The 20 best indoor activities in Orlando for when it's hot AF

Whether you're trying to escape from the sweltering Florida sun or an afternoon rain storm, here are a few of the best ways to experience Orlando without going outside.

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Aiguille Rock Climbing Center
830 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood — 407-332-1430
Go rock climbing at the only climbing-dedicated facility in the Orlando area. No experience is required — just a brave and adventurous soul. Equipment is provided, and there's a variety of heights to explore.
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Aiguille Rock Climbing Center

830 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood — 407-332-1430
Go rock climbing at the only climbing-dedicated facility in the Orlando area. No experience is required — just a brave and adventurous soul. Equipment is provided, and there's a variety of heights to explore.
Photo via aiguilleclimbing/Instagram
Mango's Tropical Cafe
8126 International Drive, 407-673-4422
Mango’s Tropical Cafe puts on a dinner show that will blow you away, filled to the brim with fiery Latin passion and complemented by drinks and deliciously authentic eats. Grab a partner — there’s a DJ and a dance floor.
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Mango's Tropical Cafe

8126 International Drive, 407-673-4422
Mango’s Tropical Cafe puts on a dinner show that will blow you away, filled to the brim with fiery Latin passion and complemented by drinks and deliciously authentic eats. Grab a partner — there’s a DJ and a dance floor.
Photo via mangosorlando/Instagram
East End Market
3201 Corrine Drive, 321-236-3316
East End is considered Central Florida’s hub for food and culture. Support local vendors and grab some tasty foods and beverages to enjoy in the garden.
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East End Market

3201 Corrine Drive, 321-236-3316
East End is considered Central Florida’s hub for food and culture. Support local vendors and grab some tasty foods and beverages to enjoy in the garden.
Photo via eastendmkt/Instagram
Orlando Museum of Art
2416 N. Mills Ave., 407-896-4231
Even with the recent scandal, a stroll through OMA is hard to beat. And the AC is super-freezy.
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Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N. Mills Ave., 407-896-4231
Even with the recent scandal, a stroll through OMA is hard to beat. And the AC is super-freezy.
Photo via orlandomuseumofart/Instagram
Orange Tree Antiques Mall
853 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-644-4547
Two words: antiques galore. Search through furniture, books and many more items deemed collectible and highly valuable to those who are lovers of all things vintage. 
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Orange Tree Antiques Mall

853 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-644-4547
Two words: antiques galore. Search through furniture, books and many more items deemed collectible and highly valuable to those who are lovers of all things vintage.
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ICON Park
8375 International Drive, 321-888-2690
Walk through the ocean tunnel at the Sea Life Aquarium or snap a selfie with your favorite celebs and historical figures at Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. If you’re up for some games and win for prizes, hit up Arcade City.
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ICON Park

8375 International Drive, 321-888-2690
Walk through the ocean tunnel at the Sea Life Aquarium or snap a selfie with your favorite celebs and historical figures at Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. If you’re up for some games and win for prizes, hit up Arcade City.
Photo via iconorlando360/Instagram
Orlando Science Center
777 E. Princeton St., 407-514-2000
Orlando Science Center is filled with wonders that will pique your interest and indulge your curious bone. There’s a variety of exhibits and programs, like ScienceLive! animal interactions and digital adventure shows.
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Orlando Science Center

777 E. Princeton St., 407-514-2000
Orlando Science Center is filled with wonders that will pique your interest and indulge your curious bone. There’s a variety of exhibits and programs, like ScienceLive! animal interactions and digital adventure shows.
Photo via orlandosciencecenter/Instagram
SAK Comedy Lab
29 S. Orange Ave., 407-648-0001
SAK Comedy Lab hosts nights of improv comedy with a twist—it plays off of audience suggestions and inspires otherwise shy guests to contribute to the show. It’s safe to say you’re in for an evening full of laughs and off-the-cuff humor.
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SAK Comedy Lab

29 S. Orange Ave., 407-648-0001
SAK Comedy Lab hosts nights of improv comedy with a twist—it plays off of audience suggestions and inspires otherwise shy guests to contribute to the show. It’s safe to say you’re in for an evening full of laughs and off-the-cuff humor.
Photo via seba_ms89/Instagram
Quantum Leap Winery
1312 Wilfred Drive, 407-730-3082
Quantum approaches wine with sustainability in mind, so you'll find environmentally friendly procured and produced drinks. Spend the afternoon wine tasting and enjoy a quality quaff. It'll taste even better knowing you're helping the planet.
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Quantum Leap Winery

1312 Wilfred Drive, 407-730-3082
Quantum approaches wine with sustainability in mind, so you'll find environmentally friendly procured and produced drinks. Spend the afternoon wine tasting and enjoy a quality quaff. It'll taste even better knowing you're helping the planet.
Photo via quantumleapwinery/Instagram
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
9299 Universal Blvd., 407-610-5020
There’s no way you could get bored here. Andretti hosts the world’s longest indoor go-kart track, plus there’s rush hour bowling. They have beer and cocktails, too? We’re in.
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Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

9299 Universal Blvd., 407-610-5020
There’s no way you could get bored here. Andretti hosts the world’s longest indoor go-kart track, plus there’s rush hour bowling. They have beer and cocktails, too? We’re in.