25 air-conditioned activities in Orlando that are way better than going to the movies

Look, it's just too damn hot to go outside. So, save yourself from sweating under the sun with some of Orlando's best indoor attractions.

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Give in to your inner adrenaline junkie at iFly Skydiving 
8969 International Drive, 407-337-4359, www.iflyworld.com 
Feel what it's like to skydive without actually having to jump from that airborne plane, and grab some great pictures while you're at it. 
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Give in to your inner adrenaline junkie at iFly Skydiving

8969 International Drive, 407-337-4359, www.iflyworld.com
Feel what it's like to skydive without actually having to jump from that airborne plane, and grab some great pictures while you're at it.
Photo via lorenasdisneyadventures/Instagram
 Flip your lid at Sky Zone 
5250 International Drive, 407-326-0482, www.skyzone.com 
While Sky Zone has your traditional freestyle jump and foam pit, it also takes trampolines and sports to new levels with their programs like Skyslam basketball and ultimate dodgeball. 
Photo via Sky Zone Orlando/Facebook

Flip your lid at Sky Zone

5250 International Drive, 407-326-0482, www.skyzone.com
While Sky Zone has your traditional freestyle jump and foam pit, it also takes trampolines and sports to new levels with their programs like Skyslam basketball and ultimate dodgeball.
Photo via Sky Zone Orlando/Facebook
 Paint, draw and scribble to your heart’s content at Crayola Experience 
8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-757-1700, www.crayolaexperience.com 
Making art can be fun for everyone at Crayola’s interactive stations where you can dabble in the sophisticated methods of drip art and melt and mold and create some tunes with stomp and play. 
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Paint, draw and scribble to your heart’s content at Crayola Experience

8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-757-1700, www.crayolaexperience.com
Making art can be fun for everyone at Crayola’s interactive stations where you can dabble in the sophisticated methods of drip art and melt and mold and create some tunes with stomp and play.
Photo via orlandodicas/Instagram
Skate backwards to Boy II Men at the roller rink 
2670 Cassel Creek Blvd., 407-834-9106, semoranskateway.com 
Take a couple laps at the skating rink, groove on to the music, and let the nostalgia of middle school birthday parties wash over you. 
Photo via Semoran Skateway/Facebook

Skate backwards to Boy II Men at the roller rink

2670 Cassel Creek Blvd., 407-834-9106, semoranskateway.com
Take a couple laps at the skating rink, groove on to the music, and let the nostalgia of middle school birthday parties wash over you.
Photo via Semoran Skateway/Facebook
Nerd out at the Orlando Science Center 
777 E. Princeton St., 407-514-2000, www.osc.org 
Orlando Science Center has something for everyone in the family, with exhibits that cover dinosaurs and nature to more in-depth studies of identity. The center hosts a monthly meetup with food and adult beverages centered on science for those 21 and above. 
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Nerd out at the Orlando Science Center

777 E. Princeton St., 407-514-2000, www.osc.org
Orlando Science Center has something for everyone in the family, with exhibits that cover dinosaurs and nature to more in-depth studies of identity. The center hosts a monthly meetup with food and adult beverages centered on science for those 21 and above.
Photo via hnmyers/Instagram
 Support Orlando’s local art scene and visit CityArts Factory 
29 S. Orange Ave., 407-648-7060, orlandoslice.com 
A collection of galleries in downtown Orlando, CityArts Factory is a nonprofit that supports local artists. The works are sure to make you appreciate the artsier side of Orlando’s locals. 
Photo via orlandoweekly/Instagram

Support Orlando’s local art scene and visit CityArts Factory

29 S. Orange Ave., 407-648-7060, orlandoslice.com
A collection of galleries in downtown Orlando, CityArts Factory is a nonprofit that supports local artists. The works are sure to make you appreciate the artsier side of Orlando’s locals.
Photo via orlandoweekly/Instagram
 Aim for some strikes at the bowling lanes 
400 N. Primrose Drive, 407-894-0361, coloniallanes.net 
Tuesday seems the day to hit up Colonial Lanes with specials like $8 all you can bowl on Tuesdays, $8 cheese pizza, and $8 beer buckets. From Monday-Friday, games are $2.25 from 3-6 p.m., making for some good entertainment that goes easy on your wallet.

Aim for some strikes at the bowling lanes

400 N. Primrose Drive, 407-894-0361, coloniallanes.net
Tuesday seems the day to hit up Colonial Lanes with specials like $8 all you can bowl on Tuesdays, $8 cheese pizza, and $8 beer buckets. From Monday-Friday, games are $2.25 from 3-6 p.m., making for some good entertainment that goes easy on your wallet.
Take in a dance and dinner show at Mango’s 
8126 International Drive, 407-673-4422, www.mangos.com/orlando/ 
Mango’s provides a Latin night like no other, with options for a dinner and dance show that you won’t soon forget, or an option for enjoying the DJ, drinks, and dance floor. 
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Take in a dance and dinner show at Mango’s

8126 International Drive, 407-673-4422, www.mangos.com/orlando/
Mango’s provides a Latin night like no other, with options for a dinner and dance show that you won’t soon forget, or an option for enjoying the DJ, drinks, and dance floor.
Photo via mangosorlando/Instagram
 Catch a show at Mad Cow Theatre 
54 W. Church St., 407-297-8788, www.madcowtheatre.com 
Enjoy a show at the intimate theatre in downtown Orlando, where you can catch the classics, contemporary plays, and musicals. 
Photo via Mad Cow Theatre/Facebook

Catch a show at Mad Cow Theatre

54 W. Church St., 407-297-8788, www.madcowtheatre.com
Enjoy a show at the intimate theatre in downtown Orlando, where you can catch the classics, contemporary plays, and musicals.
Photo via Mad Cow Theatre/Facebook
 Earn your battle bruises in a game of paintball 
7215 Rose Ave., 407-294-0694, orlandopaintball.com 
The great equalizer of fighting games, even the quietest of the bunch can get just as excited as the rowdier crowd about shooting people with paintballs at this indoor paintball arena. 
Photo via orlandopaintball.com

Earn your battle bruises in a game of paintball

7215 Rose Ave., 407-294-0694, orlandopaintball.com
The great equalizer of fighting games, even the quietest of the bunch can get just as excited as the rowdier crowd about shooting people with paintballs at this indoor paintball arena.
Photo via orlandopaintball.com