-665-2489.
Orange County Regional History Center, interactive displays, Heritage Square park, "Destination Florida: Tourism Before Disney" exhibit, also "Jim Henson's Fantastic World" (through May 3), "Puppetry in Central Florida" and "The Dark Crystal Redux" (opening Saturday, through May 10): 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (with guided tours at 11 a.m. Saturdays, "It's Not Your Mother's Tea" women's history reception 5 p.m. Thursday); Central Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue, downtown Orlando; $12 general, $9 age 60 and older, $7 age 5-12, free age 4 and younger, $25 for Thursday reception; 407-836-8500.
Pioneer Museum, exhibits tracing Osceola County's history, nature walk, 1890s house and store, research library: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday; 750 N. Bass Road, Kissimmee; donations of $5 adults, $2 ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger; 407-396-8644.
Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, working 1900's village and folk arts center: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1776 Lightfoot Lane, Barberville; $6 adults, $5 ages 5-12, free age 4 and younger; 386-749-2959.
Sanford Museum, exhibits on local history and life of city founder: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday; 520 E. First St., Sanford; free; 407-302-1000.
Veterans Tribute and Museum, historical artifacts: noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 3831 W. Vine St., Kissimmee; free; 407-931-3133.
Waterhouse Residence and Carpentry Shop Museum, restored 1884 Victorian home and carpentry shop: noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday and by appointment; 820 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland; $3 adults, $2 age 18 and younger; 407-644-2451.
Winter Garden Heritage Museum, displays of citrus labels, railroad memorabilia, community history, photographs: 1-5 p.m. daily; 1 N. Main St., Winter Garden; free; 407-656-5544.
Winter Park Historical Museum: with "From Kin to Kant: The Culture of Turpentine" exhibit: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 200 W. New England Ave. (north end of Farmers Market), Winter Park; free; 407-647-8180.
parks and gardensBig Tree Park, featuring the Senator, one of the oldest and largest bald cypress trees in the United States: 8 a.m.-sunset daily; off U.S. Highway 17-92 on General Hutchison Parkway, Longwood; free; 407-665-2161.
Harry P. Leu Gardens, trails and botanical collections featuring colorful annuals, butterfly garden, 50-foot floral clock, Leu House Museum: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando; $7 adults, $2 grades K-12 (free 9 a.m.-noon Mondays); 407-246-2620.
Bok Tower Gardens, nature preserve with gardens, carillon tower, Education and Visitor Center: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; 3 miles north of Lake Wales at County Road 17A and Tower Boulevard; $10 adults, $3 children ages 5-12; 863-676-1408.
Nature Conservancy's Disney Wilderness Preserve, hiking trails: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 miles south of Kissimmee on Pleasant Hill Road; $3 adults, $2 ages 6-17; 407-935-0002.
Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area, fishing, hiking and camping: 8 a.m.-sunset daily; 3365 Taylor Creek Road, Christmas; $3 per person; 407-568-5893.
Wekiwa Springs State Park: 8 a.m.-sundown daily; 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka; $5 for 2-8 person vehicles, $3 single occupant vehicles, $1 pedestrians/bicyclists; 407-884-2008.
science Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Astronaut Hall of Fame, Astronaut Encounter (meet-and-greets with astronauts daily), Early Space Exploration, Exploration in the New Millennium, giant-screen films, Rocket Garden, Shuttle Launch Experience, "Eye on the Universe: The Hubble Space Telescope" exhibit: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; east of U.S. Highway 1 on NASA Parkway, 5 miles south of Titusville; $38 plus tax adults, $28 plus tax ages 3-11; 321-449-4444 or KennedySpaceCenter .com.
Museum of Arts and Sciences, American and Cuban art, planetarium, sculpture garden and more, Pleistocene fossil wing with exhibits and audio-visual overview of Pleistocene Florida: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach; $12.95 adults, $10.95 seniors, $6.95 ages 6-17, free age 5 and younger; 386-255-0285.
