Are you looking for ways to beat the heat this summer or maybe to escape the typical Florida summer rain? No worries, mama! We’ve got you covered with 15 INDOOR summer activities to do with your Kids in Central Florida!! All of these indoor activities are family friendly too!! So make a day of fun out of it and enjoy some AC while spending time with the kids this summer!

In no particular order….here are over 15 indoor fun things to do this summer!

#1 Kidiverse (can’t wait to go here!)

Indoor playground and gym for children, crawlers to 12 years old.


  • Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am- 9:00 pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am – 7:00 pm
  • Holidays: 9:00am – 9:00 pm

***Summer and Holidays may vary***


Infants (0-12 months) are FREE w/paid sibling and are $9.99 + tax w/o sibling

$14.99 + tax per child

Socks $3.50

Everyone including adults must wear our non skid socks specially designed for their floors.

Socks can be reused for any future visits.
Each pass includes free re-entry for the day.

Check out Kidiverse here!


#2 ICON Park (indoor fun for all ages)

Skip the overcrowded, expensive theme parks and instead enjoy all the best thrills, tastes and action of the Orlando Entertainment District with the ICON Park Play Pass. For just $74.99 per pass, guests can unlock access to top attractions, dining discounts, shopping specials and more.

Guests with the ICON Park Play Pass will receive one-time entry to seven world-class attractions, including:

  • The Wheel at ICON Park
  • Museum of Illusions Orlando
  • Madame Tussauds Orlando
  • SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium
  • Pearl Express Train
  • 7D Dark Ride Adventure
  • $5 play card at In The Game ICON Park

Along with the thrills, Play Pass holders receive up to 20 percent off at favorite eateries the whole family will love such as Gordon Ramsay’s Fish & Chips, Blake Shelton’s Ole Red, Sloppy Joe’s, Tin Roof, Tapa Toro, Sugar Factory, Shake Shack and more. While the kiddos are having a blast, parents can get access to exclusive all-day happy hours at The Wheelhouse Bar, The Lawn Bar and The Sky Bar. No trip is complete without a souvenir, so the all-access pass even offers up to 25 percent off at retailers including Build-A-Bear, Breathe, Sunglass Boutique and The Wheelhouse Gift Shop.

The ICON Park Play Pass is valid for 30 days after purchase, meaning guests can use it on their on time and schedule. You can have all the fun in one day, or come back throughout the month to keep the staycation going!

Check out ICON Park here


#3 Crayola (one of our favorite indoor adventures!)

Discover the magic of color at Crayola Experience, Crayola’s premier, one-of-a-kind family attraction! Dozens of hands-on, creative activities and a full day of fun awaits families in Orlando, Fla. at The Florida Mall. Bigger, brighter and bolder than ever, the colorful adventures of Crayola Experience help kids and adults alike explore art and technology, express their creativity and experience color in a whole new way. Plan your visit today and get ready to make colorful family memories that will last a lifetime!

With 70,000 square feet of attractions, Crayola Experience is Florida’s most colorful family destination for interactive, creative play!

Check out Crayola Experience here!


#4 Orlando Science Center (another one of our favorite indoor adventures!)

Orlando Science Center is Central Florida’s award-winning, hands-on science museum. With four floors of interactive exhibit halls, labs and workshops, theaters, an observatory, and experiences that change with the seasons, there is always something exciting for our 670,000 annual visitors to see and do at Orlando Science Center. We also reach 153,000 students and educators each year through our STEM Discovery Center educational programs, both onsite at the Science Center and offsite at schools and community organizations.

Advanced Timed-Entry Tickets Required

Tickets include four floors of exhibit halls, two theaters, and endless opportunities for science exploration and discovery.

  • FREE – Member
  • $24 – Adult
  • $18 – Youth (2–11)
  • $22 – Senior (55+)
  • $22 – Student (with ID)
  • FREE – Under 2

Bank of America’s Museums on Us Weekend:

The first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch credit and debit cardholders can receive free admission to Orlando Science Center on Saturdays and Sundays through the Museums on Us program!

