Free stuff is always welcome, especially if you are already paying for something big. That’s why we’re sure that you’ll love this list we’ve put together of the top free activities near Orlando timeshares. After all, you’re already paying for a great, luxurious stay with plenty of amenities and accommodations. So having extra, free activities is a bonus. So, without further ado, here are the best eight free activities in Orlando:
The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
This museum, named in honor of the famous African American author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), celebrates the works of many artists of African descents. There are also many exhibits by artist like Deborah Willis, Fred Wilson, and Therman Statom. Admissions to the museum are free; however, donations are accepted. Thus, if you’re in Eatonville (north of Downtown Orlando), be sure to stop by. You’ll certainly be inspired here.
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum
This museum is located at Rollins College and has an abundant amount of collections from antiquity to contemporary art both American and European. Some of the most popular collections at The Cornell Fine Arts Museum are works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Ramiro Gomez, Francis Bacon, Cosimo Rosselli, and Robert Henri. You can definitely bring your entire family here for an enriching experience. Best of all, this museum is free for all!
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
This museum is all about pottery, paintings, glass art, among other artistic works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Some of the most popular collection you’ll find are the American art and pottery collection, the sculpture collection, and the European collection. Among those collections is the Madonna and Child glass window. Students only have to pay a dollar to get in, and adults can pay $5. Though, on Fridays from November through April, anyone can get in for free from 4 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Harry P. Leu Gardens
This botanical garden has dozens and dozens of many types of flowers and plants, like bamboo, ferns, herbs, roses, and magnolias. You will also see a bunch of butterflies around as well as fruit trees. Sometimes, the Harry P. Ley Gardens also host weddings. So if you are lucky enough, you might catch a glimpse of all the festivities. Usually, adults can get in for $10. However, admissions are free on the first Monday of each month.
This boardwalk, just like Disney, is always lively and beaming. So if you’re looking for Orlando timeshares near entertaining locations, then this is the area that you should do your research around. Plus, there is plenty of nightlife here among the various entertainment (such as singing), dining, and recreation venues.
University of Central Florida has 82 acres of land devoted to all sorts of native plants. In addition, you don’t have to be a student to visit. Just don’t forget to pay for parking!
How can we forget Downtown Disney (the soon to be Disney Springs)? Downtown Disney is similar to Disney’s Boardwalk. The difference is that it is bigger and has more entertainment venues (including a movie theatre, a bowling alley, and many clubs). In the upcoming months and years, this location will be renovated into the embodiment of an early 1900s Florida town.
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards
Love wine? Want to have a complimentary winery tour and some wine tasting while you’re at it? Come to Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards sometime during the week (Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and make this dream come true.
Next time you’re enjoying your timeshare stay in Orlando, you will have these fantastic, free activities to go to.