Orlando Science Center, interactive exhibits, Crosby Observatory, giant screen movies, planetarium, permanent exhibits including "Dr. Dare's Laboratory," "NatureWorks," "KidsTown," also "The Science of Milk," "Hatching the Past: The Great Dinosaur Egg Hunt" (through May 25), "Grossology" (through April 27), "H2Now" (through spring 2009): 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Tuesday and Thursday; 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando; $17 adults, $16 seniors and students, $12 age 11 and younger ($5 parking); 407-514-2000 or osc.org.
Seminole Community College Planetarium: public astronomy shows, with "Stories of the Night Sky" at 8:30 p.m. today; 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford; $6 adults, $4 seniors and students K-12; 407-708-2409.
U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum, space-exploration history organized by former Kennedy Space Center workers: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; 4 Main St., downtown Titusville; free; 321-264-0434.
theme parksAnimal Kingdom, 500-acre home to more than 1,000 animals, Expedition Everest, plus shows and rides: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday ("Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade" at 3:45 p.m. daily); Walt Disney World, off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $12, one-day pass $75 plus tax general, $63 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
Busch Gardens, African-themed park and zoo, wilderness gardens, Edge of Africa walking tour, Sheikra roller coaster, Clydesdale Hamlet and other attractions, also "Katonga — Musical Tales From the Jungle": 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday (with "Viva La Musica" festival and RKM & Ken-Y concert Sunday); 8 miles northeast of downtown Tampa at 40th Street and Busch Boulevard; $69.95 plus tax general, $59.95 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 813-987-5082.
The Daytona 500 Experience, NASCAR theme with displays, games, trivia, interactive activities, big-screen racing movie: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach; $24 plus tax adults, $19 plus tax seniors and ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger with paid adult; 386-947-6800.
Discovery Cove, interplay with dolphins, exotic birds, fish, stingrays: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily; adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando, off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; $289 plus tax with dolphin-swim, $189 plus tax without, must be age 6 and older to participate in dolphin swim (includes lunch, swim gear and 14-day pass to SeaWorld Orlando or Busch Gardens, upgrade to include Aquatica pass for $70), "Trainer for a Day" packages available $488 plus tax; 1-877-4-DISCOVERY.
Disney's Hollywood Studios, Rock 'n' Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith, Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, The American Idol Experience: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today-Saturday and Tuesday, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday (with "Block Party Bash" at 3 p.m. daily; "Fantasmic" performances at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 8:30 and 10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday); off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $12, one-day pass $75 plus tax general, $63 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
Epcot, showcase of technology and foreign cultures in Future World and World Showcase, with "Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival" (opening Wednesday, through May 31): Future World 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; World Showcase 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Thursday (with "Illuminations: Reflections of Earth" at 8 p.m. today, 9 p.m. Saturday-Thursday); off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $12, one-day pass $75 plus tax general, $63 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
The Holy Land Experience, 15-acre "living biblical museum," including "Praise Through the Ages" multi-media musical presentation, "The Oasis Outpost" children's area, "Then Sings My Soul" Gospel music show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 655 Vineland Road, Orlando; $35 adults, $30 seniors, $20 ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger; 407-367-2065 or theholylandexperience.com.
Islands of Adventure, roller coasters and thrill rides including Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, Dueling Dragons and Incredible Hulk coaster, Cat in the Hat, Jurassic Park River Adventure: from 9 a.m. daily; at Universal Orlando, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; one-day admission $73 adults, $61 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger ($12 parking); 407-363-8000.
SeaWorld Orlando, marine and adventure park with "Blue Horizons" dolphin show, Wild Arctic, Key West at SeaWorld, "Manatee Rescue", Shamu shows including "Believe", Journey to Atlantis and Kraken rides, Penguin Encounter, Clydesdale Hamlet, WaterFront at SeaWorld shopping-dining-entertainment area, educational behind-the-scenes tours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today and Sunday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Monday-Thursday (with "Viva La Musica" festival and Tito El Bambino concert Saturday); off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; one-day admission $74.95 plus tax general, $64.95 plus tax ages 3-9; 407-351-3600.
