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What to do in Orlando if you aren't going to a theme park

6 Non-Theme Park Things to do in Orlando

There’s a lot more to Orlando, Florida than the theme parks — though we love them! Picture the kids in front of huge outdoor sculptures. Playing in giant water playgrounds. Practicing their team work at regional sports tournaments.

What to do in Orlando if you aren't going to a theme park

I'm Eileen Ogintz, the author of the Kid’s Guide to Orlando and the syndicated column and website Taking the Kids, and today Chelsea and Nate are handing me the reins to help share some savings tips for people looking to visit Orlando this season. I met Chelsea last year at our TMS Family conference. We bonded over a shared love of travel and adventure, and we've had a blast working together since then.

It's the perfect time for a vacation, as many kids head back to school and families or couples with flexible scheduling can take advantage of deals up to half off. September is Magical Deals month, offering a lot of ways to stretch your vacation dollar while learning together and having plenty of fun. It’s actually the cheapest month of the year to visit Orlando.

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