Museums on Us weekends include access to Orlando Science Center’s four floors of exhibits and experiences such as giant-screen films, workshops in The Hive: A Makerspace (ages 8+), and so much more! Visit to learn how to reserve you tickets!

Check out the Orlando Science Center here!

#5 Bowling (indoor fun for the whole family!)

Airport Lanes in Sanford, Aloma Bowl in Winter Park and Boardwalk Bowl in Orlando are now offering a variety of summer specials and exciting new menus. Don’t miss out – all Aloma Bowling Centers feature an arcade and Brooklyn South, a full-service restaurant and bar. Each center offers a variety of daily deals, entertainment options and other happenings.

Check out Aloma Bowling Centers here!

#6 Movies (perfect indoor rainy day fun)

As part of the 2023 Summer Movie Express, various Regal locations will show a popular children’s movie at a very reduced ticket price.

For a 10-week period, Regal Theater will be offering G & PG movies are just $2 each every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 AM.

Here are the Regal Theater locations around Central Florida:

Apopka, Regal Wekiva Riverwalk

Kissimmee, Regal The Loop

Ocala, Regal Hollywood – Ocala

Orlando, Regal Pointe Orlando

Orlando, Regal Waterford Lakes

Oviedo, Regal Oviedo Mall

Port Orange, Regal Pavilion

Winter Park, Regal Winter Park Village

Check out Regal Cinemas here!

#7 Museum(s) of Art

The mission of the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) is to interpret and present art for a diverse public audience; to positively affect people’s lives with inclusive, innovative, and inspiring educational programming which will endure as a cultural legacy in Central Florida; and to stimulate creativity, passion, and intellectual curiosity by connecting people from all backgrounds and experiences with compelling art and new ideas. Through exhibition of art and educational programming, it will aspire to teach, influence, and broaden the worldview and shared experience of our community.

The Menello Museum

The Rollins Museum of Art

Downtown Arts District

Check out the Downtown Arts District  here.


#8 District Eat and Play

District Kids in Oviedo, Florida has hands-on learning exhibits filled with fun and adventure that is sure to spark your child’s imagination.

Check out District Eat and Play here!

#9 Elev8 Fun in Sanford (an indoor adventure perfect for getting out the wiggles!)

Elev8 Fun is a new 125,000-square-foot entertainment center in Seminole County. The venue offers a wide variety of attractions, from hundreds of state-of-the-art and retro arcade games, bowling, multi-level go-kart tracks, the interactive mini-golf experience, ropes courses, and laser tag.
Elev8 Fun also features a full-service restaurant and bar, PL8 Bar & Grill, that serves satisfying selections from appetizers to salads, burgers, flatbreads and even elevated entrees. Offering a fun and inspiring place for the community, the Elev8 Fun concept features games and experiences for the entire family.

With the kids out of school, parents around Central Florida might be looking for some cool fun to fill the days—without breaking the bank. Elev8 Fun in Sanford is answering the call.

Check out Elev8 Fun here!

#10 Top Golf (one of our top favorite family adventures)

Unless it’s an extreme weather event, nothing can stop a good time at Topgolf, not even rain. Their venues are all-weather facilities with covered hitting bays that are fitted with fans for the summer and heaters for the winter.
Our kids LOVE LOVE LOVE Top Golf! There are so many games and great food too!

Enjoy the climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay and throughout the sports bar and restaurant. Using their complimentary clubs or your own, take aim at the giant outfield targets and the high-tech balls will score themselves.

At Topgolf, socializing is a sport through a blend of technology and entertainment – and that’s just the game! If you journey through our venue on any given day, you’ll find a place buzzing with energy. There’s no pressure to have a good golf swing or score a lot of points. It’s all about everyone having fun.

If you’re looking for things to do in Orlando, there are plenty of places to go to – but if you’re looking for something to truly experience, look no further than Topgolf.