Silver Springs, glass-bottom boats, animal shows, jungle cruise, Wings of the Springs, Lost River Voyage, Big Gator Lagoon, Kids Ahoy Playland, Historical Showcase, Florida Natives on Ross Allen Island, Lighthouse Ride, Fort King River Cruise: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (with concert by John Michael Montgomery at 3 p.m. Saturday); 1 mile east of Ocala on State Road 40; $34.99 plus tax general, $30.99 plus tax seniors, $24.99 plus tax ages 3-10, free age 2 and younger; 352-236-2121.
Universal Studios, movie-TV production studio and park, Men in Black Alien Attack, Twister, Terminator 2 3-D, Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone, Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast, Shrek 4-D, Revenge of the Mummy and others: from 9 a.m. daily (with " Mardi Gras" Saturday featuring parade and concert by Montgomery Gentry starting at 8 p.m.); Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; one-day admission $73 adults, $61 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger ($12 parking, $45.99 admission after 5 p.m. Saturday for Mardi Gras events); 407-363-8000.
Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom, Main Street USA, Liberty Square, Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m-10 p.m. Saturday and Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday (with "Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade" at 3 p.m. daily; "Move It, Shake It, Celebrate It" street party at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 5:45 p.m. daily; "Wishes" fireworks at 9 p.m. daily; "SpectroMagic" at 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 8 and 10 p.m. Sunday, 8:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday); off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $12, one-day pass $75 plus tax general, $63 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld .com.
water activitiesAquatica, SeaWorld water park with raft rides, wave pools and Commerson's Dolphin Slides: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday-Thursday; off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; $44.95 adults, $38.95 ages 3-9; 407-351-3600.
Walt Disney World Blizzard Beach, Disney water park featuring Summit Plummet, children's area: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; off Buena Vista Drive near Disney-MGM Studios; $40 plus tax general, $34 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321.
Wet 'n Wild, water park with rides (including the Blast, Brain Wash, Disco H20 and the new Black Hole), wave pool, slides, flumes, children's playground: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 6200 International Drive, Orlando; $44.95 plus tax general, $38.95 plus tax seniors and ages 3-9 ($10 off after 2 p.m.), free age 2 and younger; 407-351-1800.
miscellanyAvalon Park Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays (with live music 10 a.m.-noon); Town Park, Avalon Park Boulevard, Orlando; free; 407-658-6565.
Blue Man Group, theatrical music and performance art show: 8 p.m. today, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 9 p.m. Wednesday; Universal Citywalk, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; $64-$74 adults, $54-$64 age 9 and younger; 407-224-3200.
Boggy Creek Airboat Rides: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 2001 E. Southport Road, Kissimmee; rides from $24.95 adults, $18.95 children; 407-344-9550.
Cirque du Soleil, 90-minute "La Nouba" show featuring circus arts and theater with sets and music: 6 and 9 p.m. today-Saturday and Tuesday-Thursday; Downtown Disney West Side; $65-$114 plus tax general, $52-$91 plus tax ages 3-9; 407-939-7328.
CityWalk, complex of clubs and restaurants at Universal Orlando including Rising Star, Hard Rock Live, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville and more: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; Universal Orlando, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; $12 parking ($3 from 6-10 p.m., free after 10 p.m.); no charge to get into complex although some venues have covers (CityWalk Party Passes, which include admission to all clubs, available); 407-363-8000.
DisneyQuest, interactive entertainment complex with games including "Buzz Lightyear's AstroBlaster" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for Buccaneer Gold": 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; Downtown Disney West Side, Orlando; $40 ages 10 and older; $34 age 3-9; 407-828-4600.
Exotic Car Gallery, rotating collection of rare automobiles and games: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday; 4190 Millenia Blvd., Orlando; $20 adults, $10 ages 3-12; 1-866-554-3794.
Fantasy of Flight, vintage aircraft collection with tours, demonstrations, and simulators: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 1400 Broadway Blvd., Polk City; $28.95 plus tax adults, $26.95 plus tax seniors, $14.95 plus tax ages 6-15, free ages 5 and younger; 863-984-3500.
