Orlando – Sports and Recreation

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Guide to sports and recreational activities in Orlando from water sports to high altitude fun.

    Female Speaker: Orlando's famed attractions will surly keep you on adrenaline and inspired adventure. But with more then 300 days of sunshine every year you'll want to spend some of your visit enjoying the many other outdoor activities the region has to offer.

    Kaylee Benjamin: Orlando is known as the city of lakes and water sports is very popular. Everything from kayaking, sailing, paddle boating and jet skiing to water skiing wet board lessons. Lot's of things to do for people of all of ages.

    Female Speaker: With more then 176 golf courses and 23 golf academies it should come as no surprise that our Orlando was recently named North American Golf destination of the year.

    Scott Wellinoton: Orlando, because of the number of golf courses and a verity of -- within those golf courses certainly makes it amenable to all types of golfers, all abilities and certainly all ages.

    Female Speaker: Here you'll find courses and signature halls designed by top fellows like Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Greg Norman.

    The more adventurous can get a bird's eye view of Orlando sites. The city offers interpret visitor a wide verity of sky high experiences.

    You want to jump in; Orlando has over 2000 lakes, rivers and springs ideal for nearly every kind of water experience. You may even bump into some residents, who make Orlando's waters there home.

    Tim Williams: Amenities all up in the spring, water is crystal clear. There is snorkeling, there is fishing. If you want to do it, it's here in Orlando.

    Female Speaker: You'll also want to set aside sometime for one of Orlando's fabulous pools and water parks. More then just a spot for a quick dip, many resort pools incorporate themes designed to transport you to another world.

    That on land, you'll want to take advantage of Orlando's proximity to Florida's unique wildlife. From jogging trails to safari eco tours and horse back riding, nearly every kind of activity that doesn't require snow is available year around in Orlando's sunny warm climate.

    Orlando also offers miles of paved trails perfect for biking and inline skating. For an even faster pace you can take the wheel of an Indy style race car or genuine stop car for high speed racing thrills.

    When it comes to sporting events, the NBA's Orlando magic called the Amway centre home.

    Allen Johnson: The Amway center since its open has revitalize the downtown core and had technologically advanced more then any other avenue in a country and the excitement and enthusiasm is unbelievable.

    Female Speaker: Fans of Gridiron will appreciate the many college ball games played here each and every year.

    Whether you prefer to soar through the air, skim through the water or keep your feet firmly planted on the ground, you'll find outdoor activities to suit everyone in this city beautiful.