Check out Top Golf here!

#11 Dezerland Park

Florida’s Largest Indoor Attraction. FREE Entrance and Parking

Over 800,000 sq. feet of Thrills & Fun

Daily Promotions

  • Movie Car Monday: Car enthusiasts and movie lovers alike won’t want to miss this deal! Each week the Orlando Auto Museum will feature a new car in the Hollywood Cars of Stars exhibit and guests can enjoy 50% off tickets to all day to explore the museum for themselves.
  • Tuesday 2 for $22: Grab a friend or make it a date night and head to Dezerland Park on Tuesdays and enjoy any two attractions for $22. Attractions include Orlando Auto Museum, Pinball Palace and Toxic Blast.
  • War Zone Wednesday: Save on Dezerland’s newest attraction, Toxic Blast, and get 45 minutes of action with unlimited “gellet” hoppers for only $25. ($10 discount)
  • Thursday College Night: Calling all college students! From 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, students can enjoy a 50% discount on Go-Karting, Pinball Palace, The Orlando Auto Museum and Toxic Blast Arena, plus 25% off 30 minutes of axe throwing at Axcelsior and Verse Orlando’s augmented reality experiences. To make the deal even sweeter, Dezerland is offering an extended Happy Hour throughout the night. Guests must present a valid college ID and must be 21 years or older to purchase alcohol.
  • Friday Family Fun Day: Grab the kids and come down for Friday Family Fun Day, with 25% discount at Pinball Palace, The Orlando Auto Museum, Toxic Blast, Axecelsior and Verse Orlando for families of four or more.
  • Sip & Play Sunday: The fun doesn’t stop on Sundays at Dezerland Park! Each week, guests can take advantage of 50% off and Happy Hour at Pinball Palace from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Weekly Promotions

In addition to the daily specials, Dezerland Park will also offer weekly promotions including:

  • Stub & Save: Show your Cinemark ticket stub at Axecelsior and get $5 off 30 minutes of axe throwing.
  • Pinball Palace Happy Hour: Enjoy beer specials while playing your favorite games at Pinball Palace every Monday through Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Rainy Day offers: It never rains inside Dezerland Park! Whenever it’s raining on I-Drive, guests can come enjoy the indoor attractions, including the Orlando Auto Museum, Pinball Palace and Toxic Blast for 25% off.


Check out Dezerland Park here!

#12 Kennedy Space Center

See the visionary designs paving the way for human deep space travel while discovering the current cutting-edge space exploration innovations from NASA and commercial partners.
Enter the spaceport of the future and launch aboard one of four unforgettable journeys at Spaceport KSC.

From the dawn of space exploration to current and ongoing missions, you can get an up-close, hands-on feel for the story of humans in space. Fuel your quest for inspiration right here.

Check out Kennedy Space Center here!

#13 Wonderworks

WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 28,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.

This once top-secret laboratory was located in the Bermuda Triangle. An experiment gone awry lifted the laboratory, carrying it to International Drive in Orlando, Florida where it landed upside down. Luckily, all of the exhibits remained intact and available for guests to explore.

Check out Wonderworks here!

#14 Keg Social

There is something for everyone to enjoy!
From bowling, axe throwing, billiards, ping pong, karaoke, cornhole and a huge arcade, Keg Social is a great place for indoor summer fun!!

Check out Keg Social here!

#15 Launch Entertainment Park

What makes Launch different from a trampoline park? They provide a unique variety of attractions desirable for all ages. Launch is the ideal place for kids, teens and adults alike to participate in active entertainment while also providing a place for families to spend time together. We are here for the families and believe in providing state-of-the-art attractions for everyone to enjoy. You are sure to set new limits, challenge yourself, battle with friends, celebrate together, and create memorable experiences.

Check out Launch Entertainment Park here!

#16 Museum of Illusions

With over 50 exhibits, Museum of Illusions Orlando offers more eye-fooling fun under one roof than any other destination in Central Florida

Check out the Museum of Illusions here!


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