Fun Spot, with go-karts and arcade: noon-11 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, noon-midnight Fridays, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturdays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays; 5551 Del Verde Way (near International Drive and Kirkman), Orlando; $3-$6 ride tickets or $15-$35 all-day passes; 407-363-3867.
Inland Lakes Railway, railway tours, with "Murder Mystery Express" dinner shows select Fridays: hours vary; 51 W. Magnolia Ave., Eustis; admission varies; 352-589-4300 or inlandlakesrail way.com.
Kissimmee Ghost Tours: 8:45 p.m. daily; City Centre, 90 E. Dakin St., Kissimmee; $19 adults, $9 age 8-12, free age 7 and younger; 321-251-5204 or hauntedkissimmee.com.
Lake Mary Farmer's Market, with produce, plants and groceries: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; Lake Mary City Hall, 100 N. Country Club Road, Lake Mary; free; 407-585-1466.
Leesburg Saturday Morning Market, with produce, art and craft vendors and live entertainment: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; 550 W. Main St., Leesburg; free; 352-365-0053.
Maitland Farmer's Market, with produce, breads, plants and more: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; Lake Lily Park, 701 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland; free; 407-539-6268.
National Presidents Hall of Fame, exhibits featuring First Ladies gowns, miniature White House, Kennedy Auction items and more: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 123 N. Highway 27, Clermont; $9.95 ages 12 and older, $4.95 ages 6-12; 352-394-2836.
Old Town, entertainment complex with nightclubs, shopping and thrill rides: from 10 a.m. daily, 5770 W. US Highway 192, Kissimmee; free, ride admissions vary; 407-396-4888.
Premier Boat Tours, narrated eco-tours of the Harris Chain of Lakes in the Dora Canal waterways: 4-6 tours daily; departs from Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora, or Tale Chaser building, 901 Lake Shore Blvd., Tavares; $22; 352-434-8040.
Ripley's Believe It or Not, exhibits of oddities, video presentations, illusions, animation: 9 a.m.-midnight daily; 8201 International Drive, Orlando; $18.95 plus tax general, $11.95 plus tax ages 4-12, free age 3 and younger; 407-363-4418.
Rivership Romance, riverboat cruise with occasional Sunday dinner shows: boarding times vary; Rivership Romance, Exit 101C off Interstate 4 to Monroe Harbour, downtown Sanford; $38-$53.75; 1-800-423-7401.
Sanford Farmers Market, with fresh produce, organic foods, plants, and lotions: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; Magnolia Square, 200 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; 407-328-1521.
Scenic Boat Tour, narrated one-hour cruise through Winter Park lakes and canals, row boats and canoe rentals: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily for cruises and rentals; leaving from eastern foot of Morse Boulevard on Lake Osceola, Winter Park; $10 general, $5 ages 2-11, group rates by reservation only for boat tour, $5 for first hour and $1 for additional hours for rentals; 407-644-4056.
Segway Tours of Celebration: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday; 671 Front St., Celebration; $53.50; 407-744-8078.
Sunday Eola Market, featuring food, crafts: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays; Lake Eola Park, corner of Central and Eola Drive, downtown Orlando; 321-202-5855.
Sweet Glides Segway Tours, through Baldwin Park area, training and snack provided: morning, afternoon and twilight tours daily; 915 Outer Road, Suite 200, Orlando; $60 or $40 (FunBreak tour) ages 14 and older; 407-668-7838 or sweetglides.com.
Tuscawilla Saturday Market, featuring local vendors, plants, produce, and more: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; Winter Springs Town Center, State Road 434 and Tuskawilla Road, Winter Springs; 321-436-5672.
Wonder Works, interactive activities in mystery lab, physical challenge lab, bubble room, Laser Works (laser tag and video arcade): 9 a.m.-midnight daily; next to Pointe Orlando at 9067 International Drive, Orlando; $19.95 plus tax adults, $14.95 ages 4-12 and seniors, free age 3 and younger ($4.95 first game of laser tag, $2.95 each additional game); 407-351-8800.
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