The 21 best places to BYOB in Orlando, most of which are totally legal
Sometimes it's better to bring your own supply.
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Bring some cold ones to Ginnie Springs
7300 Ginnie Springs Rd, High Springs,(386) 454-7188
This 200 acre site has seven springs, but more notably is its deep underwater caves. Have a couple drinks with some pals, jump in the water, and see what lies below.
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Flask it at Movieola at Lake Eola
512 East Washington Street (407) 246-2121,
Youll have to brown bag it (or use your trusty flask), but grab your drink of choice and head to Lake Eola for their monthly movie screening. It takes place the last Friday of every month, and it wont cost you a dime. Junes movie is Cinderella, and Julys is Jurassic World.
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Make it a boozie beach day at Cocoa Beach
Cocoa is one of the closest beaches to Orlando, take advantage of it by grabbing a six pack with your friends and relaxing on the sand. Be a good neighbor and dont leave any trash on the beach, though.
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Mix beer with barbecue at 4 Rivers Smokehouse
4 Rivers is home to some truly excellent barbecue, and the fact that the restaurant is BYOB makes the meal even better. Order a plate of St. Louis ribs, and wash them down with a cold drink of your choosing.
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Pack a cooler full of tall boys at the Boat Tree Marina
4370 Carraway Pl, Sanford, (407) 322-1610
Theres nothing quite like drinking beer on a boat, and this marina will help you get there. Prices go from $140 to $280 for either full or half days,but when its split between you and 5 of your friends, its more than worth the price. Just make sure you have a DD.
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Making canoeing fun by adding beer at Cracker Creek
1795 Taylor Rd, Port Orange, (386) 304-0778
You can rent a canoe or kayak, and paddle through this 20-acre sanctuary. Youll see forests, swamps, freshwater bogs, cypress marshes, and all sorts of flora and fauna, all with a drink or two to keep you relaxed. Kayak rentals go from $18 an hour and up, and canoes will cost you $24 an hour and up.
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Get all "Merica at Daytona Speedway
1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, (800) 748-7467
Theres always something going on at the Daytona Speedway to get your heart racing, be it races, concerts, or more. Add a few brews into the mix, and youre off to the races. Keep an eye out for the Coke Zero 400 races, which begins July 2.
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Birdwatch with beer at the Smyrna Dunes State Park
2995 N Peninsula Ave, New Smyrna Beach, (386) 424-2935
Youll have to brown bag this one, but if youve got day-drinking in mind, the beach at the Smyrna Dunes park arent a bad place to do it. This 73-acre park at the tip of the New Smyrna Beach peninsula is surrounded by water on three sides, costs $10 to get in, is god-friendly and holds all forms of Florida wildlife.
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Drink classily at Snap! Orlando
1013 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, (407) 286-2185
Snap! Orlando hosts some of the citys best art exhibitions and some of them are BYOB. Every event is different, so be sure to check the details before you brown bag an entire bottle of wine.
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